Registrar

Blum & Poe

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Blum & Poe seeks a full-time Registrar with at least 3 years experience to begin immediately. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, have strong organizational and multitasking skills, and be able to work well in a dynamic, multi-location environment. This person will work closely with the Exhibitions Registrar, Director of Logistics, and the Operations team.

Responsibilities

INVENTORY

  • Oversee all incoming and outgoing artworks

  • Manage and conduct condition reports, filing in server and updating the database as necessary

  • Oversee and coordinate artwork conservation, ensure safe care and handling of artworks outside of B&P exhibitions/Art Fairs, and inform the appropriate staff as necessary

  • Track artwork reserves and sales; send monthly reserve report to principal’s and relevant staff, reflect any changes in the database

  • Inform relevant staff regarding inventory updates

  • Conduct annual physical inventory at all storage facilities

  • Organize and manage the gallery’s on-site inventory and off-site storage spaces, including incoming and outgoing inventory on a daily basis

  • Manage and conduct database entries thoroughly

LOANS AND INSURANCE

  • Oversee and manage loans of artworks pertaining to offsite exhibitions

  • Assist in organizing and overseeing all traveling exhibitions

  • Manage global fine art insurance policy

  • Manage certificates of insurance

CONSIGNMENTS & RESALES

  • Oversee consignments for all offsite exhibitions and general inventory, including drawing up initial consignments, managing expirations, renewals, policies, returns, and alerting appropriate staff regarding expirations and renewals

  • Oversee long-term consignment agreements and renewals, as well as secondary consignments

GENERAL

  • Oversee offsite exhibitions as required

  • Travel to assist with exhibitions, installations, production, and site visits as needed

  • Oversee production of artworks alongside the Director of Exhibition Production

  • Oversee commissions including database entry, track and follow-up, and the relevant staff and clientele informed

  • Oversee and generate installation manuals alongside Exhibition Manager

Requirements
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a Registrar at a gallery, museum or arts institution

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and Filemaker Pro

  • Extensive familiarity with fine art handling best practices and condition reporting/conservation

  • Must be a supportive team player, able to address new challenges and maintain a level head under pressure

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills

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

  • Strong sense of discretion and confidentiality

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

  • We will be following up with requests for interviews in the coming weeks in order to fill this position as soon as possible.

  • Only serious and qualified candidates will be considered.

  • Salary is commensurate with experience and includes excellent benefits and paid time off.

  • This a full-time position, 5 days per week. The applicant must be flexible and available outside of the designated days on an as needed basis.

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 June 23