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Head of Installation

Job Details

  • Posted:5th December, 2023
  • Sector:Fine Art & Gallery
  • Location:New York , United States
  • Job Ref:16990
  • Salary:$75,000 - $85,000 USD + Benefits
Our client an established, international Gallery are looking to bring on Head of Installation to their New Windsor Location. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Management and coordinate the logistics for gallery events, art fairs, exhibitions and installations. 
  • Lead installation teams and oversee subcontractors. 
  • Ensure the safe handling of the gallery’s property. 
  • Collaborate with the Head of Logistics to strategize installation, schedules and budgets. 
  • Prioritize the safety of the team and the artwork. 
  • Be prepared to travel internationally and locally for art fairs and installations. 
  • Oversee the restoration of all artworks, including repairs and cleaning. 
  • Undertake electrical work, including the installation of works such as chandeliers, lighting and wiring adaptations. 
  • Provide technical and operational insights to align with the business’s growth strategy. 
  • Implement enhancements as needed. 
  • Proficiency in operating power tools and machinery. 
  • 3-5+ years of experience in art installation, or something equivalent. 
  • The ability to thrive under pressure and meet stringent deadlines. 
  • Strong problem solving skills. 
  • Willingness to travel from the gallery’s location into the city frequently. 
  • Valid driver’s licence to operate a box truck, CLD licence is a plus. 
  • Ability to lead a team with excellent communication skills.
  • Capability to lift at least 50 lbs. 

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