Administrative Assistant

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries

Auction house seeks a smart, extremely detail oriented, discrete, hard-working individual for an entry level, full-time position. Excellent opportunity to learn the inner workings of a small auction house.


Position responsibilities include:

  • Providing support to administrative and executive staff

  • Managing database of clients and bidders

  • Answering phones and assisting clients

  • Executing copy and scanning requests

  • Taking and executing bids

  • Viewing assistance (security)

  • Phone bidding and bid-clerking during live auctions

  • Assisting with live internet bidding during auctions

  • Perform credit checks and registration for new clients

  • Assisting in packing, shipping and tracking of valuable/fragile items

  • Available to work overtime, if necessary

  • General office duties (ordering supplies, running errands, filing, etc.)

  • Tracking property through auction process

  • Catalog mailing


Skills and Requirements

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to take, follow, and retain instructions and office procedures and take initiative with problem solving

  • Ability to work well under pressure and multitask

  • Excellent phone, written and computer skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Art handling experience a plus

  • Knowledge of the art and/or collectibles market preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, knowledge of general business principles a huge plus

Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to:

Posted on May 18