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  • Curation
  • Booking
  • Artist Experience
  • Marketing
  • Support
  • Web


  • Event Coordinator
  • Photographer
  • Events Assistant Intern

Curation Specialist Entry Level

RAW Curation Specialists gain valuable hands-on experience working with artists and other creatives, while working alongside the organization’s Booking Agents, Event Producers and Executives. Curation Specialists will learn to develop curatorial, production, marketing, sales and PR skills through exposure to varied aspects of the RAW organization.

The RAW Curation Specialist position is vital to the organization as a whole as well as on a local level. An effective Curation Specialist must be well-rounded in online communications, email outreach, social media searches with a knack for creative resourcefulness. The Curation Specialist must have a keen eye and ear for the arts world in the craft categories of visual arts, music, performing arts, beauty and fashion.

RAW provides training and opportunities to develop and grow within the organization. RAW Curation Specialists will also benefit from working with several departments within the organization to launch them into their chosen career path. This an ideal opportunity to work within a cutting-edge, fast-moving, arts organization. All members of the RAW team are encouraged to be innovative, share ideas, and spearhead projects that they are passionate about to further develop the organization as a whole. This position is only for RAWkstars that have thick skin, passion for the mission, and the qualities and drive of a leader! RAW only chooses the very best!

Job Description

  • RAW Curation Specialists will be solely responsible for discovering the best emerging talent, online through social media platforms, web-based shops, artist portfolios and every crevice of the world wide web.
  • Curation Specialist are responsible for scouting artists in two assigned cities from over 35 markets throughout the U.S.
  • RAW Curation Specialists insure artist quality and facilitate help facilitate artist communications.
  • Our Curation Specialists research artistic communities nationwide and effectively communicate the RAW mission, brand, expectations and responsibilities that come with being a RAW artist.


  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A proven eye and ear for great talent.
  • Must have a positive attitude and willingness to take advantage of every learning opportunity
  • Using social media platforms to promote artists and showcases.
  • A strong interest in the arts and experience connecting with creative people
  • Goal-oriented and deadline-driven.
  • Knowledge and experience with Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms
  • BYOT: a laptop (we’re a bring your own technology company)
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Must live within 20 miles of downtown Los Angeles.


RAW: natural born artists’ headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.

The Culture

We’re not a white wall gallery ... or Mercedes Benz Fashion Week -- nor are we trying to be. RAW was built upon the belief that all creatives should have the chance to thrive. We’re not art snobs. We work to bring art to the people by taking a snapshot of the local creative culture, while promoting the independent artists working in these communities. We’re independent artists ourselves. We create, we produce, we make music, we make art. We’re young professionals who work hard and play hard. We are RAW ... for artists, by artists.

We love the organization we’ve worked so hard to build and are always ecstatic to add to our ever-growing family!

The Compensation & Perks

  • $14.25/Hour
  • Opportunity for weekly & monthly performance-based bonuses from your start date
  • Health Benefits for full-time employees (medical, dental & vision)
  • 401k (because we're planners)
  • Growth Opportunities (we love to promote from within)
  • Quarterly Appreciation Parties (we play together!)
  • Dog Friendly Office on Fridays (woof woof)
  • Free Lunch on Fridays (yum!)
  • Employee Assistance Program for all our staff (because life happens)
  • Free Metro Pass for every Full-Timer (to support a work-life-balance lifestyle-who likes traffic anyways??)
Email your resume and cover letter to Hiring@RAWartists.org to apply.

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Supporting local art for over a decade

RAW:natural born artists (or RAW Artists for short) is an international, independent arts organization focused on aiding independent artists by giving them the tools, resources, education and exposure they’ll need to propel forward in their creative careers. Serving in 70 cities worldwide (and counting), we have been fulfilling our mission by hand-picking and spotlighting artists in showcase events since 2009.

We bring art to people, and people to art. Not solely through our showcases, but also by way of our online community. Here artists can connect with each other, self-educate and share their current works.

RAW is a unique organization because we don’t focus on just one area of creativity. Instead, RAW encapsulates 10 different creative categories: film, fashion, music, visual art, performing art, beauty, accessories, photography, craft, and technology. Our alternative platform provides an opportunity for emerging creatives to be seen, heard and loved both on and offline.