Working with Aston Barclay

Group Auctioneer

Group vacancy

We are the leading national independent auction group, led by quality people, driving the future of the remarketing industry through leading results, innovation, investment, excellence in technology and exceptional service.

As a Group Auctioneer you will be responsible for organising the auction and managing the bidding and sale process across our 6 strategically located auction centres. You will help ensure that Aston Barclay increases its market share through excellent customer service, gaining new customers and maintaining the continuing loyalty of existing ones.

Main activities:

  • Undertake auctioneering rostrum duties across all sites.
  • Advise customers as required regarding the products and provide a point of contact for customers for all queries in relation to products.
  • Build and maintain ongoing relationships with customers.
  • Promote on a day-to-day basis the auctioneering operation in line with Aston Barclay values, strategies and policies.
  • Develop new and potential customers through networking, courtesy and follow-up calls.
  • Carry out valuations of products.
  • Assist the centre managers with dispute issues.
  • Contact agreed buyers on a regular basis.
  • Carry out catalogue checking.
  • Generate post-sale reports.
  • Convert provisional bids and not solds after the sale.
  • Assist with vendor and buyer entertainment.
  • Meet and greet vendors and buyers on the day of the sale.
  • Encourage and nurture strong working relationships between colleagues/department/customers.


  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience auctioneering in the Motor Trade preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to promote the company and identify new business development opportunities.
  • Excellent I.T. skills.
  • Full UK Driving License (the role will include travel).
  • A professional demeanour, an outgoing personality and the ability to effectively engage with customers at all levels.
  • Ability to monitor current market conditions.
  • Ability to remain well-informed of current makes and models of cars coming to auction.

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

As this is a regional role it may be based at any of our 6 centres which are: Leeds, Donington Park, Wakefield, Chelmsford, Westbury & Prees Heath. 

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Drovers Way

Leeds LCV Centre

Hillidge Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1DE

Prees Heath

Heath Road
SY13 2AE


Brook Lane
BA13 4EN (For SatNav use BA13 4EP)

Donington Park

Donington Park
Castle Donington
DE74 2RP


Units 1 & 2 Harvard Way
Normanton Industrial Estate
West Yorkshire
WF6 1FL (For SatNav use WF6 1GX)

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