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Cataloguer, Prints & Multiples

Bonhams New York is looking for a Cataloguer for its Prints and Multiples department.

Responsibilities include the following:
• Own and oversee full cycle pre-and post-sale administration for the Prints and Multiples department
• Catalogue incoming property for sale and oversee photography of each item, liaising with artist foundations to obtain reproduction permissions
• Work with the Marketing department to meet advertising deadlines
• Oversee authentication and property control, tracking consignments and artwork movements, research and maintain a progress database, monitor adverts, monitor special terms in proposals, contributing catalogue notes, liaise with senior staff over sensitive areas and assist with condition reporting prior to the Prints and Multiples sale
• Liaison with specialists to ensure prompt advice and service to customers and complete initial research to develop specialist knowledge across the field
• Continue to play a leading role in business intelligence and client research; updating databases and anticipating growth areas by staying informed of industry news
• Keep accurate records and files for customers, sales and external consultants
• Efficiently handle queries by phone, email, in person and during valuations alongside specialists
• Perform all duties associated with receiving and processing of property, and manage installations and deinstallations
• This position may require travel for previews and appraisal clinics, and occasionally will require weekend availability for said previews and cataloguing deadlines
• Contribute to the shared social media account @bonhamsprints
• Occasionally assist Administrator with pre and post-sale tasks

Required Skills:
• One to three years demonstrated experience cataloguing works of art within a collections information system or research setting
• Bachelor's degree in art, art history, museum studies, information sciences, or related discipline
• Thorough knowledge and passion for the field of Prints and Multiples is preferred
• Outstanding people skills and ability to grow and establish relationships with others
• Be comfortable in a public facing role, past presentation experience is a plus
• Solid administrative and time management skills and proficiency in Outlook/Word platforms
• Affinity for discretion and confidentiality
• Comfortable unframing and framing prints for cataloguing
• Foreign language skills are a plus

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