We are looking for a Registrar for an international Contemporary gallery in London to start the first week of January (ideally who is available to come in for a few days this month before 19th December for a handover from the current registrar).
The role includes:
– overseeing inventory – gallery uses bespoke Filemaker but are due to change to Artlogic in the new year. They have a number of works at the gallery’s various storage facilities. In the new year, they will be looking at moving all external inventory to one external storage facility.
– liaise with other gallery’s local logistics team for works coming in and out of the country (and regional fairs)
– liaise with insurers
– advise / find suppliers to frame artworks and assist artists in some cases with production of works
– install/deinstalls : manage together with gallery manager the turnaround of exhibitions at the gallery (6-7 a year)
Ideally, the candidate will have at least 2 years experience in shipping companies (Cadogan Tate, Williams & Hill etc.). They will be required to know import/export movements, imports in TA and have some understanding of tax implications of works coming in from outside the EU.
Salary: £30k-35k (flexible)