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
- 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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Location: New York, New Jersey, United States
Posted: 15 Oct 2019