Art Mover – General Labor

Park West Gallery
July 2, 2019
Park West Gallery
Accommodation Jobs
Art Auctioneer
not specified

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.


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.


This role requires physical labor on a daily basis, only candidates with previous physical labor experience will be considered.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

If you are interested in sales & public speaking, please search for “Professional Public Speaker & Auctioneer Apprenticeship” job opening with Park West.

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Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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