Latin-American Art, Consignment Director

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 08-18-2017
Are you a talented and knowledgeable specialist in Latin-American Art? Then set your sights on a high-profile career in our unique environment. Heritage Auctions (HA.com) is the third largest auction house in the world. Featuring Fine Art and Collectibles our auction categories include  coinssportscomicshistoricalmodern & contemporary artillustration artdecorative artsentertainment and music… and many more!.
 
Heritage Auctions, a well-established auction house with over 40 years of longevity is expanding and hiring in our Beverly Hills, Chicago, Dallas, Palm Beach, or New York Office to meet growing business needs. We are seeking ambitious candidates who will bring their excellent reputation, business ethics, strong work ethic, organizational skills, and knowledge to represent Heritage in the best light.
 
SUMMARY: Responsible for building relationships and providing specialist opinion for authenticating on all aspects of vetting of conditions and properties consigned. 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Obtain consignments
  • Authenticate properties consigned
  • Supervise condition reports
  • Review and respond to inquiries
  • Proofread catalogs, essays, and advertising copy
  • Market specific objects to valued clients
  • Participate in two or more auctions per year
  • Assist with formal appraisals
  • Other duties as assigned
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience with a focus in Latin-American Art in a major auction house preferred
  • A combination of education and/or dealer experience will be considered
 
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, specifically Word and Excel
  • Ability to multitask and pay great attention to detail
  • Must have a positive attitude with exceptional customer service skills
  • Public speaking talents are a plus!
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Individual must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
 
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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