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Senior Director, Asian Art
Senior Director, Asian Art
Heritage Auctions
Post Date: 26 Jan 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

New York, NY or Dallas, TX

Are you an expert in Asian Art? Set your sights on a career at Heritage Auctions, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices in New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, London, Hong Kong, and other cities. Heritage Auctions is the largest auction house founded in the U.S. and serves more than 40 different auction categories including, Coins, Sports, Comics, Historical, Jewelry, Fine & Decorative Art, Wine, and many more. 

We are seeking ambitious candidates who will bring their business ethics, strong work ethic, organizational skills, and deep knowledge of Asian Art to represent Heritage, preferably in our New York or Dallas offices.

SUMMARY: Main responsibilities include oversight of the Asian Art department and obtaining consignments of Asian art.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Source quality consignments from private collectors, estates, dealers, and retailers
  • Supervise the vetting of condition and authenticate properties consigned
  • Oversee or create and proofread catalog descriptions and marketing materials
  • Market-specific consignments to valued clients
  • Negotiate client terms
  • Participate in the expansion of client database
  • Review settlements and wires

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • 7+ years of experience in Asian Art preferably in a major auction house 

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Word and Excel
  • Ability to multitask and pay great attention to detail
  • Must have a positive attitude with exceptional customer service skills
  • Public speaking talents are a plus!

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Individuals must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.

Heritage Auctions welcomes and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, mature workers, and persons with disabilities. EOE

JOB DETAILS

Location
New York or Dallas, USA

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