Fashion Marketing | Merchandising Internship
Company:
Magpies & Peacocks
Location:
Houston, TX, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Fashion Marketing | Merchandising Internship

As seen on NBC's Emmy Winning Naturally, Danny SEO and Featured in WWD , British Vogue, Vogue Italia and London Runway Magazine for London Fashion Week AW19, Magpies & Peacocks is Houston's exclusive 501(c)3 non-profit design house dedicated to the collection and sustainable reuse of post-consumer clothing, scrap textiles and accessories, to disrupt the cycle of waste in the fashion industry and educating future designers | artists on ethical sustainability in design. Our model rests on four pillars: Collaborate, Create, Educate and Invest – building creative connections between businesses, donors, artists, designers, educators, consumers and non-profits

Magpies & Peacocks is currently accepting applications for our Fall 2018 Marketing | Merchandising internship positions.

Interns will learn through observation and hands-on application about:

Merchandising operations
Trunk Shows and Stockists
Magpies & Peacocks Designers and Artists
Sustainable and Slow Fashion
Circular Economy In Fashion
Small Batch Manufacturing
Sustainable Branding | Packaging
International Runway Production
Trend Forecasting
Import sheets
Product descriptions
Purchase orders
Buy Prep Packages
POS System
Inventory Management
Trend Forecasting
Fashion Public Relations
Philanthropy in Fashion & Art

Qualifications:
Must be college student
Ability to intern for a minimum of 20 hours per week, 3 days throughout the week and have reliable transportation
Computer savvy; proficient in social media and digital marketing
Be detailed-oriented and good with numbers
Eagerness to learn
Past experience in merchandising and/or the fashion industry preferred
Detailed oriented and self-starter
Career interests in business or retail management with a focus on social media.
Candidate must display a positive, can-do attitude and be an active team player.
Able to interact and engage with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Candidate acts as a brand representative when interacting with external business partners.
Creative and innovative thinker.
Candidate must have high degree of flexibility and a track record of quickly adapting to an ever-changing environment.
Demonstrates problem solving skills.
Effective organizational skills for managing multiple tasks at once.
This internship is unpaid but can be used for college credit!! Possibility to transition into permanent paid role.

fashion, marketing, non-profit, design, retail