Front Office Administrative Assistant
Chadds Ford, PA 19317, USA
This is a full-time position with working hours from 9 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday.
Daily opening and closing of the office
Office administration including creating accounts, receipting property, entering accurate client terms
Administrative tasks such as answering phones/taking messages, filings, mailings, office upkeep, etc
Ability to handle incoming cash, checks, and credit card payments and reconcile on a daily basis
Greeting consignors and clients
Respond to client correspondence e.g. handling phone inquiries
2+ years of paid administrative experience
Enthusiasm about art & antiques and the willingness to broaden knowledge (prior knowledge of antiques/ fine arts not necessary but preferred)
Ability to work well under pressure
Excellent communication skills – both spoken and written
Commitment to an exemplary level of client service
Good time keeping, the ability to use time efficiently and to prioritise
Strong IT processing skills e.g. MS Word, Excel, Google Sheets, and database knowledge
The ability to quickly adapt to new software environments
Discreet, dependable, highly organized and reliable
A Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred but not required.
Previous Auction House experience is strongly preferred but not required.