Programs Intern

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The New York Art Residency & Studios (NARS) Foundation is looking for interns for Winter/Spring 2018!
As part of a small and dedicated staff, our interns play a key role in the organizations core artist residency, exhibitions and education programs and have the opportunity to present ideas, develop capacity, and support the creation and presentation of art.
Duties:
+ Provide general administrative support for International Artist Residency Program.
+ Work with Program Director on all aspects exhibition-making, including liaising with artists, cataloging work, and creating checklist/pricelist
+ Design marketing, promo, and social media material
+ Support coordination of special events and provide logistical support for exhibitions and benefit.
+ Assist in facilitation of the International Residency artists weekly studio visits, communal events, and tours
+ Assist with social media and press outreach to promote our events, artists, and mission
+ Some grant research and development support for fundraising events
+ Research and compile weekly list of art events throughout New York City and e-mail to Residency and Studio Artists
+ Other administrative duties as needed
DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU? You are interested in working directly with artists and want to know more about non-profit programming. You are looking to strengthen your skills in artist development support. You are a self-starter who can recognize a problem and tackle it with minimal assistance. You have a meticulous attention to detail and superior communication skills. You have a strong grasp of various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr. You know the ins and outs of graphic design and photography. Experience with HTML preferred. Youre handy aka you know how to work a drill, use a level, or wield a paintbrush? Thats a plus!
NITTY GRITTY:
Positions to begin immediately or early January; 2 3 days a week. Some evenings and weekends required for openings, workshops, and special events.
APPLY:
Send resume and brief cover letter outlining your interest in working in a small arts organization to hr@narsfoundation.org
The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation is a not-for-profit arts organization committed to supporting artists and curators on an international level as well engaging the local community in Brooklyn and the Greater New York area. NARS provides an array of professional development opportunities for emerging and underrepresented artists through short-term residency programs, affordable long-term studio spaces, progressive exhibition programs, and engaging public programs that foster global understanding and dynamic cross-cultural dialogues. These services operate in conjunction with our education and community outreach initiatives to promote greater accessibility to contemporary art for the under-served local community in South Brooklyn. www.narsfoundation.org

How to apply: 

Please e-mail cover letters and resumes to HR@narsfoundation.org. Tell us what youre looking for in an internship and why you want to work at the NARS Foundation. Be creative! Show us who you are. Include a link to your website or examples of design, blog posts or anything else youve created that you think we should see. No phone calls please.Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we will only contact those candidates who are best qualified for the open positions. Thank you for your interest in internship opportunities at the NARS Foundation.

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