Cataloguer/Writer - Photographs

Heritage Auctions

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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.



  • 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



  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • Professional experience within the fields of Photograph and Fine Art preferred

  • Professional auction industry experience preferred


  • 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

  • Lifelong learner

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs.

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Posted on December 30