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Head Registrar
Head Registrar
Post Date: 08 Jun 2022


Perrotin New York is seeking a full-time Registrar with at least three years of experience working in a gallery or museum to begin immediately. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, have strong organizational and multitasking skills, and have strong communication skills.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Manage shipments for sold artworks – Provide support on incoming and outgoing shipments for art fairs and exhibitions as needed

– Manage and conduct condition reports, label artworks appropriately, file reports on server

– Source fabrication and framing estimates

– Invoicing for logistics and shipments

– Work closely with the on-staff photographer to coordinate weekly photoshoots for artworks

– Assist as needed in the logistics of exhibitions at the gallery, as well as those held at off-site institutions, art fairs, etc.

– Track and communicate shipping schedules to gallery staff – Oversee the release of artworks


– Minimum 3 years experience as a Registrar at a gallery, museum, or arts institution

– Knowledge of and comfortability with particulars for booking Fine Art air, truck, and ocean shipments

– Excellent knowledge of US taxation, insurance, local and international customs procedures

– General knowledge of standard packing procedures – Highly organized, thorough, detailed-oriented, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment – Enthusiastic and interested in working closely with others with the ability to build outside relationships with vendors, artists, and institutions – Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and an aptitude for quick-learning and problem-solving

– Must be a supportive team player, able to address new challenges, and maintain a level head under pressure

– Salary commensurate with experience – Position is Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

To Apply:

– Please submit your resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to [email protected] with the subject line “Head Registrar”

– Salary is commensurate with experience and includes excellent benefits and paid time off.

– This is a full-time position. The applicant must be flexible and available outside of the designated days on an as-needed basis.


New York

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