Jobs

  • Logistics Registrar
    Hauser & Wirth New York
    New York, NY

    The position requires extensive experience in logistics as well as general registration practices. The Registrar will be expected to primarily manage client shipping and intercompany shipments. The Registrar also is expected to understand customs requirements, tax implications, and various other logistical topics. The Registrar is expected to plan, communicate multi-task, and act independently and collaboratively as the projects require.

    Main Tasks: Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Organise artwork deliveries to clients as requested by Sales Team
    • Organise intercompany shipments with domestic and international locations in Los Angeles, Zurich, London and Somerset
    • Organise conservation treatments as required
    • Arrange artist studio shipping needs
    • Organise international art fair shipments from US
    • Organise technicians requirements as needed
    • Compile condition reports
    • Update artwork details in database as needed
    • Organise offsite viewings as requested by the salesteam
    • Organise framing/photography of sold works as required

    Requirements

    • A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in registration, preferably in an art gallery / fine art shipping
    • Extensive knowledge of logistics (shipping, handling, packing and storage)
    • In-depth knowledge of various materials and techniques
    • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively and follow instructions
    • Travel might be required

    Application Instructions:

    Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to newyorkjobs@hauserwith.com

  • Praktikantin
    Hauser & Wirth Zürich
    Zurich, Switzerland

    Hauser & Wirth zählt zu den weltweit führenden Galerien für zeitgenössische Kunst und verfügt über Standorte in Zürich, London, New York und bald auch Los Angeles. Neben der Vertretung von über 45 etablierten und aufkommenden Künstlern arbeitet die Kunstgalerie eng mit 14 Nachlässen zusammen.

    Für unsere Galerie in Zürich suchen wir Praktikanten/Innen für die Zeiträume Juli – Dezember 2016 und Januar – Juni 2017. Dauer des Praktikums 6 Monate.

    Während dieses Zeitraums werden Sie Einblicke in verschiedene Bereiche einer internationalen Galerie erhalten.

    Dabei erwarten Sie unter anderem die folgenden Aufgaben:

    • Unterstützung der Künstlerbetreuer: Recherchen, Ausstellungsvorbereitungen
    • Pflege der Künstlerarchive, wie beispielsweise Aktualisierung der Künstlerbiographien und Bibliographien, Arbeiten mit der Ausstellungs-, Werk- und Literatur-Datenbank
    • Allgemeine Galerietätigkeiten, einschliesslich Unterstützung des Front Desk und Aushilfe bei Versänden
    • Unterstützung bei den Messevorbereitungen

    Vorrausetzungen:

    • Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse
    • Sehr gute Kommunikationsfähigkeit (mündlich und schriftlich)
    • Organisiertes, selbstständiges Arbeiten mit der Fähigkeit Prioritäten zu setzen
    • Belastbar und flexibel
    • Gute Computerkenntnisse (Mac und MS Office)
    • Abgeschlossenes Studium im Kunst- oder Kulturbereich oder berufliche Erfahrung im Galeriewesen von Vorteil

    Bei Interesse richten Sie Ihre Bewerbung bitte per email an:

    Nora Gurwell
    Hauser & Wirth
    Limmatstrasse 270
    8005 Zürich
    nora@hauserwirth.com

  • Art Handler
    Hauser & Wirth New York
    New York, NY

    The position requires extensive experience in fine art handling. The art handler will be expected to primarily manage large-scale international projects related to a specific artist. The art handler also is expected to properly install, pack and transport a wide range of different types of artworks. The art handler is expected to plan, communicate and act independently and collaboratively as the projects require.

    Main Tasks: Duties include but are not limited to:
    Project Manage large-scale installations related to a specific artist as well as general New York day-to-day activities related to:

    • Internal exhibitions
    • Art fairs
    • External installations
    • Showroom activities in the gallery & offices
    • Deliveries to clients / institutions
    • Communication with Artist Studio and internal Hauser & Wirth team

    As needed also support Registrars with:

    • Artwork deliveries to clients
    • Internal shipments between New York – Zurich – London – Los Angeles
    • The compilation of manuals and condition reports
    • The organisation of framing of artworks
    • In-house and external photography
    • The storage of artworks internally, at our warehouse and other 3rd party locations

    Requirements:

    • A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in art handling, preferably in an art gallery
    • Experience working within a company structure
    • Extensive knowledge of fine art logistics (shipping, handling, packing and storage)
    • In-depth knowledge of various materials and techniques
    • Tuesday – Saturday 5 day work week, with overtime requirements during installation and project periods
    • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively and follow instructions
    • Ability to lift and move heavy objects as required
    • Ability to travel for long periods of time required
    • Valid driver’s license

    Application Instructions:

    Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to newyorkjobs@hauserwith.com
    Position begins immediately