Galerie Max Hetzler is seeking a full time gallery and logistics manager. This position should be engaged for the purposes of a maternity leave replacement and is for a period of at least 12 months with the possibility of permanent position afterwards.
Overall management of the local, domestic and international shipping of the art works for the Berlin based gallery
Gallery exhibitions: the gallery has about 10 exhibitions per year divided over two spaces in Berlin
Art fairs: the gallery participates in approx. 6 international art fairs per year, for which the most of the art works come from Berlin and directly from the artists’ studios.
Post sales transport: arranging the transport of sold artworks to clients.
Loans and consignments to and from institutions/private collections
Coordination of the installation and dismantling of the gallery exhibitions:
Communication with the artists / lenders
Close cooperation with the shippers
Schedule and coordinate art handling team
Planning photography of the art works and exhibitions
Preparing all documentation: lists, labels, condition reports, etc.
Overseeing incoming and outgoing shipments, activity at the off sight storage and condition reporting.
Overseeing all the customs procedures and temporary importations.
Maintain insurance limits and work closely with insurance broker.
Maintain inventory database and records for tax purposes and work closely with finance manager.
Overall gallery management Goethestr.:
Opening and closing the gallery during opening hours (Tue-Saturday).
Taking care of visitors.
Making sure everything is running and functioning in the exhibition and office area.
Several years of professional experience as a Registrar in gallery or museum
Professional knowledge of shipping and customs practices
The ideal candidate is highly organized, thorough, detailed oriented, and a problem solver with excellent time-management and communication skills and the ability to handle multiple projects efficiently and productively.
Strong proficiency of the German and English language. French is an advantage.
A high level of competence in using the computer (Mac) and common programs (MS
Office, Adobe Suite and database applications (FileMaker Pro)) is required