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Job Summary

Alchemy are currently representing a prestigious Auction Gallery in Virginia who are looking to onboard an Auction Specialist. This is a senior position with an attractive salary package that would best suit a professional that has an existing client base of fine art collectors and dealers.

My client is looking for an individual who has a great knowledge of the current market who is a clear and confident communicator.  

The main responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out valuations, appraisals and proposals.
  • Identify and secure consignments to auction and private sale from dealers, private collectors, museums and other institutions.
  • Assist with cataloging.
  • Travel outside of the DC-Maryland-Virginia area between 2-5 times a year, to meet with existing and prospective clients.
  • Continually seeking new clients and regularly reaching out to existing ones.
  • Keep in contact with similar industry specialists to encourage continued business.

Skills required for this role include:

  • Experience working in an Auction House is required for this role.
  • Knowledge of auction platforms (AuctionFlex, Live Auctioneers) is desirable.
  • Valuation skills with strong market and trend awareness.
  • Able to work both as part of a team and independently.
  • Comfortable working to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.

If you are interested in hearing more about this exciting opportunity please reach out to Alchemy today for a confidential discussion!

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Job Summary

Reference: 12646

Location: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 06 Sep 2021