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