Julien's Auctions General Manager - Auction Operations Gardena, CA · Full time

Collaborate alongside division heads on all sale related activity including management of sale calendar, cataloguing, execution of marketing, operations, post-sale, staffing, and travelling exhibitions

Description

General Manager – Auction Operations Job Description

Julien’s Auctions is the auction house to the stars. Collaborating with the famous and the exclusive, Julien’s Auctions produces high profile auctions in the film, music, art and fashion markets. Julien’s Auctions has received international recognition for its unique and innovative auction events, which attract thousands of collectors, investors, fans and enthusiasts from around the world. Julien’s Auctions specializes in sales of iconic artifacts and notable collections including Marilyn Monroe, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Lady Gaga, Banksy, Cher, Michael Jackson, U2, Barbra Streisand, Les Paul, Neil Young, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Jimi Hendrix, Hugh Hefner, and many more.


At Julien’s Auctions, we relate our success directly to the strength of our management team. To continue operating at our high standards, we’re seeking a General Manager – Auction Operations with top notch organizational, project management, and logistics skills. This person should have experience in overseeing business operations as well as supporting business transformation projects. Ultimately, the General Manager – Auction Operations should be driven by a desire to lead our business to maximum productivity and efficiency.


Objectives of this role

  • Review and improve organizational effectiveness by developing processes, overseeing employees, establishing a highly motivational work environment, and implementing innovative changes
  • Act as the lead project manager on strategic projects across the organization, ensuring projects are completed on time
  • Adhere to company standards for excellence and quality
  • Provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas


Responsibilities

  • Partner with the division heads of Consignments, Marketing, and Operations to implement firmwide strategy and transformation goals
  • Evaluate existing operations and logistics procedures, make recommendations to streamline procedures, and drive adoption across the firm
  • Collaborate alongside division heads on all sale related activity including management of sale calendar, cataloguing, execution of marketing, operations, post-sale, staffing, and travelling exhibitions
  • Oversee day-to-day operations, assign weekly performance goals and ensure their completion, and assist with the allocation of resources to meet objectives
  • Maintain project timelines to ensure tasks are accomplished effectively


Required skills and qualifications

  • Proven success in a managerial role
  • Proven ability to develop project plans and achieve goals
  • Experience with logistics and/or inventory management
  • Strong decision-making ability
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and delegation skills
  • Ability to motivate and lead employees, and hold them accountable
  • Strong working knowledge of operational procedures and logistics
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in business management or related field


Benefits

  • Compensation: Base Salary ($110,000 - $150,000 based on experience) and Bonus eligible
  • This is an in-person position
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 401k with Company match
  • Paid Legal Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Vacation

Salary

$110,000 - $150,000 per year