Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art School is Hiring!
About us: Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School is the world’s premier life
drawing movement. At Dr. Sketchy’s, artists gather to draw glamorous
underground performers in an atmosphere of irreverent camaraderie.
Started in New York in 2005, Dr. Sketchy’s now has over a hundred
chapters around the world, from Akron to Zagreb. We have produced
events for brands such as Dos Equis, and for major museums such as the
Museum of Modern Art, The Brooklyn Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of
Art and the Sydney Museum of Contemporary Art. We’ve been the
recipient of hundreds of media profiles, including in the NY Times,
The LA Times, Playboy, NPR, and The Sunday Times in London. You can
find out more about us at http://www.drsketchy.com
We’re looking for: A freelance sponsorship coordinator who can
facilitate partnerships between Dr. Sketchy’s and brands. These might
take the form of a financial sponsorship, or of Dr. Sketchy’s
producing events for the brand. We're particularly interested in
creative partnerships with edgy lifestyle brands (think Hendricks Gin,
Agent Provocateur) and art/tech brands (think Wacom, HP).
Be familiar with Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School. Dr. Sketchy’s is not
your typical art event. It is glamorous, subversive, irreverent, and
hires scantily clad models to pose in venues with that frequently serve
alcohol. You should be comfortable- nay, enthusiastic, about these
Be pleasant, articulate, extremely organized and professional, with
excellent email and in-person skills.
Be communicative and able to give progress reports, with an ability to
Live in New York City
Be a creative thinker who can envision unconventional, out of the box
partnerships and carve new opportunities for Dr. Sketchy’s. You
should be intensely practical about doing extraordinary things
Be comfortable and experienced working with and approaching major brands.
Be conversant with and passionate about alternative culture, the art
scene, and the internet. You should have a computer and a high speed
Internet connection, and enjoy malingering on gchat.
Have a can-do attitude
Keep your word
15% commission for any financial sponsorships arranged on behalf of
Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School
20% of the profit of any corporate event arranged for Dr. Sketchy’s
$500 a month stipend after a one-month trial period
Besides the financial compensation, Dr. Sketchy’s offers a number of
perks. These include free swag, free art, free books, copious hookups
with interesting gigs, dinners with artstars and underground royalty,
free drinks, guestlists to fun and sometimes illicit and secret
events, couches to sleep on from Taiwan to Tasmania, and hellacious
amounts of fun.
Dr. Sketchy’s is also a chance to see how a shoe-string, DIY endeavor
can take over the globe, and to make your mark and wield considerable
influence in a small but passionate and world-renowned company
Interested? Email us at [email protected] with a biography and summery of your experience
(both with coordinating sponsorships and with other examples of
getting impressive things done). Also send us a link to your
Facebook, Twitter and website.
Look forward to hearing from you!