The art of the perfect fit

Silver Specialist, South West of England

Posted: 14.11.2023
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Negotiable
Location: South West UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

One of the largest fine art auction houses in the South West of England is looking for an experienced Silver Specialist to join their team. The firm covers Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset. It regularly attracts buyers from around the world who are able to bid online at all of their major sales. The company is committed to the highest standards of ethics, probity and performance and have a long track record for identifying, valuing and selling fine art, antiques and collectables.

Responsibilities include sourcing new business, securing consignments, valuations, cataloguing, valuation days, condition reports and running the successful Silver department.

Strong organisational and excellent customer service skills required, combined with an ambition to develop the department.

Auctioneering skills would be a bonus, but not essential.

Hours – Monday – Friday 9am – 5.15pm, Saturday Mornings on a rota basis – 9am – 12 noon (or 1pm on fine sale weekends), Sunday viewing 2pm – 4pm four times a year.