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Dawsons provide professional, discrete valuation and sales advice for Fine Jewellery, Watches, Fine & Contemporary Art, Antiques, and family heirlooms.

Our specialist sales are broadcast live to a global audience of over 10 million active bidders for maximum exposure. Our innovative in-house marketing direct to buyers, across multiple social media platforms, ensures that we achieve the highest returns for our clients.

Dawsons… connecting buyers with sellers globally.

current opportunities

Date: 12th June, 2024

Jewellery Valuer & Cataloguer

Dawsons are leading international Valuers & Auctioneers, established in 2016. We provide professional, discrete current market valuation and sales advice for Fine Jewellery, Watches, Fine & Contemporary Art, Antiques, and family heirlooms, based from our auction logistics centre in Berkshire, our valuations office in London, and Nationwide.

With extensive industry experience, our team of experts provide a seamless service covering valuation, logistics, marketing, and sale. Dawsons’ sole focus is to achieve the highest possible sale prices for our clients, through expert evaluation and multi-channel marketing.

What you'll be doing:

 

  • Reporting directly to the Department Head of Jewellery, Watches & Silver
  • Assisting with the day to day running of the Jewellery Department
  • Consigning jewellery, silver and watches for sale
  • Carrying out jewellery and silver valuations
  • Handling items and entering stock details on our auction operating systems
  • Dealing with customer queries
  • Serving clients on viewing days
  • Supporting live auctions
  • Working closely with our friendly team of expert Jewellery Valuers & Cataloguers
  • Based in our Berkshire auction hub within a dedicated, air conditioned jewellery showroom

 

Your experience and required skills:

 

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexibility and the ability to be a team player
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills 
  • Auction experience preferable
  • Alternatively, a keen interest in developing skills required to work within the auction world 
  • FGA, equivalent professional qualifications or five plus years of experience within the jewellery industry.
  • DGA preferable
  • A high level of IT competence would be preferable

 

What is in it for the successful candidate?

A healthy starting salary and an opportunity to create a niche for yourself within a fast-growing organisation. We have a positive team ethic that also rewards individual effort. Not forgetting that you'll be surrounded by jewellery, silver and watches! 

We want to be the best and aim to only employ the best.
 
Full systems training provided | Free parking | Berkshire saleroom within walking distance from Maidenhead train station

 

Interested? Please contact Nicky Houston, Head of Jewellery, Watches & Silver:

Email: nicky@dawsonsauctions.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

A rare 11.03ct diamond three-stone Kutchinsky's ring

Sold at Dawsons for £51,000