Full Time Position Openings
Fine Arts Specialist, Rockville, MD
Weschlers, the top auction house for antiques & fine art in the DC Metropolitan area, is seeking a specializing-generalist with a broad knowledge of Fine Art Paintings, Works on Paper and Prints, ranging from Renaissance to Contemporary, for our busy Fine Art department. We are seeking a personable, detail-oriented individual who has the knowledge and skills to further the growth of this department.
Responsibilities:Ability to work with a team in a dynamic, fast-paced environment Appraise, research, catalogue and prepare condition reports for auction items Receive inquiries for auction, consignment and appraisals services
Provide department team with exhibition (weekend and evening hours may vary) and administrative support Solicit consignments and client management Serve as a liaison with outside experts
Participate in Telephone Bidding, Internet Bidding, and Clerking during the auctions
Support the departmental communications and public relations teams; liaise with Weschlers marketing coordinator Assist in development and execute plans for new business in conjunction with department and other duties as assigned by the Manager
The ideal candidate will have an art history degree, MA a plus, at least 5 years work experience in the auction or appraisal industry, strong interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, plus the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven atmosphere. Computer proficiency, attention to detail, aesthetic sense, can-do attitude, ability to juggle multiple tasks and adhere to strict deadlines, and work collaboratively as a team member a must. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, RFC Auction Database knowledge a plus
Salary commensurate with experience. Weschlers offers a competitive package including a 401K savings plan, medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and dependents (generally Weschlers pays 80% of total premiums), Life & Disability insurance (100% paid by Weschlers) and generous time off and leave policies.
Please email your resume and cover letter to:
Or mail resume and cover letter (no phone calls) to:Attn: Careers
40 West Gude Drive Ste 100 Rockville, Maryland 20850