The Meeting Place Intern
Posted: Dec 18, 2017
The Meeting Place team is looking for interns for the upcoming FotoFest International 2018 Biennial, during the lead-up to and for duration of the FotoFest 2018 International Meeting Place Portfolio Review.
The International Meeting Place, FotoFest’s Portfolio Review program, is the oldest, largest, and most international photography event of its kind in the U.S. Meeting Place interns will get a very good sense of the comprehensive organization, planning, and administration that goes into bringing together hundreds of photographers and photography experts from all over the world for this 14-day event. Interns will assist with many events during the Meeting Place, and play an integral part in creating the digital Meeting Place Registrant Catalogues. Interns will also conduct administrative duties like communicating with registrants via telephone and email, inputting website information, and updating spreadsheets and database information.
Ideal candidates will be organized, detail-oriented, and able to work well in a team-environment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Familiarity with Photoshop, layout design, and CMS web platforms are a plus.
Availability, 2018 spring semester (please indicate which time-period you are applying for, or if you are applying for both):
Mid-January – late February, 2/3 days per week
Late February – late March, 4/5 days per week (during the portfolio reviews, March 10 – 23, 2018)
Interns will receive a stipend of $500 upon the completion of 120 hrs.
FotoFest is located at 2000 Edwards Street, Building C, Suite 2, Houston, TX 77007 in the Washington Avenue Arts District. During March, interns will also be working from the Whitehall Houston Hotel, the FotoFest 2018 Meeting Place Headquarters, located at 1700 Smith Street in Downtown Houston.
Please submit your resume and a letter of intent explaining your interest in FotoFest, and your experience with social media through our Wufoo form which you can find on www.fotofest2018.art
College Credit Required: no
# of Positions Available: 2
Intern Start Date: Spring 2018
Duration: 10-15 weeks
Dates Flexible: Yes
Application Deadline: Until filled