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Head Preparator
Ace Gallery

Los Angeles

Ace Gallery is seeking a highly qualified individual with some knowledge of contemporary art to assume the position of Head Preparator.

This position will be responsible for:·

  • Management, coordination and execution of installations and de-installations with the Director and the Gallery Manager
  • Handling, crating, packing, and transportation of artwork
  • Liaison with shipping and crating companies and other manufactures for components of artwork
  • Management and supervision of crew members and temporary crew members, event staff, shippers, etc.
  • Working closely together with other preparator crew members along with gallery staff
  • Daily maintenance tasks, unloading trucks, moving artwork, replacing light bulbs, and painting, as well as maintenance of the various gallery spaces

Required Skills:

  • A minimum of five years of experience at an art gallery, museum, shipping company, or art handling company
  • Knowledge of contemporary art
  • Must be experienced and conscientious about handling and installation of artwork of a variety of mediums
  • Bachelor's Degree in the arts required (MA preferred)
  • Professional appearance and demeanor are a must
  • Strong organizational and delegating skills are a must
  • Must have a vehicle and current California diver's license in good standing
  • Must have a positive attitude with a "can-do" spirit
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Must live within a 10-mile radius of Ace Gallery Los Angeles
  • Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email a letter of application, resume, three references, salary history, and a recent photo of yourself to laura@acegallery.net.

SUBMISSIONS WITHOUT A RECENT PHOTOGRAPH WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.



Contact:
Email:laura@acegallery.net
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Deadline: 06-30-2015


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