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Alex and Taylor
333 Park Avenue, Suite 3D
New York, NY
DescriptionCompany Description: Alex and Taylor is a clothing company that specializes in high-end adaptive apparel (clothing for people with special needs and physical limitations).
Job Description: We are looking for someone to assist in the development of a start-up speciality clothing company. With our guidance, you will be responsible for conducting materials research, market research, fund-raising opportunities and general office tasks.
Ideal Candidate: Our ideal candidate is someone who has a positive attitude that is comfortable multi-tasking, taking instruction and can follow through with assignments. This person also possesses excellent research and writing skills.
ResponsibilitiesSkills Wanted: Ability to conduct research - we will ask you to contact fabric manufacturers and local tailors and clothing manufacturers to request information on goods and services. You will also research prospective grant organizations and foundations for potential fund-raising opportunities. Good writing skills are a must - you will be drafting letters of inquiry to prospective grant-making organizations and foundations.
RequirementsJob Title: Intern / This is a part-time internship - we need someone who can commit to a minimum of 15 hrs/wk.
Qualifications: Currently enrolled in, or recently completed, a 4-year college. Degree or interest in working within the apparel industry and/or start-ups.
How to Apply: Candidates should email a one-page cover letter describing their interest and qualifications and attach a resume. Send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include INTERNSHIP in the subject line. (Incomplete applications will not be considered)
Compensation: This is a non-paid internship, however we will work with your school to give you credit for the internship. If you show that you are committed to the job (work hard, show up on time and complete tasks), we will provide a letter of recommendation and our reference. Most importantly, this is a great opportunity to learn what it takes to start your own business. You will learn firsthand what it takes to work in the design industry, alongside the designer.