Fine Art Shipping Coordinator

Recruiter
Gravity Personnel
Location
Slough
Salary
From £27,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted
29 Sep 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
We are currently looking for a Fine Art Shipping Coordinator to join our well-established client in Langley, Berkshire. Key Responsibilities: - Coordinating all aspects of shipping fine art and antiques from one destination to another - Assessing clients' individual needs on a daily basis – liaising with overseas agents, private collectors galleries, auction houses, artists, transport companies etc) - Communicating with clients, guiding them through the process of art shipping of their artefacts from different locations - Quoting and coordinating both domestic and international shipments - Arranging customer collections and deliveries, which may also include the arranging of specialist packing services - Preparing and processing all documentation and the booking of the chosen method of transportation - Efficiently handling paperwork including bills of lading, labelling, timesheets and detailed condition reports with photos, customs clearance and advising the customer of any required payments due - Invoicing: ensuring invoices are produced on time, month to month or in advance as the job file requires - Preparing operational reports detailing all work done and comprehensive record keeping - Producing a cost analysis and reports of jobs and European truck runs - Assisting in handling and managing key accounts, which would include communicating with clients and assessing their individual needs - Guiding clients through the process of art shipping of their artefacts from different locations - Liaising with overseas agents, private collectors galleries, auction houses, artists, transport companies etc) - Assisting with quoting on both domestic and international shipments - Managing a number of project files simultaneously including the timely booking of internal and external services e.g. transport, case making, freight etc. - Ensuring scope of project information is correct e.g. end date, projection date and value of invoice and management of costs Key Skills & Experience: - Experience of working in a similar role in Fine Arts Industry - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Excellent computer skills, fully conversant in Microsoft Office and proficiency in Excel - Thorough understanding and experience in industry standards for handling, packing and transporting high end furniture, art and antiques - Knowledge of all legal documentation associated with shipping fine art and furniture around the globe is essential The salary of £27k-£29k/annum is on offer. If you are interested in the role, please apply by sending your CV (click ''Apply'' button below). If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0118 950 8757 (ask for Robert). This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66752983

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