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Auction Assistant
Auction Assistant
Bonhams
Post Date: 12 Sep 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Boston, MA

Closing date: 27 Sep 2022

About Bonhams

Bonhams is a global auction house with an 18th century heritage poised for transformative change. Our global operations are based in London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong where we sell in over 60 categories, including motor cars, paintings, jewellery, and entertainment memorabilia.

Our employees are passionate about their work and we pride ourselves on a bespoke approach that aims to make every client feel important. It is an exciting time for our business and our global leadership team of art world professionals are now ready to for a People focused team to help them develop their talent strategy, strengthen our people brand globally, build organisational capability and drive process improvement.

Based in Massachusetts, Bonhams Skinner holds around 80 sales a year in 20 collecting categories including Americana, Fine Art and Collectibles, and Wine, and ranging from fine violins to contemporary paintings.

About the Role

Bonhams Skinner is seeking responsible, team-oriented, and driven part-time Auction Assistants to work at the Boston Gallery. This part-time role entails auction support as well as duties behind the scenes ranging from front desk coverage to hands on work with material in house. Weekday shifts with evening and weekend work required. The flexibility of schedule is a must.

Responsibilities

• Preparing and styling the gallery for auctions
• Assisting with pickups, previews, and events
• Unpacking, packing, and conducting inventory of property
• Participating in fundamental tasks during auctions
• Covering the front desk, fielding walk-ins, appointments, and calls
• Assisting with various administrative tasks

Key Skills & Attributes

• Must be able to lift 35 to 40 lbs. and climb a ladder
• Willingness to work as a team as well as independently
• Strong interpersonal skills

Applications

Please email your resume and cover letter in PDF format to Recruitment.

JOB DETAILS

Location
Boston, USA

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