European Art Specialist

Heritage Auctions

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 more.

Heritage Auctions, a well-established auction house, is expanding and hiring to meet growing business needs. We seek ambitious candidates who will bring their excellent reputation, business ethics, strong work ethic, organizational skills, and knowledge to represent Heritage in the best light.

SUMMARY: Responsible for evaluating European works of art, answering inquiries, securing consignments, assisting with cataloging, authenticating, writing condition reports and essays. The preferred location for this role is at Dallas’ headquarters.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Evaluate European works of art and establish auction estimates

Answer client inquiries (sellers and buyers)

Acquire and sign consignments

Assist with authentication, cataloging, essays, and condition reporting

Assist with catalog creation – layout, essays, advertising material, etc.

Market lots in auctions to various clients

Participate in the expansion of client database

Assist at previews and actively participate in auctions

Other duties as assigned

Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

5+ years of experience as a commercial dealer and/or in a major auction house working environment with a focus on European Art

Or equivalent combination of education and experience

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Word and Excel

Ability to multitask and pay great attention to detail

Must have a positive attitude with exceptional customer service skills

Public speaking talents are a plus!

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Individuals must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.

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

How to Apply

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Posted on October 13