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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

VIP & Programming Manager

If you’re energetic, super organized and have excellent communications skills, this is the ideal opportunity to learn just about everything involved in the running of a major art fair. India Art Fair is looking for a VIP manager to work across a broad range of duties including updating and managing the CRM system, planning and running detailed VIP schedules and events, assisting with programming and artist relationships, reporting directly to the External Relations Director. A graduate degree, knowledge of arts, culture, and Delhi is essential — a minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Support the External Relations Director on all tasks
  • Assist with managing the official VIP & Collectors’ Programme
  • Respond to incoming requests for VIP accreditation, requests for passes and all VIP and visitor related queries
  • Overseeing arrangements for regional and collateral events
  • Managing and closely maintaining multiple guest lists and RSVPs
  • Running virtual programmes including webinars and workshops
  • At fair time, ensuring a superior experience for visiting individuals and groups
  • Working closely with all departments to ensure the CRM works effectively for all aspects of the company
  • Maintain, update and administer the company database

Skills

  • Experienced in managing and updating CRM database systems
  • Excellent communication and diplomatic skills; both verbal and written
  • Approachable, flexible and professional manner, ability to seamlessly work under pressure
  • Knowledge of / experienced in scheduling and running webinars and workshops on Zoom
  • Acute attention to detail and excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office, knowledge of project and event management software and ability to learn new softwares as needed
  • Prepared for evening and weekend work during and through the 2 months preceding the fair period

To apply, send us CV and a 300-word cover email outlining why you would be a good fit for the role on careers@indiaartfair.in. Please clearly mention ‘Application for VIP & Programme Manager’ in the subject line of your email.   

Requirements: Full-time; 15 October 2021 until 15 February 2022, including a 14-day probationary period

Location: New Delhi

Deadline: 15 October 2021

Social Media & Website Manager 

We are looking to hire a highly dynamic and creative individual with exceptional interpersonal and writing skills to support our Head of Digital and Communications on social media and website management. The candidate should have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in the field, especially in ideating and creating compelling content for social mediachannels. They should be familiar with key social media metrics, be able to report on analytics, and have a working knowledge of SEO.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Head of Digital and Communications in all tasks, before and during the fair
  • Develop strategic emailers and social media posts for all channels to maintain and expand the brand’s digital presence
  • Manage social profiles daily, quickly turn around content for social channels and help manage audience engagement
  • Maintain and update the brand website with content provided by Heads of Programming, Exhibitions and Digital
  • Create social media and website traffic reports for internal uses as well as sponsors and partners

Skills

  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Knowledge of website and social media analytics
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Mailchimp, Facebook Creator studio or business
  • Comfort with Google, Zoom and MS suites
  • Able to multitask, communicate, and quickly turn around tasks
  • Videography and film editing knowledge will be a plus
  • Adobe suite skills will be a plus

To apply, send us CV, a short cover letter and 2 writing samples on careers@indiaartfair.in. Please clearly mention ‘Application for Social Media & Website Manager’ in the subject line of your email.   

Requirements: Full-time, 15 October 2021 until 1 March 2022, including a 14-day probationary period

Location: New Delhi

Deadline: 15 October 2021

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.


Internships

India Art Fair is seeking personable, energetic and talented individuals for paid, part-time internships. All departments look to take on interns at different times during the year to support us on various roles including:

 

  • 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

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.


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.