PAID VINTA Fashion Internship Opportunity for Youth

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

KAPISANAN is seeking a motivated individual to assist in product development/design, marketing, sales and other day-to-day operations of VINTA.

The VINTA Fashion Internship provides a learning experience during which the intern will actively participate in fashion product development, design, costing, marketing (including market research), sales and day-to-day operations of the retail gallery.

This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience in the retail and fashion industry with a vibrant and growing professional organization!

The VINTA Intern will report to KAPISANAN Managing Director and VINTA Creative Director.  The VINTA Intern will be highly organized, have a willingness to learn, and have a keen interest in the Filipino culture and heritage and most of all, FASHION!

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS:

  • A creative problem-solver
  • Pays high attention to detail
  • Highly motivated and is a self-starter
  • Organized, responsible and professional, with the ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Good organizational and time-management skills; able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Working 24 hours per week, off and on site, and shifts in the retail gallery
  • Help organize and attend Special/VIP Events as needed
  • Assist with media relations and press releases
  • Manage social media Facebook Page, Twitter, Instagram
  • Assisting with product development, design, and administration of overseas production
  • Carry out all responsibilities in a professional, timely and effective manner with high quality of work

WE ARE SEEKING A DYNAMIC, COMMITTED YOUNG PERSON WHO:

  • Has a keen interest in fashion/retail business environment
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) or Equivalent Design Software, plus basic Microsoft Office applications an asset
  • Adept in using Twitter, Social Media links online store and Blogger Dashboards
  • Equipped with own laptop/MacBook/or Ipad.

Start date: Immediately

Work schedule: 24 hours per week for a 3-month commitment.

THIS POSITION IS PAID. Applicant must be between the ages of 16-29 and be currently unemployed to qualify for the program. Full-time students are not eligible.

Please send your resume and cover letter indicating “VINTA Fashion Intern” in the subject by e-mail to:

CAROLINE MANGOSING Executive Director caroline@kapisanancentre.com

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS is November 27, 2013, 5pm

KAPISANAN is an equal opportunity employer. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.