London Autumn Internship
Phase 1: Behind the scenes
You will work with us to prepare the catalogue for our upcoming Auction, where you will experience cataloguing, archiving, shipping and receiving. You will mainly assist our auction team as well as our photographer and luthier.
You will also work with our sales and marketing team in the lead up to European Highlight Viewings.
Phase 2: Catalogue Online & Private Viewings
Once the catalogue is online, our doors open for private viewing appointments and the office fills with clients coming to view and try out the instruments and bows.
You will help coordinate these viewings, assisting with with general office and client support. You will also have the opportunity to work on the Cozio Archive, the world’s largest reference of string instruments and bows.
Phase 3: Sale End
On the final two days of the auction, we host a large-scale public viewing at our exciting new viewing location, Burlington House. This is the culmination of the auction process!
You will be part of the team, helping steward the viewing and working on post-sale logistics – assisting with buyer collections and working with the communications team collating auction results (and new world records set!).
We are looking for someone who enjoys engaging with people and being part of a team. Positive attitude is a must!
Candidates must be over 18 and eligible to work in the UK.
Availability & Dates
You must be available to work for the entire internship as well as our public viewing weekend. You can find all timings and dates below – please be aware that these are non-flexible.
Internship duration: 30 August – 1 November, Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm
Public viewing weekend: Saturday 21 October – 10am – 4pm, Sunday 22 October – 8am – 7pm, Monday 23 October – 9am – 7pm
Payment for the 9 week internship will be £2,700.
To apply, please send answers to the following questions in no more than 50 words each along with a PDF copy of your CV in the application form below.
– What do you like about us?
– What do you think will challenge you about this internship?
– Tell us something about yourself that’s not on your CV.
Closing date for applications: Friday 18 August 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 22 August 2017