Job Summary

A prestigious Auction House are seeking to hire a professional to head up their watches department in New York.

The main responsibilities include:

  • Manage and lead the department specialists, promoting individual progression as well as the overall success and development of the department.
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients and continuously encourage new business development.
  • Oversee and monitor the operations within the department and provide strategic training for staff members when required.
  • Manage the cataloguing process for all property, ensuring they meet the high standards and are completed in a timely manner.
  • Set and adhere to the company budget and strategize methods of economic improvement.
  • Liaise with collectors on a regular basis and arrange client visits to encourage further business connections and increase the company's presence.

Skills required:

  • Previous experience working in a managerial role within an Auction House or Gallery is required.
  • A thorough understanding of the Watches market is required.
  • Good communication skills to formulate long lasting client relations.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel for client visits and networking events.

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Job Summary

Reference: 8830

Sector: Other

Location: New York, United States

Salary: Market related

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 17 Dec 2018