Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Paid Internship - David Zwirner Gallery, NY

David Zwirner
537 West 20th Street
NY NY 10011

Contact: Mollie White, Gallery Manager

POSITION: Paid Internship
Part Time: 2-3 days a week, 10 am to 6 pm

David Zwirner is currently looking to fill the position of paid, part-time Front Desk Intern for Spring/Summer 2013.

The Intern will assist the Gallery Assistant with all front-of-house operations of a contemporary art gallery. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Answering multi-line phone system and directing calls to a staff of 20
-Greeting clients and general public visitors to the gallery
-Receiving and directing exhibition and installation inquiries from gallery visitors
-Basic Photoshop work (resizing images, pairing images with text for print, outputting images, basic scanning from books and transparencies)
-Online purchasing and distribution of office and kitchen supplies for gallery

Applicants must be currently enrolled in an art history, museum studies, and/or arts administration degree program. Strong verbal communication skills, poise, and an acute attention to detail are necessary. Good working knowledge of Photoshop and computer systems a must. Knowledge of modern and contemporary art history a must. Applicants must be willing to learn the daily front-of-house operations of a contemporary art gallery from the ground up, and be professional, presentable, reliable, and discrete.

David Zwirner represents the following artists: Adel Abdessemed; Tomma Abts; Francis Alÿs; Mamma Andersson; Michaël Borremans; Carol Bove; R. Crumb; Raoul De Keyser; Philip-Lorca diCorcia; Stan Douglas; Marlene Dumas; Marcel Dzama; Dan Flavin; Suzan Frecon; Isa Genzken; Donald Judd; On Kawara; Toba Khedoori; Jeff Koons; Yayoi Kusama; Gordon Matta-Clark; John McCracken; Alice Neel; Jockum Nordström; Chris Ofili; Raymond Pettibon; Neo Rauch; Jason Rhoades; Daniel Richter; Michael Riedel; Thomas Ruff; Fred Sandback; Katy Schimert; Yutaka Sone; Al Taylor; Diana Thater; Luc Tuymans; James Welling; Christopher Williams; Doug Wheeler; Yan Pei-Ming; and Lisa Yuskavage.

Interested applicants should send a brief cover letter, three professional and/or personal references and resume to: mollie@davidzwirner.com

No phone calls please.

Website: http://www.davidzwirner.com