Employment Opportunity | Full Time Auction Cataloguer
NO CALLS – please submit a resume and cover letter to Elizabeth@AandOauctions.com
Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery is a family-owned, full service estate auction and liquidation company based on Miami Circle in Buckhead, Atlanta. Founded in 2013, A&O offers its clients a range of selling options including international online auctions promoted to millions of people around the world as well as premium consignment-based sales at our showroom on Miami Circle.
Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery is seeking a full-time Cataloguer to fulfill the responsibilities listed below. The main responsibility of this job is to write detailed descriptions for auction of antique furniture, fine art, silver, decorative arts, and other various estate items, therefore a working knowledge of these types of items is mandatory.
The ideal candidate will have the capacity and desire to be an integral part of a close knit team. He/she will be knowledgeable, educated, and well-versed on various aspects of antiques and art, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, work efficiently in a high-pressure atmosphere, be willing to work late nights and weekends as necessary for timely upload of auctions, have the ability to multitask and manage shifting priorities, be able to meet deadlines, thrive in a non-traditional work environment, and be proactive in fulfilling job responsibilities.
- Research, write and edit descriptions, and assess estimates for auction catalogue items
- Provide notes to Photography regarding item specifics needing photo documentation
- Assess condition and write condition reports for auction catalogue items
- Attend and work auction preview
- Attend and work auction days, including bidder registration and phone/online bidding execution
- Participate in special projects, such as off-site auctions and promotional events
- Assist with general auction marketing as needed, including direct marketing via email and phone
Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm
– some additional weekend hours in accordance with auction schedule
700 Miami Circle, Atlanta, GA 30324