The Department of Fine & Decorative Arts seeks a full-time Cataloguer with working knowledge of and experience primarily with Photographs. 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 Arts, Wine, and many more.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Describe property for catalog entries (size, medium, condition, etc.)
Write condition reports and assist with inquiries
Some research, identification, and authentication
Assist with essays for marketing emails or inclusion in catalogs
Actively participate in previews and auctions
Work closely with the department director, who may assign projects.
Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree required
Master’s degree preferred
Professional experience within the fields of Photograph 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.