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Non-Sports Trading Card Specialist

Irving, TX
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.

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

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

Commensurate based on experience.

Heritage Auctions is on the lookout for a passionate Non-Sports Trading Card Specialist (Star Wars, Marvel, DC, Star Trek, Vintage, Music, Garbage Pail Kids). This role is pivotal in evaluating, authenticating, and conducting research on a diverse array of trading card collections that span characters, historical events, animated series, and cultural icons. The ideal candidate is someone with profound knowledge of the trading card realm, understanding market nuances, valuations, and the rarity of items. This Dallas-based position encompasses responsibilities such as acquiring consignments, fostering client relationships, managing leads, contributing to catalog production, and engaging in sales activities.

  • Appraisal & Authentication: Expertly assess the authenticity and value of non-sports trading cards, analyzing their condition, rarity, and market valuation.
  • Cataloging & Inventory Management: Keep precise records of collections, ensuring detailed, accurate descriptions and valuations. Organize inventory for easy access and manage catalog content, including text and images, alongside press releases and promotional materials.
  • Market Analysis: Stay ahead of market trends, tracking prices, and new releases to inform collection strategies and advice to clients.
  • Client Consultation: Advise both novice and experienced collectors on how to cultivate and maintain their trading card collections, tailoring advice to current market trends and personal tastes.
  • Acquisition & Client Expansion: Secure consignments through direct and indirect leads, enhance the client database, and travel as necessary for client engagement and property evaluation.
  • Event & Auction Involvement: Act as a brand ambassador at various industry events, foster community engagement, and actively participate in auctions, handling inquiries and marketing auction lots.
  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years in a major auction house or as a commercial dealer is preferred, with at least 2 years specifically in non-sports trading cards.
  • Knowledge & Skills: Comprehensive knowledge of non-sports trading cards (Singles, Sets, Packs, Boxes and Sheets), including authentication and grading. Exceptional research abilities to identify trends and find valuable cards. Outstanding communication skills are essential, along with multitasking, detail orientation, and a proactive, customer-focused attitude.
  • Professional Attributes: The ideal candidate is outgoing, self-driven, independent, and possesses a strong work ethic, complemented by excellent organizational skills and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Individual must be able to work independently and manage productivity in a fast-paced team environment.

Heritage Auctions is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive team. We welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, mature workers, and individuals with disabilities. EOE

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