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Registrar and Shipping Coordinator – Frech-speaking
Registrar and Shipping Coordinator - Frech-speaking
Skarstedt Gallery
Post Date: 07 Sep 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Skarstedt is seeking a full-time Registrar and Shipping Coordinator to join its Paris team.

Job description:

  • Orchestrate and supervise art handler teams
  • Oversee scenography following the artist’s instructions and Director’s curation of each exhibition /showroom presentation
  • Execute condition reports upon arrival of incoming works and log CR on Articheck
  • Prevent and assess risk: follow-up and maintain up to date information on insurance policies for the gallery space and stock, oversee loans.
  • responsible for all insurance related matters under the supervision of Senior Director, Paris and Business Director, New York
  • Execute all duties in a cost-effective manner with an understanding of the given budget
  • Optimize and maintain organization of artwork storage for the Paris Gallery, having a clear understanding of the volume used and available, producing and managing accurate inventory reports, negotiating the best rate per m3.
  • Post-sale follow-up: ensuring a seamless client experience from consigning until delivery at the clients’ homes/institutions
  • Maintaining and anticipating security standards towards public, staff and artworks present at the gallery
  • Record, follow-up and chase due payments in relation to associated exhibition costs
  • Manage local shipping and technical requirements of Paris + Art Basel in coordination with London and NY registrars

Additional duties:

  • Should be able to assist if needed with art handling responsibilities at the Paris gallery
  • Main point of contact for all IT-related questions with our IT provider
  • Open to travelling and organizing shipments involving off-site viewings or other related projects

Requirements:

  • Must have at least 2-4 years of experience as a registrar or shipping coordinator in the art market
  • Must have extensive knowledge of fine art shipping and transport, VAT and import fees, as well as local and international customs laws- Must be able to maintain good relations with vendors
  • Must be fluent in English and French
  • Must be comfortable using Pack Office, ArtBase, ArtLogic, Articheck

JOB DETAILS

Location
Paris, France

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