London Art Fair 2017


London Art Fair Intern

London Art Fair is the UK’s premier Fair showing Modern British and international contemporary art. Established in 1988, the Fair launches the art world year and attracted 24,528 visitors in 2016 to the Business Design Centre.

For its 29th edition, London Art Fair is looking for an intern to join as a core member of the Fair’s team based in 58 White Lion Street (5min walk from Angel station).  Whilst taking on particular areas of responsibility, the intern will also be encouraged to contribute creatively to the group planning and production of the January Fair.


Key areas of responsibility will include:

Marketing Campaign

Supporting the Marketing team with particular responsibility for helping develop and deliver the campaigns for our three evening events. This role will also involve contributing to our digital marketing activity and looking after our event and media partnerships.

VIP Programme  

Supporting the VIP Coordinator, Fair Management and Marketing teams to develop and manage the VIP programme and associated VIP package for the 2017 Fair. The intern(s) will also play an active role in running the VIP desk and/or complimentary car service, as well as looking after the Collectors’ Lounge during the Fair.

Museum Partnership

Supporting the Fair Management team and Museum representatives. For the 2017 edition of the Fair we continued our museum partnership initiative, showcasing key Modern British works from an important regional UK collection. As a representative of the Fair, the intern(s) will assist in greeting VIPs and facilitating tours, providing visitor information, and invigilating the exhibition at the Fair.


Supporting the Fair Management team. In 2017 London Art Fair will once again present Photo50, a permanent photographic section at the Fair.  Acting as registrar the intern(s) will help administrate the acquisition of works for the exhibition, liaising with the galleries and curatorial team. They will also play an important role in planning, managing the installation, invigilating and facilitating sales of the exhibition at the Fair. 

Gallery liaison

Supporting the Management team, leading up to the Fair by telephone/ email and providing customer care on site.

Talks and Discussions programme

Supporting the Fair Management and Marketing teams to co-ordinate and promote the talks programme and manage the speakers and their requirements onsite.


To Apply:

Please submit a current CV with a brief covering letter explaining why you would like to be considered for this role to . Applications will be considered until the end of October 2016.


*Daily travel expenses and lunch (to the value of £5 each) will be covered by London Art Fair.

London Art Fair 2016 - Press