Registrar

M+B Gallery

Los Angeles, CA

M+B Gallery in Los Angeles is looking for an experienced, friendly, hard-working and organized professional for a full-time Registrar position.

Responsibilities include:

  • maintenance of gallery inventory database (Artlogic)
  • coordination of all domestic and international shipping for exhibitions, art fairs, clients and in-house
  • incoming and outgoing shipment receipts and releases
  • preparation of art works for shipping/delivery
  • oversight of gallery installations for exhibitions and art fairs
  • coordinating the production of artwork for the gallery, clients, exhibitions and art fairs
  • condition reporting
  • coordination of loans and consignments to museums and galleries
  • organizing and managing on-site and off-site storage, and ensuring adequate insurance coverage
  • respond to requests for insurance certificates
  • liase with gallery artists, clients and vendors (printers, shippers, framers, etc)

We are seeking someone who is:

  • energetic, dedicated, detail-oriented, highly organized, calm, punctual, systems-oriented and a problem-solver
  • takes initiative, follows through on projects, manages time and tasks well and stays cool under pressure
  • willing to undertake basic and complex tasks with equal diligence
  • project a positive, pleasant demeanor and enjoy working with the public as well as with co-workers
  • the ability to multi-task and stay calm within a fast-paced, high-pressure, exciting environment, as meeting multiple deadlines is the standard and not an exception
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as logic-based reasoning and the ability to think creatively
  • a thorough understanding of contemporary art is important
  • a minimum of 2 years experience at a gallery, museum, artist studio or fine art shipping company with experience in the above listed responsibilities

Technical Requirements:

  • Computer savvy: MAC computers, Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Experience with Artlogic and SketchUp is a huge plus.

 

Please send a cover letter, resume, references and salary history to resume@mbart.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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