Warehouse/ Auction Assistant job in Guildford

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Warehouse/ Auction Assistant

A well-established, prestigious company in the heart of Guildford are looking for a Warehouse/Auction Assistant to join their team as a new key member of staff. We would love to hear from you if you have a good sense of humour as well as a diplomatic character and enjoy working as part of a close-knit team. Holding a forklift licence would also be a distinct advantage.

The Warehouse/Auction Assistant will have the following responsibilities;

* Unloading pallets and organising items onto shelves.

* Upload details onto excel spreadsheet before they are downloaded onto auction software.

* Photographing items.

* Helping customers on sale day with collecting their items.

* Assisting Auctioneers on auction day with on-line bidding platform. (training will be provided)

* Working at off-site sales when appropriate

The successful candidate for the Warehouse/Auction Assistant role should have the following experience/skills;

* This position will be of interest to an individual who wish to pursue a career in an auction house.

* Possess accurate keyboard skills.

* The ability to work well within a close-knit team of professionals.

* The individual should ideally be a local.

* A good sense of humour is essential as well as an assertive but diplomatic character.

* Often will be dealing with members of the public and a strong resilient personality will also be an attribute.

* Working under pressure, balancing conflicting priorities and being well organised are also desirable traits.

* Candidate should have some understanding and experience of excel but training will be given.

Benefits and working hours;

* 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays.

* Bonus linked to profitability.

* Life Assurance and Permanent Disability Assurance.

* Lunch provided on auction days.

* Monday (Auction Day) – 7.30am to auction finish (around 6-7pm)

* Tuesday to Friday – 7.30am to 4.00pm

* Overtime is paid on Wednesdays and Thursdays if worked passed 4.00pm

* Salary £17,000 - £18,500 pa


  • Location: Guildford
  • Job Title: Warehouse/ Auction Assistant
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