Internet Auction Coordinator

Ritchie Bros. - Burnaby, BC (26 days ago)

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As the premier global asset management and disposition company, Ritchie Bros. helps thousands of people around the world buy and sell heavy equipment, trucks, and other assets every month. With our multiple onsite and online selling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros. is trusted worldwide for making buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, and transparent. If you’re an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want you to join our growing team – employed in a wide variety of positions from sales to operations to corporate functions – as we transform the global used equipment market.

Join us on our journey and move forward with us, build your success, and grow your career.

We’re looking for an Internet Auction Coordinator in Burnaby, BC.

The Opportunity:

Ritchie Bros. holds auctions globally, where you’ll be relaying bids through our live online bidding engine. Circuiting through the electric speed of the auction while handling customer accounts and troubleshooting our digital world for the auction sites, it’s a job like no other.

In this role you'll:

  • Manage the online auctions by performing virtual bid placements & assisting the auctioneers.
  • Assist with the development and enhancement of the Online bidding department.
  • Have opportunity to travel to auction sites throughout the year within North America.
  • Learn our audio and visual systems used for our different type of auctions.
  • Actively support the RB Unreserved Commitment to Safety: to send everyone home, every day, the way they came to work, by taking personal responsibility for your safety and safety of your team, co-workers and customers.

Here's what you bring:

  • Aptitude and appetite for audio-visual, team communication and computer technology.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • Outstanding communication skills including fluency in English and a very keen ear for listening.
  • A commitment to providing fantastic customer service and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with personnel at all levels.
  • Good computer skills especially with knowledge of the MS Office suite (Word, Excel).
  • Ability to plan and complete work under limited supervision.
  • Ability to work well in high-pressure situations.
  • A strong work ethic without sacrificing your sense of humor or ability to have fun on the job.
  • Great organization skills, attention to details and ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Background in music and or audio/visual would be beneficial but not necessary for this position.

This job will require you to:

  • Ability to work early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and night shifts during certain auction days.
  • Ability to work mandatory overtime hours.

What We Offer:
Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career – we’ve proven this throughout our 60+ years in business. And, we'll take care of you along the way. Here’s how:

  • Base salary + paid overtime
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits.
  • RRSP / Pension plan and an Employee Share Plan, both with company match.
  • Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement.
  • A multi-award winning LEED gold certified facility, in an exceptional park-like setting, featuring:
  • A subsidized, multi-award winning childcare centre.
  • A subsidized cafeteria, dry cleaning services, and free parking.
  • A workout facility, featuring advanced gym equipment, bike room, shower and changing facilities, and nutrition and fitness programs.
  • Proximity to miles of Fraser River walking paths, plus shops, restaurants and services.

To get an idea of what our auctions are like, you can check out some auction videos on YouTube right here:

Want to learn more about the company? Visit our Career site, LinkedIn or connect with us today through Facebook or Twitter.

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating in a multitude of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company’s selling channels include: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding; IronPlanet, an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification; MarketPlacee , an online marketplace offering multiple price and timing options;Mascus,a leading European online equipment listing service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty, offering privately negotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutions including GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy Auctioneers and Cat® auctions, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services. For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit

Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted. No agency calls please.

POI: 120.020.145

Reference ID: 2000002D

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • customer service : 1 year (Preferred)
  • audio/video technology : 1 year (Preferred)