Vacancy | Auction House Trainee



Chorley’s are a leading regional firm of Auctioneers and Valuers, holding regular sales of Fine Art & Antiques in the beautiful grounds of Prinknash Abbey Park, near Cranham, Gloucestershire.  We have an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to get into the auction business at a junior level.

Please note, the role involves a considerable amount of physical work, including heavy lifting. You will need your own transport to get to work, as we are located some distance from the centre of town.

Principal duties:

  • moving and arranging furniture, paintings and antiques within the saleroom
  • inventory control and organisation of the storage areas
  • assisting clients with the delivery and collection of lots
  • keeping saleroom and offices tidy and presentable

Desired attributes:

  • previous auction experience
  • good computer and photographic skills
  • neat appearance, open and friendly manner
  • good work ethic with a willingness to go the extra mile when needed
  • ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment

Standard hours Monday to Friday 9am-5pm (longer hours and some weekend work during auction weeks)

Salary dependent on age and experience

Applications of CV and covering letter, including salary expectations, should be emailed to:

Chorley’s, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EU

01452 344499

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