The Department of Fine & Decorative Arts seeks a full-time Cataloguer with working knowledge of and experience primarily within Prints & Multiples. 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.
SUMMARY: The Fine Arts Cataloger is responsible for composing primary catalog entries and for working with Specialists to research and represent offerings within our wide-ranging auctions, which include Prints & Multiples, Photographs, Modern & Contemporary Art, and American Art, among others.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Describe property for catalog entries (size, medium, condition, etc.)
Write condition reports and assist with inquiries
Some research, identification, and authentication
Write select essays for marketing emails or inclusion in the catalog
Proofread catalogs and essays
Actively participate in previews and auctions
Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required
Master’s degree preferred
Professional experience within the fields of Photographs and Fine Art preferred
Professional auction industry experience preferred
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel
Excellent research and writing skills
Attention to detail, from visual analysis of objects to review of catalog entries
Ability to multitask and prioritize duties
Positive attitude with excellent customer service skills
Must be able to lift 40 lbs.