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Assistiant to Senior Director

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Gagosian is hiring a full-time Assistant to the Director to join its Beverly Hills team.

The ideal candidate will provide administrative and sales support, be able to prioritize tasks, manage heavy workloads in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment, and efficiently communicate with the Director. Applicant attributes include, but are not limited to, excellent judgment, outstanding organizational skills, and keen attention to detail. The position involves significant contact with clients, artists, studio representatives and curators; discretion, sophistication, and poise are essential. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

The position schedule is Monday–Friday, 9:30am–6pm, with additional hours for openings and events.

Duties include but not limited to

– Provide sales support, including drafting consignment agreements, processing invoices, and coordinating artwork shipments with various departments.

– Provide client liaison support and manage day-to-day relationships with their offices (execute and track consignment agreements, offers, invoices, and payments, and implement and oversee shipping and installation schedules for sold artworks).

– Provide general assistance, structure and organization for the Director’s ongoing schedule and workflow in all sectors of Director’s responsibilities, as well as liaising with gallery colleagues.

– Maintain order in Director’s office including sorting and filing of incoming electronic and hard copy mail.

– Provide support on Director’s sales, including following up on invoices, client services, and preparing insurance appraisals.

– Manage guest lists for exhibitions/dinners, and support Director during openings.

– Work alongside the Director interfacing with two artists and their studios. Provide administrative, logistical, and project management support.

Qualifications for this role

– BA or MA in Art History or a related field.

– Minimum of 2+ years of experience in a similar role at a contemporary art gallery or auction house strongly preferred.

– A working knowledge of and passion for modern and contemporary art.

– An interest in sales.

– A flexible schedule, with availability to work additional hours as needed.

– Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

– Ability to work quickly and accurately, with a keen eye for detail.

– Highly organized and efficient, with the ability to manage a heavy workload.

– Competence to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

– Self-starter with the ability to work independently, yet at the same time an enthusiastic and collaborative team player.

– Proficient with PCs, Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and Word, as well as Adobe Photoshop and Google Suite and database.

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt/Salaried position with overtime.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits package including two weeks' paid vacation which increases with tenure.

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Front Desk Associate

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Gagosian is hiring a full-time Front Reception Desk Associate to join its Beverly Hills team.

Gagosian seeks a polished, energetic Front Desk Associate, with knowledge and passion for the arts, to work with the public in an administrative capacity. The ideal candidate will be friendly yet professional, maintain composure under pressure, has excellent judgment and ability to prioritize, a great memory for faces, and must have outstanding phone manner.

The position schedule is Tuesday–Saturday, 9:30am–6pm, with additional hours for openings and events.

Front Desk duties include but not limited to

– Manage reception area, juggle incoming and outgoing phone calls in a bright and professional manner.

– Assist the Gallery openings, special events and meetings, such as the preparation of beverages, room reservations, press packets, catalogues, etc.

– Management and upkeep of the gallery database.

– Prepare gallery finance reports, maintain credit card receipts, and review and pay shipping invoices.

– Learn faces and names of those within the industry.

– Interact with gallery employees, interns, and clients at all levels.

– Receive, organize, and distribute mail to staff.

– Maintain a clean and tidy reception area.

– Prepare overnight shipments and messenger deliveries, book reservations for appointments, order supplies, and schedule security guards.

– Ability to work after hours for certain client viewings, openings and events.

– Assist staff with ad hoc projects as requested.

Qualifications for the role

– BA degree in Art History or related field.

- Minimum one year’s experience in a gallery or museum, including internship experience.

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular/Non-Exempt/Salaried position with overtime.

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience, comprehensive benefits package including two weeks' paid vacation which increases with tenure.

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Design Intern (U.S. remote)

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If you are an up and coming graphic designer, art director, video editor, or UX/UI designer who is eager to learn new skills and improve your portfolio, we’d love to hear from you. You have an eagle eye for detail and enjoy digital marketing, but you might be new to the field or still attending school—that’s okay with us.

This is a great internship opportunity. Though our main base in San Diego, CA, this is a remote position for U.S. residents. You’ll jump right into the mix, working with our tight-knit teams as a member of our staff, gaining experience with an international roster of clients like Expedia, Realtor.com, Petco, Hotels.com, and many more. So, if you envision a future for yourself on the Design team in an agency setting, we’d love to meet you.

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What you'll do:

You’re in charge of creating eye-catching visuals that satisfy clients and in-house needs. Some of your daily responsibilities may include:

· Creating graphics and design layouts for social media channels, client-facing presentations (templates), visual mock-ups for campaigns, marketing collaterals, and more.

· Collaborating with in-house departments to support campaigns and create design solutions.

· Applying design theory to marketing campaigns with a range of programs.

· Incorporating UI/UX best practices in web applications and optimizing designs for mobile formats.

· Editing videos and creating motion graphics for multiple purposes.

· Participating in internal meetings and collaborating on ideation sessions.

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Your Background:

We embrace diverse backgrounds, but as our ideal candidate you'll need to know your way around Adobe Suite programs, but you’d still be learning the tricks of the trade and looking to expand your skillset. We expect that you’re interested in meeting daily, weekly, or long-term deadlines in a fast-paced demand. We will stimulate you to learn and hone the skills you’ll need to make it on any design and creative marketing team.

· Prior graphic design experience demonstrated in a portfolio

· Solid grasp of contemporary design concepts

· Comfortable working in Adobe Creative Suite

· Eager to learn more about the design process

· Able to multitask and fulfill multiple project deadlines

· HTML and CSS knowledge is a plus

· Experience with video editing is a super plus

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What we offer

You’ll get from this internship a solid and updated portfolio, lasting connections in the design and marketing world, and an excellent experience to add to your resume and working journey.

With this position, we are looking for at least a 6-month commitment, 20 hours per week, with the possibility for hire upon completion.

Your base salary will be $15.00/hour

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About PACIFIC

PACIFIC is founded on the premise that there’s always more to discover. Whether it’s merging data with SEO best practices to deliver engaging consumer experiences or merging winning content with flawless design to enhance customer engagement and brand loyalty, we work to deliver new insight and unique quality to every client.

We believe in:

· Crafting entertaining and engaging digital experiences.

· Extending brands beyond websites and into mobile, social media, and the open web.

· Creating winning relationships between our clients and their best customers.

· Translating discovery to action.

If this is resonating, we look forward to hearing from you!

Location: San Diego, CA or Remote (USA)

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ASSISTANT BOX OFFICE MANAGER

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ASSISTANT BOX OFFICE MANAGER
The Groundlings Theatre and School is seeking a part-time Assistant Box Office Manager to join our dynamic team. We are a performing arts organization, so there is a strong passion (and humor!) for what we do here. We work hard to create an inclusive, kind, and empathetic environment that encourages teamwork and collaboration. Qualified candidates should have experience working on a Front of House team, managing staff members and have terrific customer service skills. Experience working with Tessitura or similar ticketing platforms is a plus. The person in this position will report to the Box Office & Marketing Manager and will be both remote and on-site.

Assistant Box Office Manager Duties: 

  • Act as Manager on Duty during our show cycle (regular weekly shows are Wednesday-Sunday), including overseeing ticketing sales, donations, seating, show prep, and scheduling
  • Supervise front of house and box office staff, and liaise between the front of house, production team and performers
  • Help manage daily show needs (ie. track comps, emails, print/create program, update handbook as needed)
  • Sell and/or supervise concession and merchandise sales
  • Assist with promotions, sales, memberships and gift certificates
  • Utilize our ticketing software (Tessitura) as an admin/super user
  • Help manage our membership program ( new show, member comps, etc)
  • Prep and run student shows at both stage sites (print/create programs,communicate with directors and cast)
  • Supervise the intern program in conjunction with the BOM Manager

The Groundlings is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and work to create an inclusive environment because we know it makes our school and theater better. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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Fall 2019 Internships at NAVEL

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Application Deadline: 
August 31, 2019

Program Intern — 2019

NAVEL seeks a Program Intern, who will work closely with the programming director on administrative, production and research tasks related to the public programming, including the ASSEMBLIES program and Collective Residency. A good candidate will be detail-oriented and capable of self-management.

Candidates with strong writing, research and organizational skills are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities and tasks include:

-Assist with research, project development, management and production for all public programming

-Write and edit open calls, press releases and statements for public programs and The Meeting Room exhibitions

-Coordination and communication with programming committee and collective residents

-Participate in the review of project proposals

Qualifications include:

-Precise, detail-oriented work ethic

-Experience working with cultural organizations

-Excellent research and organizational skills

-Proficient skills with office software, spreadsheet analysis, database management and adobe suite (preferably)

-Ability to multitask, work independently, and take initiative

-Curiosity and interest in NAVEL’s mission, community and programs

Commitment: 12-20 hours/week on site (flexible, will vary according to program schedule). Expected to attend and assist with the majority of the programming season events (September through November 2019). 3 months minimum commitment with possibility to extend after 3-month period. The position is unpaid, although college credit may be arranged if needed, and additional paid opportunities from time to time.

 

Communications and Outreach Intern — 2019

NAVEL seeks a Communications and Outreach Intern who will work closely with the Programming Director and Communications and Outreach Manager to populate and update a range of communication channels, develop relations with press and carry specific tasks related to outreach within the local community and other organizations. This opportunity will engage a full range of marketing skills, but the emphasis is on social media, press relations and outreach. A good candidate will be detail-oriented and capable of self-management.

Candidates with strong writing, research, organizational and graphic design/visual skills are especially encouraged to apply.

Tasks may include:

-Assisting with the development and maintenance of Navel’s relationship with press

-Adapting and sharing program information for and with different audiences

-Developing relationships and communicating with other like-minded cultural organizations

-Outreach: distributing flyers and sharing information about NAVEL in the South Park neighborhood

Qualifications include:

-Precise, detail-oriented work ethic

-Excellent research and organizational skills

-Ability to write for multiple lengths, contexts and audiences

-Capable editorial hand

-Fluency with social media and email marketing

-Ability to multitask, work independently, and take initiative

-Graphic Design Skills preferred

-Experience working with cultural organizations

-Curiosity and interest in NAVEL’s mission, community and programs

-Bilingual (English/Español) preferred

Commitment: 12-16 hours/week on site (flexible). 3 months minimum commitment with possibility to extend based on perforance and desire. The position is unpaid, although college credit may be arranged if needed, as well as additional paid opportunities from time to time.

 

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Artist Seeks Persons to Cast in Plaster

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Artist is seeking people to cast in plaster for upcoming project entitled “Gagged & Chained”.

Specifically, we are seeking people who can be cast as Judge Julius Hoffman and Jurors from the 1968 trial of Bobby Seale (The Chicago Eight Trial), see below for the looks we are hoping to find. 

  
**Please be aware that the process of casting body parts in plaster requires you to stand or sit still for up to twenty minutes until the plaster dries. This process may make some people anxious if they tend to get claustrophobic** 

 

We do not cast in the nude.  We will be casting your face, neck, torso, arms, and hands. 

:::Dates::: 

Casting is open from July 1 through July 11, 2019.
You will be asked to come in for 2 to 3 hours on one of these dates. 

:::Location:::

Mid-City, Los Angeles; we will send exact location to you when your appointment is booked. 

:::Compensation:::

$30

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO BE CAST AS:  
A) Judge

1) Judge Julius Hoffman - Caucasian male, age 65- 85 years old. 
Reference Photos: https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/judge-julius-hoffman-in-a-courtroom-illustration-during-the-trial-of-picture-id483610931  / https://www.gettyimages.ae/detail/news-photo/portrait-of-american-jurist-judge-julius-j-hoffman-as-he-news-photo/55991121

 

B) Jurors
1) Kay Richards - Caucasian female, age 35 - 50. 
Reference photos:  https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=Kay+Richards

2) Jean Fritz - Caucasian female, age 40 - 55
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=jean+fritz

3) Miriam Hill - Heavier set caucasian female, age 50 - 65
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=miriam+hill

4) Evelyn Hill and Mary Butler - African American females, age 45 - 70
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=Evelyn+Hill / https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=mary+Butler

5) Ed Kratzke - Caucasian male, age 55 - 75 
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=ed+kratzke

6) John Nelson - Lanky caucasian male, age 45 - 65
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=john+Nelson

Here are some more juror reference photos to get a feel of who we are looking for: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=chicago+eight+jurors

Thank you

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