Job Opportunity: Specialist in Modern & Post-War British Art at Sotheby’s

Francis Bacon, ‘Study for the Head of George Dyer’ (1966)

Sotheby’s is one of the most prominent and influential forces in the auction world, combining proud tradition with state-of-the-art expertise. Our Modern & Post-War British Art Department offers the very best of British Art from the 20th Century and we now require a Specialist to join the team.

Reporting to the Head of the Department, you will be involved in generating new business and will focus on key clients. Using your national and international networks, you will evaluate sale items and provide expertise to clients and colleagues. The role will involve working closely with colleagues to provide a stimulating and professional auction experience and the highest levels of customer service. You will also be involved in all aspects of the production of sale catalogues and play an active role in the effective running of the department.

This role calls for expert knowledge of and experience in Modern & Post-War British Art. Educated to degree level, preferably with an Art related Masters, you will possess excellent communication skills, a flexible approach and be comfortable operating both alone and as part of a team. With proven business acumen and valuation skills, you will have a sound appreciation of the whole auction process, be IT literate and be able to work well under pressure. You will also hold a clean UK driving licence.

In return you can look forward to a competitive salary and benefits that include private health cover, pension, life assurance and permanent health insurance.

APPLY NOW – by sending your CV and covering letter, stating your current salary details, to: Human Resources, Sotheby’s, 34/35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA.

Closing date: 18 May 2012.

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