The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance and is one of four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust. The Museum operates two sites, the Getty Villa in Malibu, which exhibits its collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, and the Getty Center in Brentwood, which displays its collections of European art: Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, drawings to 1900, and photography to the present day (including non-European works). The Museum mounts approximately 25 temporary exhibitions a year across its two sites; maintains an annual permanent gallery improvement program and offers wide-ranging and ambitious programming for its visitors.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an experienced professional for Associate Registrar to secure images and reproduction rights for exhibition-related promotional and educational materials. Reporting to the Senior Registrar for Rights and Reproductions, the successful candidate will have 3-5 years licensing or registration experience and experience in negotiating rights for image reproduction. Additionally, they will have knowledge of different types of digital and photographic materials and imaging software, as well as experience with a collections management system and/or digital asset management systems. A solid understanding of license agreements and copyright law plus strong administrative skills to handle paperwork and meet deadlines are a must. Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with editorial and proofing experience preferred. Must be detailed-oriented, flexible, and able to work on several complex projects at once.
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