Student Internship: Event Associate, Art Toronto & Artist Project

Date Posted: Aug 09, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2018
Start Date: Sep 10, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Paid Internship
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Informa Canada

Informa Canada is one of the largest consumer event show producers in the world. The One of a Kind Show & Sale and Online Shop, Artist Project, Art Toronto, FanExpo and Interior Design Show  are all produced by Informa Canada

Job Description

We are looking for an energetic and dynamic co-op / intern student to join the Art Toronto and Artist Project teams!

This is an excellent opportunity for hands-on events experience managing projects and participating in the preparing and execution of the city's only international art fair in October and the upcoming 12th edition of Artist Project. Reporting to Exhibitor and Sponsor Relations, you will work with all members of the team to aid in the success of these events.

  • Involvement in team event meetings
  • Aiding in aspects of Art Toronto and Artist Project administration
  • Customer Service & database management
  • Assist with managing the production of the Artist Project 2019 jury presentation
  • Responding to general enquiries about the show by phone and e-mail
  • Assist with marketing duties, including social media
  • Research Projects
  • Other events projects as they arise

This internship is 2-3 days a week over 12 weeks starting in September with all time onsite at Art Toronto paid and an hobourarium at the conclusion.


  • Must be enrolled in a recognized co-op/intern program or as part of completion of a degree
  • Planning, organization and time management skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independantly on projects
  • Problem solving skills
  • Office and computer skills
  • Enthusiasm and a “can do” attitude
  • A desire to train in event management
  • Interest in the Art Market 


Additional Info:

Art Toronto

Founded in 2000, Art Toronto is Canada’s international fair for modern and contemporary art, located at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in the city’s downtown core.

Providing unique access to the Canadian art market, the fair is one of the most important annual art events in Canada. Now in its 19th year, Art Toronto presents important artwork from leading Canadian and international galleries combined with PLATFORM, our engaging series of lectures and panel discussions from prominent art world figures, curated projects, an extensive VIP Program, and top-tier cultural offerings throughout the city.

Artist Project 

From collectors and curators, to gallerists and designers, visitors can explore and discover works of art from over 250 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. This is a unique opportunity to meet and buy art directly from artists at Toronto’s favourite art fair.

How to Apply:

Please e-mail your Cover Letter and Resume to In your cover letter please indicate which school program you are enrolled in and what your weekly avilibility is (Mon-Fri).

Contact Info:

Name: Emily-Jean Alexander
Website: /


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