D.R.A.W. Recruitment

Technician, Art Gallery

Details

Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Dependent on experience
Location: London UK
Tenure: Permanent
Job description:

A large, established gallery in London is looking for an experienced Technician to join their team.

Responsibilities:

The role is responsible for providing logistical support for all gallery activities. This includes:

Priority Responsibilities:

  • Handling all artwork and installations
  • Client appointments and deliveries
  • Picture hanging for the gallery and client appointments
  • Gallery appearance, re-hanging
  • Gallery stock management
  • Delivering art to customer sites
  • Handling all art carefully and with due consideration
  • Logging and reporting any damaged pieces whether damaged in the gallery or before arrival

It may be necessary to work weekends and/or long hours on occasion.

Secondary Responsibilities:

Actively involved in the appearance of the galleries, maintenance and facilities as required by the Head of Operations, to ensure the facilities run efficiently and smoothly. This may include the following:

  • CCTV
  • Air-conditioning
  • Security Services
  • Decorators / Building Repair
  • Lighting Technicians
  • Music
  • Intruder Alarms
  • Locksmiths
  • Other facilities and servi:ces as required by the business
  • In absence of the Stock Manager, receive deliveries

Qualifications:

Ideally candidates will have achieved an “A” level standard of education.

Additional Information:

Candidates must be qualified to work within the EU and have a clean driving license.

Ideal candidates will have previous experience of gallery- standard art handling in a client-facing role.

Artwork installation and/or restoration experience required.