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Job Summary

A prestigious Auction House are seeking to hire a Specialist to head up their 20th Century Design department in Massachusetts.

This role is best suited to a knowledgeable and experienced individual with a background in the Auction World, working with 20th Century furniture and Decorative Arts.

 The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Maintaining continuous communication with pre-existing clients whilst also encouraging new business development
  • Complete the cataloguing, appraising and documenting of all property in a timely manner and coordinate with other staff members to meet Auction Schedule
  • Manage the departments internal and external communications and public relations
  • Complete valuations for clients and ensure the highest level of service at all times
  • Carry out continuous research to ensure all industry knowledge and client profiles are kept up to date
  • Monitor all assets entering and leaving the department and ensure all company policies and procedures are always adhered to

Skills required:

  • Experience with or a willingness to learn existing Auction Inventory Management system
  • Previous experience working in a similar role from an Auction House, contemporary art or luxury goods retail background required
  • Excellent communication and client-facing skills are essential
  • Good knowledge of 20th Century furniture and Decorative Arts and previous communication with relevant professionals is beneficial
  • Proficiency in Microsoft package and social media platforms
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team is required

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Job Summary

Reference: 12449

Location: Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 13 Oct 2021