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Registrar
Registrar
Hauser & Wirth
Post Date: 13 Feb 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Hauser & Wirth is one of the world’s leading commercial galleries for modern and contemporary art with locations across the US, UK, Europe and Asia. Based out of our New York gallery with work from home flexibility, we are seeking an experienced Registrar with a working knowledge of collections care and shipping logistics to join the Operations team.

In this role, day-to-day tasks will require extensive collaboration and communication with the Artist Liaison, Sales, and Technician teams. The ideal candidate will have experience operating in a fast paced and dynamic environment while maintaining the highest standards.

Responsibilities:
• Arrange shipments of sold artwork to clients and ensure compliance with sales tax regulations
• Coordinate collections from local artist studios
• Maintain and follow best practices for packing, storing, handling, and shipping artworks
• Oversee artwork framing, as needed
• Work closely with Sales and Technician teams for internal and external viewings
• Maintain meticulous records and update artworks in database accordingly
• Coordinate treatment and condition reports with conservation studios, as needed
• Draft and file incoming and outgoing condition reports
• Compile estimates and coordinate logistics budget for internal gallery exhibitions in support of other teams

Skills & Requirements:
• 3-5 years of experience as a Registrar in an international art gallery, museum, or auction house
• A self-starter with the ability to solve complex problems under tight deadlines and challenging situations
• Capable of operating in a multi-disciplinary environment and collaborating with a large team across international locations
• Detail oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Expertise in New York State Sales Tax regulations
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Proven IT skills in all areas, including Microsoft Office Suite and Mac OS X, with the aptitude to learn additional programs as needed
• Ability to travel between New York gallery and storage locations, as required

JOB DETAILS

Location
New York, USA

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