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Books Specialist – North of England

Posted: 06.12.2021
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Negotiable
Location: UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

We are looking for an experienced Books Specialist to join one of the countries leading regional auction houses. The role would take on an already established department in a thriving and well respected business in a beautiful part of the country.

Key Duties:

  • Valuing Books, Manuscripts and Collections
  • Consigning for Auction
  • Taking an active role on viewing days
  • Taking an active role on auction days
  • Meeting and building relationships with vendors and buyers

Key skills for this role:

  • Experience valuing Books and Manuscripts
  • An interest and expertise in Books
  • Confidence in dealing with clients
  • Organisational skills

Job requirements:

To be successful in this role you will need to have previous experience as a Books specialist, ideally in an auction environment.

StrongĀ attention to detail is essential to the success of this role. As this role is in a fast-paced environment, you will need to have excellent communication skills and a can-do flexible attitude to working.

Competitive package based on experience.