Spring Internship 2019
We will begin accepting applications in early spring.
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We’re looking for an organized, enthusiastic, and creative individual to join our studio this spring. We are located in Laurel Park, North Carolina, about 45 minutes southwest from Asheville.
T A S K S & R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S :
• Managing raw inventory (paper and envelope stock)
• Prepping print orders (counting and organizing raw inventory)
• Completing print orders on an antique letterpress machine (we’ll teach you how to print!)
• Packaging completed orders and preparing for shipping
• Brainstorming and executing marketing strategies (social media, email campaigns, and physical materials)
• Assisting with post-job tasks (photographing the work, filing it away)
• Assisting with project management (updating spreadsheets and binders)
• Running occasional errands (mostly to the Post Office)
• Helping with basic press and studio maintenance (press and ink clean-up, sweeping, emptying recycle bins, oiling the press, general tidying)
C O M P E N S A T I O N & E X P E R I E N C E :
• Hourly wage or college credit for 4-6 hours of work per day
• Learning how to operate a letterpress machine (setting up a job, mixing ink, printing, troubleshooting, etc) and occasional opportunities to print personal work (outside of internship hours, depending on scheduling and press availability)
• First hand observation of how a small business art studio operates
R E Q U I R E D S K I L L S & Q U A L I T I E S
• Friendly, professional, and creative personality
• Organized and high attention to detail
• Interest in learning letterpress, project management, and small business operations
• Willingness to complete tedious or unappealing tasks with a smile
• Reliable transportation and punctuality
• Neat and professional appearance
D E T A I L S :
• Shifts will be once a week, 4 to 6 hours per shift
• Begins in early spring, ends late spring.
H O W T O A P P L Y
• Fill out and submit the Application
• Email a brief cover letter and resume (both in PDF format please) to email@example.com with the subject line “Spring Internship 2019.”