Experience Watchmaking & Jewelry Repair

Hindman Auctions, one of the nation’s leading and fastest growing fine art auction houses, is seeking a Watch Specialist for our Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Department. The primary focus of the Watch Specialist is to obtain consignments for our Timepiece auctions, as well as build long-term client relationships with private collectors, institutions and industry contacts.

Key Responsibilities:

•Responsible for all work associated with the evaluation of timepieces for auction, including assigning estimates and valuing property for insurance appraisals
•Oversee the consignment process, including cataloging, condition reports, photography, and placement of timepieces
•Act as senior contact for client inquiries regarding appraisal services, consignments and auctions relating to timepieces
•Proactively develop new opportunities to grow and maintain the volume of transactions with private clients, top dealers, and institutions

Successful candidate will possess:

•Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, Art History or related field preferred
•5-7 years of experience working with timepieces, preferably within the auction industry
•Working knowledge of contemporary, antique and vintage timepieces
•Strong sense of professionalism and collaboration within a team environment
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills and client service skills
•Proven ability to initiate new business
•Ability to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment

 

 

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