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Job Summary

We are partnering with one of the world’s leading Auction Houses who have an opening in their New York location for Head of Department, with a focus on Watches.

The Head of Department will be responsible for overseeing the preparation and execution of both online and live sales.

As the Head of Department, you will:

  • Liaise with the Global Head of Watches, compiling sales target and annual budgets
  • Solely responsible for monitoring the profit and loss of the Watch department throughout the US
  • Work with the Global Head of Watches, developing departmental strategies such as marketing, sales, branding and events, for the US and Globally
  • Maintain contact with watch collectors and individuals, as well as buyers and vendors, in turn pursuing and generating new business for the company
  • Ensure that the department is adhering to all legal, financial and contractual commitments to all parties involved

Skills required:

  • Previous experience within an auction house
  • The ability to identify, appraise and value luxury watches
  • A confident communicator with existing industry contacts
  • Flexible working attitude as the successful applicant will occasionally be required to travel around the US and globally

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Job Summary

Reference: 10419

Location: New York, United States

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 17 Feb 2020