Operations Assistant

Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 08-10-2017
Heritage Auctions is searching for an Operations Assistant with extreme attention to detail to help with the presentation of items in our New York office. This is position is only Monday-Thursday with an average of 30 hours per week.   Do you have a strong passion for Luxury handbags? This position will help unpack (requires heavy lifting), tag, and enter property information into database and assist with client pickups after auctions.
 
SUMMARY: Responsible for the presentation of consignment items which includes sorting, heavy lifting, cleaning, and labeling.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Pre-auction tasks
    • Enter item information into computer system accurately
    • Ensure all items are imaged in a timely manner
    • Prepare (sort, clean, and label) items for auction
    • Must be comfortable with day to day heavy lifting of antique furniture
  • Post-auction tasks
    • Prepare orders for shipping in compliance with established procedures
    • Ship orders immediately after auctions.
    • Process and forward items remaining onsite until payments are received
  • Inform supervisors of any discrepancies or issues
  • Other duties may be assigned
 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must have 2+ years of related experience
  • General knowledge of Luxury handbags 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to multitask and pay great attention to detail
  • Individual must be comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds.
 
 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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