LAND accepts unsolicited submissions from artists and organizations, however, please note that the review process often requires several months before a reply may be expected. Materials can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent to 8033 Sunset Boulevard #455 Los Angeles, CA 90046.
ADMINISTRATIVE AND RESEARCH ASSISTANT
LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) is seeking a part-time, temporary (with the possibility of continuation) Administrative and Research Assistant. The duties of this position include but are not limited to:
- Assist with research in advance of large scale public exhibition as part of PST LA/LA in 2017, including organizing correspondence with artist and artist’s team in Mexico, maintaining timelines, gathering research and materials related to the proposed exhibition and attendant publication
- Day-to-day administrative operations including: picking up and sorting the mail, shipping documents and artwork, picking up artwork from artists and galleries, ordering and picking up office supplies, etc.
- Website maintenance (through WordPress platform)
The ideal candidate will have a proclivity for meticulous research and problem solving, be able to articulate logistics clearly through written and verbal communications etc., and possess an acute attention to detail. A qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, background in registration and/or arts administration, ideally with at least two years worth of work experience in a related field. The candidate should be well-versed in Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite, and have use of their own vehicle and mobile phone. 2 – 3 days a week with flexibility, some evenings and weekends required. Salary commensurate with experience.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume marked with the desired internship position to:
Duties include assisting the Exhibition Coordinator in all aspects of exhibitions research and implementation, including, but not limited to: proposal related content/logistic research/writing, art handling (including artwork installation, maintenance, packing, shipping, etc.), registrarial functions (such as the generation of loan forms, commissioned install agreements, condition reports, etc.), and assisting during special events. The ideal candidate will: have a basic understanding of the use of general tech and construction equipment (projectors, saws, etc.), have a proclivity for meticulous research and problem solving, be able to articulate logistics clearly through writing, drawing, etc., have use of their own vehicle and mobile phone, and have a background in registrarial or construction related duties.
Duties include assisting Production Coordinator in all aspects of all present and future exhibitions and events from start to finish. This includes creating and maintaining production schedules, art handling, inventorying and organizing installation tools and assets, perform clerical duties including answering phone calls and sorting mail, assist during special events, picking up and dropping off of artists visiting. The ideal candidate will be able to take direction and constructive criticism, be enthusiastic to learn all facets of production of art projects, have the ability to multi-task daily, articulate and expressive, extremely organized, have use of their own vehicle and mobile phone, have at least a Bachelor’s degree.
Duties include help establish, create, implement, develop, and evaluate plans for solicitation strategies for potential donors, update donor and membership content on database, generate acknowledgement letters for members and donors, manage in-kind donation and vendor database, develop membership program materials for outreach and recruitment campaigns, assisting with administrative tasks and help during special events.
Duties include help research, develop, submit, and coordinate grant proposals and reports for LAND, performing prospect research; preparing and submitting proposals to foundations and government granting agencies; working with finance and project managers to gather information necessary to prepare written reports to donors; maintaining current records in database and paper files including grant tracking and reporting and monitoring federal funding opportunities, possess strong written communication skills, ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive proposals, strong editing skills and attention to detail.
Duties include issuing press releases and solicitations for media coverage, maintaining both physical press folder as well as database of published articles and interview requests, drafting press releases, copy editing documents being sent external, aiding in the development/production of event invitations, manage social media outlets (twitter, facebook, linked-in), assisting with administrative tasks and help during special events.
CURATORIAL RESEARCH INTERN
Duties include in-depth research about potential artists and sites for LAND projects, creating powerpoint/PDF project proposal decks, updating artist files with research/press, identifying interesting project proposal requests, reviewing unsolicited artists submissions and preparing briefs, assisting during special events. Art History background and/or advanced degree preferred.
DIRECTOR’S OFFICE INTERN
Duties include managing Director’s schedule including setting studio visits, prompting Director on deadlines, maintaining LA/NY gallery lists, assisting in Director’s correspondence, assisting with administrative tasks and help during special events.
OFFICE AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT INTERN
Duties include process online ticket sales, donations, memberships, and entry fees, responsible for maintaining office equipment and facility, update vendor and site databases, keeping office organized and functional including filing: hard copy, and computer, answer phone, email, fax, LAND scheduling, assisting with administrative tasks and help during special events.
SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMMING INTERN
Duties include making sure events run smoothly, venue scouting, work with communications/press LAND point to make sure that the event is advertised properly to the media, ensure member invitations are copy edited and sent out timely, help coordinate sponsorship needs for each event, creating and updating event budget reports in Excel, assist during special events.