A rare opportunity has arisen to join the Kerry Taylor Auctions team. As Saleroom Manager you will have a key role in the operation and management of a busy office. The role will be based at our saleroom in Bermondsey, London.

Role and Responsibilities

    Managing day to day administration and organization of the saleroom including answering public enquiries, responding to emails, arranging valuation appointments

    Office management including liaising with suppliers and managing utilities for the company

    Acting as PA to the company director, managing schedule and arranging travel

    Pre-auction administration including sending and monitoring contracts, lotting the auction, uploading the sale catalogue to necessary websites, condition reports, registering clients and bids

    Managing online bidding platform, approving bidders

    After-sale administration including raising invoices, taking payments, liaising with shippers, chasing payment

    Managing after-sale payment to vendors, creating payees, ensuring correct remittance made to sellers


Essential Experience /Skills/Qualifications:

    Experience in office management/PA role, book-keeping and being in a position of trust

    Good numeracy and attention to detail when handling figures

    Competent with the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook

    Familiar with WordPress editing software for websites

    Meticulous attention to detail with excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Well-organised with ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines

    Discrete, must adhere to client confidentiality, excellent customer service

Desirable Attributes:

    Previous experience of working in an auction house is highly advantageous

    Knowledge of Bidmaster software

    Familiar with WordPress editing software for websites

    Experience in the field of vintage and antique fashion is desirable but not essential

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
You will sometimes be required to work weekends or longer hours when we are on deadline or when we are on view for an auction.

Dependent on experience

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to info@kerrytaylorauctions.com

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