National Rarities Estate Specialist
National Rarities is a premiere estate buying company based out of St. Louis, MO. Partnering with jewelers across the nation, National Rarities offers customers an opportunity to bring their unwanted valuables for an honest appraisal and a no obligation offer.
Please read the job description and if interested send your resume and include a cover letter or brief email describing why you would be a good candidate for the position.
Job Overview : The Estate Specialist will be responsible for quickly appraising items, negotiating pricing and purchasing collectible items directly from clientele.
Items are then assessed, cleaned and listed for resale at auction. A successful Estate Specialist will develop an understanding of the items we purchase along with the industry knowledge required to confidently communicate product value and purchase items from customers.
The Estate Specialist will report to both the Buy Manager and Office Manager.
Duties & Responsibilities :
•Travel to sponsored buying events, negotiate pricing and purchase jewelry, diamonds, watches, sterling silver, gold, coins, currency, fine art, •memorabilia, collectible firearms, autographs and other valuable items.
•Deliver excellent customer service to sponsors and customers while efficiently closing sales.
•Accurately identify and describe items for online auction resale.
•Follow company processes for buying policies and tracking item listings.
•Perform miscellaneous office duties as needed.
•Ability to travel 6-10 days per month from March through November, on 3-4 consecutive day trips.
•Certifications such as GG, AJP, Master Watchmaker are preferred.
•Knowledge of fine jewelry, watches, antiques, coins, fine art, photography, firearms or other collectible items is required.
•Must be confident, positive and poised.
•Ability to reason intelligently and communicate clearly.
•Keen attention to detail.
•Comfortable working in a laid-back, fast paced environment.
•401K with company match
•Vacation and sick leave
•Health insurance stipend
•Per diem and travel reimbursements
•Bonus structure based on :
•Employee performance and job knowledge.
•Total number of buy events attended, buying score and closing ratio.
•Quality and quantity of auction listings.
Job Type : Full-time
Salary : $40,000.00 to $80,000.00 / year