Whisky.Auction Administrator

Whisky.Auction is a London-based auction website that offers the finest whiskies from around the world. Set up by leading experts, it features old and rare whiskies from sought-after distilleries, as well as fine spirits, miniatures and memorabilia.

We are recruiting for an administrator to assist the Whisky.Auction Manager and work alongside the Whisky.Auction team to provide excellent administration support, whilst ensuring clients and customers receive the very best customer service. 

Key Responsibilities

  • meet customers in person to receive or sell bottles and accessories
  • check items for damage and fitness for sale
  • catalogue bottles and accessories when they are received
  • review and respond to valuation requests
  • process shipments in line with export regulations
  • process orders when the auction has closed

Key skills and Knowledge

  • excellent written English and descriptive skills
  • ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers
  • excellent planning skills in order to meet required deadlines, ability to remain calm under pressure
  • demonstrate a pro-active ‘can do’ attitude
  • excellent administrative skills
  • IT skills; Microsoft office- word, excel, email
  • high level of numeracy

Desirable

  • whisky or premium spirits experience from retail or similar
  • a passion for fine, old and rare spirits

Additional Information

Job Ref: WA4

Date Posted: 07-11-2016

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £18k-£20k

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