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Graduate Intern – Post-War & Contemporary Art (Spanish Speaking)
Graduate Intern - Post-War & Contemporary Art (Spanish Speaking)
Christie's
Post Date: 17 Dec 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

The Role
The successful candidate would provide day-to-day support to the Post-War & Contemporary Art Department, supporting coordination of day to day business, travel, client liaison while supporting preparation of cataloguing, research, valuations and pricing sessions, in addition to general every day tasks. The role would require the candidate to be proficient in English and Spanish and would last for twelve months. Please note, shortlisting will occur in 2023.

 

Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • Support International Specialist & Head of Post-War & Contemporary Art Spain with coordination of day-to-day running of the business.
  • Support Travel booking & planning, expenses and diary management.
  • Assist in researching property for cataloguing, sale, valuations and pricing sessions.
  • Conduct in-depth research on works which will be offered in the upcoming sales, sometimes involving off-site visits to external libraries in London (British Library, National Art Library and Tate Library)
  • Assist with proposals and the writing of auction catalogue notes.
  • Prepare factsheets and images.
  • Respond to image and factsheet requests, assist International Specialist with day to day client requests via email, phone or written response.
  • Liaison with internal departments, including Proposals and Valuations.
  • Support Business Intelligence Analyst with pre-sale targeting.
  • Support setting up bids for clients in global auction sites.
  • Maintain tracking of consigned and sold works from the region.
  • Maintain library so it remains organised/ re-shelving any books that are left out at the end of each day.

 

The Candidate

  • Language skills (fluent in Spanish & English).
  • Strong organisational skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritise.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior written and spoken communication.
  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail.
  • Interest/knowledge of Post-War & Contemporary Art required.
  • Good research and writing skills, experience with Research Libraries is desirable.
  • Good team worker and willingness to help out when needed.
  • Hard working.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Ability to demonstrate client facing experience.
  • Strong IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (mainly Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
  • Ability to learn Christie’s systems including COS, J.D.E., intranet and website.

JOB DETAILS

Location
London
Fields

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