Works of Art and Generalist Cataloguer

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 05-16-2017
Are you interested in fine arts and have strong writing and research skills, and an aptitude for detail?  Then set your sights on a career as a cataloguer in our unique environment.  Heritage Auctions (HA.com) is based in Dallas, Texas and the world’s largest American-owned auction hours also one of the 4,000 most popular sites on the Internet (source: Compete.com).  Auction categories include fine and decorative arts, coins, sports, comics, historical, entertainment and music… and more.
 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  •  Catalog prints, paintings, photographs, and some decorative arts
  • Research and list provenance for select pieces
  • Evaluate and write condition reports
  • Assist with authentication of works as warranted
  • Assist in the catalog creation and production process
  • Answer inquiries from potential bidders
  • Work select auction previews (some travel may be required)
  • Assist with phone bidding at select auctions
  • Contribute articles for newsletters and other publications.
 
The following are attributes that we are seeking in all employees at Heritage:
 
  • Self-motivation, intelligence, and strong work ethic
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to follow set standards and take direction
  • Ability to analyze and propose solutions to problems
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-project, and dynamic environment
  • Absolute drive to complete projects on time and in a detailed manner
  • Excellent organizational skills: accurate and thorough
  • Excellent communication skills: listening, writing, and verbal
 
We are a non-smoking company and also require that all applicants submit to a drug screen and background check.
 
If you are interested in joining the Heritage family, please visit our career center at http://HA.com/Careers.
 
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