Fine Jewelry Manager

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 12-08-2017
 
Do you have a passion for fine jewelry and possess excellent managerial skills? Then set your sights on a high-profile career at Heritage Auctions (HA.com).   Heritage is the third largest auction house in the world with 40 auction categories encompassing Fine Jewelry/Timepieces/Luxury Accessories, Fine Art, Coins, Sports, Comics, Historical, Entertainment & Music, Vintage Movie Posters… and more!

SUMMARY: The Fine Jewelry Manager will oversee the daily functions of the Jewelry department to ensure business and auction/catalog production goals and deadlines are met in a timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Interface with remote offices, Consignment Directors and Category Director, as well as supporting departments such as Operations, Photography, Marketing/PR, Print Shop, IT and Shipping
  • Provide direct oversight  for jewelry catalogers in all offices, including setting goals and supervising production output to meet deadlines
  • Ensure established SOPs are being followed across the department
  • Maintain shared Master department calendar of travel, events, ad and production deadlines
  • Prepare agenda and facilitate weekly team phone conference meetings
  • Monitor Client Services issues and inquiries for prompt resolution
  • Oversee all aspects of auction/catalog production cycle including tracking specific marketing and catalog cover promises, coordinating and reviewing ads/ brochures/ featured lots/ Property tags/ emails/ beauty shots, and assisting with text and image proofing
  • Assist with coordinating regional special events, auction previews, trade shows, sponsorships, etc.
 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • 5+ years Management experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Jewelry industry knowledge and experience is a plus
 
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Works well in a high pressure, high production environment
  • Exceptional prioritization and organizational skills with specific attention to meeting deadlines and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Special focus on staff development
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Word and Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Individual must be able to work independently and manage productivity to meet tight turnaround deadlines.
We are a non-smoking company and also require that all applicants submit to a drug screen and background check.
Heritage Auctions welcomes and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, mature workers and persons with disabilities. EOE
 
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