Decorative Arts Cataloguer

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 09-05-2017
Are you a talented individual with experience in Decorative Arts & Design? Then apply for a career in our prestigious environment! Heritage Auctions is 3rd largest auction house in the world and our auction categories include  coinssportscomicshistoricalmodern & contemporary artillustration artdecorative artsentertainment and music… and many more
 
SUMMARY: Responsible for research, writing and editing Decorative Arts descriptions for inclusion in our printed catalogues and online listings.  This includes Asian Art, Design, Silver, Art Glass, Furniture and a wide variety of Decorative Arts, including bronze sculptures.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Research, identify, and describe property for cataloguing
  • Write condition reports and assist clients with their condition inquires
  • Write catalogue essays as needed
  • Assist with authentication
  • Proofread catalogs and essays
  • Actively participate in previews and auctions
  • Other duties may be assigned
 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience working with a focus in Decorative Arts & Design preferred
  • General familiarity with auction industry standards for photo style and catalogue layout helpful
 
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 excellent customer service skills
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Individual must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. 
     
     
     
    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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