Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
  • 24-Jun-2019 (CST)
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401k, Holidays, Vacation and Sick Time


Hindman Auctions, one of the nation's leading and fastest growing fine art auction houses, is looking to add a full-time Property Associate in the West Palm Beach office. The primary focus of the Property Associate is to ensure all inventory is accounted for and that storage area meets Hindman's high standards for cleanliness. The position also involves tagging lots appropriately prior to sale, assisting with preview set-ups & breakdowns, and assisting with development of the production schedule.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with receiving and handling all incoming property received from consignors (includes fine furniture, fine art and other valuable objects)
  • Provide quality check of all property received and complete necessary damage reports
  • Help log and tag all incoming property and maintain inventory of all property located in the building by entering all information into the company's computer database
  • Unpack/pack, handle and store property
  • Troubleshoot, track and trace missing property, communicate proactively with relevant department and property personnel
  • Contribute to dock and warehouse efficiency by keeping the dock area clean and organized
  • Assist the Photography Department with photo shoots
  • Assist the Property Department with the set up and breakdown of exhibitions for upcoming auction previews, e.g. by hanging art or moving furniture and display cases, and with the set up, breakdown and cleanup associated with company functions
  • Assist the Shipping Department with shipment preparations and packaging of outgoing property

 

Education and Skills:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent; college degree a plus
  • One year or more of experience packing all types of property, from small objects to flat works, ideally in the art world
  • Work in gallery installations and in hanging various types of flat properties
  • Basic computer skills (MS Office: Outlook, MS Word, Excel)
  • Strong communication and time management capabilities
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to write and speak clearly and effectively
  • Ability to pack/unpack, lift, box and crate/uncrate property weighing up to 35 pounds
  • Use of dock equipment and tools (pallet jacks, crowbars, material- handling equipment)
  • Willingness to work long hours and weekends on as-needed basis
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