Employment Opportunities

Fellows is one of the fastest growing independent auction houses in the UK, holding close to 100 auctions every year. We offer excellent employment opportunities for those passionate about antiques, coin and medals, jewellery, silver and watches. Fellows remains a family business after almost 140 years; we take in our friendly manner and excellent customer service, which helps to build long-term, supportive relationships with employees and clients alike.

If there are no employment opportunities are listed below but you are interested in a career within the auction world please email your CV to: BenG@fellows.co.uk 

  


 

Junior Cataloguer - Jewellery Department

 

Are you enthusiastic and detail focussed with a passion for jewellery? Do you want to work for one of the fastest growing independent auction houses in Britain? If so we have an exciting opening in our Jewellery Department for a Junior Cataloguer. Based in stunning modern offices in the heart of Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, we are in a great location to offer a wide range of auctions. In this role you will answer directly to the head of the Jewellery Department and help put together our fortnightly Jewellery Auctions.

 

Duties will include:

To help catalogue the Antique & Modern Jewellery sale, Stones for Tender sale, Vintage Jewellery sale and the jewellery section in the Jewellery sale

To produce accurate and concise condition reports

To assist with photography and re-naming of lots

To assist with viewing and sale day, including telephone bidding

To help opening of parcels and sorting of consignments if necessary

To help with collections and sending out of goods after the sale

 
To be successful in this role you will be DGA certified or equivalent, an FGA is highly desirable. You will be a detail focused and driven self starter who relishes the opportunity to join a busy team. You will also have great written communication and IT skills and a keen eye for detail.  
 
Ideally you would have experience working in the jewellery industry and be keen to learn. 
 
To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to: BenG@fellows.co.uk
  

 

Photographer

 

Do you want to work for one of the fastest growing independent auction houses in Britain? Do you work with initiative, accuracy, and possess excellent time management skills? If so, we have an exciting job opening for you! Our Photography Department is looking for a hard-working and supportive team member with experience of photographing jewellery, watches, and antiques.  

 

Requirements:

At least two to three years professional photographic experience in high-end studio work and/or general white background catalogue photography.

Experience of using Phase One cameras, Capture One software, and flash lighting.

Fast general retouching and also high-end retouching with experience of Adobe Photoshop.

Confidence when working with external clients and competency when working independently.

Ability to liaise with colleagues to ensure catalogue photography meets print and web deadlines.

A sound knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft products is essential.

 

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to: BenG@fellows.co.uk

 


 

Auction Bidding Clerk

 

Do you want to work behind the scenes for one of the fastest growing independent auction houses in Britain? If so we have an exciting opportunity as an Auction Helper to assist with our internet bidding that forms an integral part of our sales.

We hold sales primarily on Mondays and Thursdays, with the occasional Tuesday, we need people to come in and help us during these sales. Your role will be to monitor and place the bids coming in through our third party bidding platforms on a laptop.  

To be successful in this role you will be enthusiastic and confident with good communication skills and attention to detail. Experience of Auctions is useful but not essential, most important is a positive attitude and ability to work well in a fast paced environment.

To apply please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to: BenG@fellows.co.uk