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Weekend sales associate and event photographer

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Special Special is an art production brand, and exhibition/retail space in the East Village of New York. We produce in-house art editions, and collaborate with a wide range of artists and designers to produce and host exhibitions.

We are looking for a part-time team member to join our growing creative production studio to assist with ongoing and upcoming projects. Get involved in a wide range of exciting projects and work with our intimate and talented team of creatives in our daily operations. Must be motivated, responsible, and trustworthy. We would like for this to be a permanent role, following a 60-day, trial period (paid).

 

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and general sense of the artistic and creative markets.
  • Currently enrolled or graduated with a Bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to thoroughly present concepts and processes involved in exhibited artworks to generate interest and sales.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines, and work under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative suite for photo editing and simple design.
  • Experience in art and/or fashion photography/videography for the purpose of documentation and promotion.
  • Experience in photo editing for documentation, advertising, and editorial purposes.
  • Experience in video editing with software such as iMovie/Premiere Pro.
  • Prior experience in a gallery, e-commerce and/or retail environment.
  • Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office suite, with a specific emphasis on Word documents and spreadsheets.
  • Must have valid visa status to work in the United States.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as Gallery Attendant on weekends (likely Sunday) and events on nights and weekends (2-3 per month)
  • Event photography and video documentation
  • Some product photography
  • Photo and video editing for documentation and promotion
  • Administrative duties relating to inventory and order fulfillment.
  • Assistance in executing and implementing social media strategies.
  • Assistance of the core team members in daily administrative responsibilities.

 

Terms and Commitment:

  • Minimum commitment of 10 hours per week; 6-7 hrs per week in-store consistently, flexible to assist during all events and work functions, occasional remote work involving photo/video editing.
  • 12 month commitment preferred
  • Competitive hourly salary

 

Visit specialspecial.com for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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