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Art Handler
Art Handler
Gagosian
Post Date: 31 Aug 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Gagosian seeks a full-time Art Handler to join its Beverly Hills team.

This is an opportunity for a highly skilled, professional, and motivated individual to work on top tier exhibitions, gallery operations and other projects. At least 2 years of experience working at a gallery, museum, or fine art shipping company is a must. Primary responsibilities include the safe handling, installation, and packing of high value artworks as well as preparation, lighting, and upkeep of exhibition spaces. All applicants must have a positive attitude and the ability to maintain focus and attention to detail while handling a high volume of work in a dynamic environment.

The position schedule is Monday–Friday, 9:30am–6pm, with additional hours for openings and events.

Duties include but not limited to


– Prepare gallery spaces for exhibitions, viewings and photography.
– Install artwork, prepare walls, floors, and gallery lighting.
– Assist with organizing art storage areas, tools, workstations, materials, and supply levels.
– Aid in packing and unpacking processes of soft-wrapped and crated artwork.
– Packing, shipping, installation, de-installation, condition reports, wall repair, lighting of works and projects as requested.

Qualifications for this role


– BA or BFA, or 2+ years of proven work experience at an art gallery, museum, art studio, or within the transportation services industry.
– Knowledge of packing and crating, modes of transport.
– Strong knowledge of Excel (Microsoft Office) and Sheets (Google Workspace).

Position Type


Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt/Salaried position with overtime.

Compensation


Salary commensurate with experience, including a comprehensive benefits package and paid vacation which increases with tenure.

Application Instructions


Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Art Handler (Beverly Hills)” in the subject line. Walk-ins or phone inquiries will not be accepted for this position.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, committed to ensuring that all current and prospective employees are afforded equal opportunities.

Employee health and safety is of the utmost importance and as such Gagosian is committed to adhering to California State Department of Health COVID safety guidelines.

JOB DETAILS

Location
Beverly Hills, USA

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