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Job Summary

We have partnered with one of the leading art organisations in London and are looking for a Senior Art Technician, to join their talented team.

This individual will ideally have expertise in the safe storage, handling, transportation and installation of Fine Art, with a major focus on collections and incoming goods.

Responsibilities:

  • The handling and packing of sculptures, paintings and other art and media.
  • Manage a team of Art Technicians and ensure the process from property arriving to its release post-sale is dealt with up to the company’s standards.
  • Installation and de-installations within the galleries, client’s properties or at exhibitions.
  • Assist with the collections and deliveries to clients, storage facilities and art fairs/events.
  • Ensure the database is kept accurate and up to date, that artworks are catalogued, and all documentation is completed.
  • Provide training in Contemporary Art handling and installation and lead complex installations and preparation for exhibitions.
  • Ensure that all packing and transportation of fine art is carried out in a safe and timely manner.
  • Communicate professionally with all clients within the warehouse and whilst representing the company at installs and exhibitions.
  • Carry out health and safety checks and maintain the upmost level of security.

 

Experience required:

  • Previous experience in an Art Handling/Technician role for a Gallery, Auction House or Art Logistics company.
  • Experience and skills in management and leadership.
  • Contemporary Art packing and hanging experience and the ability to deal with complex installations.
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to work professionally internally and externally.
  • Experience leading a team of Art Technicians is beneficial.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when required.

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Job Summary


Reference: 13384

Location: London, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 19 Nov 2021