Our client, a leading commercial gallery, is looking to hire a Fine Art Registrar. Reporting to the Head of Logistics, the Registrar will liaise with multiple departments including the CEO’s office to ensure the expedient, correct and safe processing of all artworks on sale at the gallery.

Role Specification

• Registration of new artworks into the business on the gallery’s internal system and shared databases

• Accurate inventory management of all artworks including upkeep of physical and digital trackers

• Undertaking of physical quality assurance, condition reporting and documentary photography of all artworks entering and leaving the business

• Coordination of professional photography of new artworks entering the business and recently framed artworks at return

• Liaison and management of framing and restoration (as required) with multiple third party suppliers within 10 day KPI providing weekly updates on framing status and market comparisons

• Act as main liaison with CEO’s office to deliver immediate processing of all works classed as Fine Art on release to the business

• Management of all necessary internal systemic functions for Fine Art specifically in relation to bond status, audit and record keeping

• Collections care management of Fine Art works on release including safe handling and storage as required

• Process invoices/payments related to above jobs in conjunction with Accounts team

Person Specification

• Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in a fine art registry role

• A degree or equivalent in Fine Art, Art History or relevant subject(s)

• Highly collaborative nature

• Ability to handle a fast-paced, pressurised working environment

• Highly organised with demonstrable ability to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines

• Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook essential)

• Excellent attention to detail

• Experience of Fine Art handling and packing

 

Looking to hire ASAP. Salary commensurate with experience. This position is based in Mayfair.

 

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