Fine Jewelry Cataloger

Location: Beverly Hills, CA
Date Posted: 05-04-2017
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 #1 in the collectibles auction field and our auction categories include coins, sports, comics, historical, modern & contemporary artillustration art, decorative arts, entertainment and 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.
  
 
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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