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 Auction House Intern
 Auction House Intern
New Art Est-Ouest
Post Date: 05 Apr 2024


Are you passionate about art, collectibles, and the thrill of auctions? Do you have a keen eye for detail, excellent organizational skills, and a desire to learn from industry experts? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to kick-start your career in the auction house industry as an Auction House Intern. 

At New Art Est-Ouest Auctions, we are an auction house specializing in art, antiques, and rare collectibles. With a rich history and reputation, we provide a dynamic and stimulating work environment for individuals who are eager to immerse themselves in the world of auctions. 


– Assist with social media posts and graphic designs.

– Assist with sales presentation.

– Assist with cataloging and inventory management of auction items. 

– Conduct research on artists, historical context, and market values to support accurate item descriptions. 

– Collaborate with auction specialists to prepare auction catalogs and marketing materials. 

– Provide support during auction previews/exhibitions and events, including assisting with client inquiries and registration. 

– Assist in coordinating logistics for incoming and outgoing auction items, including packaging and shipping arrangements. 

– Help with the organization and maintenance of auction records, databases, and filing systems.

– Support the auction team with administrative tasks and general office duties as required. 



– BA or student in Art History from a reputable university

– Passion for art and the auction industry

– Social media savvy 

– Ability to use design software is a plus 

– Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills

– Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

– Strong research skills and the ability to gather and synthesize information

– Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

– Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team

– Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and tasks

– Prior experience or coursework in art history, business, or related fields is a plus

-Native English, good command of Chinese and/or Japanese

-Eligible to work in Hong Kong



– Gain valuable hands-on experience in the auction house industry

– Learn from seasoned professionals and industry experts

– Develop a deep understanding of art, collectibles, and market trends

– Networking opportunities with collectors, artists, and other professionals in the field

– This is a paid internship position, with compensation commensurate with experience


How to Apply:

If you are excited about the prospect of joining our team as an Auction House Intern, please submit your resume, a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, and any relevant coursework or experience to [email protected]. Please include “Auction House Intern Application” in the subject line. We appreciate all applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Join us at New Art Est-Ouest Auctions and embark on an enriching journey in the captivating world of auctions. We look forward to welcoming an enthusiastic and dedicated intern to our team!  


Hong Kong

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