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Call for event production intern

Machine Project is seeking an event production intern. The event production intern will work directly on The Machine Project Field Guide to L.A. Architecture, a program series that is a part of Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A..The event production intern will work closely with the Event Producer to research, coordinate, promote, and document all the events related to Field Guide. This internship is a valuable opportunity to learn about the production of site-specific artist projects, curatorial and logistics roles within a small non-profit setting, and work directly with a variety of Los Angeles-based artists.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Production Assistance on-site during events/performances and related film shoots

  • Writing copy for promotional materials, website, and press outreach

  • Location scouting and research, including getting rate quotes from potential sites

  • Provide direct production support for participating artists, including sourcing materials, equipment, people etc.

  • Update Machine’s website with event descriptions, images, and invitation information

  • Maintain internal wiki with artist and site information

  • Take notes and create action items from meetings with participating artists

Qualifications:
Experience in event planning is essential. Applicant must be outgoing and cooperative, able to collaborate and communicate clearly with a large number of people, work on a variety of projects in the course of a given day, and willing to volunteer when extra hands are needed. Good email communications, note-taking, and ability to quickly generate copy based on descriptions of projects are also essential. A familiarity with website maintenance and online services (Wordpress, wikis, Eventbrite) is preferred. Additional experience with a variety of event types (music, performance, workshop, theater, lecture, etc) is also preferred.

Other information:

• Intern will be based at the Machine Project storefront in Echo Park, but will also work on-site at events throughout Los Angeles.
• Internship is from now until July 15th, 1-2 days per week, 8 hours minimum.
• This is an unpaid internship, but does include occasional free lunch
and class credit if applicable to your school.

If you are interested please send an email with a cover letter and resume to bennett@machineproject.com





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