Fine Print Auction Intern

Fine Print Auction Intern

The Fine Print
Auction

The inside look at FotoFest's Live Auction & Gala in
action. This event takes place during the Biennial, and is FotoFest’s largest
fundraising event. Prints from leading contemporary U.S. and international
artists are featured in the FotoFest Auction. Applicants should have an
interest in event coordination, and possess excellent organizational and people
skills. Auction prints are shown at two previews and other small events prior
to the Auction evening, and the ability to assist in the careful handling of
framed prints is required. Attendance at most of these events is also required.
Desirable software knowledge: Word, Excel, InDesign, and Photoshop.

 

This internship is ideal for individuals who are interested
in pursuing a professional career in photography, art history, arts
administration, auctioneering and in non-profits art spaces, commercial
galleries, or working artists.

 

Fine Print Auction interns will work at FotoFest during the Spring
2018 semester - Part time,

January-April, 2-3 days/week 

 

Responsibilities

As the fine print auction intern, the selected individual
will assist the fine print auction manager in the development and
implementation of the auction and associated programming. Publication
responsibilities include collecting and coordinating material for our biannual
Fine Print Auction Catalogue.

Duties include:

• Handling incoming and outgoing artworks

• Assisting in auction day and auction preview layout and
installation

• Coordinating and designing auction text materials.

• Assisting with events and receptions

• Coordinating artists for the upcoming auction

• Working with the auction coordinator to catalogue
materials

• Coordinating material for auction pages on FotoFest
Website

• Print Inventory

• Database Management

 

Requirements

Currently enrolled in a 2-4 yr. college or recent graduate.
Good writing, communication, and organizational skills. A patient,
self-motivated person, and detailed-oriented individual. A positive attitude
and enthusiasm for the arts.

Working knowledge of the following: Word, Excel, PhotoShop,
PowerPoint, InDesign (preferred), Dreamweaver (preferred)

Interns must live in or relocate to the Houston or
surrounding area. Reliable transportation is required.

 

Please submit your resume and a letter of
intent explaining your interest in FotoFest, and your experience with social
media through our Wufoo form which you can find on www.fotofest2018.art

 

Additional Information

Hours: Part-Time

Compensation: $500 Stipend per 120 hrs

College Credit Required: no

# of Positions Available: 1

Intern Start Date: Spring 2018

Duration: 10-15 weeks

Dates Flexible: Yes

Application Deadline: Until filled

Due Date: Jan 15, 2018
Contact Name: Maureen Penders
Phone: 7132235522 ext 23
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