Responsibilities: The Catalog Intern will assist department catalogers and appraisers to prepare for spring and summer auctions. Primary responsibilities include: inputting object information from appraisers into Excel, in addition to fact checking, measuring, and researching items to ensure accuracy of catalog listing. The catalog department intern will also assist with preparing condition reports prior to the auction and help to manage and update online auction listings. The conclusion of the internship will see the intern complete and post online their own auction listing.
Qualifications: Study in art history or a related field strongly preferred. Candidates should be detail oriented and possess excellent writing and proofreading skills with a familiarity in art historical terms, as well as superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and an ability to learn new programs with efficiency and ease. Strong customer service and keen communication skills. Ability to meet deadlines under pressure. This is a wonderful opportunity for hands on auction house experience and the chance to build your resume.
How To Apply:
To apply please send a resume and cover letter to: Kate LaChance No phone calls please.
Apply by:
May 22, 2015
About this Organization:
Kaminski Auctions located on the North Shore of Boston has been serving the New England antiques market for over 25 years, as a full service auction house and appraisal service for fine art, antiques and estates.

With two locations in Beverly, Massachusetts, including a new state of the art auction gallery located at 117 Elliott Street, and a historic 1850’s barn and office facility at 564 Cabot Street Kaminski Auctions hosts 20 auctions a year.

In today’s highly competitive market of fine art and antiques, Kaminski Auctions provides its customers with bicoastal services and marketing with west coast offices in Beverly Hills and San Diego, California.

Specialty departments in Asian Art, Fine Art, Glass, and Lamps and Couture, and Vintage Clothing provide our customers with highly trained and knowledgeable appraisers on staff that will help you determine the true value of your antiques or entire collections. Free Appraisal days are offered every Tuesday from 10:00am-4:00 at our Cabot Street location in Beverly, MA.

Dealers and collectors consider Kaminski Auctions an important source of period antiques, oriental rugs, jewelry, silver, porcelain, and fine art. The firm’s extensive clientele includes institutions, business, local historical societies, and private individuals.