D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Junior Specialist – Books and Manuscripts


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Negotiable
Location: North of England, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

We are looking for someone with a keen interest in  Books and Manuscripts to join one of the country’s leading regional auction houses as a Junior Specialist. You would be working alongside someone more senior to oversee the successful running of the department.

Key duties:

  • Valuing Books and Manuscripts
  • Consigning for auctions
  • 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:

  • Knowledge of Books and Manuscripts
  • Confidence in dealing with clients
  • Organisational skills

Job requirements:

To be successful in this role you will need to have some proven knowledge of the subject area. Work experience in an auction house or dealership would be advantageous.

Strong 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.