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Jewelry Sale Specialist

Job Details

  • Posted:11th July, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:New York, New York, United States
  • Job Ref:16507
  • Salary:Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
A prestigious Auction House are seeking to hire a Jewelry Sale Specialist to join their Jewelry Department in New York.

The main responsibilities include:
  • Work closely with the Head of Department, in order to develop sales of property across the board. 
  • Helping with the organisation and the marketing of the pre and post-sale events, assisting with viewing appointments.
  • Carry out cataloguing and condition reporting and ensure the company data-base is up to date.
  • Communicate with new and existing clients in person, on the phone and over email, in a professional and manner.
  • Direct and present the pre-sale exhibitions to the highest standard. 
  • Assist with valuation, and proposals for consignments, working alongside senior members of the department. 
  • Handle client enquiries and provide valuations when required for both scheduled and walk-in appointments.
  • Carry out research on the industry, gaining new knowledge and insight on the jewelry market.
  • Monitor all assets entering and leaving the department and keep clients informed of any involvement with evaluators, conservators and auctioneers.
  • Attend external events and represent the organisation when required.
Skills required:
  • Previous experience working in a similar role within an Auction House or antique jewelry house. 
  • Excellent knowledge of Auction House sale and production. 
  • Good communication and client-facing skills are essential.
  • Previous knowledge of the jewelry industry is essential.
  • Good computer literacy skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.

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