Bridal and Tuxedo Sales Assistant

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Petit Penelope
827 Route 82, Suite 200
Hopewell Junction, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

Interns Will Learn
• Specialty apparel – formalwear for weddings, proms, first communions, quinceañeras
• All product lines
• Measure girls and women for dresses and gowns; measure boys and men for tuxedos and suits
• Silhouettes and fabrics of gowns; styles and fabrics of tuxedos
• Pricing strategies
• Advertising and marketing techniques for bridal salon
• Display and merchandising

Financial Support
• Lunch (up to $5 per day)
• 55¢ per mile transportation (up to $5 per day)

Timeframe
• Weekends – Saturday 10am-2pm; Sunday 1pm-5pm (may be asked to stay more hours if helping a bride/customer)
• Begins September 2012 through end of semester

Responsibilities

Assignments
• Assist brides with selection of gowns
• Interact with customers
• Provide fashion suggestions and expertise to clients
• Attend buying trips to NYC; including bridal markets, gift shows, stationery shows, children’s wear shows
• Give opinion on styles selections for the season
• Assist in philanthropic activities

Requirements

Must be a current or recent student of a fashion program

How To Apply

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