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Art Shipping Manager

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  • Posted:17th May, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art Shipping, Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:New York, United States
  • Job Ref:16482
  • Salary:Competitive Salary + Benefits

We are working alongside an Art Organisation in New York, who are seeking an experienced Art Shipping Manager to join their team.

The ideal candidate will have experience in inventory management and knowledge of the handling and storage of Artwork. This role will be based out of the companies warehouse and storage facility. 


  • Arrange outbound and inbound transport of artworks from start to finish, including storage, packing and crating both onsite and offsite 
  • Manage the upkeep if the warehouse, foreseeing any problems that may arise and planning the repairs
  • Oversee the inventory database and update when necessary
  • Create budgets for various exhibitions and projects
  • Assist technicians with providing condition reports and ensure optimal packing practices are being used
  • Work on restoration and production of works with outside contractors
  • Help with installation when required 


  • Previous experience within a similar role, dealing with shipping procedures and inventory management is a must
  • Well-organised, self-motivated and able to handle multiple projects and exhibitions under tight deadlines
  • Art handling experience is necessary
  • Skilled communicator both verbally and written
  • Experience using different internal systems such as ArtLogic
  • Strong administrative skills 
  • Forklift, crating and carpentry experience is beneficial 
  • Valid drivers license 

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