We have a vacancy for a full-time assistant to join us at our auction rooms.

The hours of work are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm with 1 hour for lunch. Some Saturday working (on a rota basis) will also be required along with occasional overtime (e.g. 8am starts) to prepare for an auction day.

The job will involve:

  • Unpacking boxes, lifting furniture and setting out items for sale.
  • Responding to customer enquiries over the phone and face-to-face.
  • Receiving goods in from customers.
  • Office administration.
  • Using PACTS auction software (training will be provided). 

Applicants must have a good telephone manner and be confident in talking to people face-to-face.

Good timekeeping and the ability to work to deadlines are essential requirements alongside an enthusiasm for and interest in antiques and collectables. Familiarity with using Microsoft Word and Excel is desirable.

To apply:

If you would like to apply, please send your CV with covering letter to Michael Lee, Potburys, High Street, Sidmouth, EX10 8LN or email michael.lee@potburys.co.uk.

For further details, please call 01395 517300.

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.