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Fine Books & Manuscripts Director, Marlborough, MA, Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers (Marlborough)

Skinner, New England’s leading auction house for antiques & fine art, seeks a Director for our Fine Books and Manuscripts department. We are in need of a Director to provide curatorial, business development, auction, and administrative support for the Department. We are seeking a personable, detail-oriented individual who has the knowledge and skills to further the growth of this important area.


Directing a team in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
Develop and execute a plan for new business
Manage departmental marketing communications and public relations; liaise with Skinner corporate marketing
Appraise, research and catalog items for auction
Oversee inquiries for auction, consignment and appraisals services
Proficiency with Microsoft Office; end-user proficiency with online and social media platforms such as WordPress, Facebook, and Twitter
Liaise into the full Skinner auction schedule


The successful candidate should possess minimum 5 years experience in appraising books and manuscripts in an auction house, gallery, museum or related field. Computer proficiency, attention to detail, aesthetic sense, can-do attitude, ability to juggle multiple tasks and adhere to strict deadlines, and work collaboratively as a team member a must. Knowledge of auction house software and systems a plus.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Salary commensurate with experience. Skinner offers a competitive package.

Closing Date


How to Apply

Please submit cover letter & resume to noting Recep/your last name in the subject line.

No phone calls please.


2019-12-19 |  Quick link to this job