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Art New York and CONTEXT New York

Art New York and CONTEXT New York
Working Time


We are currently searching for enthusiastic interns for Art New York and CONTEXT New York. Interns will receive hands on experience in many aspects of art fair / event production in a high energy and fast-paced environment. The internships range from customer service oriented roles to more production oriented roles. This is a great opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes workings of a prestigious art fair. An honorarium and meals (when onsite) will be provided. Interns will assist with staffing the information desk and the VIP lounge. These are critical roles that offer interns the opportunity to interact with fair staff, exhibitors / gallerists, and visitors. Both positions require comfortability with customer service. Both roles offer exposure to the Exhibitor Services and Marketing aspects of an art fair event.

Job Duties:  The information desk and the VIP hostess role requirements are as follows:
• Assisting Exhibitor Services team leaders with event support as assigned
• Assuring that printed materials are fully stocked at the info desk
• Assisting Art New York and/or CONTEXT New York visitors by providing information about the fairs and the galleries
• Ability to multitask and change roles as needed
• Comfortable discussing event information with visitors (bilingual is a plus!)
• Staffing the entrance to the VIP lounge and assuring visitors have proper credentials to enter the lounge
• Greet visitors and exhibitors with an enthusiastic attitude

Job Requirements:
• Positive attitude
• Communication and interpersonal skills
• Comfortable with customer service roles
• Great team player and able to work within a team effectively
• Ability to take direction
• Capable of doing whatever task is needed to ensure a successful art fair
• Ability to lift 20 lbs or more
• Punctuality

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information
Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter to Please include the subject line "Art New York Intern Application."
Application Deadline: 04/21/2017