The art of the perfect fit

Client Relations Manager, Contemporary Gallery

Posted: 25.07.2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: Berlin, Germany
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

Our client, an established gallery for contemporary art, is looking for a Client Relations Manager to join their logistics team. The gallery is looking for a team player with extensive expertise, enthusiasm for art and teamwork. Fluency in German is required for this role.

Tasks:

  • Planning and coordination of transportation for all artworks sold to national and international collections, both private and institutional
  • Logistical planning of deliveries and installations on site
  • Close cooperation and ongoing coordination with the sales team, international art collections, as well as any forwarding agents and other external service providers
  • Organising the insurance of artworks
  • Overviewing of temporary imports and storage in bonded warehouses
  • Obtaining and checking of (analogue and digital) export documents
  • Participation in the annual inventories made in the galleries and warehouses

Profile:

  • Several years of professional experience in art transport at the highest international level
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with worldwide customs and import regulations
  • Familiarity with the international art landscape and a dynamic market environment
  • Great communication skills and fluency in German and English – further language skills are expressly desired
  • High degree of dependability, prudence and precision in planning and the processing of art transport, as well as in all communications with colleagues and clients
  • Reliability and resilience – an ability to continue high-precision work, even under time pressure
  • Extensive experience with work databases
  • Confident use of common MAC and Microsoft Office applications