Gallery Registrar

Capitain Petzel

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Capitain Petzel is looking for an experienced registrar as of 1.1.2020. The ideal candidate has excellent organizational skills, the ability to manage projects carefully and to meet deadlines, as well as sound knowledge in the areas of inventory, art transport and logistics. The job represents a crucial position in an international gallery, within the triangle of New York (Petzel Gallery), Cologne (Galerie Gisela Capitain) and Berlin. It offers the opportunity to work with original artworks of important artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. The job also entails working in a small team, coming with a great deal of personal responsibility.

  • Organization of the inventory of the gallery; maintenance of the art database

  • Recording of incoming and outgoing artworks

  • Creation of consignments and loan contracts

  • Organization of national and international transports

  • Logistical planning and preparation of art fairs

  • Understanding of customs and tax regulations and the requirements of international trade in works of art

  • Compilation and archiving of shipping documents

  • Creation of status reports

  • Creation of certificates of authenticity, manuals and installation documents for customers or institutions

  • Coordination of a team of Art Handlers

  • Organization of general requirements of the gallery (material procurement, coordination of service providers in house management).

  • At least three years of experience as a registrar in a gallery or in collections management is required.

  • A fluent level of German is also required.

How to Apply

Please send your application with CV and salary requirements to Chloé Steffen at

We look forward to receiving your application!

Posted on October 9