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Intern, artnet Auctions

As an artnet Auctions intern, you will be an integral part in supporting our team in ensuring the success of our online auctions platform.

artnet Auctions is the leading platform to buy and sell art online. We connect millions of collectors globally by showcasing a carefully curated selection of Modern and contemporary artworks by leading artists. We are seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual who wants to learn in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with specialists and associates on researching, cataloging, and assessing works for sale.

You will be working from our headquarters located in the historic Woolworth Building, working closely with the artnet Auctions Team to help us build new and innovative ways for people to find and collect art online.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist specialists and associates in cataloging upcoming lots
  • Thoroughly research artists and artworks, and write detailed lot descriptions
  • Assist in assessing artwork condition and value
  • Photograph artworks and lightly retouch images in Photoshop
  • Work with administrators on any pre- and post-sale client needs

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a BA or higher in art history, English, or a related field
  • Knowledge of Modern and contemporary art
  • Exceptional writing and research skills
  • Highly organized and able to balance multiple deadlines
  • Ability to meet goals quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated
  • Comfortable with PC platform, Microsoft Office, and data entry
  • Photoshop skills a plus, specifically light editing (e.g. correcting camera distortion, color correction)
  • Foreign language skills a plus

We offer a daily stipend to cover transportation and lunch expenses, and encourage candidates to arrange to receive course credits from their college. Applicants must be available to work one to four days per week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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