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Gallery Technician

Job details

Organisation
Webb's
Closes
2 Jul 2021
Region
Auckland
Work type
Part time employment
Work classification
Culture & Heritage, Visual Arts

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Premiere auction house Webb’s are leading specialists in Art, Decorative Arts, Asian Arts, Jewellery, Fine and Rare Wines and Luxury Cars.

As our organisation continues its substantial growth, we have exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join our team in this newly created role of Gallery Technician.

The role:

Reporting to the Client Services Manager and working with our wider team of specialists, Webb’s are seeking an experienced Art professional with a working knowledge of NZ Art, Decorative Art and collectables. This is a part time permanent position, based at our Mt Eden premises.

The successful candidate will be a pragmatic, self-motivated individual with sound organisational skills who will take initiative in this dynamic, fast paced environment, therefore the ability to multi-task and work under pressure is key.

Expectations of this role will include assisting the wider Art and Decorative Arts teams along with other department specialists and our operations teams with a variety of tasks including:

  • Installation, transport and wrapping of high value artworks and collectables

  • Assisting with auctions and preview events, specifically setting up of art works, and assisting the operations team with pre and post auction installation requirements

  • Assisting with the receipt of goods from vendors or potential vendors for appraisal

  • Assisting with the storage and transportation of high value artworks and decorative art items

  • Working with our team of specialists assisting with cataloguing and stock management

  • Opening and closing of Front of House operations as required

About you:

  • Demonstrated and or working knowledge of NZ Art, Decorative Arts, and collectables

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively

  • A current Full NZ drivers’ licence

  • Highly organised and able to work under pressure

  • Exceptional personal presentation

  • Be able to handle heavy artwork installations and have demonstrated experience with installations

 

Due to the nature of our business, flexibility to work extra hours including late nights and weekends is desired.

You must have Legal right to work and live in NZ (you must hold a minimum of NZ Residency).

 

 

How to apply

To submit your application for this role, please email your current resume and covering letter, outlining why you would be the best candidate for this role.

Applications close: Friday 2nd July 2021.

 

Maree Judd

M Judd Consulting

E: maree@mjuddconsulting.co.nz

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18 Jun 2021