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Registrar, Contemporary Gallery

Posted: 08.04.2021
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Depending on Experience
Location: London
Job description:

We are looking for an experienced registrar to join a contemporary gallery based in London. Previous experience in a commercial gallery or in a fine art shipping role is required. Knowledge of post Brexit customs, TA, Bond and import & export regulations are also essential.

  • General management of inventory
  • Record packing and document storage information
  • Manage and update production costs
  • Generate authenticity certificates
  • Transport and storage of artworks including supervising the collection, delivery and storage of artworks, crates and items owned by the gallery
  • Manage the transport of artworks for client shipments, exhibitions and art fairs.
  • Be the principle contact for the shipping and storage suppliers
  • Manage day to day shipments to / from storage to gallery
  • Do biannual review of stock in storage for Directors to review
  • Ensure company compliance with current import / export legislation alongside Accounts Manager
  • Monitor and manage any artworks under restricted customs procedures
  • Ensure accurate paperwork is kept for all shipments
  • Support Artist Liaison with loan agreements
  • Manage delivery and proactively monitor the safe return of artworks
  • Ensure loan agreements are correctly stored on the server
  • Manage condition checking of artworks on return with Gallery Operations Manager
  • Coordination of works list for Art Fairs in conjunction with Director
  • Collate technical information on works for the sales team in conjunction with Gallery Operations Manager
  • Ensure appropriate Insurance cover is in place for exhibitions, art fairs and individual shipments
  • Manage external shipments to ensure client / consignee has relevant cover prior to shipping
  • Support Accounts Manager with yearly insurance review.