Job Summary

An art organisation is now seeking Art Handlers / Technicians to join their skilled London based team on a part time basis. The positions are with a prestigious employer with a Global reputation as being a leading heritage institution.

Responsibilities for an Art Handler / Technician include:

  • Exceptional care in handling, movement, storage and packing of property with your primary focus and goal being the safety of both people and property at all times.
  • A high level of personal presentation at all times and compliance with the department dress code.
  • Complete relevant training and all other training and refresher training schedules.
  • Accurate checking and condition reporting of all property.
  • Ensure all incidents, accidents, damages or losses are reported to your manager immediately and an accident report form completed.
  • Meet all deadlines for preparation of sales for exhibition set ups, views, breakdowns and transport, including planning and communication with all sale coordinators.
  • Ensure all equipment inspections are carried out and defects reported, in addition to day to day maintenance.
  • Maintain designated areas and ensure excellent housekeeping throughout the complex.
  • Maintain a high level of security at all times.
  • Ensure that all property is accounted for at all times whilst in the galleries and that all exhibitions are complete before public viewing commences.
  • Ensure property condition report and risk assessments are completed for all sales prior to public viewing.

Skills required:

  • Safety first attitude and exceptional care in handling and security of client's property.
  • Packing, wrapping and handling artwork and antiques.
  • Prior experience as an Art Technician or Art Handler.
  • Excellent client service skills.
  • Flexible approach to work. Able to work evenings, weekends when required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to work well within a team and a proven ability to communicate well with clients and staff from other departments.
  • Enthusiastic, honest, highly self-motivated and able to remain calm under pressure.
  • Very high level of attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • General computer literacy.
  • Able to undertake regular heavy lifting.

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Job Summary


Reference: 9923

Sector: Other

Location: London, Greater London, England

Salary: Market related

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 13 Jun 2019