Hindman Auctions
  • 16-Dec-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K, Holidays, Paid Time Off

Hindman Auctions, one of the nation's leading fine art auction houses, is looking to add a Department Coordinator to our Fine Art department in Chicago. The Department Coordinator works with the department to ensure all aspects of the consignment process are done in an efficient and effective manner, including all consignor communications, paperwork and auction preparation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with clients about sale terms, the auction process, contracts and sale status
  • Oversee shipping and logistics of inventory, tag property, and perform condition reports as needed
  • Oversee the successful completion and close of consignments
  • Assist department Specialists and Cataloguers with research and authentication
  • Coordinate department auctions, maintain interest lists, and execute phone or live platform bids for sales

Successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor's degree in Art History or related field
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of administrative or customer service work experience, preferably in the auction and/or arts field
  • Superior client service and communication skills; strong sense of professionalism and discretion
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • Strong follow-up skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

Hindman is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on identity- race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

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