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Production Assistant – LA

Over the past 18 years, Artists & Fleas has created inspired marketplaces for shoppers looking to discover local designers and for makers seeking to showcase their creations and build their businesses. 

Artists & Fleas is looking for an outgoing, creative individual who has a love of retail and is hospitality-minded to help cultivate community and foster a fun and exciting environment in the Venice marketplace on Abbot Kinney. The Production Assistant will serve as a brand ambassador and assist the Production Lead in market operations over the course of the selling day. The Production Assistant will also provide on-site support to merchants and execute cross-platform marketing including both the development and dissemination of creative marketing content.

 

Key responsibilities include:

Merchant Community Management:

  • Assist new merchants in load-in and load-out
  • Be a go-to contact for onsite questions from merchants and customers
  • Assist merchants with setting up their shop 
  • Help ensure merchants understand and adhere to Artists & Fleas visual guidelines
  • Welcome and greet influencers and tour groups

 

Marketing & Communications:

  • Capture digital content (photos and videos) for our social media channels throughout the day to pass to the Social Media Manager
  • Assist in executing special events 
  • Aid in executing marketing programs and supporting merchant community programming

 

Facilities Management:

  • Assist Production Lead in conducting opening/closing procedures and market set up
  • Make sure the market facilities and common areas are clean and in working condition during all market hours

 

Qualifications:

This role requires an individual who is energized by interacting with people from diverse backgrounds and takes pride in implementing the shift from on-paper logistics to real life. Applicant must be fast on their feet, and born to problem-solve. 

 

Artists & Fleas values professionalism, responsibility, honesty and reliability – we expect it of our merchants and model it amongst our team. Equally important is to demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm, determination, and self-motivation. *You must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds for this position.

 

Hours / Schedule:

This is a P/T position with hours consisting of approximately 10 hours per week on Saturday (8:30 AM – 6:30PM) for the Summer + Fall seasons. Please note, we are looking for candidates who can commit to this consistent schedule. 

 

Compensation:

Competitive hourly rate & an opportunity to work with a great team and a growing organization. 

 

If you are the right person for the job, please send your resume and a paragraph about why you are the ideal fit for this position and the Artists & Fleas brand. Applicants who have not visited the market or at least spent time on our website and social media pages need not apply. Please send application materials to info@artistsandfleas.com and write “Production Assistant, Venice” in the subject line.

 

Artists & Fleas is an equal opportunity employer.

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