Our client, a contemporary art gallery specialising in emerging and internationally acclaimed established artists and based in the heart of Mayfair with locations across UK, Europe and North America, are looking to hire a Junior or Senior Registrar.

Responsibilities and skills required:

Putting in place procedures to ensure the logistics team is following customs and tax rulings, and artworks are being transport/shipped safely and cost effectively

Working with/advising directors, finance and sales consultants on VAT/Tax/customs rulings i.e. signing off all non-VATable invoices

Having a good understanding of customs procedures, import taxes/duties and customs paperwork.

Managing relationships and communicating with shippers, art handlers, suppliers, storage handlers, insurers, and customs officers

Managing UK and international transportation including but not limited to shipments between galleries, artist studios, suppliers, clients, art fairs etc

Advising Sales teams on shipping estimates and lead times

Managing internal and external installations, working with technicians, shipping agents and art handlers

Maintaining and managing inventory and database

Liaise with framers regarding the works to be framed to client specifications

Responsible for condition reports of artworks including reviewing, generating and uploading onto the database

Working closely with the technical team to ensure art handling and packing standards are upheld.

Scheduling private viewings for clients as requested by the sales team

Working with the Registrar department, Head of Operations, Marketing department and Art technicians to ensure the smooth running of exhibitions and art fairs

Managing and overseeing loans and consignments

Managing client deliveries – liaising directly with clients and sales consultants

The main point of contact for insurers, restorers and conservators.


Location: London
Salary: £40-60k+ pa for senior person; £30-38k pa for junior person
Role to be filled ASAP

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