Art Handler/Packer/Carpentry Assistant

Halcyon Gallery

Art Services is an essential part of the successful operation of Halcyon Gallery. Our prestigious galleries require a dedicated Art Technician with packing and some carpentry skills to support all the day to day activities of the galleries.

Responsibilities

The role is responsible for providing logistical support for all gallery activities. This includes:

  • Handling all artwork and installations, packing and preparing for dispatch

  • Assembling basic crates, cases and other packaging as needed

  • Hanging for the gallery and client appointments

  • Gallery displays and re-hanging

  • Gallery stock management

  • Handling all art carefully and with due consideration

  • Logging and reporting any damaged pieces whether damaged in the gallery or before arrival

You may also be required on occasion to attend client appointments and deliveries. It may be necessary to work weekends and/or long hours on occasion.

Secondary Responsibilities

Actively involved in the appearance of the galleries, maintenance and facilities as required by the Head of Operations, to ensure the facilities run efficiently and smoothly. This may include the following:

  • Facilities and services as required by the business

  • In absence of the Stock Manager, receive deliveries

Requirements
  • Ideally candidates will have achieved an A-level standard of education.

  • Candidates must be qualified to work within the EU.

  • At least 2 years’ experience of gallery- standard art handling is required.

  • Beneficial, but not essential are artwork installation and/or restoration experience and a full, clean driving license.

Competitive salary & benefits package, with overtime.

How to Apply

To apply, upload a cover letter and resume through the on-line system.

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Posted on January 24