Employment Opportunities:

AUCTION HOUSE MOVER

Pook & Pook, Inc. is currently seeking an auction house mover. We have a fun, fast-paced environment that is teamwork-oriented. Our fantastic benefits package includes fully paid benefits (no cost to employees) for health care, vision, dental, retirement, as well as discretionary bonus(es). We are seeking a full-time team member (40+ hours per week) to help with consignment transport and auction efforts. Learn on the job about the exciting field of art and antiques. This is a great introductory opportunity for recent graduates with an interest in History, Art, and/or Art History.

As an auction house mover, you will be packing and moving fine art, antiques, furniture and/or other belongings in a company provided vehicle. You will travel mostly locally and have occasional (a few nights per year) overnight travel.  In the past, our Auction House Movers have traveled to Florida, Maine, Ohio, and Arizona. The candidate will need to be physically fit and be comfortable moving valuable pieces of furniture, boxes, etc. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with experience. There is lots of opportunity for overtime, which is paid at 1.5 times your regular salary.

Requirements:

  • Good written and spoken use of the English language
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Basic computer and handyman skills
  • Flexible Schedule (regular hours are 8:30 to 5, periodic required overtime, all hours over 40 are paid at time and a half)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pack and distribute goods to and from auction gallery from homes, offices, museums, etc.
  • Maintain company vehicles (service, registration, cleaning)
  • Order and maintain moving equipment and supplies
  • Set-up and break-down auctions and special events
  • Work during auctions by phone bidding, clerking, assisting with pick-ups, etc.
  • Assist photography team

Preferences:

  • Prior experience with antiques, auctions, moving, and/or truck driving
  • Steady past employment
  • An interest in learning about antiques

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume, and salary history/requirements with the subject AUCTION HOUSE MOVER by email to employment@pookandpook.com.

AUCTION HOUSE PACKING and SHIPPING CLERK

Pook & Pook, Inc. is an auction house in Downingtown, PA. We have a fun, fast-paced environment that is teamwork-oriented. We are seeking a part-time team member (24+ hours per week) to help with packing and shipping auction purchases to clients. Learn on the job about the exciting field of art and antiques. This is a great introductory opportunity for recent graduates with an interest in History, Art, and/or Art History.

As an auction house packing and shipping clerk, you will work with our Shipping Coordinator to carefully gather, pack, and ship decorative accessories, antiques, and/or other belongings and utilize software to generate shipping labels. You will monitor and manage shipping payments and coordinate pick-up of prepared shipments with major shipping companies.  The candidate will need to be physically fit and be comfortable moving valuable items, boxes, etc. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with experience. There is opportunity for overtime, which is paid at 1.5 times your regular salary. This position may evolve into full-time employment with benefits as the shipping department expands over the next few months.

Requirements:

  • Good written and spoken use of the English language
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Basic computer skills
  • Flexible Schedule (regular hours are 9am to 5pm, periodic required overtime, all hours over 40 are paid at time and a half)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pack and distribute goods from auction gallery to purchasers
  • Work with purchasers to honor shipping preferences and requests
  • Keep accurate shipping records
  • Maintain an organized and tidy workspace
  • Order and maintain packing and shipping equipment and supplies
  • Assist with gallery exhibitions, auctions, and special events
  • Work during auctions by phone bidding, clerking, assisting with pick-ups, etc.
  • Assist in other areas of auction house when needed

Preferences:

  • Prior experience with antiques, auctions, packing, and/or shipping
  • Steady past employment
  • An interest in learning about antiques

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter, resume, and salary history/requirements with the subject AUCTION HOUSE PACKING and SHIPPING CLERK by email to employment@pookandpook.com.

Other Employment

No other open positions are available at this time. When positions become available, we seek qualified candidates who have a strong interest in the auction and/or antique industry. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to periodically check this page for employment vacancies.

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