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Assistant Registrar, Artist Studio

Posted: 23.05.2024
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London, UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

We are looking for an Assistant Registrar to join the team at a busy artists studio in London. The role would suit someone who has previous experience working in a logistics role within a shippers, gallery or studio.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Assisting with all matters in connection with the shipping of artworks including post sale shipments, coordinating framing and restoration of artworks
  • Obtaining shipping and packing estimates on behalf of clients
  • Maintaining the database with all shipping and installation information
  • Filing customs documentation and proof of import / export
  • Maintaining the TA/ IPR account documentation and monitoring works entering/releasing from Bonded storage
  • Liaising with studio installation teams for postā€sale installations
  • Working with third parties including gallery registrars on consigned inventory
  • Assisting with Insurance of Inventory including arranging cover for artworks, providing insurance values to team, preparation of insurance values for exhibitions and loans, inputting insurance values when works are completed
  • Assisting with the annual stocktake

Candidates should have:

  • Solid experience and excellent manner in managing client relationships
  • An excellent attention to detail and be familiar with checking condition reports, installation guides, fabrication details, framing and display information
  • Knowledge of shipping export/import paperwork including documentation required for TA and Bond
  • Strong administration skills and have worked in roles that provide information to users on a timely and efficient basis
  • Very good basic numeracy skills and have had exposure to costing and pricing
  • Experience working with and organising DHL/FedEx shipments