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SPRING 2017 INTERNSHIP

ARTBOOK @ Hauser & Wirth
seeks a highly motivated individual with knowledge of and interest in contemporary art and culture for its Spring/Winter 2017 Internship Program.

Located within Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles, ARTBOOK’s mission is to offer the most relevant publications in contemporary arts and culture. The internship position holds potential for those interested in gaining an understanding of the various roles that a bookstore within gallery context can contextualize the art industry in 21st century.

Prior ARTBOOK interns have gone on to work in publishing houses, museums, and record labels.

Job Description
The ARTBOOK @ Hauser & Wirth Bookstore Winter/Spring 2017 Internship requires a 2-day-per-week, 4-month commitment beginning January 5, 2017 and running through May 5, 2017. End-date is flexible with end-of-school commitments.

Intern will acquire and refine the following skills:
-Experience the role of the bookstore within the larger context of current culture.
-Ability to assist with special events programming (book launches and signings)
-Ability to contribute content for social media and customer outreach efforts
-Ability to contribute focused research on specific artists and publishers for the bookstore focus section, HW&S exhibitions and Los Angeles current culture. As well research international publications for the store.
-Day-to-day tasks will include customer service, inventory management, shipping, submission review, title research, event coordination, and archiving.
-This season overlaps with Los Angeles Artist Book Fair, where artbook will have a stand. Interns will work on research in preparation for artbook participation and will take part the fair.

Qualifications and Requirements
Required skills:
-A strong command of reading and writing in English
-Fluency with Microsoft Office programs on Mac-platforms
-Ability to multitask, and to balance short and long-term projects
-Is comfortable interacting with the public in store and over the phone
-Fluency in a second language is a plus

A strong candidate:
-Has an interest in the arts and wants to learn more about contemporary art, books, and magazines
-Has a background or interest in graphic design, writing, editing, and/or research
-Has experience managing social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
-Has experience using the Adobe Creative Suite

Compensation:
This is an unpaid internship program. School credit and community service hours are available to qualified applicants. All accepted into the ARTBOOK @ Hauser & Wirth Fall Internship Program will be gifted a selection of art books upon completion of the internship.

Please email your resume and cover letter to bookshw-la@artbook.com before December 15th for consideration. Please write "Winter/Spring Internship" in the subject heading.

About ARTBOOK, LLC
Founded in 2004, ARTBOOK partners with cultural organizations seeking to enrich their programming with the editorial content that a focused selection of well-conceived, authored, and designed books makes possible. ARTBOOK runs bookstores at Hauser & Wirth, MoMA PS1, and the Walker Art Center in addition to numerous pop up stores at art and photography fairs.

About Hauser & Wirth Hauser & Wirth is the Los Angeles location of Hauser & Wirth, the international gallery devoted to contemporary art and modern masters. A new destination in the heart of the burgeoning Downtown Arts District of Los Angeles, the gallery is located at 901 East 3rd Street.

ARTBOOK @ HAUSER & WIRTH
917 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Phone: 646-577-2773
Email: bookshw-la@artbook.com

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