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Intern – Client Management
Intern - Client Management
Post Date: 18 Jan 2022


The Company

Christie’s, the world’s largest Art Business, is an incredibly exciting & enriching place to start or continue your career. Whether you work within one of our Specialist Art Departments or in our more Operational focused teams we are all working together with one common goal in mind: to continue the success of this 250 year old company, steeped in history, bringing constant innovation whilst not forgetting our age old values; Passionate Expertise, Exceptional Client Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Business Judgement & Innovation. Colleagues across all departments are truly passionate about what they do and it is constantly inspiring to work with industry leaders across all segments of the business.     

The Role

Christie’s is delighted to broaden our search for fresh, diverse and skilled talent to participate in our offerings. In an effort to cultivate new talent and nurture long-standing relationships, whilst also putting steam behind our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion efforts, we are actively seeking students who bring a variety of unique perspectives and backgrounds to Christie’s to participate in our newly imagined Christie’s Internship Program. This internship program will run until June 2022. This is a part-time (24 hours per week) paid opportunity for students.

Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • Support regional team with client consignments; Artnet searches, object and provenance research, site visits, and sale proposal document assistance
  • Respond to inquiries from clients about sales, consignments, and appraisals
  • Keep all data up to date in Christie’s internal systems
  • Assist with client research and consignor files
  • Plan and execute client events (virtual or in-person) and property exhibitions
  • Perform general department administrative tasks as assigned

The Candidate

We are looking for hard-working, energetic, and intellectually curious self-starters who can thrive in a high-pressure environment. Our most successful interns are those who truly embrace the experience and are not afraid to take every opportunity that is presented to them. They ask questions and are keen to learn about the entire auction process.

  • Passion for the Arts
  • Strategic and commercially minded
  • Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Office, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Superior client service skills
  • Strong follow-up and attention to detail
  • Candidates must be undergraduate students, master’s students, or within one year of graduation from University; either undergraduate or masters
  • All candidates must be available for the entirety of the internship


Chicago, USA

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