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10 Aug 2018

Flex-Hrs Internship Art Event Internship @ Dublin

ArtStudio25 Dublin –  Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Internship Description

Event and PR Assistant, Dublin
Internship
Deadline 19 August 2018

Overview of the Internship

The intern will work alongside an Irish artist to help plan an exhibition opening in Dublin in October and to plan administration and social media in the lead-up.

The internship position for 6 weeks and is unpaid. It will offer artistic insight, practical skills and work experience for an individual who wants to pursue a career in arts administration or arts PR. It may also suit a student who wants to work on a portfolio project. Artist would like 6-8 hours per week engagement, but hours are flexible and most can be worked from home. A weekly in-person supervision meeting will happen. Travel and food expenses will be reimbursed. And activities will be planned around the intern’s own interests. A letter of recommendation will be provided at the end.

For the right person, looking for an easy-going internship experience, this opportunity could be a lot of fun!

Internship Duties may include helping to

• Coordinate invitations for exhibition event
• Coordinate a social media plan
• Coordinate press releases
• Update web spaces
• Exhibition set-up
• Provide administration support

Time Period and Commitment

Beginning 22 August, this is a 6 week internship. Candidates will be asked to commit to a minimum of 6-8 hours per week. Hours are flexible and some can be worked from home. Ideally an in-person meeting will take place once a week at least i.e. 6 meetings

Skills Required

• Excellent literacy skills and impeccable spelling!
• Advanced level of English
• Ability to write clearly and professionally
• Good MS Word and Excel skills
• Willingness to take direction and use initiative
• Knowledge of working in an office environment desirable but not essential
• Some knowledge of Dublin arts scene
• Open, friendly attitude!

Support & Supervision

The successful candidate will be met with once per week minimum and supervised. Each week’s tasks will be discussed and planned during this weekly meeting. The Intern’s tasks will be planned depending on his/her specific interests and according to the experience he/she wishes to gain out of the placement.

Benefits

• Opportunity to be part of an exciting new exhibition launch
• Opportunity to network and build your profile within the arts community.
• Insight and practical skills into event planning and event PR
• A written reference/recommendation will also be provided at the end.

Who should not apply!

• Candidates who do not have a genuine interest in the arts
• Candidates who are unsure if they can commit to 6 weeks
• Candidates who do not have access to a laptop

Location

Dublin. The artist works from a central studio space. The intern is also welcome to attend pre-exhibition meetings with collaborators as they arise

Equipment

Phone and internet access can be arranged but candidate should have access to own laptop.

Payment

Light lunch/refreshments will be provided during in-person meetings. Travel expenses will be reimbursed. Any other arising expenses to be discussed at weekly meetings. A letter of recommendation will be provided.

How to apply

Before 19 August please send your CV with a cover letter outlining your interest in the position (plus the name and email address of one referee) to Studio25Intern@gmail.com.

Confidentiality

ALL applications will be treated as confidential AND will be read by one person only. Names/details of unsuccessful applicants will not be disclosed to any second or third party except, perhaps, to check with the named referee. Soft and hard copies of unsuccessful applications will be destroyed before end of August 2018.

Job Categories: Arts, Educational & Training. Job Types: Flex-Hrs Internship. Salaries: Expenses Paid.

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