Feb 04 2022

Art Handler/ Operations Coordinator – Your Special Delivery Service (YSDS)

About YSDS

YSDS Art is a global premium art handling, packing and shipping company with nine art hubs in New York, London, Zürich, Hong Kong, Paris, Geneva, Ticino, Amsterdam and Singapore. YSDS Art delivers international excellence in quality, service and solutions towards our clients through our dedicated and experienced team of art handlers, technicians and shipping experts.

The Role

At our Hong Kong branch, we are currently expanding our Art department and looking for a passionate and competent Art Handler/Operations Coordinator. You’ll be assisting BDM and Operation Specialists in day-to-day coordination and management of business operational activities, as well as monitor and follow shipment status updates.

You can expect your duties to include the following:

  • Responsible for securing and handling fragile items to prepare for shipment.
  • Pack (soft-packing and crating) at the best standard for different kinds of artwork.
  • Pick-up artworks at galleries, auction houses etc.
  • Assist with condition checks
  • Perform local deliveries and off-site installations for clients
  • After sales process: monitoring and updating the status of the shipments (i.e. pick-up, packing, booking, handling to shipper)
  • Liaise between management and our clients to ensure smooth operations delivery
  • Liaise with courier companies (i.e. DHL, Fedex) for customs declaration filing process


  • 3 years of relevant working experience (i.e. Art Handler in a gallery, auction house or within the Art Logistics sector)
  • Competence in soft-packing and installing artworks
  • Knowledge of the logistics process and customs clearance process in Mainland China, Hong Kong and other countries in Asia Pacific
  • Familiarity with sales tax regulations in various countries
  • Language: English, Mandarin and Cantonese proficiency (oral and verbal)
  • A self-starter with the ability to solve complex problems under tight deadlines and challenging situations
  • Capable of operating in a multi-disciplinary environment and collaborating with a large team across international locations
  • Strong communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming part of a fun international company that makes YSDS Art division grow up and beyond, please send your CV to alina.krotenko@ysds.com or enter the application process directly on LinkedIn.

Read more about YSDS on our website: https://ysds.com/art/

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