Bonhams is currently looking for a Specialist to work in the Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Photographs Department, based in their Knightsbridge saleroom.
With a good working knowledge of books, maps, manuscripts and photographs, obtained at an auction house or with a book dealer, you will be responsible for identifying, describing and valuing items consigned for sale or to be valued for probate purposes. Your duties will include, but not be limited to, handling customer enquiries; cataloguing items for upcoming sales; producing condition reports; and arranging the photography of items for sale.
With excellent organisation and time management skills, you will liaise with other departments to produce sales catalogues within strict deadlines. You will have strong IT skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, and will be a flexible team player.
Please send a full CV and covering letter to the Personnel Department, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR or e-mail Recruitment by 12th May 2013.