Business Development/Sales Intern - Fall 2016

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Description

From New York’s fashion houses, Project Runway alum, Amanda Perna brings The House of Perna design studios to South Florida. THoP is a women's luxury clothing line. Here, we believe that fashion is the highest form of self expression, and our mission is to help the women of the world put their most fashionable foot forward. We design, develop, and create garments for women who are trend conscious but don’t want to be “over-styled”. We know style is constantly evolving, and want to be sure we provide our customer with what she needs on her fashion journey.

The House of Perna is looking for a Business Development/Sales intern to assist with business needs of the brand including sales, followups and cliente. The candidate must be knowledgeable and/or show interests in the fashion industry. Must be flexible, be able to work in a fast paced environment, and produce quality work within given deadlines.

A REAL DESIRE TO BE IN THE BUSINESS AND A TRUE LOVE OF FASHION IS A MUST!

Business Development/Sales Intern applicants should be Fashion Students/Graduates or are knowledgeable and passionate about fashion, business, marketing, and graphic design.

ALL APPLICANTS SHOULD BE LIVING IN THE PALM BEACH, BROWARD, OR DADE AREA.

This is an unpaid internship but available for school credit and to recent graduates.

What you will gain:
-Experience working directly with a high-level Creative Director
-Projects for your portfolio including hi-rez photography of events, styling shoots, and line sheets
-Knowledge of the inner-workings of a design house, and the many moving pieces to the daily operation
-An understanding of the minutia and creativity involved in meeting deadlines, responding to client requests, and pushing future seasons to market
-Friends and a fun! We have at least one team lunch per week that THoP will provide to you: we find it is a great way to build relationships while having fun with our co-workers

Responsibilities

- Provide research on potential and existing clients and the competitive landscape
- Managing and following up on digital marketing campaigns
- Assist in identifying potential business opportunities
- Monitor news and developments relating to, or impacting, key clients/prospects
- Prepare periodic reports on screening, tracking, and monitoring clients and prospects

Requirements

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively as a team member
- Ability to communicate at all levels with internal/external clients by phone, email and face to face
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, and Power Point)
- A positive attitude with good organizational, presentation and writing skills
- Pursuing a Bachelors Degree or equivalent education

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