Job ref no.: CT3124455-01#6358

Associate Specialist - Watches

Christie's Hong Kong Ltd

Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Discretionary bonus

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB:   

Develop the Watches auction business in Asian market and penetrate the company brand name into the Watches community by developing business, cataloguing and co-ordinating the sale and property.

 

Key Responsibilities/Tasks:

(Duties include but are not limited to the following)

  • Proactively develop and expand business opportunities for watches consignments and bidding activities to meet operational, managerial, and financial objectives

  • Establish new business contacts while maintaining long-term relationships with clients, dealers, and collectors

  • Manage catalogue production process including cataloguing, photography, essay writing, lotting up and monitor and enforce all relevant deadlines

  • Coordinate with Marketing and PR to prepare interviews and other watch related articles

  • Assist and advise on business getting proposals, taking part in client discussions and presentations to win business

  • Participate in departmental hilling sessions (meetings to determine value, condition and marketability of property) and ensure proper maintenance of watch valuation records

  • Inspect watch conditions and valuate the properties to ensure the quality and authenticity fulfil the standards in Christie’s and the conditions of the watches are accurately stated

  • Provide professional advice to client’s watch-specific enquires

  • Assist in sale registration, phone bidding, and post-sale enquires

  • Analyse buyer activities and assist in developing auction and private sales strategies with the Head of Department and the Business Manager

  • Any other duties the Manager or the company request from time to time

     

Qualification Requirements:

  • A recognized university degree

  • At least 3 years of experience in watches- related industry

  • In-depth knowledge in watches

  • Articulate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Proactive and sales-driven with a strategic mind-set

  • Independent and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Customer-oriented and confident in handling prestigious customers in a polite and professional manner

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Fluent in written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin

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