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Independent Art Fair

Independent Art Fair Internship
Independent Art Fair is seeking an intern for its 11th edition, taking place between March 2–8, 2020, at its Spring Studios location, New York.

We are looking for energetic, motivated and dedicated interns to help with every aspect of the preparation and running of the event, starting Monday, March 2nd, through Sunday, March 8th.

Tasks will include assisting VIP, Production and Front of House managers with the following tasks:
*Front of house assistance with VIPs, press and general audience
*Greeting and leading VIP groups to their meeting spots
*Exhibitor check-in and assistance during set-up as well as during the fair
*Mobile fair docents providing maps and wayfinding on each floor

This Independent Art Fair internship is a fantastic way to gain hands-on art fair experience. It presents a valuable opportunity to take part in one of the most exciting events in New York, while providing complete exposure to some of the most dynamic contemporary galleries, domestic and international. The internship is unpaid, but we provide lunch daily, as well as course credit (for currently enrolled graduate and undergraduate students). In addition, Letters of Recommendation will be provided for all fair interns by our Founder, Elizabeth Dee.

While interns are not required to be available all hours listed below, we prefer that candidates are able to work with us on site for as much of the fair’s duration as possible.

We will be scheduling several shifts per-day, within the following schedule:

Mon, March 2: Intern Training | 10am – 6pm (Multiple training times available.)
Tues, March 3: Production Assistance | 8:30am – 6pm
Weds, March 4: Production Assistance | 8:30am – 6pm
Thurs, March 5: VIP Preview + Opening Day | 9:30am – 8pm
Fri, March 6: Public Fair Hours | 10:00am – 7pm
Sat, March 7: Public Fair Hours | 11am – 7pm
Sun, March 8: Public Fair Hours | 11am – 6pm

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