D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Registrar, International Artist Studio


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

Our client, an international artist studio, has an exciting opportunity for a Registrar with previous experience looking to progress in a fast-paced environment. Working in the wider Client Liaison Team the right candidate will be responsible for all matters in connection with the shipping of artworks.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Shipping of artworks post sale
  • Obtaining estimates on behalf of clients
  • Maintaining all necessary paperwork as well as maintaining the database with all shipping and installation information
  • Liaising with the studio installation teams for post-sale installations
  • Inventory review including liaising with studio
  • Working as part of a team to identify works with best potential for sale/priority.
  • Ensuring Artworks are ‘client ready’ to allow any artwork to be shown as and when required
  • Working with third parties on consigned inventory, including consignments contracts with galleries
  • Preparing works for shipping, keeping consignment information up to date on the database
  • Responsible for Insurance of Inventory
  • Responsible for managing the commissions
  • Working with Finance department Audits and preparation of year end returns
  • Working either on standalone projects and as part of a team

Person Specification

  • Thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Previous fine art shipping experience
  • Organised and methodical working practices
  • Able to priorities and work on multiple projects at once
  • Good knowledge of fine art shipping, customs, and industry standards
  • Flexible with excellent problem solving abilities