Shipping Coordinator

Going Art Movers

With 25 years of experience, Going Art Movers has provided safe, secure and professional full-service transport and handling of fine and decorative art pieces. Our many clients include prominent galleries, art dealers, architects, interior designers, artists, and private collectors.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Shipping Coordinator will manage all aspects of art movement, installation, and shipping for Going Art Movers Inc. The ideal candidate will be a professional, positive self-starter with excellent communication skills and exceptional attention to detail. S/he must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have a flexible and cooperative attitude. Previous registrar/art handling and/or commercial art gallery experience is required.

Responsibilities
  • Prioritize shipping activity as necessary in terms of the Principal’s needs.

  • Coordinate domestic shipments of incoming/outgoing art and decorative objects.

  • Liaise with private collectors, galleries, auction houses etc. to obtain artwork details, installation and packing information.

  • Track all shipments to final destination. Monitor and resolve any issues which arise to ensure safe, timely delivery of shipments.

  • Ensure all staff are maintaining the highest levels of communication with clients.

  • Follow through with all paperwork and record keeping related to artwork shipments: invoices, collection of BOL’s, etc.

  • Work with accounting department to ensure timely payment from clients.

  • Save condition report images on the server.

  • Secure estimates.

  • Perform all duties in accordance with the company’s best practices, procedures and protocols.

  • Additional job responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements
  • BA Degree Required in Art History, Studio Art or related field preferred.

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in an art-related field, preferably at a

commercial art gallery, or shipping company; registrar, shipping and/or art handling experience is required.

  • Familiarity with fine art packing and shipping best practices.

  • Experience with safe art handling procedures.

  • Must possess a professional, positive demeanor and be a self-starter.

  • Excellent client service abilities with demonstrated success working with vendors and clients.

  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment is essential.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Fluency in Spanish (reading, writing, speaking) is a plus.

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel are required.

How to Apply

Please send a brief cover letter and resume to going@goingam.com, Attn: Carolina. A single PDF file that includes both documents is preferred.

Only candidates with the required qualifications and documentation will be considered.

No phone calls please.

Thanks for your interest in Going Art Movers!

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Posted on June 24