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A Career Under the Hammer
If you have an interest in auctions, have you ever thought about working in the auction industry? The UK has a thriving auction industry and jobs here are often varied and exciting. Lots of work happens before, during and after the auction itself to make sure both buyers and sellers leave happy. Whether an auction house is a small family-run local business or a large corporation with many branches across the country, there are many jobs to consider, from the key role of auctioneer to the supporting roles of administrators, cataloguers, customer service representatives and lots more. With that in mind, here are some popular job roles in the auction industry that you might like to consider:
Auctioneer
Undoubtedly the most exciting and fast-paced job in the auction industry, auctioneers are responsible for running the auction itself as well as being present at valuation days to get a feel for the types of items that they will be auctioning. Communication and customer service skills are essential along with a strong voice that can powerfully portray the famous words “going once, going twice, gone!” Expect to earn upwards of £30,000 per year.
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Road Tester
This is definitely a role for you if you like cars. The job of a Road Tester is to do just that, to drive the cars to ascertain the suitability of the vehicles going to auctions. In addition to road testing, you will be responsible for other checks to make sure that the vehicles meet the standards ahead of being auctioned such as topping up fluids, checking tyre wear and completing under-bonnet visual checks. Expect to earn around £23,500 per year.
Auction Administrator
Auction Administrators deal with the general day-to-day running of the auction house. Duties are varied and will generally include answering incoming queries via phone and email, getting involved with the creation of catalogues for upcoming auctions, dealing with payments from customers that have won items at auctions and a host of other ad-hoc tasks that contribute to the success of the auction house. Expect to earn around £27,000 per year.
Conclusions
Working in the auction industry is a great way to earn a living. Whether your key skills lend themselves to running an auction or ensuring things run smoothly in the background, you should find those skills will earn you a decent salary. Check out current jobs at CV Library:
Over 200,000 jobs from nearly 10,000 companies. CV-Library is the UK’s leading independent job board and the ideal place to find a job in the auction industry.
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© 2024 police-auctions.org.uk
About police-auctions.org.uk was set up in 2007 to bring together a range of information and resources relating to police and government auctions occurring in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Help and Support contact@police-auctions.org.uk Or use our contact form here Website Terms of Use Privacy Policy
Working in the Auction Industry
A Career Under the Hammer
If you have an interest in auctions, have you ever thought about working in the auction industry? The UK has a thriving auction industry and jobs here are often varied and exciting. Lots of work happens before, during and after the auction itself to make sure both buyers and sellers leave happy. Whether an auction house is a small family-run local business or a large corporation with many branches across the country, there are many jobs to consider, from the key role of auctioneer to the supporting roles of administrators, cataloguers, customer service representatives and lots more. With that in mind, here are some popular job roles in the auction industry that you might like to consider:
Auctioneer
Undoubtedly the most exciting and fast-paced job in the auction industry, auctioneers are responsible for running the auction itself as well as being present at valuation days to get a feel for the types of items that they will be auctioning. Communication and customer service skills are essential along with a strong voice that can powerfully portray the famous words “going once, going twice, gone!” Expect to earn upwards of £30,000 per year.
Road Tester
This is definitely a role for you if you like cars. The job of a Road Tester is to do just that, to drive the cars to ascertain the suitability of the vehicles going to auctions. In addition to road testing, you will be responsible for other checks to make sure that the vehicles meet the standards ahead of being auctioned such as topping up fluids, checking tyre wear and completing under-bonnet visual checks. Expect to earn around £23,500 per year.
Browse Auction Jobs Browse Auction Jobs
Over 200,000 jobs from nearly 10,000 companies. CV-Library is the UK’s leading independent job board and the ideal place to find a job in the auction industry.
Upload your CV to CV-Library to get yourself in front of 10,165 companies that are hiring. Upload your CV
Search the entire CV-Library database of 222,376 jobs to find your perfect role. Search the entire database
Set up job alerts to be the first to hear about new jobs matching your chosen criteria. Set up job alerts
Auction Administrator
Auction Administrators deal with the general day-to-day running of the auction house. Duties are varied and will generally include answering incoming queries via phone and email, getting involved with the creation of catalogues for upcoming auctions, dealing with payments from customers that have won items at auctions and a host of other ad-hoc tasks that contribute to the success of the auction house. Expect to earn around £27,000 per year.
Conclusions
Working in the auction industry is a great way to earn a living. Whether your key skills lend themselves to running an auction or ensuring things run smoothly in the background, you should find those skills will earn you a decent salary. Check out current jobs at CV Library:
Browse Auction Jobs Browse Auction Jobs
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