Internship at Photo LA 2020

Photo LA

Los Angeles, CA

COMMUNICATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, & ADS INTERN

 

photo l.a. is looking for a part-time intern to join our team!

 

The longest-running international photographic art fair on the West Coast, photo l.a. has been in operation in nearly three decades. The 28th edition will be presented January 30 – February 2, 2020 at the Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, CA.

 

With over 10,000 attendees in attendance, photo l.a. hosts 65+ local and international galleries, dealers, collectives, leading, nonprofits, art schools, and book publishers. photo l.a. will also present out highly-anticipated programming panel discussions, special installations, and docent tours with distinguished members of the arts community.

 

photo l.a. is currently seeking a creative individual interested in helping with general tasks prior and during the fair.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL ASSIST PHOTO L.A.:

- Assist the Communications + Partnerships Manager with research on upcoming museum and gallery exhibition opening and events to share within the photo l.a. network and occasional posting on social media platforms (i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)

- Assist photo l.a. Director and photo l.a. Exhibitor Relations Manager with miscellaneous office duties (i.e. printing badges, organizing paperwork, contacting the city for permits or organizations for bids, ordering photo l.a. deliverable, installation logistics, etc.)

- Compiles a list of contact information for art schools and local businesses to approach for catalogue ad sales

- Helps with answering general communications

 

ALL CANDIDATES MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

- Positive attitude and high self-motivation

- Strong research skills and excellent attention to detail

- Excellent communication and writing skills

- Ability to multi-task and work under pressure

- Ability to work well alone and as part of a team in a quick, fast-paced environment

- Proven competency in the use of Microsoft Office

- Have regular access to a personal laptop computer and smart phone (REQUIRED)

 

REPORTS TO: Director of photo l.a. OR Communications + Partnerships Manager

LOCATION: Sunset/Fairfax area of Los Angeles; Partial telecommuting

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 2-month commitment of 8-16 hours/week; Schedule is flexible

START DATE: December 2019

COMPENSATION: $12/hr OR college credit (check with your academic advisor for arrangements)

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send a resume and short cover letter to communications@photola.com

Please specify “Photo L.A. Internship” in the subject line

 

For more information about photo l.a., please visit our website at www.photola.com

 

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