Registrar

Galerie Buchholz

Galerie Buchholz is seeking a motivated and engaged registrar to oversee all logistical aspects of its New York gallery. This is a full-time position with benefits. Galerie Buchholz is an international gallery with locations in Berlin, Cologne, and New York, and participates in art fairs worldwide.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate domestic and international shipping

  • Source shipping and crating estimates

  • Track movement of artworks and ensure that inventory system is kept up to date

  • Work with off-site storage partner and maintain database

  • Generate and review condition reports

  • Generate and maintain consignment and loan paperwork

  • Work with artists’ studios, clients, and other vendors to coordinate pickups and deliveries

  • Art handling, hands-on exhibition installation, and hiring and overseeing freelance art handlers

  • Communicating with registrars of Berlin and Cologne galleries

Requirements
  • Proficiency with Mac, Creative Suite, Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Outlook). Experience with database software Artbutler a plus

  • Understanding of industry best practices for packing, handling, and shipping contemporary art

  • Expertise with worldwide art shipping and customs regulations

  • Knowledge of other languages (especially German) is a plus.

  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and create clear and organized schedules in a fast-paced environment

  • Priority will be given to candidates with at least 2 years’ experience as a registrar for a contemporary art gallery, institution, or a fine arts shipping company

Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and two references to jobs@galeriebuchholz.com with the subject line “New York registrar.” Walk-ins and phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Galerie Buchholz is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews in mid-to-late January 2020.

Posted on December 27