Event Planning Consultant Needed for a Children's Bookstore & Gallery

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North DeKalb Mall's GAS-ART GIFTS bookstore, gallery and studio is owned and operated by award-winning children’s book illustrator R. Gregory Christie. It is located in North DeKalb Mall and here we bring inexpensive art classes to the the local community, offer visitors the opportunity to observe a working artist in his studio and sell art all in one place.

Mr. Christie, has illustrated more than 50 books, created numerous album covers, illustrated for many magazines, designed a postage stamp, a poster for the subway cars in New York City and a major Jazz festival poster. Some of his awards include a NAACP Image Award, three Coretta Scott King Honor Awards in Illustration , a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, A Boston Globe Horn Book Award and two New York Times’ 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of the Year Awards.

The Internship

*This is an unpaid internship but if interested art or art classes are offered as a barter. It is intended for any business / event planning student seeking experience on helping to efficiently promote a small business within the mall as we do community outreach parties.
We require a 7 hours a week and a 2 month minimum. The owner and artist needs students as consultants and interns. Responsibilities will be assigned but your input will be appreciated.


- Ideas for the store's promotion
- Assist in managing store operations
- Help to sell the store's products and services through events
-Provide strategies to help grow a "mom and pop" in to a franchise with gift bags, art parties, social media.


- must be organized and know fundamental theories about throwing social events for a business
- **positive attitude and great work ethic**
- ** a professional phone manner and business demeanor**
- Must know theoretical standards of promotion and community outreach

- Demonstrate attention to details

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