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Cataloguing Assistant
I.M. Chait Gallery/Auctioneers

Beverly Hills, CA

I.M. Chait Gallery/Auctioneers, an established boutique auction house specializing in Asian and decorative arts in Beverly Hills, is seeking a highly motivated, reliable and detailed oriented assistant to provide support to the cataloging staff in all aspects of sale production.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Assist with cataloguing property, including condition, for public and private sales
  • Assist with production, a particular emphasis on data entry, preparation and checking photography (maintain sale images, track progress with photo department, and keeping to deadlines).
  • Assist in proofing all cataloguing before submitting final proof.
  • Prepare condition reports in the system and forward to clients upon request.
  • Assist clients in galleries during preview weekend and sale week.
  • Participate in Telephone Bidding with clients during the auction.
  • Liaise with outside experts
  • Other duties as assigned by Manage

We are currently looking for a commitment of 25-30 hours per week with the opportunity to be full-time (if desired). Times and days of the week are flexible, some weekends will be required. The ideal candidate will be a student or graduate with an Art background and a strong desire to work in the auction house world. Foreign language skills, particularly Mandarin and Cantonese, are highly desirable but not a requirement.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to: with the subject line ‘Plum Blossoms.’ No phone calls please. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.



Deadline: 06-30-2016

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