Spring Part-Time Intern 2020 - Proposals, New York

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

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The Company

Christie's, the world's largest Art Business, is an incredibly exciting & enriching place to start or continue your career. Whether you work within one of our Specialist Art Departments or in our more Operational focused teams we are all working together with one common goal in mind: to continue the success of this 250 year old company, steeped in history, bringing constant innovation whilst not forgetting our age old values; Passionate Expertise, Exceptional Client Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Business Judgement, Respect, & Innovation. Colleagues across all departments are truly passionate about what they do and it is constantly inspiring to work with industry leaders across all segments of the business.

Christie's seeks to have a broadly diverse employee population and consistently strive to be the number-one employer in the art market. We encourage and welcome any and all applications regardless of race, color, gender, age, ethnicity or disability. We look forward to meeting you!

The Role

Christie's is currently accepting applications for our 18-week paid Internship program that will expose individuals to the art world and auction industry through hands-on experience.

Spring Internship Dates: January 13th, 2020 May 22nd, 2020

All full-time positions require a commitment of approximately 40 hours per week. All part-time positions require a commitment of approximately 24 hours per week.

Please be mindful of your schedule and/or course load before applying for an internship.

Specific duties & responsibilities will include but are not limited to

* General department administrative tasks as assigned by line manager

* Supporting the proposal preparation process

* Keeping all data up to date in Christie's internal systems

* Scanning and downloading comparable images from Christie's sytems for use in business-getting documents

* Researching and compiling competitive data including both traditional research, using Christie's onsite libraries, as well as online research using auction databases and other internet sources

* Assist Proposals Writers with writing case studies and market reports

* Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Excel are a plus

The Candidate

We are looking for hard-working, energetic, and intellectually curious self-starters who can thrive in a high-pressure environment. Our most successful interns are those who truly embrace the experience and are not afraid to take every opportunity that is presented to them. They ask questions and are keen to learn about the entire auction process.

* Strategic and commercially minded

* Creative-minded

* Strong follow-up and attention to detail

* Ability to work effectively under pressure

* Candidates must be undergraduate students, master's students, or within one year of graduation from University; either undergraduate or masters

* All candidates must be available for the entirety of the internship and should prepare for their schedules for the time and workload commitment

* All applicants must apply online through Christies.com and complete the application titled "Spring 2020 Internship Full-Time" or "Spring 2020 Internship Part-Time" Passion for the Arts

Visa Requirements for International Candidates

Must have appropriate work authorization (CPT/OPT complete), as Christie's does not sponsor visas for entry level positions

For students covered under CPT:

1. Foreign passport

2. I-94 Form

3. Visa

4. I-20 Form

For students covered under OPT:

1. Foreign passport

2. I-94 Form

3. Visa

4. Employment Authorization Card

5. I-20 Form confirming their OPT

6. Social Security Card

When applying for this internship please be sure to apply to the correct posting, either Full-Time or Part-Time based on your semesters availability.

Closing Date: Monday, November 11th

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