Numismatic Dealer Wanted in Melbourne

Downies maintains a strong retail presence in Melbourne, with Downies Coins located in the CBD. A new specialist position has just been established for our Melbourne shop and, given that those who visit our website are knowledgeable in the field of numismatics, this is the perfect place to announce this. If you or someone you know might be interested in joining the Downies team, then you should read this message from our HR Department.

Our business is only as strong as our people…

At Downies, we understand the importance of having a strong team to look after our customers and our business. It’s why we’ve been a leader in Australian numismatics for over 80 years, and why we are Number One today.

Knowing that people are at the heart of our business, we’re looking for the right person to join our retail team in Melbourne as a Numismatic Dealer. Your brief will include looking after our customers seeking to sell or trade their collections, or collectors wishing to purchase from our extensive range of numismatic and other collectable material.

Our retail store is in the prestigious Southgate complex in the centre of Melbourne’s art precinct – just a few minutes’ walk from Flinders Street Station. A bright, modern store makes coming to work a pleasure, and you will have the rare chance to progress your career in a specialist market with real growth opportunities. In addition, when you work with Downies, you’re supported by our history and reputation, as well as access to the structure and resources of a large company.

If you would like to know more about what it’s like to work with Downies, visit our Careers Website – – and submit your expression of interest in joining us as a Numismatic Dealer.

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2 thoughts on “Numismatic Dealer Wanted in Melbourne

  1. How unfortunate I only just saw this blog post, working for Downies as a Numismatist would be the fulfillment of a dream I didn’t even know I had until I saw this blog post advertising the vacant position.
    Being rather excited about the prospect of working for/with such a prestigious firm, I popped immediately past the website to find out further information/requirements for the position prior to actually looking at the date the post had been blogged, (I hadn’t realised that virtually half a year had passed since) however the site indicated no vacancies. It wasn’t until I returned to the blog I even took notice of the date!!
    Congratulations to the lucky person that was chosen to fill the position. From my perspective, not only would they have secured a job in an industry they are passionate about therefore doing what many of us only dream of doing (enjoying, not merely enduring our time at work) but more importantly by getting a foot in the door with arguably Australia’s best known & most highly regarded highest Numismatic Retailers they would potentially be setting themselves up for a lifetime of opportunities to work within the Numismatic, Philatelic or Precious Metals industries…. A position I can only dream of one day being fortunate enough to stumble upon.
    If Downies current staff are in any way indicative of the type of person chosen for the position, it really would be a win : win situation, the employee gaining the above and Downies securing another firmly committed, knowledge, savvy and incredibly helpful member to join their team.
    I suppose it’d be down to the fact that Numismatics is not the kind of “hobby” one is able to “come & go” from, in fact I would argue it’s more a way of life than a hobby. A subject one spends one’s life attempting to learn as much as possible about but the more one learns, the more one realises just how much more there is that one has still yet to learn!
    I’m yet to meet the Numismatist that knows “Everything” about the topic!!!

    • Hi! Downies is definitely a great place to work, and we’re sure you’d love it here! Keep an eye on our careers website for new opportunities – we’d love to have you on board!

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