Diamond and Jewelry Processing Associate

Auctions · New York, New York
Department Auctions
Employment Type Full-Time

Leading auction house in New York City is seeking an experienced, energetic and motivated Graduate Gemologist with a passion for diamonds and jewelry to join our team. This role is an in-house position and is responsible for assisting in the preparation of our monthly diamond and jewelry auctions. We are seeking a team-oriented individual, with a strong work ethic and a desire to be a part of our dynamic culture.

Reporting to the Processing Team Manager, the Processing Associate’s responsibilities will include supporting all intake and preparation for our Melee and Single Stone auctions and providing supplemental assistance for our Jewelry auctions.

This is a full-time position based in New York.


  • Process and receive all merchandise in preparation of auctions
  • Maintain main tracking databases of all incoming and outgoing diamonds
  • Assist Trade Manager with preparation of all sales and auctions
  • Perform data entry and assist with the preparation of auction catalogs
  • Update trading accounts with relevant client information
  • Track, manage, and update all client charges incurred
  • Review stones and provide recommendations for certification or recutting
  • Coordinate all shipments of merchandise to and from clients before and after auctions
  • Assist with basic quality control and intake of jewelry
  • Provide exceptional service to all trading clients

Candidates must possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Initiative & follow-through
  • Priority-setting ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team


  • Graduate Gemologist
  • Confidently grade loose stones – color/clarity
  • Strong written, verbal communication skills a must
  • Independent, resourceful, organized and a self-starter
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be capable, trustworthy and have a positive attitude
  • Strong written, verbal communication skills a must

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    New York, New York
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