D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Researcher, Asian Art Dealership


Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: DOE
Location: London
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, a well-respected dealership specialising in works of art from East Asia, Africa and India is looking for a Researcher for an immediate start.

The main responsibilities involve research, writing, archiving, managing internal database and the library inventory. Additional responsibilities include producing content for the relevant section of the company’s website, and editorial work on special projects.

  • Conduct research and create content
  • Systemise research filing system
  • Systemise image archive
  • Manage the physical library
  • Manage internal research information
  • Update reference list using citation management software
  • Coordinate research materials to produce PDF booklets
  • Collaborate with external editorial coordinators
  • Copy editing, provenance and copyright research


  • Fluency in English (native English speaker)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • 2-3 years of research training
  • MA in art history
  • Knowledge on Chinese Export Porcelain is preferred
  • Very organised and methodical
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Hard working and team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe, Photoshop and Mac OS