Kaminski Auctions

117 Elliott Street
Beverly, MA 01915
www.kaminskiauctions.com
driva@kaminskiauctions.com

Date Posted:
January 10, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Other

Type:
Full-Time

Auction House Catalog Associate

Description:
 A busy North Shore auction house is seeking a full-time catalog associate. The catalog associate will be responsible for cataloging 6 plus 500 lot auctions per year.  He/She will manage the catalog portions of our auction database, website, and online bidding platforms.  In addition to cataloging, the catalog associate will be required to act as the primary contact between consignors/buyers and department heads and provide administrative support for the Appraisal department.  He/She will write text for promotional materials and assist with the production and proofreading of ads and catalogs.  Other duties include: completing condition reports prior to each auction, providing front desk/service during auctions, and some on-site inventorying.    
Qualifications:
Above all a successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest in the auction business, antiques, and/or art history.  He/She should possess a zealous disposition, a confident “can-do” attitude.  Also required:  BS/BA in Art History or related studies strongly preferred with at least 1 year experience in a professional work environment. Excellent writing and proofreading skills with a familiarity in art historical terms. Superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, and an ability to learn new programs with efficiency and ease. Strong customer service and keen communication skills. Ability to meet deadlines under pressure . Willingness to work some evenings and weekend day per month to fulfill auction help requirements    
How To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to mwass@kaminskiauctions.com
Apply by:
February 28, 2019
Salary:
negotiable with experience
About this Organization:
Kaminski Auctions located on the North Shore of Boston has been serving the New England antiques market for over 25 years, as a full service auction house and appraisal service for fine art, antiques and estates.

With two locations in Beverly, Massachusetts, including a new state of the art auction gallery located at 117 Elliott Street, and a historic 1850’s barn and office facility at 564 Cabot Street Kaminski Auctions hosts 20 auctions a year.

In today’s highly competitive market of fine art and antiques, Kaminski Auctions provides its customers with bicoastal services and marketing with west coast offices in Beverly Hills and San Diego, California.

Specialty departments in Asian Art, Fine Art, Glass, and Lamps and Couture, and Vintage Clothing provide our customers with highly trained and knowledgeable appraisers on staff that will help you determine the true value of your antiques or entire collections. Free Appraisal days are offered every Tuesday from 10:00am-4:00 at our Cabot Street location in Beverly, MA.

Dealers and collectors consider Kaminski Auctions an important source of period antiques, oriental rugs, jewelry, silver, porcelain, and fine art. The firm's extensive clientele includes institutions, business, local historical societies, and private individuals.