Trainee, Books & Manuscripts, Oxford (Fixed term for 6 months)

Closing date: 14 Oct 2013

We currently have an opportunity for a Trainee to join the Oxford division of our Books & Manuscripts Department, for a 6 month period.

Providing all round support to a busy specialist and cataloguer, your duties will include but not be limited to overseeing stock within the department, and keeping an accurate log of all incoming and outgoing works; setting up book auction viewings; handling all pre- and post sale administration from initial instruction to final payment, and resolving any issues and queries promptly; answering general enquiries from clients and liaising with other staff members when required; and providing general administrative duties as necessary to ensure the smooth running of the office.

With excellent time management skills and an eye for detail, you will maintain up to date client records for the department, and oversee the photography schedule to ensure strict catalogue and marketing deadlines are met. You will help the specialist and cataloguer with cataloguing items as required. You will have first class customer service skills, a good standard of computer skills (Word, Outlook and Excel), and will be able to work flexibly within a busy team.

Please send your CV and cover letter to The Personnel Director, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR, or email Recruitment by 14 October 2013.

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