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INTERN WANTED FOR BENEFIT ART AUCTION

WHITE BOX, a non-profit art space located in the Lower East Side, is searching for a dedicated individual to help coordinate its upcoming Spring Benefit 2013, including a live and silent auction along with raffle.

We are looking for someone who is committed, reliable, able to multi-task and can start immediately.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Must be proactive and comfortable contacting and corresponding with galleries, collectors, artists and potential sponsors
  • Oversees all aspects of the Benefit including managing a master excel sheet with the progress of incoming art donations, collectors information, and status of buyers/bidders as well as sponsors.
  • Create, organize and maintain accompanying physical forms, such as bid sheets, bidder registration forms, donation forms and send thank-you letters to all participating artists, sponsors and Board Committee members
  • Assist in the development of an auction catalog and artworks checklist, including the collection of all images and texts
  • Manage live auction results, coordinate all winning bids including reconciling payments and art deliveries
  • Manage and coordinate all deliveries and returns or sales of the unsold art at auction

Applicant must be:

  • Extremely organized and able to multi-task
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Word)
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Motivated, able to work independently, and be extremely flexible when necessary
  • Able to work necessary hours to ensure success

Prior Benefit/Auction/Event-related experience is a plus and a background in art organizations or gallery operations/administration preferred. A monetary award will be given at the end of the event based on performance and success of the Benefit.

Please send a resume to admin@whiteboxny.org and include a brief description of your qualifications and interest in the body of the email. We look forward to hearing from you!