Head of Special Projects

Atthowe Fine Art Services

About the Head of Special Projects Role

We are excited to hire a Head of Special Projects to lead our Special Projects Department.

About us

In business since 1928, Atthowe is now a worker-owned company exclusively dedicated to the handling of fine art. We provide temperature and humidity controlled art storage solutions, air and ground transportation support as well as crating, mounting and installation services. Our company has changed and grown over time, but always with the same focus of providing outstanding, quality service in a friendly and caring environment. We pride ourselves on our decades of outstanding service and our art-loving, hard-working, dedicated team. We cherish our long history but we also value our forward thinking, innovative practices.

About you

You love art!

  • Art is our business. You appreciate fine art and have an open mind regarding, and a curiosity about, the great wondrous world of modern art.

You are an amazing communicator

  • You enjoy communicating and coordinating with co-workers and develop and maintain great relationships with clients.

You are an expert at managing people and building teams

  • You lead through compassion and empathy and are able to develop your team to its full potential through coaching, motivational leadership, goal-setting.


In addition to working with a friendly, art loving team, Atthowe also provides the following benefits:

  • 100% coverage of health insurance premium through Kaiser (includes vision)

  • 17.5 days of PTO for full time employees (increases with seniority)

  • 12 holidays

  • 401K with 3% match

  • Cell phone reimbursement of $30/month

  • Eligibility to become a worker owner after two years of employment

  • Employee bonuses

Atthowe Fine Art Services is an equal opportunity employer. We do not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, our clients, and our community.

  • Oversee incoming RFPs and job requests, analyze for potential and risk

  • Work with Finance Department to allocate resources and space to support staff and projects

  • Oversee contracts and risk management issues

  • Provide performance reviews for department employees

  • Participate in joint reviews with Head of Logistics for crew employees

  • Assign projects to staff and oversee progress

  • Work with other department heads to resolve conflicts over resource allocation

  • Coordinate with other department heads to ensure smooth client-based services

  • Produce budgets as needed

  • Oversee and produce estimates

  • Complete and pass STA (Security Threat Assessment) application and verification

  • Possess a valid California driver’s license and a clean driving record at the time of, and for the duration of employment

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a management/coordinator position

  • At least 5 years’ experience in museum services/art services industry

  • Familiarity with construction sites and techniques

  • Ability to read and understand engineering and construction drawings

  • Ability to read and understand contracts

How to Apply

Please upload your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter please tell us more about your experience and your interest in working at Atthowe Fine Art Services.

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Posted on June 4