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Chief Art Handler, Established Gallery

Posted: 19.07.2021
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tenure: Contract
Job description:

For an established gallery, we are looking for an experienced Chief Art Handler to join the team in Berlin.

Primary duties include:

  • Manage and prepare Installation of artworks (exhibitions, international art fairs, collectors) in close liaison with Head Registrar and Director of Production and Exhibitions
  • Supervising a team of Art Handlers, managing  work schedules and availability
  • Oversee supplies and equipment
  • Packaging of artworks
  • Condition reporting
  • Local transports


  • Great communicator, fluent in German and English
  • Flexibility to adapt to fast paced environment
  • Ability to plan ahead, organized and structured working ethics
  • Interest gallery artists
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Management Experience
  • Several years’ experience in art handling and technical experience (i.e. experience installing complex and multimedia artworks)
  • Confident database user (Artlogic plus)
  • Team Player
  • Experience in conservation and restoration a plus