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 

 


 

Jewellery & Watch valuer London

 

An exciting opportunity for a Jewellery & Watch valuer to join the Fellows team, based in Mayfair, London. Fellows Auctioneers is one of the country’s leading auction houses with a head office based in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter. 

In the valuer role, you will be working within the busy London office and liaising with all departments in the firm. Holding close to 100 auctions a year, and with offices in both Birmingham and London, it is an exciting time to join this ever-growing business.   

 

Key duties
  • Valuing fine and costume jewellery
  • Valuing vintage and modern watches
  • Taking an active role on viewing days
  • Taking an active role on auction days
  • Meeting and building relationships with vendors and buyers alike

Key skills for this role

  • Experience valuing jewellery and watches
  • Confidence in dealing with clients 
  • Organisational skills
  • Commercial awareness of the auction world
  • Trend awareness within the retail sector
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced environment
  • Good teamworking skills
  • Communication skills both internally and externally
  • Keen numerical skills
  • Competence in Microsoft Office Suites

Job requirements

  • To be successful in this role you will need to be FGA and DGA qualified, or equivalent.  
  • High attention to detail is essential to the success of this role. As this role is in a fast-paced environment, you will need to have excellent communication skills and a can-do flexible attitude to working.
 
To register your interest please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to Ben Griffiths: 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.

 

 

Logistics Assistant 

Are you enthusiastic and detail focused? Do you want to work for one of the fastest growing independent auction houses in Britain? If so we have an exciting opening for a Logistics Assistant.

Based in stunning modern offices in the heart of Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, we are in a great location to offer the excellent auctions we are renowned for. This role plays a critical part of the Auction, ensuring that items are sent out to our buyers following the sale.

 

Key duties

  • To assist with correspondence throughout the auction process.
  • To help with sending out of goods after the sale.
  • To assist with sale day activities.

This is an opportunity to join a busy team, to be successful in this role you will be enthusiastic with good written communication and IT skills plus a keen eye for detail.

To register your interest please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to Ben Griffiths: BenG@fellows.co.uk

 


 

Digital Marketing Assistant

A new and exciting opportunity for a Digital Marketing Assistant to join the Fellows team. Fellows Auctioneers is one of the country’s leading auction houses based in Birmingham’s historic jewellery quarter.

In the Digital Marketing Assistant role, you will be working within the busy marketing team and liaising with all departments in the firm. Holding close to 100 auctions a year, and with offices in both Birmingham and London, it is an exciting time to join this ever-growing business.

 

Key duties

  • Responsible for social media posting, reporting and engagement
  • Writing copy for marketing mailers
  • Creating display adverts
  • Uploading to and maintaining the company blog
  • Developing new ideas and contributing to marketing strategy meetings  
  • Taking an active role on auction days

Key skills for this role

  • Confidence in dealing with external agencies
  • Organisational skills
  • Commercial awareness of the auction world
  • Trend awareness within the retail sector
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced environment
  • Creativity in writing copy
  • Good teamworking skills
  • Communication skills both internally and externally
  • Keen numerical skills
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suites and Adobe InDesign
  • Experience using social media platforms commercially

Job Requirements

  • To be successful in this role you will need to be educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally within marketing but this is not essential.
  • High attention to detail is essential to the success of this role, as is the ability to write creative copy.
  • As this role is in a fast-paced environment, you will need to have excellent communication skills, a can-do flexible attitude to working and a good sense of humour.
  • You will need to be comfortable and confident using various social media platforms and able to write concisely, adapting style to different social media
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign is a plus, although not necessary.

To register your interest please send a covering letter and curriculum vitae to Ben Griffiths: BenG@fellows.co.uk