Career Opportunities

Some of the world's greatest works of contemporary art and design are bought and sold at Phillips. As an ambitious, value-driven organization, we're looking for collaborative team members who will bring their passion, energy, expertise and ideas to work every day.

We're an international business, offering opportunities to expand your knowledge, capabilities and career across different locations, departments and disciplines. For a dynamic, rewarding role at the cutting edge of the arts industry, please apply for a specific position in a Specialist or Business Support department or register your interest.

Phillips is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Current Vacancies

  • Posted 12 January 2021

    ADMINISTRATOR

    Hong Kong

    The Administrator will provide administrative, financial and logistic support in managing the sale administration for the Jewellery department and to coordinate and/or execute all administrative tasks linked to the Jewellery sales in Hong Kong. 

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  • Posted 23 December 2020

    GALLERY MANAGER, SOUTHAMPTON

    Southampton

    Phillips Southampton exhibits and sells renowned Contemporary Art, Photographs, Design Objects, Watches and Jewels. The Gallery Manager will be responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the 8,000-sf space in our Southampton location

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  • Posted 21 December 2020

    OPERATIONS COORDINATOR, 432 PARK AVENUE

    New York

    The 432 Park Avenue Operations Coordinator performs a range of activities to assist with the construction and opening of Phillips 432 Park Ave gallery space in the Winter / Spring 2021.

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  • Posted 21 December 2020

    VIDEO AND MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER

    New York

    Phillips’ Video and Multimedia Department produces field-leading content about 20th century and contemporary art, design, photography, jewels, and watches. We are seeking an inspired, innovative, and experienced short-form Video Producer for this key role to oversee high-level projects from start to finish to support our sales and editorial initiatives. The Producer reports to the Senior Producer and manages the Associate Producer.

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  • Posted 8 December 2020

    RESEARCHER / WRITER

    New York

    The Researcher/Writer in the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Department in New York will be responsible for working closely with the entire specialist team to assist in the researching, writing and content of all department materials including the auction, single owner and private sale catalogues, proposals, press and marketing materials. The Researcher/Writer will also take a leading role in the facilitation of the creation of proposals for sale and other documents for the department including press releases, marketing products, and single lot catalogues.

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  • Posted 7 December 2020

    TEMPORARY POST-SALE ADMINISTRATOR, ONLINE SALES

    New York

    This position will be responsible for the administration of all post-sale property for the online platform, Gallery One. Acting as the main liaison for both internal and external clients, the role will focus on facilitating and processing post-sale transactions and troubleshooting all issues in a timely manner with the appropriate departments to maintain the highest standard of service.

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  • Posted 12 November 2020

    CATALOGUER, PHOTOGRAPHS

    New York

    Acting as a Cataloguer in the Photographs Department in New York, this position will be responsible for assisting the Head of Department, the Worldwide Head of Department, and all Specialists, with coordinating the marketing and production of printed and online auction catalogues; and researching, reviewing, and cataloguing all property on offer.

    This role requires a high level of teamwork with all department members. The Cataloguer will work closely with the Photographs Administrator to maintain coordination of property arrival dates and locations; and with Specialists on valuations, client outreach, and selections for sale, once the appropriate level of responsibility has been demonstrated. 

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  • Posted 26 October 2020

    CATALOGUER / ASSOCIATE SPECIALIST

    New York

    Acting as a Cataloguer/Associate Specialist in the Jewellery department in New York, this position is primarily responsible for cataloguing and contributing to all aspects of the catalogue production process  for Jewellery Sales for New York. This position will also be responsible for producing Jewellery appraisals/valuations. This position  will also work with the Head of Department and Senior Specialists to support selling the New York sales and Jewellery auctions worldwide, and will begin to develop a network of collectors and dealers and other clients for, business getting.

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  • Posted 3 September 2020

    OBJECT INTELLIGENCE MANAGER

    New York

    This role is responsible for managing the global priorities and information for 20th Century & Contemporary Art (TCA) Object Intelligence and workflow of the global object intelligence team, based in New York and London.

    Working with the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Head of Auctions, New York and Head of Department, London, this role will be responsible for:

    • Setting research and pipeline research priorities for New York and London sale sites
    • Managing the integration of object intelligence information with the TCA Object Intelligence Researcher, enabling the global TCA department to efficiently and effectively leverage key business opportunities in the short and long term
    • Researching, inputting, updating, maintaining and retrieving object information to support the department’s initiatives
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Internships

  • Posted 8 January 2021

    INTERNSHIP – CONTEMPORARY ART

    Hong Kong

    Phillips is seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working and motivated intern to fill a fixed-term 2021 Internship in the 20th Century & Contemporary Art department.

    Based in our Hong Kong Headquarters within the St. George’s Building, the primary focus of the internship will be to gain an insight into the day to day operations of a successful international auction house. The internship would be suitable for applicants with an interest specifically in Contemporary Art but would also welcome applications from candidates with an interest in art generally. The term can be 3-6 months.

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  • Posted 22 December 2020

    INTERN, EDITIONS

    New York

    FIVE MONTH INTERNSHIP – Phillips is currently seeking an organized and motivated individual to fill a fixed-term, five-month internship in the Editions department, beginning in early January 2021 and ending in late May 2021. 

     

    The primary focus of the internship will be to gain insight into the day to day operations of a specialist department. We welcome candidates with a specific interest in Modern and Contemporary Prints and Multiples. Interns will have a chance to be trained in Phillips’ systems and research procedures in order to directly contribute to the department.

    By assisting our Editions team during the pre-sale period before our spring sales – successful applicants will benefit from this unique opportunity for professional development through hands-on experience in the art industry.

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Register Your Interest

If you would like to register your interest in working at Phillips, but no appropriate vacancies are advertised, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Please indicate in your cover letter the location and department you are interested in joining.