Our Client, a London-based advisor and a leading expert in the field of European antiques and art for more than 30 years, is looking for a Dealership Administrator. He provides independent advice and expertise to buyers of French, English, Italian, Russian furniture and related items such as decorative objects, gilt bronzes, porcelain, pietra dura, silver and rugs from the 16th through the 19th centuries.
The Dealership works actively with private collectors, interior designers and museums searching for potential acquisitions throughout the world at auction, with dealers and in private collections, authenticating and evaluating the pieces and negotiating or bidding on behalf of clients. Restoration, upholstery and shipping as well as a full range of personal curatorial services are also offered.
Originally based in Paris the Dealership moved to London in 2014 to take advantage of London’s increasingly dynamic position at the center of the international art market.
Paris remains extremely important to the business and the principle travels there regularly and maintains his invaluable contacts built up over many years.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Skills and experience required:
This role could suit someone with a few years’ experience who is interested in building an understanding of how a dealership runs and assisting in taking the business forward.
Alternatively it could suit someone who wishes to work part time and has a strong arts based administrative background.