Imports Customs & Shipping Co-ordinator

George Buckland Ltd Published: June 10, 2019
London, United Kingdom
Job Type


Fine Art Shipping.

Essential Candidate Criteria :

  • Good experience and knowledge of Import customs clearance
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in Freight Forwarding, Shipping, or Removals 
  • Experience of customs processes relevant to air freight and road freight
  • Experience of issuing Air Waybill / T-docs and other shipping documentation
  • Experience of completing Customs Entries from start to finish 
  • Experience of using Customs Clearance Platforms / Systems - ideally ASM Sequoia

It will be an advantage if you offer the following :

  • Experience of Export customs clearance
  • Confidence in use of CHIEF system
  • ETFS / COW
  • Experience of Cultural Export Licenses, CITES, and CARNETs
  • IATA Dangerous Goods Policy knowledge
  • Aviation Security knowledge - ideally level CO
  • Sea Freight knowledge

Key day to day tasks :

  • Prepare essential Import Export shipping documentation 
  • Complete full customs declarations for import & export 
  • Input Customs Entries to ASM Sequoia (customs software system)
  • Liaise with wide range of internal departments to ensure client timelines are met

Our client

A long established Freight Forwarding Business operating in the specialised area of Fine Art Shipping.  Clients include leading global institutions such as public museums & galleries, commercial art galleries, ultra high net worth private collectors, corporate art collections, auction houses, royal collections, art fairs, national & local governments.  This is a newly created job vacancy in the Fine Art Shipping Team available due an increase in business. You'll benefit from excellent internal & external training. Career development opportunities are excellent in this global Freight Forwarding business. 

Employee Benefits :

  • Generous Employer Pension Contribution
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days holiday + bank & public holidays - increases over service
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan

An ideal role for an experienced Shipping & Customs Coordinator wanting to join a fast moving deadline driven high value sector. The Art Market is exciting, fast, challenging, and complex.

Contract :  Permanent. Full-Time.

Start date : ASAP. The post is available now. 

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