Specialist - Travel, Science and Natural History
Christie's - South Kensington, MD

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Overall Purpose of the Role: To provide assistance to the Head of Department to achieve budgetary targets, to provide strong technical expertise, to maintain and develop strong client relationships and with emphasis on business-getting.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks: ( Duties include but are not limited to the following) - Act as business-getter for South Kensington/King Street, with a focus on developing pipeline of short and long term business

- Develop long-term relationships with clients

- Review incoming photo inquires and respond to clients

- Undertake valuations including front counter, estimate requests and travelling as required

- Catalogue property for auction, including research into authenticity, attribution, literature, provenance and catalogue notes.

- Work on catalogue production and layout

- Assist on sale set-up

- Prepare condition reports

- Assist clients during sale week; attending weekend views and events

- Function as liaison with Valuations/Heritage and Taxation departments and work on CGTs and retrospective valuations

Skills/Qualifications required:

- Bachelor’s degree in Art History or Decorative Arts to equivalent

- Working knowledge and understanding of Topographical Pictures

- Significant paid work experience in related field

- Demonstrated ability in appraising property and business-getting

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Strong organisational skills

- Proficiency in Word, Outlook and Excel

- Fluency in English

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Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan,...