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Overall Purpose of the Job:

Provide day-to-day support to the Asian Art department in London.

 

Key Responsibilities/Tasks:

(Duties include but are not limited to the following)

Essential Job Functions

  • Support the team and specifically the Sale-Coordinators in the day-to-day running of the department
  • Assist during sale weeks with research, client requests, photography and other related tasks
  • Work with support departments to ensure the smooth running of sales
  • Assist with compiling sale interest and bid requests
  • Support specialists with valuation requests, projects and research
  • Participate in telephone bidding during sales – training will be provided
  • CITES and Provenance research
  • Compiling and organising marketing information as relevant to the sales
  • Ensure that all telephone calls are answered and messages forwarded
  • Assist the team with Ecommerce sales and enquiries
  • Assist with ad-hoc requests as they arise

 Skills/Competencies Required:

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • Ability to demonstrate client facing experience
  • Strong IT skills with experience of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Ability to learn Christie’s systems
  • Previous work experience within the arts sector, either paid or voluntary
  • Language skills (fluent in English) plus one other language desirable
  • Knowledge of Mandarin/Cantonese and interest in Asian art preferable
  • Previous experience working to tight deadlines and multi-tasking
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Graduate Education

Closing date: 24th December

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