Morphy Auctions

Morphy Auctions - Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

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Morphy Auctions is the fastest growing auction house in the US and we are always looking for talented individuals to join our team and help us continue to grow. Our goal is to provide the best work environment for our employees while also providing the best overall selling and buying experience for our customers. We are grounded in our values of honesty and integrity and truly have the best team in the industry.

Below are the current positions we are hiring for. If you are interested in joining our team, instructions on how to apply can be found at the bottom of the page.

 

Operations Associate – Las Vegas

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Our company is expanding once again and in need of a full time Operations Associate to add to our growing staff at our Las Vegas location. The candidate will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including daily inventory management of items in preparation for a live auction and general customer service duties. Travel for shows, pick-ups, and deliveries required.  Applicants must be detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy, able to work independently and work within an inventory database system. Occasional weekends required.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Support all auction preparation and operation activities including but not limited to:
    • Collection items unloading, receiving and handling in warehouse and gallery
    • Display setup
    • Operating online bidding platforms and clerking (recording) bids
    • Order pulling and related customer service activities
    • Shipping
  • Assist on consignor pickups and buyer deliveries, which may include scheduling, traveling, packing, loading, meeting with clients, obtaining documentation and following up with clients, driving including with trailers
  • Assist at antique and collectibles trade shows including show set up, breakdown, item packing and transportation
  • Support management in meeting sales goals through completion of all operations tasks by deadlines

Potential secondary responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily inventory activities and procedures. This includes filling out contract forms, entering and updating information in our database with a general knowledge of auction categories, tagging incoming consignments, and corresponding with consignors
  • Organizing the facilities, equipment, and physical and electronic records
  • Compose general descriptions for use in auction listings
  • Update customer database

Skills/Requirements:

  • Positive attitude, pride in personal and work environment appearance
  • General knowledge of antiques a plus – must respect the items and their owners and buyers
  • Ability to work with people from varying backgrounds and positions within and outside the company
  • Focus on following and improving processes – accuracy and attention to detail
  • Computer fluency (Microsoft Office, data entry, general operation of PC, laptop, IPad)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Solid grammar, spelling and vocabulary and basic math skills
  • Trainability, consistency, commitment to completing tasks, and a strong work ethic

Morphy Auctions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified job applicants will be subject to background & drug screens.

 

Consignment Associate 

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Our company is expanding once again and in need of a full time Consignment Associate to add to our growing staff at our Denver, PA location. The candidate will be responsible for daily inventory management of items in preparation for a live auction. Applicants must be detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy, able to work independently and work within an inventory database system. Occasional weekends will be required.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Compose basic descriptions including lead title identification, classification, and objective description that follows format guidelines.
  • Assist with daily inventory activities and procedures. This includes filling out contracts, the storage and handling of consignments, entering and updating information into our database with a general knowledge of auction categories, tagging incoming consignments, and corresponding with consignors.
  • Monitor and organize equipment used in inventory process. This includes organizing bins and boxes used for storage, and disposing of empty packing boxes.
  • Assist during weekend auctions including online bidding platforms, clerking, handling consignments and other tasks

Potential secondary responsibilities:

  • Transcribe recorded, written or spoken expert descriptions into our inventory database
  • Travel and labor for consignment pick ups
  • Assist in photography
  • Assist in graphics

Skills/Requirements:

  • Focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Computer fluency (Excel, data entry, database, general operation)
  • Must be self-sufficient and have a thorough understanding of computers for all tasks including: trouble shooting, printer setup, software installation and a strong understanding of basic applications or the ability to learn and execute on short notice
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent grammar, spelling and vocabulary
  • Trainability
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals from varying backgrounds and positions within and outside the company
  • General knowledge of antiques a plus

Morphy Auctions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified job applicants will be subject to background & drug screens.

 

Photographer – Las Vegas

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Our company is in need of a full time Photographer to add to our Las Vegas, NV location. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is ready to make a career decision to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have prior product photography experience, knowledge of digital SLR cameras, experience working in Adobe programs and the ability to work in a fast paced studio environment. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, be highly organized, and work well with tight deadlines.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Photograph incoming inventory
  • Upload and rename images to our server database
  • Maintain organization standards within the warehouse inventory system
  • Follow photography department guidelines and standards

Requirements:

  • Associates degree or higher in photography
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to use Digital SLR cameras
  • Understanding of studio strobes
  • Send a copy or link to your portfolio

Morphy Auctions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified job applicants will be subject to background & drug screens.

 

Antiques Expert

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One of the things that sets Morphy Auctions aside from other auction houses, is our team of experts. We are always seeking the most knowledgeable experts in the antiques field. If you are interested in becoming a part of the Morphy Auction’s team as an expert, please send your resume to resume@nullmorphyauctions.com .

Morphy Auctions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified job applicants will be subject to background & drug screens.

 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for one of the jobs listed here, please send your cover letter and resume to resume@nullmorphyauctions.com . Please be sure to include the job title you are applying for within the subject line.