Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers

274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752

Date Posted:
August 29, 2018

Central Massachusetts



Auction Assistant for Marlborough Gallery, Part-time


New England’s leading auction house in fine art and antiques is seeking creative and driven candidates for the position of auction assistant in our Marlborough gallery. Working with fascinating objects on a daily basis, you’ll find yourself intimately involved with the production of auctions from start to finish. Have a hand in photography and set-up of our monthly Interior sales while interacting with dealers and collectors as a part-time Skinner auction assistant.


Assembling auction material for the cataloging process.

Photographing lots for our Interiors online catalogs with opportunities to work with department specialists for photography of major sales.

Preparing and styling the Marlborough gallery preview room, focusing on esthetics and attention to detail.

Providing customer service and assistance to collectors and dealers attending previews.

Must be able to lift 20-40 pounds

How To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume via email (note "AA, Marlborough/ & your last name" in the subject line) to:
 No phone calls, please.
Apply by:
September 30, 2018
$12.00 per hour
About this Organization:
Skinner, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art and the largest major auction house headquartered in New England. With expertise in over 20 specialty collecting areas, Skinner draws the interest of buyers from all over the world and its auctions regularly achieve world record prices. Skinner provides a broad range of auction and appraisal services, and it is widely regarded as one of the most trusted names in the auction business. Skinner’s appraisal experts regularly appear on the PBS-TV series, Antiques Roadshow, and its specialty departments include American Furniture & Decorative Arts, American & European Paintings, Fine Prints & Photography, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts, Fine Ceramics, Fine Jewelry, Couture, Fine Musical Instruments, Asian Works of Art, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Science & Technology, Militaria, Oriental Rugs & Carpets, American Indian & Ethnographic Art, Fine Judaica, Toys, Dolls & Collectibles, and Discovery. Skinner has galleries in Boston and Marlborough, Massachusetts, as well as New York City and Miami, Florida.