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Art Handler and Driver

Job Description

Alchemy is currently working alongside a prestigious art organisation in New York, who are seeking to hire a Fine Art Handler/Driver. This is an exciting, full-time position for an individual with previous Fine Art handling experience and a driving licence.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carry out the handling, movement and storage of fine art and antiques with a high level of care and skill.
  • Operate large trucks through NYC and the tri-state area.
  • Handle all art works with great care including packaging, loading and transporting the artwork.
  • Visiting high-end, esteemed clients to assist them with art installation.
  • De-installing art pieces.
  • Meet all deadlines for preparation of artworks for transportation and temporary exhibitions, including planning and communication with all shipping coordinators.
  • Preparing paperwork such as billing, labelling and condition reporting.
  • Store all artwork safely and securely within the warehouse.
  • Assist with construction with crates for artworks.
  • Perform any necessary ad-hoc duties.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience with art handling and installation.
  • Previous experience driving a truck is required.
  • Be willing to be in transport as part of the day to day role.
  • Possess a clean driving record.
  • Be comfortable working in a physically demanding role, carrying and lifting heavy objects.
  • Proficient in using a fork-lift.
  • Visual and audio skills are beneficial.

If you are interested in hearing more about this exciting opportunity, please send Alchemy your resume.