Rock Island Auction is the World’s #1 auction house for collectible firearms and military memorabilia. We are known for offering unique, rare and one of a kind items not found anywhere else. We are also known for our outstanding customer service, our award winning catalogs and fun and exciting auctions. As a rapidly growing company, we welcome resumes and/or applications from those who enjoy working in a fast paced and constantly changing environment. We also offer comfortable employee amenities, including a new facility as well as a state-of-the-art exercise room. If you have an interest in history, firearms or serving clients in a unique and unusual environment, RIAC just might be the place for you!
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We are seeking Product Photographers. Subject material to include but is not limited to collectible antique and modern firearms as well as historical military memorabilia. Training will involve all aspects of this specialized photography. Our outstanding catalogs are well known throughout the industry, largely due to our superior photography. However, we understand that the photography is secondary and that the product comes first - a perfect shot of which will entice the potential buyer.
A minimum of one year experience or an associate or bachelor degree in Graphics, Videography, Art or similar field is required. If you have an interest in history and firearms you will truly appreciate being a part of our team.
We are looking to fill two different shifts, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday thru Friday and 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday thru Thursday - some overtime and weekend work is required. Starting wage is $13.50 an hour (negotiable depending on knowledge level and experience). We offer health, dental and vision benefits after 90 days.
As a dynamic, financially secure company, we are hiring hardworking, ethical people to further develop great relationships with our current and potential consignors, resulting in consignment of the outstanding firearms we are known for.
A successful Acquisitions Associate will be highly motivated, dependable and professional. Requirements necessary for this position include firearms knowledge and sales experience along with great communication and closing skills. Experience in marketing and customer service is beneficial to excelling in this position. In this role you will devote a minimum of two weeks of travel per year to further business relations by attending trade shows and nationwide appointments.
Additional requirements as an Acquisitions Associate include: experience with Microsoft Office programs, answering a multi-line phone system, the ability to type 50 wpm and to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
This is full time position with benefits and room for advancement. Starting salary is $13 per hour. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with some weekend and overtime required.
Customer Service Representative
We are a unique, rapidly growing company who is seeking several outgoing customer oriented people to join our exceptional Customer Service Department.
Duties to consist of, but not limited to, reaching out to our clients regarding various auction services, i.e., catalog purchasing, placing bids, winning bids, arranging shipping, resolving issues and overall providing excellent customer service and customer satisfaction.
If you enjoy dealing with some of the nicest people around, then working for the #1 firearms auction house in the world might be the job for you! Proven call center or customer service experience is required. Must be proficient with Word and Outlook, Access is a plus. We are looking to fill first and second shift positions. First shift hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., second shift hours are part-time 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. – both shifts require some overtime and weekend work. Starting salary is $12.50 per hr. The full-time position is offered benefits after 90 days.
Road Crew (Part-Time)
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