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IA&A is a private non-profit, comprehensive arts services organization. Founded in 1995, IA&A is using innovative approaches to respond to the needs of the international arts community. IA&A promotes international and cross-cultural understanding by working with more than 600 museums and cultural institutions, showcasing a wide range of diverse artists, arts movements and cultural programs. IA&A has provided cross-cultural experiences to millions of people at institutions in all 50 states and in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, France, Germany, Iran, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Sweden, United Kingdom, Vietnam and other countries, in an effort to make the arts more available to a broad segment of the population.

Associate Exhibition Project Manager
IA&A’s Traveling Exhibition Service seeks an experienced and motivated individual to join its team as Associate Exhibition Project Manager.

Full time position.  Application deadline December 15.  Review of applications will begin immediately.

Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation & sick leave.

Job Description

  • Reports to the Director of the Traveling Exhibition Service (TES).
  • Manages approximately 5 to 10 traveling exhibitions.
  • Identifies prospective tour venues and initiates contact with them to secure museum venues for the tour of each exhibition, ensuring consecutive bookings and avoiding time gaps that could necessitate storage of the exhibition.
  • For each assigned exhibition, serves as the main point of contact for the organizing institution or independent curator and lender.
  • Also serves as main internal IA&A contact and expert on all content details and status. Provides department with regular status updates on each assigned exhibition.
  • Leads development of specific and detailed print and digital promotional materials for each exhibition in collaboration with IA&A’s Design Studio. These include: general exhibition theme description, exhibition specifications, artist biographies, curator biographies, other descriptive material, and representative images. Ensures all images are free and clear of copyright restrictions on use
  • Oversees the development of exhibition content, including panel and label text and educational resource material, working in conjunction with any outside curators, lenders, or other professionals with assistance from Communications Coordinator and Design Studio
  • Responsible for managing the budget of each exhibition. Understands all budgetary items, works with registrars and Director of TES to manage costs.  Initiates in a timely manner the payment of fees to curators, lenders, writers, advisers, image rights holders, and printers.
  • Supports departmental work in identifying potential new traveling exhibitions through museum professional and lender contacts; passes any leads for new projects on to Director of TES and Exhibition Development Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, art or other related field
  • 1-2 FTE years of professional experience working in an entrepreneurial or sales environment; experience in a non-profit setting a plus
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in use of computers and other office equipment
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting
  • Understanding of museum exhibitions and how they are generally organized
  • Successful experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated success at meeting deadlines and achieving performance goals
  • Forward thinking, enthusiastic, and outgoing
  • Success at exercising initiative and problem-solving

TO APPLY:

Email annet@artsandartists.org with the subject “Associate Exhibition Manager” and the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressed to Anne Timpano, Director, Traveling Exhibition Service
  • Resume
  • Three references
  • Current salary and salary requirements

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Exhibitions Collections Management & Marketing Interns
Department: Traveling Exhibition Service
Internship: Fall, Winter or Summer Semester
Number of Hours: 16 to 20 hours per week
Application deadlines: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Deadlines are November 1 (Winter/Spring), March 1 (Summer), August 1 (Fall)

Intern will assist with the development and management of traveling exhibitions within our program of approximately 25 exhibitions on the road or in development.

Duties:

  • Assist in researching and identifying potential venues for traveling exhibitions through a variety of resources including a database of international museums and galleries.
  • Support Exhibition Managers as needed, including, but not limited to, drafting general letters and emails to promote or follow up on marketing of exhibitions, updating the website, and making sure all marketing materials provide current information.
  • Update contact information for venues in database and email program.
  • Coordinate and plan social media posts on Facebook and Instagram for exhibitions and the Hechinger Collection.
  • Manage, research, and update information for collection’s database, including image rights, artist bios, etc.
  • Assist with letters to Hechinger artists and artists’ estates to maintain and update general information, and verify image rights.
  • Research and compile information on various artists, sites, curators, etc.
  • Other administrative tasks as requested.

 

Requirements:

  • Background in art or art history preferred.
  • Organized and detail-oriented.
  • Excellent written/verbal skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of software (Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel).
  • Professional demeanor and appearance.
  • Ability to multitask and work well with others.

This internship is unpaid.

Email your application to Chase Carter, Communications Coordinator & Assistant Registrar (chasec@artsandartists.org), with the subject: “TES Marketing Intern Search,” with the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Marketing and Cultural Exchanges Internship
Department: Cultural Exchange Programs
Number of Openings: 2
Number of Hours: 15 to 20 hours per week
Duration: 4 months, with the possibility of extending
Application deadline: November 1 (Spring), March 1 (Summer), August 1 (Fall)

Join a vibrant and busy team to learn about real projects and learn from experienced arts and cultural exchange staff.

Tasks include collecting data, cultivating inquiries by phone and email, helping candidates with applications, managing mailing lists and newsletters, collecting stories, developing web content, reviewing evaluations from participants, growing social media presence, and assisting on special projects as assigned. The intern will complete all of these tasks with the oversight and guidance of the Program Officer and the Director of Cultural Exchange Programs.

This internship requires attention to detail, creative writing skills, comfort making phone calls, good organization, and interest in multi-cultural and international understanding and communication. Interns gain knowledge of nonprofit management, United States non-immigrant visas, overview of many different arts and creative career fields, marketing campaign experience, and an introduction to leadership. Interns are encouraged to participate in public events related to international engagement or related to career enrichment.

Education: Candidates must be at least a university sophomore or at most have graduated within the last 6 months. Enrolled graduate students are also encouraged to apply.

Compensation: While this is an unpaid internship, IA&A will provide a monthly stipend in the amount equal to the intern’s monthly public transportation costs.

To Apply: Candidates should email a resume and matching cover letter addressed to Christopher Sciotto, Program Officer, to csciotto@artsandartists.org. Subject line must read “CEP Internship – Your Name”.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

IA&A at Hillyer - Gallery Exhibition & Public Programs Intern
IA&A at Hillyer is currently hiring two Gallery Exhibitions & Public Programs Interns for January-April  of 2018, with the option to extend. We are a highly motivated staff and we look for the same qualities in our interns.

Schedule – 16 hours per week, including one weekday and one weekend day per week. Plus, Intern must be available for:

  • Monthly opening receptions the First Friday of each month
  • Public programming including Life Drawing class once a month, Monthly Artist Talks, and Third Thursday CultureBlast series
  • Additional hours during exhibition installation week, as needed

 

Projects and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist with installation and de-installation of exhibitions (layout and hanging of artwork, lighting design)
  • Assist with planning and be present for monthly opening receptions during the First Friday of each month
  • Assist with gallery administrative needs
  • Work with gallery Programs Coordinator to develop and implement new public programming
  • Assist with ongoing public programs such as Life Drawing class, Artist Talks, Workshops, CultureBlast, etc.
  • Perform basic office and gallery tasks
  • Assist staff with improving social media, event planning, and publicizing gallery events
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Candidate Must:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess a strong attention to detail
  • Be well organized with the ability to prioritize time sensitive projects
  • Be able to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Have a genuine interest in arts and non-profit related work

 

Requirements:

  • Art History, Fine Arts, Arts Management, or Museum Studies education preferred (Graduate student/degrees preferred)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator a plus
  • Experience with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc.)
  • Previous experience handling artwork is desired but not required
  • Previous experience in an arts setting is desired but not required

Academic credit may be given depending on the approval of the students’ college or university. Students should consult their academic advisor for information as to how to complete an internship for course credit.

This internship is unpaid.

Email your application to Allison Nance, (allisonn@artsandartists.org) with the subject line: “Gallery Intern Search,” with the following documents attached:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

IA&A at Hillyer - Digital Media Intern
IA&A at Hillyer is currently hiring a Digital Media Intern. This position is a great opportunity for those interested in developing their video/digital media skills, and learning how an arts nonprofit utilizes digital media to support its mission, promote its programs and events, and grow and diversify its audience. We are a highly motivated staff and we look for the same qualities in our interns.

Projects and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Produce video and photography content primarily for social media, as well as website and emailers
  • Work with Staff to develop content such as artist interviews, exhibition previews and highlights, recordings from public programs, etc.
  • Work with Staff to publish posts for social media pages to develop and enhance community interactions, increase mission’s visibility and build social media platform’s audiences
  • Assist with development of a Digital Media plan that will tie in with Hillyer’s Marketing plan

Candidate Must:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess a strong attention to detail, be technology savvy, and a passion for digital content media
  • Be well organized with the ability to prioritize time sensitive projects
  • Be able to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Have a genuine interest in arts and non-profit related work
  • Have access to their own video/camera equipment, and laptop with video editing software
  • Have experience producing video and audio content
  • Experience with and knowledge of programs and software needed to fulfill

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with a diverse range of social media platforms and services including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Constant Contact, Hootsuite, Google Analytics
  • Experience with copyediting and proofreading
  • Experience in marketing and communications
  • Experience with Microsoft Office; Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator a plus

 

Schedule – 16-20 hours per week, including one eight hour weekday shift at the gallery working alongside staff as well as working remotely on video content, and visiting artists at their studios to film video content.
Plus, Intern must be available for:

  • Monthly opening receptions the First Friday of each month
  • Public programming including Monthly Artist Talks and Third Thursday CultureBlast series

Academic credit may be given depending on the approval of the students’ college or university. Students should consult their academic advisor for information as to how to complete an internship for course credit.

This internship is unpaid.

Email your application to Allison Nance, (allisonn@artsandartists.org) with the subject line: “Digital Media Intern Search,” with the following documents attached:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

IA&A at Hillyer - Communications and Social Media Intern
IA&A at Hillyer is currently hiring a Communications and Social Media Intern for January-April of 2018, with the option to extend. This position is a great opportunity for those interested in developing their marketing and communication skills, and learning how an arts nonprofit utilizes social media to support its mission, promote its programs and events, and grow and diversify its audience. We are a highly motivated staff and we look for the same qualities in our interns.

Projects and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Build network and brand awareness through social media and other outreach efforts
  • Monitor and engage with audiences on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms
  • Create, edit, and publish daily posts for social media pages to develop and enhance community interactions, increase mission’s visibility and build social media platform’s audiences
  • Track and report on web, email and social media statistics
  • Conduct a communications audit of website, social media outlets, and digital and print materials; then draft a strategic communications plan with findings from audit
  • Assist in preparing and producing marketing and communication materials including press releases, emailers, website content, and print marketing materials as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Candidate Must:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess a strong attention to detail, be technology savvy, and have a passion for social media
  • Be well organized with the ability to prioritize time sensitive projects
  • Be able to work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Have a genuine interest in arts and non-profit related work

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with a diverse range of social media platforms and services including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Constant Contact, Hootsuite, Google Analytics
  • Experience with copyediting and proofreading
  • Experience in marketing and communications
  •  Experience with Microsoft Office; Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator a plus

 

Schedule – 16 hours per week, including one weekday and one weekend day per week
Plus, Intern must be available for:

  • Monthly opening receptions the First Friday of each month
  • Public programming including Life Drawing class once a month, Monthly Artist Talks, and Third Thursday CultureBlast series
  • Additional hours during exhibition installation week, as needed

 

Academic credit may be given depending on the approval of the students’ college or university. Students should consult their academic advisor for information as to how to complete an internship for course credit.

This internship is unpaid.

Email your application to Allison Nance, (allisonn@artsandartists.org) with the subject line: “Social Media Intern Search,” with the following documents attached:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.