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We have a vacancy of Associate Specialist Singapore in our company, Christie’s. This vacancy is based in Singapore Singapore. Please go through the job detail mentioned below.

Position Title: Associate Specialist Singapore
Company: Christie’s
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: Singapore Singapore
URL Expiry: 2022-12-27
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Job Detail

The Role

The Associate Specialist is responsible for bringing in business, cataloguing and coordinating the sale and property, requiring in-depth knowledge of client relationship management and relevant markets for the art category working in close collaboration with a global team of specialists. This role focuses on 20/21 Century Art including Southeast Asia Art.

Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

  • Develop business contacts and strategic opportunities, including developing auction and private sales strategies, with International Director and business manager.
  • Identify and maintain relationships with all client categories (collectors, dealers, corporations, institutions), including the ability to work with major clients in the sale of high value property.
  • Function as liaison with overseas specialists and Client Advisory team, working on appraisals as a means of generating new long-term business opportunities and reconnecting with inactive clients.
  • Review incoming photo inquires with department to determine property sale potential and value (pricing sessions).
  • Write and prepare catalogue essays. Research property including authenticity, bibliography, provenance and exhibition history.
  • Work on catalogue production and layout.
  • Prepare condition reports of consigned property prior to the auction.
  • Participate in Telephone Bidding with clients during the auction.
  • Coordinate pre-sale exhibition set-up.
  • Work with buyers during sale week to market and pre-sell the sale.
  • Participate in pre-selling upcoming auctions through targeted marketing efforts.
  • Coordinate and produce materials and information for Press and Marketing.
  • View and visit competitors’ auctions and track overall results.
  • Actively participate in events, art fairs, and other functions to represent Christie’s.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Candidate

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience in fine arts.
  • Minimum of 4 years paid work experience in related field.
  • Knowledge of the auction business.
  • Demonstrated ability in appraising property and business-getting.
  • Knowledge of E-mail, Spreadsheet, Word Processing and Presentation software (Microsoft Office preferred).
  • Ability to learn new internal systems and programme quickly.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior written and spoken English and Mandarin.
  • Customer-service oriented with strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within a team environment

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