Recruitment

Careers with Chiswick Auctions

Chiswick Auctions is a dynamic and approachable West London based auction house. Our colleagues are passionate about their work and the rare and unique works of art that they handle on a daily basis. We pride ourselves on a friendly and open workplace and are always looking for new talent to join our team.

With over 170 sales per year and 18 specialist departments, this is an exciting time to join our fast-paced and busy auction house. We welcome career enquiries and applications and are also happy to make time for a promising intern. Please send C.V.’s to Leigh Osborne (Operations Director) ku.oc1498246755.snoi1498246755tcuak1498246755ciwsi1498246755hc@hg1498246755iel1498246755

 

Current Positions:

Antiquities & Tribal Art Specialist (full or part time)

  • Manage established Antiquities and Tribal Art Department with quarterly sales
  • Tasked with department growth
  • Consign, authenticate, value and research objects for sale and their provenances
  • Put together a printed catalogue, including liaising with the Photography and Marketing Departments
  • Write condition reports before the sale
  • Client services including dealing with enquiries over the phone, email and in person
  • Apply for any required export licences after the sale
  • Liaise with consultants and experts where necessary

Receptionist (full time)

  • Full administrative duties
  • Client-facing role
  • Organisational, time-management and people skills are required

HR  Manager (part time; school hours and term-time friendly)

  • Staff training
  • Manage employee relations (dispute resolution, grievances, absence, retirement and redundancy)
  • Develop HR policy and procedures to drive performance
  • Recruitment
  • Administer payroll and payroll records

Graphic Designer (full time or part time)

  • Designing adverts to a tight schedule
  • Designing and updating marketing collateral (brochures / flyers / business cards)
  • Able to create digital adverts i.e. web banners and skyscrapers
  • Use of InDesign and/or Photoshop is essential
  • Understand the importance of brand identity
  • Creative flair and strong visual sense
  • Interest in graphics and typography

Photographer (full time)

  • Adobe Photoshop knowledge is essential
  • DSLR with flash experience required
  • Time management due to the high quantity of imagery
  • Interest/previous experience in the arts/decorative arts is useful
  • Portfolio/previous experience in product photography useful
  • Please submit example of work

Accounts Assistant (full time)

  • Provide administrative support to Accounts’ manager and team

Porter (full time)

 

 

We can offer full support; including admin, marketing, website support, printed catalogues and everything else you would need to create a successful department.