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Cataloguer - Sports

Irving, TX
Are you a sports aficionado with a wealth of knowledge, particularly when it comes to vintage sports collectibles? Then 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 50 different auction categories, including Coins, Sports, Comics, Historical, Jewelry, Fine & Decorative Art, Wine, and many more.

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

BENEFITS:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Paid time off
  • 401k savings plans
  • Daily Pay: Access your pay when you need it!

COMPENSATION: 
Commensurate based on experience


SUMMARY: Responsible for researching and developing accurate descriptions of sports memorabilia for upcoming auction catalogs. Must be knowledgeable of the value of sports collectibles to assist Consignment Director.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Create catalog descriptions of sports memorabilia for upcoming auctions
  • Research and make inquiries necessary to gather factual information for descriptions effectively
  • Determine appropriate auction values on lots by analyzing internal and external auction results and current market values 
  • Prioritize based on anticipated value to determine the appropriate length of associated copy
  • Processes incoming consignments accurately and efficiently, including:
    • Opening packages.
    • Labeling and verifying the contents of packages
    • Creating an electronic report for the consignment
  • Communicates with clients in all aspects of the consignment
  • Performs department-wide inventories of consignment material
  • Assembles client information packets
  • Assists with Consignment Directors and Operations Assistant responsibilities
  • Able to lift boxes of material up to 50 pounds
  • Other duties may be assigned
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of general knowledge of the collectibles industry, primarily of sports memorabilia and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Familiarity with sports and appropriate reference materials
  • Assessing the accurate value of incoming collectibles and memorabilia
  • An inquisitive, research-oriented mind
  • The ability to write articles suitable for trade publications
  • The ability to work in a team environment
  • Extreme attention to detail
 
 
SKILLS & ABILITIES: 
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft applications
  • excellent writing and/or cataloging skills
  • strong research skills in a high-production environment
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Individuals must be able to work in a fast-paced, team-focused environment.

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

 

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