Showroom / Sales Internship (unpaid)

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WANT Agency
Chelsea Arts Tower, 545 W. 25th Street, 8th Floor , 10001
New York, NY
Posted: August 20 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

WANT Agency – New York City
Showroom / Sales Internship (Unpaid) – Luxury Fashion Brands

WANT Agency is the exclusive North American distributor for a fine selection of leading international designer and contemporary sportswear accessories brands: including WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie, Maison Kitsuné, Filippa K, SWIMS, Arc’teryx Veilance and TOMORROWLAND.

Field of Training: Marketing
Summary:
The Showroom / Sales Intern will perform structured and guided work-based training for our luxury lifestyle brands. The intern will support the Account Executives, and will receive on-site training and an introduction to the functions and roles of the department.

Internship Goals:
- For the intern to increase communication and time management skills through management of sample trafficking for domestic and international press and retailers.
- To learn about the maintenance of a Showroom.
- To analyze communications efforts and assist with the assessment of results and methods for future improvement.
- Support facilitating growth of sales distribution through assisting with prospecting and competitive analysis.

Feedback:
Participants receive daily feedback on quality and quantity of work by onsite internship supervisor. The supervisor will complete a formal performance appraisal at the conclusion of the training period. The Intern will be asked to provide a post program evaluation of the internship.
*International Students / applicants are welcome to apply.

Responsibilities

Specific tasks to be performed may include:
- Assist with clerical duties such as answering phones, and welcoming guests
- Maintenance of the showroom
- Sample Management
- Assist with event planning or special projects
- Daily communications with press agency and retailers

Requirements

- Minimum 3 month commitment
- Minimum 4 days per week
- Strong interest in Fashion
- Strong interest in working with the luxury lifestyle brands we distribute

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