Art Handler

Avant Gallery

The newly opened Avant Gallery in Miami and Aventura is seeking to hire an experienced and highly skilled Art Handler.

Qualified candidates should be detail-orientated and highly organized along with the ability to multi-task, handle a high level of volume and complexity, with attention to time-sensitivity.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Packing, installation, de-installation, condition reports, wall repair, and lighting of works in the gallery.

Care and maintenance of artworks. Uphold safe storage solutions for inventory within gallery.

Maintain inventory of tools and packing materials. Coordinate and purchase supplies from outside vendors, while tracking expenses and costs.

Release and receipt paperwork oversight, database management, artwork labeling, and document retention.

Assist with routine activity of incoming/outgoing artworks within the gallery, packing, boxing, loading and offloading artworks from trucks.

Organize and file incoming and outgoing forms, generate in-house condition reports and perform artwork inspections.

Facilitate local client deliveries and installations, maintaining utmost discretion and an elevated level of customer service.

Liaise with staff, art handling companies, artist studios, fine art shippers, framers, and conservators.

Communicate to staff regarding conservation, installation and security questions as necessary.

Requirements

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree, with a minimum of 2 years of related experience working within the arts industry; gallery or museum background preferred.

Ability and willingness to work well within a team, as well as independently; enthusiasm and flexibility appreciated.

A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Extensive experience safely handling and packing artworks with vast knowledge of installing artworks.

Strong administrative, professional, organizational, and communication skills.

Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

Strong knowledge of and interest in contemporary art.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter via email

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Posted on November 21