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Art Handler

Job Details

  • Posted:5th May, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery, Fine Art Shipping
  • Location:San Francisco, California, United States
  • Job Ref:16421
  • Salary:Competitive Hourly Rate $USD
Alchemy is working with a market leading Art Storage and Logistics company based in San Francisco, who are seeking an experienced Art Handler to join the team.

Duties of the role include:
  • Handling, moving, and coordinating the storage of art, antiquities, furniture and high end goods. 
  • Ensuring the safety of both people and property always.
  • Checking the condition of the art, and accurately labelling and recording of locations of all property.
  • Ensuring the vehicle is prepared for daily travel, verifying what artwork or high end goods are leaving the facility. 
  • Load and unload trucks when needed.
  • Assist with all aspects of installation processes. 
  • Provide training to junior Art Handlers when needed. 
  • Assisting with the preparation of sales and exhibitions, views, breakdowns and transport of art, liaising with all sale coordinators and other departments when necessary.
  • Completing property condition reports and risk assessments.
  • Previous experience in handling and installing art and sculptures.
  • Experience working within a gallery, museum, studio, auction house or art logistics provider is required.
  • Able to lift heavy goods.
  • Excellent client service skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to execute condition reports and appropriate paperwork is essential. 
  • Enthusiastic and organised.

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