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Account Executive/Cataloguer, Fine Books and Manuscripts

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation's leading and fastest growing fine art auction houses, is looking to add an Account Executive/Cataloguer, Fine Books and Manuscripts in our Chicago office. The primary focus of the Account Executive/Cataloguer is to function as the liaison between the consignor and the Specialist as well as assist the Specialist in maintaining classification and labeling of all property in-house according to departmental cataloging standards. The Account Executive/Cataloguer coordinates authentication and restoration, and acts as liaison with account executives and regional offices.

Key Responsibilities:
Attend non-estate tax appraisal appointments with the departmental Director and assists in generating listings and appraisals for said appointments
Meet with in-house appointments and walk-ins
Respond to online inquiries upon the delegation of Head Specialist or Director
Provide estimates to potentials coordinator for online inquiries and assist in creating proposals
Inspect and coordinate with departments regarding in-coming property and catalogue properly
Coordinate the authentication and restoration process
Maintain cataloguing standards and oversee edits with Director

Successful candidates will possess:
Bachelor's degree in Art or related field preferred
Minimum 3-5 years of administrative or customer service work experience, preferably in the art field
Superior client service skills and a strong sense of professionalism and discretion
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Proficiency in MS Office applications
Strong follow-up skills and attention to detail
Excellent writing and proofreading skills

Apply via the 'External Link' below.

Relevant research areas: North America, Book arts

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