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Fine Art Handling Specialist

Job Details

  • Posted:30th November, 2023
  • Sector:Moving Services, Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:Marden, Kent, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:17005
  • Salary:£28,000
Alchemy has partnered with a reputable Removals and Fine Art Shipping Company, that is actively searching for a Fine Art Handling Specialist to become part of their team based in Marden.

The successful candidate will work with the team to expertly package, load, and securely transport client belongings with the utmost care and efficiency. Previous experience in the removal or fine art sector is a must.

  • Respond to client requests and concerns regarding packaging, shipping, and installation and provide exceptional customer service.
  • All handling, packing, and installation activities should prioritise safety standards.
  • Compliance with all health and safety regulations.
  • Use all materials efficiently and for the purpose for which they were designed, adhering to the company's packing regulations.
  • To label containers and complete inventory while following the Team Leader's instructions.
  • Assist the team leader with all aspects of the job, especially at customer sites.
  • Notify the team leader of any items that require crating or special care.
  • Provide outstanding customer service by responding to client requests and concerns about packing, shipment, and installation.
  • Observance of all health and safety regulations.
  • To operate efficiently and accurately at all times to ensure that the client's items and residence are not damaged.
  • Follow the Team Leader's instructions for marking containers and completing inventory.
  • Assist the team leader in all parts of the job, particularly on customer sites.
  • Notify the team leader of any objects that require crating or particular attention.

  • Previous experience in the removal and export industry managing fine art.
  • Expertise in packaging and wrapping sensitive and precious artworks, sculptures, and furniture is required.
  • An understanding of art conservation practises and principles is required to ensure correct handling and preservation.
  • Experience building custom containers and packing solutions for safe transit.
  • Knowledge of international customs regulations and documents required for the export of artwork.
  • Detail-oriented, with a strong sense of art preservation and an emphasis on condition reporting.
  • Ability to engage with clients, curators, and team members through effective communication skills.
  • Physical fitness and the capacity to lift big or bulky objects.
  • Adaptability to a multitude of project requirements and installation configurations.
  • Maintain a valid driver's licence in order to operate the car.

Reach out today to Alchemy Global Talent Solutions for further details.

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