Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers

274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752

Date Posted:
November 08, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts

Public Relations/Marketing


Marketing Manager

We are currently seeking an experienced Marketing Manager to join our team in Marlborough, MA.
Who we are:Founded over five decades ago, this company inhabits a prime spot in the international art market. Offering auction and appraisal services to institutions, non-profits and private collectors the firm conducts both live and online auctions. The firm has a plethora of interesting and vibrant areas of specialty which includes fine and decorative arts, jewelry, modern design, musical instruments, science and technology, wine, and many others. Based in New England the firm is one of the top businesses of its kind in the United States with a truly international reach. If you are interested in history, culture and art, love to learn and are seeking a dynamic workplace we invite you to join us.
About the role:This individual will be responsible for all facets of the company’s digital and print marketing efforts, including the creation of a digital and print marketing strategy; managing its implementation; and measuring its success in heightening Skinner’s brand awareness in the marketplace, enhancing user experience, and growing the company’s base of consignors and buyers.
What you’ll do:• Manage internal staff and vendor relationships• Website: Work with IT team to increase website visits and conversion rates, manage and maintain website content, improve usability, design, and content. Continually review and improve SEO to drive organic traffic and monitor success.• Email Marketing: Develop and manage email programs to increase the subscriber base and improve conversion rates.• Advertising, Public Relations & Production: Work with stakeholders to develop marketing plans, strategies, and budgets with specialty departments. Coordinate highlights, track placements and manage media and PR inquiries with a PR team for digital and print. Implement and maintain a schedule of organic and paid web promotions for auctions and events incorporating strong SEO strategies.• Social Media: Develop and oversee social media strategy to improve online presence and engagement.
• Social Media: Develop and oversee social media strategy to improve online presence and engagement.
What we offer:• Salary commensurate with experience. • Skinner offers a competitive package including salary, profit sharing, 401K, health & insurance, paid vacation, and a unique and varied working environment.
Our ideal candidate:
Education and Experience• Minimum 4 years’ experience in marketing, preferably within the antiques, arts or luxury goods field.• Bachelor's degree in marketing, journalism, public relations or related field
Skills and Abilities• Strong creative, strategic, analytical and organizational skills.• Experience overseeing the design and production of web and print materials and content• Graphic design background and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite desirable. • Ability to write clear, eye-catching, and creative copy• Strong working knowledge of SEM, SEO, and all major social media platforms• Comfortable with HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Wordpress, Google Analytics, and data management.
How To Apply:
Please send resumes to and note your last name and Marketing Manager in the subject line. 
Apply by:
November 30, 2018
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.