Account Executive, Regional Operations

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Chicago, IL
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, one of the nation's leading and fastest growing fine art auction houses, is looking to add an Account Executive, Regional Operations. The primary focus of the Account Executive is to function as the liaison between the consignor and the Specialist to ensure that all aspects of the consignment process are completed successfully.

Key Responsibilities:

* Communicate sale terms to clients; explain the auction process; secure client's signed agreement; and follow up regularly with client to advise on property status and sale

* Inventory and catalogue property and perform condition reports as property arrives in-house from regional location

* Work with photography, property and other departments to ensure flow of processes

* Support regional auctions by executing phone bids or live platform bids, or performing other roles as needed

* Oversee the successful completion/close of consignments

* Assist specialists in meeting with clients

Successful candidate will possess:

* Bachelors Degree in Art History or related field preferred

* Minimum of 1-3 years administrative or customer service experience required; gallery, museum or auction house experience preferred

* Superior client service and communication skills; strong sense of professionalism and discretion

* Proficiency in Microsoft applications

* Strong follow-up skills and attention to detail

* Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

* Some domestic travel may be required