Administrative | New York, NY | Internship
LiveAuctioneers is the leading marketplace for fine art, collectibles, furniture, and jewelry. Our catalogs include everything from Picasso paintings to Michael Jackson’s moonwalking shoes. LiveAuctioneers has facilitated over $29 billion of bids by connecting over one million of the world’s most knowledgeable collectors with 4,000 passionate sellers of one-of-a-kind items.
The LiveAuctioneers management team has started and/or grown market-leading companies like Amazon, Seamless / Grubhub, 1stdibs, SinglePlatform and IBM. The company’s most recent investment was led by Bessemer Venture Partners, early investors in hugely innovative companies like LinkedIn, Yelp, Skype, and Pinterest.
Jasper52 is a division of LiveAuctioneers. Jasper52 partners with auction houses and antique dealers to organize, categorize, and professionally market expertly-vetted merchandise and provides a trusted platform for even novice collectors to find and buy authentic and accurately described collectibles.
We are seeking an entrepreneurial, self-driven intern to join our Jasper52 team. The role will entail liaising with our sellers, our expert network, and our internal team to build 30+ auction catalogs each week. You will be interacting with dozens of clients over the phone and email and reviewing thousands of lots offered each week. Organization and a friendly demeanor will be critical to the success of this role.
Who We Want:
+ You are well-articulated via email and phone
+ You can adapt to dynamic and fast-paced environments
+ You have great time management skills and always meet deadlines
+ You have a passion for the arts and are fascinated by the art market. You have object-based art knowledge, either through formal schooling/training, or through personal interest or collecting.
+ You love challenges and you find ways to work around them in creative ways
+ BA/BS Degree
+ Knowledge of valuation methods for art and antiques and/or experience cataloging art and antiques for sale
+ You have used Excel/Google sheets. If you know some HTML, even better.