Art Crating, Inc., a high-end art handling company of 36 years located in Maspeth-Queens, seeks a Fine Art Crate Shop Office Administrator with 5-10 years of experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, meticulous attention to detail, a professional demeanor and ability to work efficiently in a challenging work environment. The company encourages creative problem-solving empowering all to further refine and deepen their knowledge of fine art.
Daily routine requires fielding a high volume of phone calls and emails, cultivating and preserving client relationships, processing paperwork and maintaining both electronic and paper filing systems, providing estimates and assisting with scheduling, working within customized FileMaker Pro database, maintain supply inventories and performing general office upkeep and administrative tasks as needed. Applicant will be required to work within established departmental structures while seeking to create efficiencies that maintain standards and benefit the team.
The position requires that candidate have a high attention to detail, ability to work professionally with clients in writing and via telephone. Additionally, the Office Administrator will be a key employee working to maintain office workflow. This function requires articulate and clear internal communication with other staff while maintaining a positive energy.
Applicants must have experience working with fine art logistics and be a motivated, independent individual who can collaborate well within a team dynamic to facilitate and support departmental needs.
Ideally candidates have held prior office setting positions and have 5-10 years of experience in the industry. BFA/MFA is preferred. Knowledge of materials and the handling of art and/or artifacts is essential. The company works on a Mac based platform and familiarity with FileMaker Pro, Word, Excel, and Photoshop is required.
Art Crating, Inc. offers a benefit package which includes a profit share plan rewarding longevity. The company is an equal opportunity employer.
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