Experienced Art Handler/Preparator

We are seeking an Experienced Preparator/Fine Art Handler to join our installation team to assist in the inventory, storage, packing, and handling of fine art, mirrors, antiques, furniture, and sculpture that are in our care.

The candidate must have the ability to:

  • Safely handle fine art, antiques, and furniture
  • Pack a variety of artwork and items for storage and transport
  • Work with the sales team, framing and specialists facilitate packing and storage of projects in progress as well as completed items
  • Identify and inventory items
  • Manage storage in a fast-paced environment
  • Work with the installation and sales team to manage the transportation calendar
  • Availability for occasional travel
  • Be flexible in a fast-paced environment shifting timelines
  • Assist with onsite installation when needed
  • Availability to assist with disaster response art recovery efforts on occasion
  • Have a clean driving record

Ideal candidates will demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the fine art handling industry
  • Picture framing experience, conservation experience is a plus
  • Proactive, with high attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Great interpersonal skills and enjoys working with others
  • Motivated, ability to flourish with minimal guidance
  • Have a positive attitude and is presentable
  • Work well in a collaborative team environment
  • Willingness to learn

This is a full-time position with benefits, hours are flexible. Compensation is based on experience. Office location is 840 N. Milwaukee, Chicago.

Benefits include:

  • Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • Matching 401k
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
Inquiries and resumes should be emailed to info@artmillgroup.com.
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