ART HANDLER / JUNIOR REGISTRAR

Corkin Gallery

Registrar duties shall include, but not be limited to:

Responsibilities
  • Arrange shipments and transportation of artworks

  • Organise both international and domestic shipping of art in time for exhibitions, loans, sales and fairs.

  • Complete the process of cataloguing, conditioning and labelling when it comes to incoming and existing artwork.

  • Liaise with the logistics team regarding the best quotes on international and domestic shipping.

  • Produce all documentation for shipments, updating the galleries system with documents and shipment records.

  • Manage the galleries inventory database.

  • Oversee the storage of the artwork certifying safety for the storage of the artwork.

  • Ensure the gallery space and artwork is always prepared for viewings.

  • Plan exhibition spaces, as well as the installation, art fairs, budgeting.

  • Arrange and schedule art handlers for before and after fairs/exhibitions.

  • Restock any packing materials as well as office supplies.

  • Act as front of house, greeting clients when required.

Art Handler duties shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Handling and installations of all artworks including paintings, sculptures, design objects, or digital media

  • Ensure the artwork is prepared for exhibitions, art fairs, photography, loans, or viewing rooms

  • Ensure all artwork is catalogued into the gallery database and is constantly kept up to date and accurate

  • Perform condition checks on a variety of artwork

  • Work alongside the Registrar team to ensure accurate record collections and deliveries of artworks on-site and off-site

  • Ensure condition checks and packing is completed to a high standard to prepare the artwork for local and international shipping

  • Assist with the upkeep of the gallery and viewing rooms

  • Provide offsite support for client services, site visits, photography, and art fairs

  • Ensure that any storage rooms are organized

  • Organize the tools and supply areas

  • Assist with annual inventories of all artworks within the gallery and within local storage locations

  • Ensure other ad hoc tasks or projects are completed when required

Requirements
  • Experience of working in a Gallery or Auction House or similar organisation is essential.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the best practices and materials for handling and packing the artwork

  • Show a diverse understanding and skill set for installing a wide range of different artworks

  • Experience carrying out artwork shipments is required for this position.

  • Show the ability to work in a face-paced environment by remaining organized

  • Fantastic motivation and attention to detail is crucial.

  • Previous inventory management skills.

  • Willingness to learn

  • Demonstrate troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to lift and move any heavy objects when required

  • Excellent written and communication skills.

  • Hold a valid driver’s license

How to Apply

Please send your resume and CV to gallerymanager@corkingallery.com

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Posted on November 17