Art Business Internship

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ValueMyStuff
7080 Hollywood Boulevard 1100
Los Angeles, CA
Posted: January 15 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

Value My Stuff is a young and innovative appraisal company with a team of over sixty experienced and renowned fine art, antiques and collectables specialists who have formerly worked at major international auction houses such as Sotheby's, Christie's, Phillips, and Bonhams. Valuing over 40 collecting fields, Value My Stuff has been called the “The Antiques Roadshow Online”.Value My Stuff approaches the traditional art world through technological revolution and we are look for collectors to share this vision, enthusiasm and passion for objects. We are a wide, international community of antique, art and object experts who are looking to spread our knowledge, awareness, and ultimately bring expertise to everyone. With over 500,000 valuations and 400,000 customers we are one of the largest online valuation companies on the market. On any given day we reach 25 different countries from all corners of the globe - so rest assured our expertise is international.

The purpose of this internship is for you to gain experience in the commercial aspects of the Art Market, including the valuation and sale of various Art objects. Specifically, you will assist Megan Mulrooney, VP of ValueMyStuff in Los Angeles.

Responsibilities


DAILY OFFICE MANAGEMENT:
-liaise with external and internal clients to respond to client enquiries, resolve client issues and execute client transactions to facilitate the highest level of client satisfaction This includes but is not limited to:
a. answering phones
b. maintaining office stationary
c. sending and maintaining shipments and mail
d. learning Client Management System to assist clients with their valuation queries

CONTENT MANAGEMENT:
-update current written content and produce new content weekly and monthly (including collecting categories, news articles, auction results etc..)
A.including update visual content
B. source images

ONLINE MARKETING & PR:
-contribute to online social media campaigns including Value My Stuff Pinterest, Twitter (2 posts per day), and Facebook (1 post per day) accounts
A. maintain the VMS voice in all posts
-CRM system management
A. sent out weekly newsletters about the collecting community
-attend monthly meeting with our third party SEO company maintain clientfolder
- monitor Google analytics, Crazy Egg, and other online traffic resources

Requirements

The Internship shall commence on a date to be arranged between the Intern and Megan Mulrooney. The Internship shall be for a period greater than 3 weeks. The ideal candidate will have experience in:
-basic Word, Excel skills
-Phone Skills
-time management
-can learn client management system to assist clients with their appraisal queries
--update current written content and produce new content weekly and monthly (including collecting categories, news articles, auction results etc..)

Skills

Required - Excel, Microsoft Word, Answering Telephones

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