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Junior Specialist & Cataloguer (Sports Memorabilia), Auction House

Posted: 16.01.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, a leading Auction House for Memorabilia & Collectibles, is seeking a Junior Specialist & Cataloguer to join their team. This role would suit someone with junior auction house experience looking to further specialise, or someone with significant trade experience looking to move into auctions. The successful applicant will have experience valuing sporting memorabilia, and ideally they would also be able to catalogue for auction. Training will be provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with pre-sale and post-sale enquiries
  • Cataloguing towards monthly auctions
  • Production of condition reports
  • Arrange and manage valuations days
  • Attend and participate in auctions and viewings
  • Auctioneering as and when appropriate
  • Pre- and post-sale administration

Requirements:  

  • Experience in a similar role within an auction house, or with memorabilia / collectibles within the trade
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An ability to multi-task and prioritise a busy workload in order to meet deadlines is essential
  • An ability handle heavy items is essential
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • The ability to drive is essential
  • Cataloguing experience is preferred
  • Auctioneering experience is preferred