Fine Jewelry Cataloger

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 04-11-2018
Do you have a passion for fine jewelry and possess excellent writing skills? Then set your sights on a high-profile career in our prestigious environment. Heritage Auctions (HA.com) is the third largest and one of the fastest growing auction houses in the world. Heritage Auctions sales in addition to fine jewelry include: luxury accessories, watches, wine, coins, books and manuscripts, modern & contemporary art, American and European art, decorative arts, entertainment, music, and many more!

SUMMARY: The Fine Jewelry Cataloger will assist the Fine Jewelry Department by evaluating and creating descriptions of catalog property and auction consignments. This writing-intensive position will provide a great opportunity to learn about antique, estate, and period jewelry, as well as the auction industry.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Must have the following technical skills: gemstone identification, color & clarity grading, carat weight calculations, and metal testing
  • Assist at previews, handle and tag all items
  • Ability to work well in a high pressure environment and ensure deadlines are met
  • Excellent descriptive writing ability
  • Appraisal skills helpful, but not required
  • Other duties may be assigned
 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • GG diploma required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
 
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Word and Excel
  • Excellent writing and/or cataloging skills
  • Strong researching skills in a high production environment
  • Demonstrated prioritization skills and ability to meet deadlines
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Individual must be able to work independently and manage productivity to meet tight turnaround deadlines. Some traveling (nationwide) will be required. 
  
 
Heritage Auctions welcomes and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, mature workers and persons with disabilities. EOE
 
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