Jewelry Quality Control Associate*

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

Jewelry Quality Control Associate

Leading auction house in New York City is seeking an experienced, energetic and motivated individual to join our team. This role is an in-house position and is responsible for assisting in the preparation of our monthly 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.

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

• Oversee intake of all jewelry submitted for auctions, brokerage, and sales events
• Handle all aspects of processing and quality control including analyzing, evaluating and assessing the quality of incoming jewelry, and make recommendations for sale
• Maintain internal databases and CRM with details of all incoming and outgoing jewelry and QC status for each item
• Conduct diamond and metal testing on all jewelry submitted
• Liaise with clients regarding their submitted jewelry and price estimates
• Assist with the merchandising process, arrangement of jewelry, and preparation of auction catalogs

• Support team in calling clients before auctions to generate auction submissions and drive clients to the auction platform to view the merchandise available for sale

• Meet with clients in office for viewing appointments, present the jewelry, and facilitate with the bidding process
• Assist with invoicing winning bidders, post-auction
• Coordinate all shipments of merchandise to and from clients before and after auctions
• Register new companies and create accounts in CRM as well as regularly update and maintain relevant client contact information
• Assist with brokerage sales opportunities
• Provide exceptional service to our 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

• 2+ years of experience in the diamond and jewelry industry
• Strong experience handling jewelry
• 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

To apply:

About the Rapaport Group: The Rapaport Group is an international network of companies providing added value services that support the development of fair, transparent, competitive and efficient diamond and jewelry markets. Established in 1976, the Group has more than 20,000 clients in over 120 countries. Group activities include Rapaport Information Services providing research, analysis and news; RapNet – the world's largest diamond trading network; Rapaport Laboratory Services; and Rapaport Trading and Auction Services specializing in recycled diamonds and jewelry. Additional information is available at

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