D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Registrar – Contemporary Gallery


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

Our client, a respected Contemporary Gallery is looking for a Registrar for a 14 month fixed term contract.

This is a senior position and is a great opportunity for someone step up and take responsibility for the registrarial aspects of all sales, exhibition and art fair shipments across all of the gallery’s locations and offices.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working with colleagues and external parties to ensure that all shipments run smoothly and support junior colleagues where necessary.
  • Assist the Accountants to make sure that all invoicing and VAT matters comply with regulations.
  • Ensure all invoices received from external contractors are correct and on budget.
  • Maintaining meticulous records of all loaned and consigned works and ensure the gallery’s database shows correct current location, customs status and condition.
  • Prepare all consignment and loan paper work.
  • Main point of contact for all of the gallery’s customs and shipping procedures.
  • Solely responsible for maintaining and administering the TA account.

Person Specification

  • Significant experience of working within a Commercial gallery or Fine Art Shipper.
  • Excellent knowledge of Temporary Admissions Accounts as well as worldwide customs regulations.
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills, be at ease with complex tasks and have the ability to work under pressure and to strict timeframes whilst retaining excellent attention to detail.
  • A positive and versatile attitude to work.
  • The ability to communicate diplomatically with colleagues, clients and external contacts.