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Senior Director - Asian Art

New York, NY

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. 

Heritage Auctions, a well-established auction house with over 30 years of longevity, is expanding our Dallas office to meet our business needs.

LOCATION: 
South of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, NW corner of W. Airport Freeway (Hwy. 183) and Valley View Lane

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-focused environment.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

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

 

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