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Gallery Assistant (Temp) – CLOSES TODAY
Gallery Assistant (Temp) - CLOSES TODAY
Post Date: 29 Jul 2021


The Role

With their proactive and personable nature, Christie’s Gallery Assistants support the Client Service team and primarily assist welcoming clients to auction previews and ensuring all queries are answered promptly and efficiently. Christie’s Gallery Assistants act as liaisons between internal and external clients, delivering exceptional service to all.

Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • To provide a warm greeting to Christie’s clients and be the first point of contact for general questions regarding the auction process including condition reports, sale results, Christie’s.com, Christie’s LIVE, bidding and registration
  • Continuously reflect Christie’s image and standards in accordance with Christie’s client service standards                         
  • Keep up-to-date about all things Christie’s and be able to advise on the auction journey
  • Locate sale property efficiently and accurately when scheduled in the galleries using an iPad when required
  • Confidently use iPads to check in clients attending ticketed views and sales
  • Ensure all items on view are safe, secure and accounted for at all times
  • Share knowledge with colleagues and teach new members of the team procedures, expectations and best practice    
  • Capture relevant client feedback and share it with Client Service Management
  • Regularly provide cloakroom support
  • Act in the capacity of Sale Room and Christie’s LIVE clerk
  • Consistently monitor the cleanliness and presentation of the galleries to ensure appearances are always to the highest standard
  • To be aware of security and health and safety guidelines whilst on Christie’s premises
  • Support the Client Service team with daily tasks including but not limited to auction estimates and [email protected] emails                                    
  • Other duties requested by the Client Services Management Team

The Candidate

  • Passion for delivering exceptional client service in person
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to stay motivated during quiet times and keep up in a fast-paced environment                                   
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Friendly, helpful and enthusiastic disposition
  • Excellent IT skills and ability to learn Christie’s systems 
  • Confident demeanour & excellent personal presentation
  • Proactive nature and ability to think creatively and be flexible
  • Knowledge of and interest in the art and auction industry
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends with some early starts and late finishes on a flexible basis
  • Commitment to punctual attendance and excellent time keeping
  • Foreign language skills; Russian, Mandarin, German, Spanish, Italian, French preferable

Close Date: 29th July


London, UK

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