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Account Coordinator – Trusts, Estates & Appraisals (Temp)
Account Coordinator - Trusts, Estates & Appraisals (Temp)
Post Date: 14 Jan 2023


Account Coordinator – Trusts, Estates & Appraisals (Temp)

The Company

Christie’s, the world’s largest Art Business, is an incredibly exciting & enriching place to start or continue your career. Whether you work within one of our Specialist Art Departments or in our more Operational focused teams we are all working together with one common goal in mind: to continue the success of this 250 year old company, steeped in history, bringing constant innovation while not forgetting our age old values; Passionate Expertise, Exceptional Client Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Business Judgement & Innovation. Colleagues across all departments are truly passionate about what they do and it is constantly inspiring to work with industry leaders across all segments of the business. 

The Role

The temp Trusts, Estates, & Appraisals Account Coordinator will work directly with, and support a team of 3 Account Coordinators in their execution of appraisals, sale proposals, and consignments of a multi-departmental nature. In addition, this position will help within the larger Trusts, Estates & Appraisals department as a whole, sharing general responsibilities with other coordinators such as fielding general department inquiries and taking notes at department meetings.


Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • Assist in facilitating appraisals and proposals (coordinating with typing, helping to proof, copying and binding final appraisals to present to client).

  • Track all aspects of consignments, including but not limited to sending pre-sales, after-sales, and settlement statements to consignors; and fielding client communication for the relevant account managers.

  • Assist in coordinating moves/pick-ups of property (working with Business Support Group to create a stock order and receipt items, notifying other departments of property’s arrival, preparing tags, and often times being on-site at the move).

  • Assist in travel preparations and manage work while the coordinator team is traveling.

  • As and where appropriate, take on additional responsibilities in support of appraisal and consignment projects, such as greet/visit clients on-site and off-site to support the appraisal and consignment processes.

  • Provide overall general administrative support such as coordinating meetings, processing invoices etc.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Co-Heads of Department or Account Coordinator team.


The Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience.

  • Internships or work experience in an art setting.

  • Knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word Processing and Presentation software, such as Microsoft PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize.

  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail.

  • Superior client service skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior written and spoken communication.

  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

  • Ability to learn Christie’s systems including CAMs, COS, JDE, Intranet and WorkDay.


Christie’s, Inc. is committed to principles of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. To this end, Christie’s Inc. ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants, regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability status for service in the United States Armed Forces.


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