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There are no employment positions available at this time. Thank you for your interest in the Armory Art Center.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:  The Armory Art Center is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment of the most qualified candidates available. We welcome qualified candidates representative of all diverse segments of our society to apply for consideration.

 
 
 
 

Internship


Unpaid internships for college students, recent graduates, and graduate students are available throughout the year on a full or part-time basis. Opportunities may last two months or longer. Academic credit may be arranged for interns at their schools' discretion.

Applicants should follow the standard application procedure. Letters or essays should describe specific areas of interest within the Center, precise dates for the proposed internship, and number of hours per week the applicant is able to work. Applications should be made at least 6 weeks prior to the proposed starting date.

Call for Sculpture Studio Winter Intern

2 Month Position:

 

  •  Position Starts: Monday December 6th, 2016
  •  Position ends: Friday February 3rd, 2017

 

Note: The beginning and ending dates are flexible up to 2 weeks. Applicants must submit requested dates to be approved. The total time for the internship should meet at least 2 months. Any changes to dates will be reflected in the final, signed agreement form.

  • Weekly hours: 10 hours per week
  • All holidays during this time will not be workdays and the intern’s schedule will be adjusted to accommodate time away if discussed in advance.
  • Schedule: To be determined based on student availability and departmental hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Position involves both administrative and general studio tech tasks.
  • Applicants should be organized and able to work independently or with a partner.
  • Assist with a variety of general responsibilities including studio maintenance, monitoring, renovation/ construction projects, and general upkeep.
  • Special projects include, equipment and tool research, sales of tools/equipment, and organization of spaces and equipment, and reviewing inventory.
  • Additional responsibilities may include online research of a variety of department related topics and needs.

This internship is an opportunity for experience and networking in an art community.
Course credit can be signed by the Armory if the university has approved the student's internship and the university provides the Armory with the necessary forms to complete.

Eligibility:

  • This is a social and busy atmosphere and requires an ability to focus; applicants should be able to work efficiently within the hours stated.
  • Prior experience in an art studio and community center or arts center setting is a plus.
  • Preference to applicants who have not served as a sculpture studio intern since August 2015.
  • Applicants do not have to be sculpture or 3-D artists though it is preferred.
  • Applicants must be comfortable with both office and studio work, which will involve lifting and physical/dirty work.
  • Applicants should maintain a professional and friendly attitude with the Armory’s staff, students, and volunteers.
  • Experience with use of Microsoft Office software as well as conducting result driven research online is a plus.

How to apply:

Please submit:

  1. A letter of interest
  2. A resume with the name and contact information of two references.
  3. Winter availability (weekly/monthly and expected time away)

 
Send By Email: to tristyn.bustamante@armoryart.org

Please send all materials by Monday, November 7th to Tristyn Bustamante

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INTERN/VOLUNTEER POSITIONS FOR MARKETING


PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR

Position:

  • Brainstorms and collaborates with Director of Marketing on PR strategy and execution
  • Compose effective press releases
  • Photograph event and people, recording names, upload to social media, store files on dropbox or server
  • Assist in delivery of public relations when needed
  • Interviewing for quotes
  • Scheduling best time for communication delivery

RequirementsAttention to detail, keen writing abilities (grammar, spelling, style), knowledge of local media outlets, enthusiasm and creativity, a self-starter who enjoys collaborating with others.

To apply: Forward your resume to The Armory Art Center, 1700 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Att: Jeanne Martin, Director of Marketing or email to jeanne.martin@armoryart.org

 
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

Position:   

  • Brainstorm with Director of Marketing on strategy
  • Composes effective entries for social media
  • Builds audience on existing platforms and explore new platforms
  • Compose reports of insights and trending in easy-to-understand formats
  • Suggest and/or implement improvements to platform interface i.e: simple URLs, scanner codes
  • Post blog/advertorial or article entries from editor/writers/instructors/staff
  • Photograph events and people, recording names, upload to social media, store files on dropbox or server
  • Assist in delivery of public relations when needed
  • Solicits entries from faculty and encourages participations on sites from existing and potential students/donors
  • Finds ways to “go viral” with exceptional entries by distributing to people/groups with large networks

Requirements: Attention to detail, a good eye for composition and light with photography, familiarity with major social network and/or willingness to learn more about them, enthusiasm and creativity, a self-starter, who enjoys collaborating with others.

To apply: Forward your resume to The Armory Art Center, 1700 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Att: Jeanne Martin, Director of Marketing or email to jeanne.martin@armoryart.org

 
WEBSITE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Position:

  • Brainstorms and collaborates with Director of Marketing on potential improvements
  • Photos: size for the web, add alternate text, links
  • Clean out excess, unused photos, and files from uploads in CMS
  • SEO: Writes effective page descriptions, suggests and implements improvements to improve organic listings
  • Pull reports and package for presentations making data simple to understand

Requirements: Attention to detail, patient and thorough, good design sense, knowledge of HTML and CSS. Other scripting languages may be a plus. A self-starter who enjoys collaborating and willingness to take direction.

To apply: Forward your resume to The Armory Art Center, 1700 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Att: Jeanne Martin, Director of Marketing or email to jeanne.martin@armoryart.org

 
EMAIL NEWSLETTER ASSISTANT

  •     Collaborates with Marketing Director for content on email newsletters
  •     Builds email newsletters in templates. Size photos, add links, etc.
  •     Test email blasts in major email clients: google, yahoo, AOL, and outlook. Refine as needed.
  •     Monitors response and compiles easy-to-understand reports

Requirements: Attention to detail, patient and thorough, good design sense, knowledge of HTML and CSS. Other scripting language a plus, a self-starter who enjoys collaborating and takes direction when given.

To apply: Forward your resume to The Armory Art Center, 1700 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Att: Jeanne Martin, Director of Marketing or email to jeanne.martin@armoryart.org

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN (PRINT AND ONLINE)

  •     Collaborates with Marketing Director on design and production of printed material, signage, etc.
  •     Designs splash pages, web pages and email blasts

Requirements: Attention to detail, good design sense, willingness to follow direction. Experience with Adobe Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

To apply: Forward your resume to The Armory Art Center, 1700 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Att: Jeanne Martin, Director of Marketing or email to jeanne.martin@armoryart.org

 

MULTIMEDIA ASSISTANT

Position:

  • Brainstorm on content with Director of Marketing for shows in presentation software such as Powerpoint and :30 videos for the website and social media
  • Create storyboards
  • Film, edit videos
  • Create presentations by collecting images and compiling.
  • Follows director to ensure brand standards for Armory

Requirements: Ability to shoot and edit video

To apply: Forward your resume to The Armory Art Center, 1700 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Att: Jeanne Martin, Director of Marketing or email to jeanne.martin@armoryart.org

 
COPYWRITER/EDITOR

  •     Writes effective copy for ads, advertorial, press releases, flyer, posters
  •     Writes and/or edits and proofs copy
  •     Writes copy for email blasts, splash pages
  •     Writes educational copy to be distributed on Linkedin, trade bulletin boards and print publications

Requirements: Attention to detail, excellent use of written English language, willingness to collaborate with others and follow direction. MS word, online posting experience a plus.

To apply: Forward your resume to The Armory Art Center, 1700 Parker Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Att: Jeanne Martin, Director of Marketing or email to jeanne.martin@armoryart.org

 
GALLERY SERVICES INTERN DESCRIPTION

The Gallery Services internship is geared towards third and fourth-year college students and graduate students, working on relevant degrees, who have a passion for the arts. It is a training program that provides hands-on experience in all aspects of gallery management. Interns work with gallery staff in art objects management, curating, education, exhibition design and preparation, customer service relations, event planning, volunteer services and general administration.

 

Application Process

A typed application should include the following:

  • Application Form (PDF) below. Please download, print, and complete this application form and include it with the rest of the application materials.
  • Full resumé of education and employment
  • Two academic recommendations
  • An essay or cover letter (maximum 500 words) describing your career goals, interest in performing arts work, and reasons for applying

After an initial review of the applications, a small number of students will be invited for an interview at the Center. Applicants will not be accepted without a personal interview. Interviews for volunteer positions are conducted throughout the year.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR APPLICATION

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Volunteer


Thank you for your interest in serving as an Armory Art Center volunteer.  We welcome students who require service hours for school, and community members who have an interest in sharing their love of art with others. Following is a list of volunteer opportunities at The Armory. We will meet with you to assess your interests and match them with our needs. You will then receive specific details and training for the areas in which you will serve.

To find out how you can become a part of The Armory community, please contact Liza Niles at liza.niles@armoryart.org

Volunteer application
 
Art Studio Assistants:

Working with department directors by assisting with general needs required in one or more of the following departments: sculpture, ceramics, jewelry/metalsmithing, glass, fibers, printmaking, drawing, painting, photography, and digital media.

Special Events Crew:

greeting guests, taking admission fees, serving food and beverage, taking surveys
 
Armory Ambassador:

representing the Armory at community events, ie: Artigras and Clematis by Night
 
Classroom Assistant:

assisting instructors during studio art classes (Youth Department Only), organizing classrooms and supply rooms
 
Art Docent:

leading guided tours through galleries and studios
 
Exhibition Assistant:

accepting and installing work on arrival, taking down and distributing work at finale of exhibitions
 
Guest Services/Receptionist:

answering incoming calls, directing visitors through galleries and to studios, monitoring guest activity in the galleries and gift shop, taking surveys

 
Office Assistant:

data processing, letter campaigns, filing

 
Opening Reception Crew:

greeting guests, taking admission fees, taking surveys, serving food and beverage

 
Surveyor:

taking surveys of Armory students and guests during Armory classes and events

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