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Estimating and Project Assistant

Job Description

We are have partnered with a renowned Fine Art Shipping organization in London who are actively seeking an Estimating and Project Assistant.

This individual will be required to work with partners from around the world to obtain the most competitive quotations and ensure that high value artwork and antiques are loaned timely and safely, so that they can feature in exhibitions and displays.

Duties include:

  • Work closely with the Forward Planning team and Director of Exhibitions to provide administrative support.
  • Set up and maintain estimate and project files.
  • Assist in arranging the drop off and pick up of artwork and antiques via road, air and sea.
  • Ensure that all systems are kept up to date and new requests are logged.
  • Looking after tenders and estimates for respected exhibitions and displays.
  • Respond to all internal and external communications for estimate requests.
  • Compile bid and proposal documents and supply them to customers.

Additional skills:

  • Excellent Maths and Literacy skills.
  • A knowledge of Logistics/The Art Industry is beneficial.
  • Providing estimates or quotes for customers.
  • A knowledge of tenders and Project Planning is advantageous
  • A logistical mind.
  • The ability to work well within a team, whilst using own initiative to solve individual problems.
  • Comfortable within an office environment and confident using a computer.
  • A clear and concise communicator who can switch off and solely focus on the task in hand.