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