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Temp Onsite Event Staff – The Other Art Fair
Temp Onsite Event Staff - The Other Art Fair
The Other Art Fair / Saatchi Art
Post Date: 26 Aug 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair is a leading art fair for discovering emerging artists, with editions in cities around the world, including New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, London, Toronto, Sydney, and Melbourne. Unlike at traditional art fairs where attendees buy from galleries, The Other Art Fair offers attendees unparalleled direct access to artists, alongside experiential programming, appealing to first-time art buyers and seasoned collectors alike.


Leaf Group is a house of brands, creating and cultivating digital-first companies in growing lifestyle categories: Fitness & Wellness (Well+Good, Livestrong.com); Home & Decor (Hunker, Society6, Deny Designs), and Art & Design (Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair). Additionally, we have performance focused brands in key categories such as Travel, Pets, and DIY (OnlyInYourState, Cuteness, eHow). Our media and marketplace brands are authentic and authoritative, reaching a large and growing passionate audience. 
We work in a fun, collaborative environment that is diverse, adventurous, and open-minded. We look for proactive, accountable people focused on continuous learning and growth to push themselves and our businesses forward. Check us out here.


Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair is a leading art fair for discovering emerging artists, with editions in cities around the world, including London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Sydney, and Melbourne. Unlike traditional art fairs where attendees buy from galleries, The Other Art Fair offers attendees unparalleled direct access to artists, alongside experimental programming, appealing to first-time art buyers and seasoned art collectors alike.


A big vision calls for a big job. As we grow, our need for a dedicated team of Onsite Event Staff grows with us. We are looking for Onsite Event Staff to help us at our Los Angeles edition of The Other Art Fair. Onsite Event Staff are an important part of the organization and contribute to the effective execution of the Fair. They are the first point of contact for visitors and exhibiting artists. This is a paid, temporary position that requires working onsite at the fair location.


You’ll report to: Fair Manager

A typical day as Onsite Event Staff might include:

  • Gaining practical knowledge and experience in Contemporary Art practices and learn how a successful art fair works in Los Angeles
  • Meeting new people with common interests such as artists, curators, professionals, local and international visitors, members of the arts community
  • Having fun while pursuing an important project that makes art accessible to everyone in an exciting and optimistic environment
  • Welcoming, informing, and helping exhibiting artists and visitors
  • Checking invitations and tickets
  • Assisting exhibitors during booth installation

What You Have:

  • Ability to commit to the full duration of the fair (September 22-25, 2022) and assist onsite at the fair location (Barker Hangar – 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405)
  • Thursday September 22 – 8:30am – 10pm 
  • Friday September 23 – 4pm – 10pm
  • Saturday September 24 – 11am – 8pm 
  • Sunday September 25 – 11am – 8pm
  • Proactive, problem-solver mindset. You are motivated to complete tasks on time and support the team’s goals
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • An eye for detail and an appreciation for art. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • A desire to participate in creating the workplace you want to be a part of.
  • We’re casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. Personal accountability goes a long way. We believe we are the change.

You’ll be successful if you love talking to people, want to support emerging artists, and are eager to help with a variety of tasks.

JOB DETAILS

Location
Los Angeles, USA

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