Closing date: 30 Nov 2013
Bonhams currently have an opportunity to join our world-class team of experts contributing, as a Senior Jewelry Specialist. From our headquarters in London's Bond Street, our network of offices and salerooms extends across 25 international locations including Hong Kong, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Geneva, Paris, Monaco, Amsterdam, Brussels, Rome, Vienna, Sydney and Melbourne, giving us access to buyers and sellers on a truly global scale.
Bonhams has been responsible for auctioning some of the most prestigious jewelry collections in recent times; including the famous Hermann collection that achieved $6.2 million in 2008 and the impressive fancy deep blue diamond ring, by Bulgari that broke the world record, achieving $1,800,000 per carat.
As a Senior Specialist within the Jewelry Department you will be actively involved in sourcing jewelry throughout Asia in accordance with the business plan and you will require the necessary skills to build relationships with both vendors and buyers alike. In addition you will be involved with the preparation of sales and support your team on sale days and with all aspects of the auction process.
If your qualifications and experience in jewelry auctioneering are such that you believe you can make a significant contribution to Bonhams' ambitions in this challenging and dynamic marketplace, then we would very much like to hear from you. The ideal candidate will have Chinese language skills-Cantonese/Mandarin and hold Gemmology qualifications. A sound knowledge of the jewelry market is essential to the role.
Please send a full CV and covering letter to either:
Bonhams Hong Kong, Room 1122, Two Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty or Personnel Director, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR. Alternatively e-mail Recruitment