Job Opening – Intern (02/2011)

2011 February 23

Media Relations Summer Intern
FITZ & CO
New York, New York

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION
FITZ & CO is seeking a motivated intern who is passionate about art, and has a strong desire to gain a greater understanding of the contemporary art market and its major players.  We offer a unique opportunity to learn about an increasingly important facet of the business of art by playing an integral role in the planning, account coordination, media relations, and special events management of campaigns for visual arts organizations.  You will work with seasoned Account Executives and experts in all aspects of day-to-day account management including research for the development of media lists, tracking and archiving press clippings, and database administration.

COMPANY
FITZ & CO is a fast-paced art public relations agency.  Clients include major museums, prominent New York City art galleries, international art fairs, non-profits, and corporations.  Current clients and projects include: Art Basel/Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Dealers Association of America, Gagosian Gallery, The Art Economist, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Mad. Sq. Art, Parrish Art Museum, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Sharjah Art Foundation, and others.  For more information about our company, team, and clients, please visit www.fitzandco.com

REQUIREMENTS
Successful candidates are currently pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree in Art History, Fine Arts, Public Relations, Communications or a related area.  Strong communication, telephone, and computer skills a must.

DATES/HOURS
Summer Position: June 1- September 1. Looking for full-time commitment (M-F, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

COMPENSATION
$4,500 stipend

CONTACT
Sarah Hardin-White
Administrative Assistant
Tel:  (212) 627-1455, ext. 229
E-mail: sarah.hardinwhite@fitzandco.com

Website: http://www.fitzandco.com

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