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Auctions Internship
Auctions Internship
Artnet
Post Date: 19 May 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Description

Artnet is the leading international platform to buy, sell, and research art online. We connect millions of collectors globally with the world’s leading galleries and auction houses, with a focus on making the art market more transparent while supporting our partners in growing their business online.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented person who is passionate about art to join the artnet Auctions Team. You will be reporting directly to senior associate(s) while supporting the team in ensuring the success of our auctions platform by researching, cataloguing, and assessing artworks for sale. In addition, you will provide support to the Business Administration Team in their initiatives for pre-sale strategy and post-sale analysis. This is a paid position.

Responsibilities:

Cataloguing and Research

  • Assist specialists and associates in cataloguing lots for upcoming auctions
  • Thoroughly research artists and artworks, and write detailed lot descriptions
  • Assist specialists and associates in assessing artwork condition and value
  • Photograph artworks and lightly retouch images using Photoshop
  • Work with administrators on any pre- and post-sale client needs

Business Development

  • Assist in conducting and compiling research on key clients and industries
  • Manage upkeep of department databases and trackers
  • Assist and facilitate staff on individual projects as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing BA or higher in art history, English, or a related field
  • Background in art or art history
  • Knowledgeable in Modern and contemporary art
  • Exceptional writing and research skills
  • Highly organized and able to balance multiple deadlines
  • Ability to meet goals quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated
  • Comfortable with the PC platform, Microsoft Office, and data entry
  • Photoshop skills a plus, specifically light editing (e.g., correcting camera distortion, color correction, etc.)
  • Foreign language skills a plus

Please apply with your resume and cover letter.

JOB DETAILS

Location
New York, USA

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