Closing date: 7 Dec 2020
We currently have an opportunity for an Administrator in our Chinese Art department based at our New Bond Street office. The role is available for a 12 months’ maternity cover.
Administrative support is a major part of this role, which will include responsibility for the smooth running of the department. As Administrator you will be responsible for all pre and post sale administration. You will assist with the efficient handling of client enquiries by telephone, email and post, acting as first point of contact for the Chinese Art Department. You will liaise with the department specialists and directors globally to ensure prompt advice and service to our customers.
Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, liaising with contractors and suppliers; managing the client database; supervising the department budgets, costs and invoices; supporting with events planning and sales set up; telephone bidding at auction, stock control and coordinating consignments and collections.
You will be required to have excellent organisational skills, a keen eye for accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure. You must have strong computer skills with working knowledge of Word and Excel. In addition to excellent communication, administrative and customer service skills you must be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of the team. A general interest in Chinese Art s is desirable. Fluency in Mandarin and/or Cantonese are an advantage.
Please send your CV and cover letter via email to Recruitment by the 7th December 2020.
We thank you for your interest in this position but please note that we will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration.
Bonhams is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to fight for equality, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.