Vectis Auctions are constantly looking to grow our team.
Vectis is the largest Toy and Collectables Auction House in the world processing over 50,000 lots annually. We hold over 90 auctions per year, specialising in over 18 collectable genres - and we are always looking to add to the repertoire.
Our team of collectable toy experts have a wealth of knowledge in all genres of collectables from Star Wars to Barbie, Trains to Military Figures, Matchbox to Vinyl, Sports Memorabilia to Pokémon and a whole lot more. Our family-owned company also includes an in-house Marketing team, a dedicated warehouse and packing department and a friendly customer service and administration team.
Are you a collector or have and interest in collectable toys; Do you want to work with your favourite toys for a living?
“Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ― Mark Twain
At Vectis, we believe that our employees are our greatest asset. We are committed to creating a positive and inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive and grow.
View our current vacancies below. If you have any questions feel free to e-mail or call and speak to us directly.
Please send a CV and covering letter detailing your area of expertise to email@example.com, only applications with a covering letter will be considered.
Job Title – Vintage Toy/Collectables Expert in any toy genres (Diecast, TV and Film related toys, Trains, Toy Soldiers and Military figures, Dolls/Bears, Lego, Action Figures, Trains, Sports Memorabilia, Comics and anything else toy related)
Salary – Depending on expertise
Job type – Permanent
As a Vintage Toy Expert for Vectis Auctions, you will catalogue collectables to be sold on our online auction platform. An excellent knowledge of collectables is required in your chosen field which could be anything from, vintage toys, Diecast, action figures, comics, sports memorabilia, diecast, model railway, etc. Speed, accuracy and a passion for collectables are qualities required by Vectis to enable us to fulfil our vision to become the UK’s largest, premium collectables auction company.
- Be a part of the Cataloguing Team and contribute to team meetings to improve the Vectis service.
- Support other cataloguers as required with sales.
- Input titles, descriptions and estimates into the Vectis auction system.
- Identify collectables and sort collections into “lots”
- Work with enthusiasm and at pace.
- Capability to complete all paperwork and administration.
- Ability to learn and share expertise of products.
- Liaise with customers to determine if the collection is suitable for auction.
- Support customers enquiries and resolve customer issues
- Attend exhibitions and promote Vectis to the wider community
- Work closely with marketing team to ensure consistent messaging across all channels, and devise strategies to increase the customer base.
- Supervise/mentor Trainee Cataloguers
Interacts with people effectively. Able and willing to share and receive information. Co-operates within the group and across groups. Supports group decisions and puts group goals ahead of own goals.
Sets and maintains high performance standards. Pays close attention to detail, accuracy and completeness. Shows concern for all aspects of the job and follows up on work outputs.
Displays energy and enthusiasm in approaching the job. Commits to putting in additional effort. Maintains high level of productivity and self-direction.
Takes personal responsibility for job performance. Completes work in a timely and consistent manner. Sticks to commitments.
Shares complete and accurate information. Maintains confidentiality and meets own commitments. Adheres to organisational policies and procedures. Acts in a responsible and ethical manner.
Excellent knowledge on chosen area of collectables and their values
Computer literate and competent with Microsoft products
Worked within an ecommerce environment
Excellent customer service skills
Experience of buying and selling on an online auction platform, such as Ebay
Effective communication skills, including writing, speaking and active listening
Management experience or supervising staff