Hindman Auctions
  • 03-Nov-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Cincinnati, OH, 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 full-time Cataloguer in Arms, Armor & Militaria in our Cincinnati office. The primary focus of the Cataloguer is to conduct research on the provenance and authentication of items, as well as produce auction catalogues for the Department. The Cataloguer should have extensive knowledge on the Civil War era and edged weapons.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research on provenance and authenticity for historic firearms and early militaria, with a focus on the Civil War and edged weapons.
  • Inventory and catalogue property, perform condition reports as property arrives in office
  • Maintain cataloguing standards and oversee edits with the Director of the department
  • Work with department Specialist and Director during in-house appointments and respond to online inquiries for the department
  • Support auctions by executing phone or live platform bids

Successful Candidate will possess:

  • 3-5 years of experience in the arms, armor and militaria industry, museum or auction house experience preferred
  • Direct hands-on experience with handling various types of firearms and weaponry, specifically with Civil War era materials and edged weapons
  • Knowledge of historic firearms and early militaria, ethnographic weaponry and Japanese arms and armor
  • Superior communication, client service, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong follow-up skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent writing skills

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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