Collections Manager

Contemporary Art Advisory

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Well-established art advisory is looking to hire a Collections Manager who is available to begin immediately for a full-time position. Candidates must be available Monday-Friday from 10am-6pm. Office is centrally located in NYC. Applicants should be flexible in their work duties as it is a small office and teamwork is essential.

  • Liaise with galleries and auction houses on receiving invoices and details of art works including dimensions and packing details

  • Organize art shipments and installations liaising with art handling companies for estimates and details

  • Create detailed checklists for installations

  • Organize framing, conservation and condition reports for works as needed -Liaise with museums and galleries for loans and donations

  • Work with galleries and auction houses on consignments, reviewing contracts and assisting with logistics

  • Coordinate appraisals with in-house and third party appraisers

  • Assist with ongoing database, app, and website development


Applicants should possess skills and experience in the following areas:

Knowledge of collection management databases (i.e. Artbase, ArtSystems, TMS), Excel, Photoshop

Prior registrar experience preferred

Knowledge of Mac computers Phone and communication skills

Experience with contemporary art

Must be discreet and willing to sign a confidentiality agreement

Ability to conduct proactive outreach to third parties

Efficient at time management and has a strong sense for prioritizing tasks

How to Apply
Posted on June 25