Assisting specialists with the researching of provenance for consigned artworks. Answering enquires, administrative duties, filing and errand running.
Member of a team that is responsible for the preparation of sale days by unpacking items, sorting them into lots, issuing them with lot numbers and dealing with entry forms.
Responsible for creating and sending invoices, taking payments and answering client enquires through email, telephone and verbal avenues. • Arranging collection and deliveries with couriers and dealing with the packaging of items to ensure their safety. • Other responsibilities include photographing new acquisitions, writing blog posts and adding and removing items from their website. • General administrative duties such as completing the end of day banking and creating weekly sales reports.
Managed alongside academic studies; developed time-management skills and further enhanced interpersonal skills. • Responsibilities include: customer service, training and supervising new staff, cashing-up, correspondence with suppliers and planning and organising events for large parties • Developed an excellent rapport with the regular customers and an ability to think on my feet to resolve problems quickly, in pressurised situations.
Volunteer within the museum undertaking responsibilities such as stewarding the galleries, welcoming visitors and issuing and taking payment tickets for exhibitions.
Given responsibility for the preparation of a specialist sale, including control of the loting and the viewing and collection of items. This required interaction with clients to discuss and answer questions relating to lots they were viewing. • Assisted with clients’ email enquires, liaised with specialist departments as well as photographing and cataloguing sale items. • Pre and post sales administrative support, shadowing specialists during valuations, setting up cabinet displays, lot finding and writing information plaques. Also assisted the media department in promoting future events and sale results through the mediums of Twitter, Facebook and Hootsuite. • Undertook various research projects that were later displayed alongside auction house exhibits. • Gained a thorough insight into the functions of a successful auction house, through involvement in every aspect, from managing incoming consignments to learning how Bidmaster and the Salesroom online function. • Director, Jane Tennant, commended me for my, “exceptional effort, showing of real dedication and a positive attitude; a joy to be around.”
Member of a large team, providing training courses for students, supervisors and tutors within the University, where clear and concise communication was essential to ensure efficiency. Responsibilities included setting-up for conferences, greeting participants, research and general administrative work. Liaising with numerous departments to ensure the smooth running of programmes and events. Organisation, punctuality, initiative and a dedicated work ethic were vital.
Modules: Museum & Country House Studies, Variant Modernism, Danish Golden Age Painting, Architecture of Italian Renaissance, Africa and the Atlantic World & British Architecture In the Long Eighteenth Century