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Driver & Fine Art Handler

Job Description


Alchemy is currently working alongside a Fine Art Shipping company 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.

A driving licence is essential for this role and a truck licence would also be beneficial.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carry out the handling, movement and storage of fine art and antiques with a high level of care and skill.
  • Driving throughout New York on behalf of the company, representing them to the highest standard at all times.
  • Visiting high-end, esteemed clients to assist them with art installation.
  • Secure all Art pieces in containers and trucks ready for transportation.
  • Carry out installation and de-installation of art pieces, as well as stretching of canvases when required.
  • Complete condition reports and any other inventory or transportation documents.
  • Liaise with art professionals including art dealers, artists and interior designers.
  • Meet all deadlines for preparation of artworks for transportation and temporary exhibitions, including planning and communication with all shipping coordinators.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience with art handling and installation.
  • A driving licence is required and truck licence beneficial.
  • Forklift and scissor lift desirable but not essential.
  • Possess a clean driving record.
  • Understand the art/design terminology.
  • Be comfortable working in a physically demanding role, carrying and lifting heavy objects.

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