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Registrar, Contemporary Gallery

Posted: 17.01.2023
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Location: London, UK
Job description:

We are looking for a Registrar for a Contemporary Gallery in London. The person in this role will be responsible for all internal and external shipping and distribution of gallery works including providing logistical support for the gallery’s exhibitions and fairs. This person is also the point of contact for the gallery’s main storage provider and tracking inventory using the gallery’s Artlogic database.

The role would suit someone who has some previous registrar or Fine Art Shipping Experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • All internal and external Shipping
  • Obtaining and negotiating competitive quotes and rates
  • Obtaining important proof of export documentation according to HMRC regulations
  • Liaising with shipping companies, customs agents, for set up and dismantle of all events/fairs
  • Lead logistics coordinator for all fairs and exhibitions, leading changeovers, and point of contact for assisting with physical setup and dismantle as it applies
  • Creating and distributing Authenticity Certificates as required and responsible for the creation of all condition reports
  • Point of contact for main storage facility
  • Tracking storage costs as inventory moves
  • Maintains inventory database(s) (Artlogic)
  • Create install and or dismantle guides for works as necessary
  • Log and keep track of artists samples
  • Insurance