Assistant Specialist Internship

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Waterford's
147 Jackson Road
Berlin, NJ
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid

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Description

Position: One, possibly two part-time internships. Travel and lunch stipend available. For the right candidate, employment opportunity following internship may be available.

Duration: Negotiable

Waterford’s Art & Antiques Auctioneers, a newly established auction house specializing in the sale of Fine and Decorative art from Asia, Europe and America, is now offering internships in our specialist department. This opportunity is ideal for an undergraduate or post-graduate majoring in art history who is seeking practical experience in the field. Interns will work closely with our specialist to gain a keen understanding of the processes by which an auction comes together.

Responsibilities

• Assisting with researching, handling and cataloguing consignments of fine and decorative arts from Asia, Europe and America.
• Assisting with photographing lots and photo editing for print materials and web
• Contributing to, and possibly leading, social media campaigns through Facebook, Twitter, etc…
• Assisting with other PR opportunities, which may include contacting trade publications, creating email blasts, and contributing to the design of advertisements (if knowledgeable in Adobe Creative Suite softwares like Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator…)
• Assisting with making our on-site auctions available to international buyers through online bidding platforms including Artfact, The Saleroom, Liveauctioneers and our own website.

Requirements

The right candidate(s) for this position will have knowledge or practical experience in the arts and art history, have strong research abilities and an ability to quickly learn new information and adapt to new software. Candidates should be polished and professional as they will be working with clients and consignors. Flexibility and the ability to work well in a team environment are a must, as work will be varied and fast-paced.

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