Showroom AssistantBookmark This
140 W 57th St, 2a
New York, NY
DescriptionLove, Alex is a luxury handbag and accessory company that has launched its first season in the Spring of 2013. Proceeds from the goods are donated to charities across the country dedicated to furthering children's education. All handbags are made in Italy and all manufacturing and production is run out of the New York office. Love, Alex is a new start-up company and has a very small staff. Interns will be working very closely with the Creative Design Director and the VP of Sales and Marketing, assisting with all aspects of the business.
Upon completion, student will have learned the ins and outs of production and manufacturing. Student will also understand how important the fine details are in all aspects of the business. Student may pick up some Italian, as most invoices/letters are received from Italy.
•Meet and greet buyers, press and visitors at the Love, Alex showroom
•Collaborate primarily with both the VP Sales & Marketing and Creative design director
•Research prospective customers both US and internationally. Manage different databases for different types of clients
•Will keep track of inventory in the showroom and all samples on loan
•Will track and manage invoices from multiple factories/manufacturers
•Perform buyer/market/trend research
•Work with creative director on developing line sheets, production sheets, detailing of items for sampling and production
•Work with creative director for upcoming photo shoots
•There will be a lot of involvement and hands on experience developing a new collection from conception through to production
•Either Bachelor’s Degree, post-graduate degree or working towards degree
•Ability to legally work in the U.S.
•Non-paid internship, for credit only
•Excellent communication skills, especially on the phone
•Strong computer skills, especially in Excel and Word
•Highly organized and neat
•Go-getter with good initiative in a small office where everyone contributes
•Interested in fashion
•Must be detail oriented.