Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)
Los Angeles, CA
Communications Interns work directly with LACE staff to promote, develop and maintain all of LACE's social media platforms. This work includes archiving social media posts, as well as researching best practices and developing online modes of communication. Intern will create posts about LACE programs and other partners that are in our greater community. Using platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Vimeo and Instagram, the Communications Intern will communicate with our audience about exhibitions and events under the supervision of LACE staff. The Communications Intern is also responsible for streamlining our social media platforms. Fluency with web and social media platforms is required.
General Summary of Responsibilities:
Updating and maintaining all of LACE's social media platforms. Producing weekly social media reports. Performing clerical duties, including answering phone calls and sorting mail. Greeting visitors and educating the public about LACE's programming. Providing curatorial and production support as needed. Assisting during special events. Manage press coverage for all exhibitions.
LACE Internship Requirements (All programs):
Excellent communication skills is a must. Interns should be proactive and comfortable sharing their thoughts and opinions with staff. Interns must have some weekend and evening availability for special events. Interest in contemporary art and willingness to learn about current and upcoming exhibitions. Must be comfortable talking with audience about events and exhibitions. Technical experience (a/v) and graphic design experience is a plus. Team player with a positive and friendly attitude!
Minimum 4-month commitment with approximately 14 hours/ week.
Unpaid position. Intern alumni receive: 1 year LACE Friend Membership, North American Reciprocal Membership & ModCo Reciprocal Membership.
Send a resume, a cover letter and 1-3 professional/educational references to:
Fiona Ball, Programs Manager / firstname.lastname@example.org
LACE is a contemporary visual art space that encourages people and projects working across diverse creative forms to interrogate the boundaries of culture and artistic practice. LACE exhibitions, performances, screenings, dialogs and other public forums strive to inspire the public imagination and to expand interactions between art and audience. Located in the heart of Hollywood, LACE contributes to the activation of Los Angeles' urban landscape and champions art's ability to engage with the timely issues that shape local and global life. Become part of LACE’s illustrious history today, while ensuring its vibrant future. For more information, please visit www.welcometolace.org.