We are currently seeking art/antique enthusiasts to join our team as Casual, Viewing Assistants with our Asian Art Department in London.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, helping set up the gallery for viewings, keeping small object organised and labelled accurately, ensure display cabinets are maintained, helping assist members of the public with viewing and assisting the art specialists where required. We are also looking for Chinese speaking telephone bidders to assist clients on sale day.
You will have strong organisational skills with a keen eye for accuracy and attention to detail and you will be able to work well under pressure. You will be presentable, courteous and professional. Have excellent communication and interaction skills. You will have good timekeeping and be able to work on your own as well as part of a team. For this department, it is particularly helpful if viewing assists speak Mandarin.
Lyon & Turnbull London
22 Connaught Street
London, W2 2AF
9th May 11.00-17.00 Set up day
10th May 09.00-17.00 Set up day
11th May 09.00-17.00 Set up day
12th May 10.00-17.00 Viewing staff
13th May 10.00-17.00 Viewing staff
14th May 10.00-17.00 Viewing staff
15th May 10.00-19.00 Viewing staff
16th May 09.00-19.00 Telephone bidding
Should you wish to apply, please send your CV and cover letter to our Asian Works of Art Administrator Lily Streatfeild:
Lyon & Turnbull’s international Asian Art department conduct frequent specialist auctions, in the various locations throughout the UK and via live online auctions. These auctions have a special focus on Chinese and Japanese ceramics, paintings, furniture, jade, textiles and works of art and are perfectly positioned to capitalise on the current strength in the Asian antiques markets.