Porter, Chinese Department, New Bond Street and Park Royal

Closing date: 9 May 2013
London, New Bond Street

A position has become available for a Porter based in our Chinese Storage facility at New Bond Street and Park Royal.

Your responsibilities will consist of, but not be limited to; maintaining efficient and accurate stock control of incoming and outgoing consignments and transfers, with the help of A3 and the use Bonhams procedures to ensure secure and accurate stock control is maintained. Ensure the Chinese storage facility is clean, tidy and properly organised at all times.

As part of the role you will help with the preparation of sale lots and assist with the catalogue and pre-sale photography. This role will involve working with other members of the department, specifically with our administrator on post sale shipping and client service as well as the photography department. You will also help specialists with off-site collections / packing and with any assistance which may be required in the storage areas.

You will need to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines when organising collections and deliveries, & dealing directly with clients and carriers. You will also need to be able to demonstrate problem solving ability and be able to work both on your own initiative and alongside the Chinese department team.

This physical and fast paced role will require a proactive and disciplined approach and the ability to prioritise a heavy workload. You will maintain high standards of presentation and professionalism at all times and be courteous and discreet when dealing with both vendors and buyers.

You will be punctual, organised and have good time management skills. You will also possess excellent interpersonal skills both written and oral. In addition you will be computer literate with knowledge of MS Office and Outlook. Experience of logistics would be an advantage.

Please send a full CV, internal application form and covering letter to the Personnel Department at 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR or via email Recruitment by 6th May 2013.

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