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We are glad you are interested in working at India Art Fair. From front of house to behind the scenes, we offer a variety of volunteering, internship and job opportunities for people coming from diverse backgrounds, cultures and abilities. Our aim is to be truly inclusive and encourage creativity and curiosity while fostering a deep love for the arts.

 

We welcome applications from college students, graduates and anyone interested in learning more about the art world or considering a career in the field. Certain positions may require prior training and/or professional experience as may be noted in the descriptions below. If you are passionate, excited and keen to join our team, please send your CV and covering letter with your chosen role in the subject line.

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neugerriemschneider. Installation view, 2020. Courtesy of India Art Fair

Jobs

We are a growing team and always on the lookout for fresh, new voices and perspectives. Apply for India Art Fair jobs in New Delhi and keep an eye out as we advertise for positions in the coming months.


Internships

India Art Fair is seeking personable, energetic and talented individuals for paid internships lasting for one week to fifteen days, around the fair, for the following teams. You will receive a stipend and an official certificate for your participation.

To apply, send us your CV on careers@indiaartfair.in. Please clearly mention the role you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Exhibitor Relations Support

We are looking for dynamic and energetic individuals to be a part of our Exhibitor Relations team. You will work and interact with art galleries and institutions participating at the fair onsite. You should be super organized, have excellent communication skills, be a problem solver and, above all, should be a multi-tasker. This would be an ideal opportunity for you if you are a people person with some experience in a client servicing or event management related role. Additional background in visual arts will be preferred.

Requirements: Full-time, from 22 April till 1 May, 2022 in New Delhi

Gallery Booth Assistants

Every year, our local and international exhibitors look for art-educated individuals fluent in English to assist the management of their booths at the fair. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door in an arts career. An arts/sales/marketing background is preferred as you will be working directly with gallerists and liaising with clients. Gallery Booth Assistants will be responsible for assisting the gallery team in installation and de-install of artworks, as well as managing the administrative activities for the gallery at their booth at the fair.

Requirements: Full-time, minimum 6 days, from 26 April till 1 May, 2022 in New Delhi

External Relations and Visitor Assistants

On and around the fair days, you could have the exciting opportunity to be one of our Visitor Assistants. We are looking to station organised and helpful people with excellent interpersonal skills in various locations of the fair grounds — including the bookstore, press desk, information desk and exhibition halls. You will also assist various team members for the duration of the fair as well as in the lead up to it.

Requirements: Full-time, minimum 6 days, from 26 April till 1 May, 2022 in New Delhi

Partnerships Assistants

As our Partnership Assistant, you will work and interact with our Corporate Partners.  You should have the ability to coordinate and communicate with the team and the partners and manage and organise the venue space.

Requirements: Full-time, minimum 6 days, from 26 April till 1 May, 2022 in New Delhi

Art Walk Leader

Are you seeking a unique way to engage with South Asian culture? Do you love talking about Indian art, and weaving narratives around its rich history? India Art Fair is looking for people like you to join our Art Walks team! Join us for the upcoming edition of the fair as an Art Walk Leader, leading walks and tours around the fair grounds to give visitors a special insight into the extensive range of modern and contemporary art on display. A background in art or art history is a requirement; previous professional experience is preferred.

Requirements: Full-time, from 28 April till 1 May, 2022 in New Delhi

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the requirements of the internships and other opportunities. We will keep your resume on file should appropriate future openings become available.

HIGHLIGHTS

Our internship programme runs through the year. You will be assigned a mentor during your time and will receive a stipend for your participation. An official certificate of completion will be given at the end of your internship. We hire interns in the following departments:

  • Social media
  • Content writing
  • PR and communications
  • Marketing and partnerships
  • CRM management
  • VIP and gallery relations
  • Programming
  • Assistants in the Fair Director’s office
  • Designers, photographers and videographers

Volunteering

David Zwirner. Installation view, 2020. Courtesy of India Art Fair

India Art Fair is accepting applications for volunteering positions for its 2022 edition. Our volunteers are proactive, have excellent interpersonal skills and contribute immensely under various roles including:

  • Artist liaisons 
  • Art walk leaders
  • Visitor assistance 
  • Production managers
  • Social media
  • Content writing 
  • PR and communications
  • VIP, programming and/or gallery relations
  • Assistants in the Fair Director’s office
  • Designers, photographers and videographers

Highlights

Our Volunteering programme runs during the India Art Fair event and will require a commitment of 10 working days. You will be assigned a line manager during your time and will receive an official certificate of completion at the end of your volunteer programme.