About Artists & Fleas
Artists & Fleas is an extraordinary shopping experience with locations in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Los Angeles. Independent artists, designers, stylists, vintage collectors and food merchants come to meet and showcase their talents alongside fellow makers. Shoppers visit the market to discover one-of-a-kind products and to interact with the people who make them.
At present, we are hiring for the following positions:
Market Intern (Williamsburg)
Artists & Fleas is seeking a Market Intern for their Williamsburg, Brooklyn location.
The position is a great opportunity for an artist, maker, freelancer or student looking to get more involved with Brooklyn's artistic community. The ideal candidate isn't afraid to get their hands dirty and invests themselves in their work, gaining satisfaction from a well-executed event or project. They believe in the importance of local business and are willing to take to the streets and engage with a wider variety of people in order to get the word out. Intern must be able to lift 40 pounds.
This internship is for 15-20 hours per week, hours are flexible. Duties and projects will be tailored based on the individual's skills, interests, and availability. The intern will be welcomed and encouraged to develop their own ideas and projects as well.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Visual merchandising and retailing (for market at large and individual vendor booths)
- Event/Marketing/Vendor research and discovery
- Social media promotion
- Neighborhood market promotion including flyering and poster distribution
- Administrative work to support Market Manager
This position is unpaid. The intern will be provided lunch, coffee and metro fare. If interested, please respond with a resume and paragraph on why you are a good fit for the position. Applicants who have not visited the market or at least spent time on our website and social media pages need not apply.
To apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume, cover letter and relevant links.
Artists & Fleas is an equal opportunity employer.