Luxury Cataloger

Heritage Auctions
New York, NY, USA
Posted 4 days ago
Full timeRetail Luxury Goods and Jewelry

Do you have a strong passion for Luxury Accessories? Set your sights on a career at Heritage Auctions, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices in New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills, London, Hong Kong, and other cities. Heritage Auctions is the largest auction house founded in the U.S. and serves more than 40 different auction categories including, Coins, Sports, Comics, Historical, Jewelry, Fine & Decorative Art, Wine, and many more.

SUMMARY:This position will help unpack, tag, and enter property information into the database. Strong writing and social media expertise is needed.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accurately catalog property (i.e., designers, colors, leathers, styles, condition report)
  • Spearhead catalog layout and production
  • Supervise photoshoots and events
  • Create strong content for Social Media platforms
  • Must be able to travel as needed
  • Though rare, work on weekends can be required. Must be flexible with accommodating the needs of the auction and related previews/events.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • 2+ years working in luxury accessories, preferably in a similar capacity, i.e., condition reporting or writing content for e-commerce
  • Experience with Jira or other ticketing programs
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
  • Social Media experience preferred
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and meeting strict deadlines
  • Prior experience in an auction house is beneficial but not required

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Studied knowledge of key luxury brands and styles, especially Hermes, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton
  • Client-facing skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and readiness to take on additional assignments
  • Computer competency and comfort in learning new programs

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Individuals must be able to work independently and manage productivity to meet tight turnaround deadlines.

The following are attributes that we are seeking in all employees at Heritage:

  • 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
  • Team-oriented
  • Comfortable with light physical labor like lifting boxes, packing and unpacking shipment, setting up for events and previews

Heritage Auctions welcomes and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, mature workers, and persons with disabilities. EOE

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