Registrar/Post Sales Services

Susan Sheehan Gallery

Susan Sheehan Gallery seeks a registrar for an established gallery dealing primarily in post-war American fine art prints. The ideal candidate will possess a BA or higher preferably in art history or collections management, and possess experience in a registrarial or arts administrative position. Superior organizational skills and the ability to prioritize, the capacity to carefully manage projects and meet deadlines, and a knowledge of cataloguing, databases, online art platforms, and fine art shipping are required. Precise attention to detail and effective communication skills are necessary to the position.

Responsibilities
  • Arrange domestic and international shipments to clients, track all shipments, and follow up with clients and shipping companies

  • Work closely with our art handler to properly store and pack artworks

  • Update all inventory records in the database system

  • Maintain detailed records for shipping, receiving, and consignments.

  • Draft and oversee consignment agreements. Compile, process, and manage records of all associated shipping paperwork

  • Conduct annual inventory count

  • Update all inventory records in the database system

  • Various administrative tasks as they arise

Requirements
  • BA or higher (art history or related field preferred)

  • Experience in a museum, gallery, or art institution

  • Experience with domestic and international fine art shipping and logistics

  • Familiarity with databases, online art platforms, and contracts, including consignment agreements

  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, prioritize, and able to work on multiple projects at once

  • Ability to work under pressure and within a small team

Position hours are Monday-Friday, 10am to 6pm, with additional hours needed during art fairs occurring approximately four times a year.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

How to Apply

Please email a resume and concise cover letter to nycgalleryjob00@gmail.com

Posted on May 19