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Spring Internships

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David Zwirner Gallery
Working Time
Part Time
Remuneration
Paid

David Zwirner is currently looking for highly motivated interns to join our Spring Internship Program at our New York galleries.

Qualified candidates should be highly personable, organized, motivated, and responsible, with a polished appearance and an interest in gaining experience in the daily operations of a contemporary art gallery. Please read the specific department descriptions carefully before applying.

Research & Exhibitions Intern
Candidates for this position should be working toward a graduate degree in art history, or be a recent MA graduate, will have strong archival research, writing, and editing skills, as well as curatorial interests. Knowledge of twentieth-century and contemporary art is required.
Primary responsibilities include:
• Assisting with maintaining information about gallery artists and estates.
• Library and archival research and provenance documentation.
• Proofreading and other exhibition-related research projects.

Communications Intern
Qualifications include the ability to effectively communicate in person, phone and email. High attention to detail, excellent writing skills, and superior time management is essential. Knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe, Excel, and Google documents is a plus.
Primary responsibilities include:
• Press monitoring: Assist in monitoring daily media alerts on incoming press for all 54 artists and estates. Format incoming press into a weekly press coverage digest email that is distributed within the gallery globally.
• Press clipping: Scanning and formatting physical and digital press to clip and file in our digital archive. A working knowledge of using a large-scale scanner and image editing software is preferred.
• Press Packages: Create packages of press materials to accompany sales offers and to send to artist's studios.
• Press Archive: Assist in organizing and improving the digital press archive. 
• Media Contact Research: Research new and upcoming arts publications for contacts in addition to maintaining our current robust roster of media contacts.
• Special events: Assisting at press previews, press conferences, gallery openings, special receptions, our annual summer pop-up shop, artist book signings, curator tours/talks.
• Responsibilities include assisting on-site at the event itself with check in for members of the press.

Sales Intern
Qualifications include the ability to effectively communicate in person, phone and email. High attention to detail, working well under pressure, and superior time management is essential. Knowledge of Photoshop, Adobe, Excel, and Google documents is a requirement.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Provide general administrative support to the Sales team and other departments, as needed
- Maintain office supply closets and accurate general supply inventories
- Assist with upcoming openings and events, as well as general support during exhibitions
- Maintain pristine appearances at the front desk area and the book display, while keeping exhibition materials stocked and orderly

To ensure that our interns have a well-rounded and educational experience, we ask for a commitment of 3 months, with a minimum of 3 full days per week. Our gallery hours are 10AM – 6PM, Mondays through Fridays, with additional hours for occasional events and openings. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins please.

To apply, please follow the link to our careers page here: https://davidzwirner.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=47