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ARTBOOK | D.A.P. is a distributor of books on modern and contemporary art, photography and design. In addition, we selectively publish photography and art books under the D.A.P. imprint, as well as groundbreaking books about architecture, design, and the environment under the Metropolis Books imprint. Artbook also manages several museum bookstores including Artbook @ MoMA PS1, Artbook @ Walker Art Center, and Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles. As an intern at D.A.P. you will be exposed to both the contemporary art, architecture, and design worlds and an intimate, well-rounded view of the publishing industry.

APPLICATION DATES:
SPRING INTERNSHIPS:
Apply by January 15 for internship running February to April.
SUMMER INTERNSHIPS: Apply by April 15 for internship running from May to August.
FALL INTERNSHIPS: Apply by September 3 for internship running from September to December.

Interns must make a 3-month commitment of at least 2 days per week.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
• Current college student or very recent graduate with background or interest in contemporary art and publishing.
• Must be detail-oriented, hardworking, and responsible.
• Writing skills and proficiency in Adobe programs are essential.

OPEN INTERNSHIPS:
PUBLISHER SERVICES
Intern will assist in seasonal catalog production needs; correspondence on individual book submissions; digitizing of publisher contracts and sales reports; participation in weekly acquisition meetings. The Publisher Services intern will also assist with the production of sales materials in digital and physical formats (making book mock-ups, page layouts, and sales kits). Candidates should possess strong organizational skills, knowledge of contemporary art and photography, and experience in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.

PUBLICITY
The publicity intern assists the publicity department with press outreach for D.A.P. publications. Daily tasks include maintaining a report of press activity for all D.A.P. distributed titles, building press releases for upcoming publications and events, excerpting reviews, assisting with mailings, and more. Candidates should possess strong communication and organizational skills; knowledge of Photoshop is a plus. This internship will immerse candidates in today's print and digital media landscape, providing knowledge of and access to editors and journalists. Publicity interns can expect to acquire the skills necessary to execute a media campaign—building press kits, researching press outreach lists, and writing pitches—thus developing their public relations acumen and professional network.

MARKETING
Intern will assist the Marketing Director with production of sales materials in digital and physical formats (making book mock-ups, page layouts, and sales kids) in addition to updating cover images for use in our printed catalog and online. Intern will assist with our advertisements in print/online publications, help prepare for publishing conferences and assist with building and updating contact lists. Applicants must have experience with Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, and Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with still life photography, database entry, and Mail Chimp are helpful. Interns will learn about the process of selling books on a wholesale level, what materials go into the making of visual books, the range and role of trade fairs in the art, academic, speciality and retail markets. Depending on their particular skills, interns will get to write book pitches and/or design sales materials.

CATALOG PRODUCTION
Intern will assist in the researching of new titles, writing copy for the DAP catalog, and proofreading. Candidates should possess strong writing skills, knowledge of art history and art publishing, and be comfortable with online databases.The internship will allow candidates to develop and hone writing and communication skills; to learn about publishing in a range of disciplines (art, photography, architecture, design, art theory, literature); to acquire basic research skills; to gain familiarity with the worlds of contemporary art, photography, etc; and to become familiar with the mechanics of publication production.

PHOTOGRAPHY & DIGITAL ARCHIVING
Intern candidate will assist the catalog department in photographing books and assisting with organizing the digital archive. Candidate must be fluent in Adobe Photoshop. Candidates will gain experience shooting product photography and creating photo-based social media campaigns. For candidates interested in the photography and digital archive internship, please include a portfolio with your resume.

WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Intern will assist website editor with imaging, content gathering and design for artbook.com and social media. They will also help schedule social media campaigns around events, new releases, art fairs and related press. Candidate must be fluent in Photoshop, and able to produce animated files for social media. Candidate should have experience with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and HTML.

Please submit resume and cover letter to frontoffice@dapinc.com by January 15 for consideration for our Spring 2020 internships. Please write "Internship" in the subject heading.

ARTBOOK | D.A.P.
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York, NY 10004
Phone: 212-627-1999
Email: frontoffice@dapinc.com

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