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PROGRAMS COORDINATOR (events)

SUMMARY: This is one of the two Programs Coordinator positions at ICI and delivers all aspects of the administration and coordination of ICI’s public programs under the supervision of the Director of Programs. Duties include (but are not limited to): the administration and coordination of ICI’s Curatorial Intensive programs in the U.S. and internationally; liaising with the Curatorial Intensive Alumni network; maintaining an updated database of ICI’s Collaborators. Assisting with the production of ICI public talks and conferences in New York City and elsewhere; this includes the Curatorial Hub, Curator’s Perspective and Curatorial Forum. Administer ICI Fellowships.

Curatorial Intensive: along with the Director of Programs, coordinate and administer the Curatorial Intensive programs: organize the open call for applications, arrange travel and accommodations; communicate with all participants prior to and during the program and respond to all inquiries; edit and publish speaker and participant biographies on ICI’s website. Keep track of ICI’s Curatorial Intensive Alumni on their current exhibitions and job announcements to relay to communications.

ICI Public Talks and Convenings: administer all ICI programs throughout the year, such as the Curatorial Seminars, Curatorial Forum, Closed Door Sessions, etc. These programs are often in collaboration with partner organizations. Coordinate and liaise with all speakers, presenters and venues to plan public talks and convenings including event details, travel arrangements, airport transfers, and hotel; work with ICI’s Communications Manager to ensure wide publicity; document each event and archive all documentation; ensure the ICI Hub is kept up to a standard for public viewing at all times.

Research and Travel Fellowships: coordinate and administer ICI’s Curatorial Research & Travel Fellowships: maintain contact with all fellows on the logistics of their fellowship; administer travel awards and disperse payments; coordinate their involvement with ICI’s network; develop and promote Fellowship’s public events.

General Duties: maintain the online profile of ICI Collaborators on ICI’s website; track audience statistics and attendance records.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and three references by November 28, 2018 via email to amanda@curatorsintl.org. No phone calls.



PROGRAMS COORDINATOR (research)

SUMMARY: This is one of the two Programs Coordinator positions at ICI and is responsible for managing the research initiatives that underpin ICI’s programs under the supervision of the Director of Programs. Duties include (but are not limited to): preliminary research into curators and venues for ICI programs including exhibitions, public talks, conferences and the Curatorial Intensive; compiling program description packets for potential partners; coordinating print and digital publications related to ICI’s programs; maintaining the programs pages for ICI’s website as well as press and image archives for exhibitions, talks and conferences; providing editorial support for ICI Fellows including recipients of the CPPC Travel Award, the ICI/French Institute Fellowship, and the Joyce Foundation Research Fellowships; overseeing the maintenance of ICI’s Reference Library.

Research: along with the Director of Programs research faculty, participants, venues and curricula for three annual Curatorial Intensives and other programs such as the Curatorial Seminars, ICI Hub Events, Curatorial Forum, and Closed Door Sessions. These programs are often in collaboration with partner organizations in New York and internationally.

Online and Print Publications: working with the Director of Programs, participate in the production of online and print publications. Coordinate publication timelines; liaise with distributors, authors, designers, and copyeditors; administer all aspects of the production schedule including permissions and rights for reproductions. Archive all images, video and audio documentation. Format documentation for ICI’s website. Liaise with writers, providing editorial support, copyediting text, securing image rights and credits, and publishing content online.

Exhibitions: support the compilation and maintenance of checklists, traveling exhibition itineraries, and didactic materials; as well as the preparation, circulation, and monitoring of loan forms and technical requirements. Prepare program description packets and approach letters.

ICI Reference Library and Archive: create and maintain records and databases that track the books and periodicals currently in the collection; maintain ICI’s archive of documentation from all talks, conferences, and events. Research and work to implement methodologies for further integrating ICI Library into public programming.

General Duties: maintain the online profile of the ICI Programs on ICI’s website including a comprehensive archive accessible to the public containing documentation of all content generated by ICI Programs; compile ICI Programs content and mailing lists for ICI’s brochure (twice annually); support the Development Manager in the preparation of foundation applications, as well as the development of corporate and individual support for ICI Programs; assist the Director of Programs in the preparation of annual budgets for all ICI Programs and monitor these on a regular basis. Manage day-to-day budgeting for all Programs. Classify programs-related income and expenses for ICI’s bookkeeper, as needed.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and three references by November 28, 2018 via email to amanda@curatorsintl.org. No phone calls.

 

ICI PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT INTERNSHIP (EXHIBITIONS)

Responsibilities: The opportunity to learn all aspects of the development and production of ICI's Exhibitions Program including assisting in the preparation, assembly, and execution of checklists, mailings, loan forms, catalogues, press packets and other exhibition related projects. Assisting with the maintenance of files and records related to exhibitions. Hands-on experience working with archival exhibition material. Research artists, exhibitions, curators, and potential art spaces for future collaborations. Publishing and maintaining visual material for ICI’s website and social media platforms. Writing and publishing opportunities available.

Requirements: At least two years of office experience and previous museum or gallery experience preferred; good organizational and communications skills; experience with Mac computers, Microsoft Excel, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator a plus; ability to work with limited supervision; interest in international contemporary art and curatorial studies; foreign language and a positive attitude is a plus.

Schedule: Minimum of two-three full days a week. Part-time, flexible. Schedule can be adjusted for the right candidate. Course credit available.

Please send cover letter and résumé to Becky Nahom, Exhibitions Manager: becky@curatorsintl.org

Deadline: December 6, 2018



DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIPS

Responsibilities: Working with ICI’s Development Manager and Executive Coordinator to assist in the planning and execution of cultivation and stewardship events, including ICI's Annual Summer Cocktails in July, and Annual Benefit & Auction in the Fall; assist in the execution of mass in-house mailings; researching prospective donors, foundations, and grants and drafting correspondence; generate, design, and maintain marketing materials for print, press, and web for Development department; assist with organizing, shipping and maintaining ICI's Limited Edition artworks; basic administrative duties such as filing, delivering packages, running errands, and ensuring department materials are well stocked; support promotion, organization, and documentation of ICI’s special events.

Requirements: Professional demeanor and an ability to work well under pressure; exceptional administrative skills and the ability to complete work in a highly organized and timely manner; applicants should have an interest in contemporary art and arts administration; strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work both independently and under structured supervision. Experience with the following programs: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, eTapestry/database software. Previous registrar or art handling experience is a plus. This internship will offer insight into fundraising, stewardship and cultivation, among other aspects of operating a non-profit arts organization.

Schedule: 
Minimum of two full days a week, with some evenings and weekends for events as needed.

Contact: No phone calls, please. Send resume and cover letter (one page maximum) to Francisco Correra-Cordero at francisco@curatorsintl.org, with "Development Internship" in the subject line.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP


Responsibilities:
 Working with ICI’s Communications Manager to assist in researching and drafting content for our Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts. Other general Communications and administrative tasks as assigned.

Requirements: Strong writing and research skills; ability to work both independently and under structured supervision; strong interest in contemporary art and in digital media outlets. Basic Photoshop skills a plus.

Schedule: One to two full days a week. Part-time, flexible. Schedule can be adjusted for the right candidate.

Contact: Bessie Zhu, Administrative and Communications Manager, bessie@curatorsintl.org with with “Social Media Internship" in the subject line.

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