The role of a Fine Art Shipping Warehouse Manager involves the storage and security of fine art and furnishing whilst being held in storage. This is a specialist role and one that requires someone with an understanding of the handling and storage of fine art artefacts of significant value and delicacy.
There are many job opportunities for anyone who has specialist knowledge and skills in relation to fine art and so the role of Fine Art Warehouse Manager can be a steppingstone to other careers within this industry sector.
What does a Fine Art Shipping Warehouse Manager job description include?
- As a Fine Art Shipping Warehouse Manager, you will be responsible for a team of warehouse personnel.
- You will be responsible for taking receipt of high value works of art into a bonded warehouse ensuring that the items of fine art are stored correctly so as not to damage or devalue the fine art being held.
- The Fine Art Warehouse Manager must ensure that all documentation is in order and complies with any customs requirements.
- You will be required to complete reports and notify clients of any changes to the items being held on their behalf.
- The Fine Art Warehouse Manager is responsible for the booking fine art in and out of the warehouse and the maintenance of records.
Key skills and qualifications of a Fine Art Shipping Warehouse Manager:
- You will be required to hold a recognised educational certificate with good grades. A degree level education would be an advantage.
- As a Fine Art Warehouse Manager, you will be required to manage people and so previous people management experience is desirable.
- You must have specialist knowledge of fine art removal, shipping and storage.
- As a Fine Art Warehouse Manager you will be involved in booking groupage containers and so you must be able to assess fine art requirements and negotiate rates.
- Strong written and verbal communications skills are essential.
- You must have excellent customer care skills and be able to manage issues or dispute if they arise.
- You must be familiar with Microsoft Word and any standard software/programs associated with your specialist area of work.
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