Marketing & Communications Specialist

Los Angeles Modern Auctions

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Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), the leading auction house on the West Coast for modern art and design, seeks a full-time Marketing & Communications Specialist. The Marketing & Communications Specialist is responsible for implementing and maintaining marketing and communications for LAMA. The ideal candidate is creative, detail-oriented and organized, and thrives in a fast-paced, high-volume working environment.

  • Maintain branding for the auction house

  • Create and distribute marketing email correspondence to client base

  • Produce graphics for website and other communications

  • Seek and negotiate advertising trades that advance the LAMA brand and increase visibility

  • Manage LAMA’s social media accounts

  • Monitor and interpret analytics for website, email newsletters, and social media

  • Assist with edits made on the LAMA website

  • Assist during in-house photography sessions

  • Organize LAMA’s image files including image editing

  • Complete various auction preview tasks

  • Draft press releases and other initiatives and coordinate press previews

  • Proof and edit all copy including catalogue text, website material, email campaigns, press releases

  • Minimum 2 years of experience of applicable marketing or communications experience

  • Knowledge and experience of web analytical tools like Google Analytics

  • Familiarity with web design and HTML

  • Exceptional written communication skills

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Excellent organizational and project implementation skills

  • Effective performance under accelerated deadlines and with last-minute assignments

  • Must possess personal ownership and accountability for projects, goals, and outcomes

  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

  • Proficiency with industry standard design software such as Adobe Creative Suite is necessary; knowledge of FileMaker Pro is an advantage

  • Knowledge of relevant art history and art market trends is an advantage

Modern Auctions, Inc., is an equal employment opportunity corporation. After 30 days of employment, employees may elect to join a company sponsored health and dental plan. LAMA also offers a 401(k) Profit Share plan for the exclusive benefit of all eligible employees.

Salary compensation is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Carolina Ivey at with subject line including “Marketing & Communications Specialist”. Please no phone calls.

Posted on June 21