Art Handler

Blum & Poe

Blum & Poe Los Angeles is seeking a part-time Art Handler to assist with the movement and installation of artworks.

Responsibilities
  • Assist with the movement and installation of artworks throughout our gallery, viewing, and storage spaces

  • Assist with organization and tracking of inventory in our warehouses

  • Assist with receiving and releasing artworks and loading/off-loading trucks

  • Assist with local collections and deliveries

  • Prepare and properly pack artworks for transport and storage

  • Prepare spaces for client viewings and photography including painting, patching, and artwork installation

  • Keep viewing spaces and warehouses clean, safe, and client-ready

  • Assist with special events and local offsite exhibitions and fairs

  • Attend weekly staff meetings

Requirements
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working for an art gallery, museum, or shipping company

  • Knowledge and application of art handling best practices

  • Must be a positive and supportive team player, able to address new challenges

  • Ability to take initiative, multitask, and work graciously in a fast-paced environment

  • Detail-oriented and extremely well organized

  • Strong communication skills

  • A proficient knowledge of fine art logistics including installation, packing, shipping, and storage

  • The ability to safely lift 50 lbs, as well as the safe use of power tools, ladders, and warehouse equipment

  • Clean driving record holding a current CA driver’s license

  • Background in carpentry/construction

  • Experience operating warehouse equipment - forklifts, stackers, pallet jacks

  • Experience driving a box truck

How to Apply
  • Please submit your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to jobs@blumandpoe.com

  • Only serious and qualified candidates will be considered

  • This is a part-time

  • Hourly rate is commensurate with experience

Blum & Poe is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Posted on August 2