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Trainee Valuer – South West

Posted: 15.03.2023
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: £23,000 - £25,000 Depending on Experience
Location: South West UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

One of the largest fine art auction house in the South West of England is looking for an enthusiastic Trainee Valuer 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 the firm’s 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.

You will rotate around the silver, jewellery, furniture and collectable departments and will be mentored by experienced colleagues and will build up responsibilities including valuations, cataloguing ,condition reports and pre and post sale administration.

The role may suit someone with an Art History background, or someone who is a keen collector. Exposure to the auction world as an intern, or junior staff member would be advantageous.

Strong organisational and excellent customer service skills required, combined with an ambition to develop a career as a Valuer.