Auction Registrar & Research Assistant

Shabtai's Auction House

North Hollywood 

Shabtai's Auction House is a new start-up fine art, antiques and collectibles auction house located in the NoHo Arts District looking to hire a energetic and motivated registrar. 

Job Description

  • Managing gallery inventory and database systems utilizing AuctionFlex
  • Write brief object descriptions and condition reports
  • Coordinate with photography team on auction images
  • Manage LiveAuctioneers and Invaluable accounts including uploading auctions and answering client questions
  • Clerk/ record bids at each monthly auction
  • Manage and follow-up on post-auction invoices accepting payment
  • Coordinate with shippers
  • Assist Senior Art Specialist with miscellaneous projects as assigned
  • Light office duties including answering phones, greeting clients, spreadsheets and figures, bank deposits
  • Light art handling

Ideal Candidate

  • Ability handle tight deadlines
  • Creative problem solver
  • Ability to flow with changing demands
  • Excellent writing, grammatical and proofreading skills
  • Detail-oriented with high degree of accuracy
  • Desire to grow in the arts and auction business
  • Multilingual a plus

 Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree required 
  • Art History, Arts Administration, Museum Studies degree or similar preferred
  • Auction house or gallery experience preferred
  • Experience with online auction platforms such as Live Auctioneers, Invaluable, Bidsquare
  • Experience with database/ inventory management system such as AuctionFlex, ArtSystems or Filemaker
  • Experience with Adobe and Word Suites
  • Experience in fine art, antiques, antique furniture or collectibles a plus
  • The position is part time 30-35 hours per week with the opportunity to grow into a full time position.
  • Compensation is $16-$18/ hour DOE. 

www.shabtaisla.com

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