Art Mover – General Labor – International Travel wanted: APPLY NOW
Cape Town, Western Cape
Park West Gallery has brought the experience of collecting fine art to more than 2 million collectors around the world since 1969, through art auctions and art sales on over 80 cruise ships and in major cities worldwide. Our mission is to create an entertaining, educational and welcoming environment that ignites a passion for the arts and offers an incomparable collecting experience.
Are you detail oriented, have labor experience, and want to travel the world?
As an Art Mover, you will live and work onboard a cruise ship. You will assist the art team and program in a behind-the-scenes role. By managing the daily setup and storage of art, you will help to keep our product, the artwork, looking its best.
This role requires physical labor on a daily basis, only candidates with previous physical labor experience will be considered.
If you are interested in sales & public speaking, please search for “Professional Public Speaker & Auctioneer Apprenticeship” job opening with Park West.
Specific Job Duties:
Daily art display setup in accordance with best practices and safety guidelines
Lead setup and breakdown of around 300 artworks for art auctions 3 days a week
During art auctions, gather and stack all requested artwork to be auctioned,
Bring artworks on or off the main easel quickly and safely
Lead and manage a team of hired art movers, educating them in best practices of art handling in accordance with shipboard safety requirements
Manage art and supply inventory, alerting the Auctioneer when any items need ordering
Assist with onloads and offloads of new artwork collections onto, or off, of a ship
Maintain the quality of the onboard art collection
Package “Take Off” works safely for clients
Ability to recognize our artist’s work and their style, as well as lot types and mediums
Minimum 6 months experience working in a position that requires daily physical labor
Coachable with the willingness and desire to learn
Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds on a daily basis
Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests
Strong work ethic
Professional demeanor. Apply Now