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Junior Cataloguer, Regional Auction House

Posted: 01.05.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on exprience
Location: Midlands, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, a Regional Auction House in the Midlands, is seeking a Junior Cataloguer to join their teams in a variety of locations. Our client offers a comprehensive range of services including valuation & appraisal, transport & removals and in-person and online auction sales. The successful candidate will be someone looking to learn the trade from the ground up. Previous experience is not required, though some knowledge of the business, Art History, and/or experience as a Porter is preferred. This role would suit someone who is hard working and focussed, and interested in progressing through the ranks.

Responsibilities:

  • Pre- and post- sale administration
  • Provide excellent customer service as and when necessary
  • Cataloguing and condition reporting
  • Attend and participate in auctions and viewings
  • Porter duties such as heavy lifting and the unpacking of consigned goods
  • Computer based tasks such as photo editing

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Microsoft office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the trade, Art History or experience as a Porter is preferred
  • A full and clean driving license is essential

The role is Monday to Friday 9am-1pm & 2pm-5pm, with extended hours one Wednesday and Thursday a month  (approximately 7:45am-10pm). This does not include additional time to meet sale deadlines.