Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment:
Intern responsibilities vary from day to day and depend on where each consignment department is in the auction process. Over the course of the year, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers conducts nearly 50 live auctions in different collecting categories. In addition to providing auction estimates, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers offers appraisal services for insurance, tax and donation purposes. To provide a general description of intern responsibilities, interns may help with projects such as maintaining mailing lists, updating contact information in the database, research on items being consigned, assisting with condition report requests, assisting the photography department with photographing lots for use on the website, and in catalogues and advertisements, typing listings for appraisals, organizing marketing materials and catalogues, entering consignments into the database, tagging items, assisting clients when in Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ galleries for previews, working in all live and online auctions, analyzing and recording results of sale for other auction houses, researching auction records for the hundreds of potentials received each month, organizing files, and other tasks as they arise.