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John Moran Auctioneers brings together buyers and sellers of decorative and fine art, jewelry and fine furnishings. We operate from core principles of approachability, transparency, and honesty in words and deeds. We strive to treat every consignment as our own and offer a customizable, boutique approach towards consignment, estate liquidation, and valuation services.

OVERVIEW

This position is responsible for the complete lifecycle management of property consigned to John Moran Auctioneers (JMA) as well as mentoring and supervision of Art Handlers; Ensure all procedures related to property pickup, storage, and its ultimate release are executed efficiently and safely; Manage centralized receiving and storage systems; research and respond to inquiries; oversee disposition of SOLD, UNSOLD, RE-OFFER, and RTO property.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In your role as Property Manager you will be required to carry out the following:

GENERAL OPERATIONS:

• Work with Specialists to schedule the pick-up and receipt of consigned property as well as delivery of sold and RTO property

• Assist in establishing and continually maintaining JMA best practices for: Property movement, inventory, storage, and receipt & release procedures

• Travel to client locations and oversee property pickup and deliveries

• Unload/load trucks while maintaining proper paperwork & inventory procedures

• Unpack / pack artwork & fragile items carefully while maintaining proper inventory procedures

• Assist photography by preparing and moving property onto and off of photo sets, returning property to warehouse inventory locations

• Meet with specialists and Business Director to plan the timely setup and staffing of all previews, exhibitions, and events held by JMA

• Assist customers during previews

• Assist customers with pickup and delivery of items while maintaining proper inventory and release procedures ensuring correct and complete deliveries

• Maintain company security procedures and standard operating procedures

• Establish and maintain warehouse inventory standards

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Schedule, supervise and lead Art Handlers

• Appropriately staff art handlers for pick-ups, preview and sale day operations

• Maintain pool of part-time / casual Art Handling staff. Alert Business Director and schedule as needed

• Communicate the need for overtime when it arises and obtain pre-approval from Business Director

• Ensure employee time-off calendar is kept up to date for all supervised staff.

• Ensure Art Handlers are properly trained in every aspect of the art handling process including but not limited to: Movement, packing, transport & storage

GALLERY AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE:

• Properly maintain moving equipment

• Oversee and schedule regular maintenance of company all company vehicles. Inform Business Director and obtain approval for repairs.

• Store and maintain preview cases and equipment including but not limited to: Cases, pedestals, whitewalls, chairs, tables, table cloths, etc…

• Recommend and assist scheduling gallery maintenance including but not limited to: patch & paint walls, polish floors etc…

PROPERTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE BEST PRACTICES:

• Maintain an in-depth working knowledge of JMA software

• Maintain complete knowledge of property pick-up and release procedures

• Establish and continually maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry standards in specialized Art handling including but not limited to: The ability to properly identify various mediums & materials in order to tailor handling, packing & storage accordingly

• Stay abreast of new property handling equipment and practices. Research and recommend new equipment, warehouse configuration and transport practices continually improving the safety of JMA employees and consigned property

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

• Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

• 3-years’ experience handling fine art or antique furniture desired

• 1-year supervisory experience desired

• Inventory management experience preferred

• Ability to perform physical tasks including: lifting, pushing, pulling items using proper lifting/moving techniques – minimum weight lifting capability of 40 lbs

• The ability to safely lift and maneuver large furniture items with the appropriate furniture moving equipment, and with assistance from other staff as needed

• Ability to drive and operate up to 26’ commercial moving trucks

• Ability to utilize appropriate lifting and moving equipment (i.e., pallet jack, hand truck, etc.)

• Forklift certification or ability to pass a forklift certification

• Basic PC computer skills including the ability to use Microsoft Outlook

• Ability to work overtime, as required, to meet auction schedule deadlines

• Good communication skills, and ability to work with a variety of personalities

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour

Benefits:

• Health insurance

• Dental insurance

• Vision insurance

• Retirement plan

• Flexible schedule

• Parental leave

• Professional development assistance

• Tuition reimbursement

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**Please include a short cover letter stating why you would be a great fit for this position.

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Must have reliable transportation, with occasional needs to pick up and deliver locally.

If you are motivated, and want to work for a company that excels in all aspects of custom picture framing, you will want to work for us!

This is an hourly position, starting at $18-$22 /hr and commensurate with experience.


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Responsibilities: Sales of high-end primary and secondary market works of art in various media. Interacting with collectors and the general public as the face of the gallery in person and via phone, email and through social media. The ability to build and maintain relationships with new and existing collectors and confidently present our artist roster inventory and secondary market works. Manage and oversee all aspects of sales to your clients.

The position is full time, with some nights and weekends required. This is a commission based position with a guaranteed base commensurate with experience. If you are a proven closer, we want you.

Company Description

New River Fine Art's beautiful gallery in Ft. Lauderdale, FL offers a dynamic and culturally enriching work environment. The gallery has an international reputation for excellence in the arts built over 21 years in business and represents a coveted roster of artists. We offer a long term, stable work environment and opportunity for growth within the organization.


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The position is full time, with some nights and weekends required. This is a commission based position with a guaranteed base commensurate with experience. If you are a proven closer, we want you.

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  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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  • College degree preferred.


Comprehensive benefits package available for eligible employees: 401(k), medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and supplemental insurances.


Please send resume with cover letter. EOE


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  • Strong negotiation skills

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