Auction Operations Assistant - Jewelry & Timepieces

Heritage Auctions

Are you efficient with keen attention to detail? Set your sights on a career at Heritage Auctions, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices in New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, London, Hong Kong, and other cities. Heritage Auctions is the largest auction house founded in the U.S. and serves more than 40 different auction categories including, Coins, Sports, Comics, Historical, Jewelry, Fine & Decorative Art, Wine, and many more.

LOCATION:

South of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, NW corner of W. Airport Freeway (Hwy. 183) and Valley View Lane

BENEFITS:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage

  • Paid time off

  • 401k savings plans

  • Daily Pay: Access your pay when you need it!

COMPENSATION:

Commensurate based on experience

SUMMARY:

This is an entry-level position. Responsible for the processing and presentation of consignment items which includes sorting, cleaning, labeling, and some data entry.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Pre-auction tasks

o Unpack incoming shipments, entering item information into the computer system accurately

o Prepare (sort, clean, and label) items for photography and auction

o Complete email and verbal requests in a timely manner

o Prepare consignment paperwork for clients on occasion

o Adhere to strict security protocols

o Attend public jewelry previews and assist with lot viewing

o Other administrative duties as assigned by the department supervisors

Post-auction tasks

o Prepare orders for shipping in compliance with established procedures

o Ship orders immediately after auctions

o Process and forward items remaining onsite until payments are received

o Ensure all unsold items are returned or placed into a future auction

o Inform supervisors of any discrepancies or issues

o Other duties may be assigned

Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment is preferred

  • Prior experience communicating with clients verbally and over email preferred

  • Interest in Jewelry or watches is a plus

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Outlook and Excel

  • Ability to multitask and pay great attention to detail

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Individuals must be able to multitask in a fast-paced, team-focused environment.

  • Must be comfortable with a mixture of sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time each day

  • Some extended or weekend hours may be assigned based on business needs or workload

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Heritage Auctions welcomes and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, mature workers, and persons with disabilities. EOE

How to Apply

Click on the link to apply directly on our website!

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Posted on January 31