Jobs

Job listings from the pages of the Antiques Trade Gazette...

Auction House Internship

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Baldwin’s are looking for a motivated intern to work in our auction department as part of a full-time placement for three to six months. The successful candidate will support the day-to-day tasks required to keep this busy department running efficiently and have the opportunity to learn invaluable skills within a leading auction house.

Experienced Valuer and Cataloguer

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Bamfords Auctioneers & Valuers are looking for an experienced valuer and cataloguer to join our team. Good general knowledge. Full driver’s licence. Auction experience an advantage but not essential

Specialist (with extensive experience of managing relationships with Asian collectors)

London
The Contemporary Art department of a London based auction house is recruiting a specialist with extensive experience of managing relationships with Asian collectors. The successful candidate will have a masters degree, at least five years of relevant experience, a flexible self-starter with an established transactional track record and fluency in at least two of Mandarin, Cantonese and Japanese.

General Auction Administrator (with Jewellery and Watches experience)

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Forum Auctions, London’s newest specialist auction house, is expanding with the recent establishment of its jewellery and watches department. The required role combines general auction house administration duties alongside specific support to the jewellery and watches department. A strong work ethic, exceptional organisational skills, enthusiasm for undertaking varied multiple tasks and a desire to develop professionally within a small team are essential. Past auction house administration experience is preferred and candidates will have previously worked within a jewellery or watches business.

Showroom Assistant (Maternity Cover)

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a show room assistant to join the team and gain some valuable retail and marketing experience in the Antiques trade. The showroom assistant will be responsible for sales, excellent customer service, dealing with client enquiries, logistics, day to day decision making, management of incoming and outgoing stock and PA admin.

Art & Antiques Valuer

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McTear’s is looking to expand its team of expert and friendly valuers with an experienced member of staff whose main roles will be cataloguing the wide range of art and antiques that are consigned for sale, both working as part of the existing valuation team and face to face with clients at the busy valuation desk, as well as representing the company on visits to clients’ and potential clients’ properties conducting valuations for auction and estate/ insurance purposes.

General Valuer

Yorkshire
Valuer and auction manager. The selected candidate will be a driven professional with expertise ideally in furniture and or art. This is a lead management role with an opportunity also for the development and management of the candidates own specialist department. The selected candidate will enjoy working as part of a small highly professional dynamic auction team. They will be ethical, target driven, able to travel and work extended hours over sales weeks, IT competent and proven in successfully maintaining and growing relationships and business with clients on all levels both nationally and internationally.

Specialists

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We are looking to add to our already highly successful specialist departments.If you have good contacts within your chosen discipline, join us for a commission-based salary, and enjoy the support of our established infrastructure.

Porter

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Due to our rapidly expanding specialist departments and weekly general sale we now require enthusiastic porters with experience and ambition to join our team. The role will include the moving of stock, dealing with customers and assisting valuers and auctioneers. An ability to work under pressure and perform some heavy lifting will also be necessary.