Kellwood

Public Relations Internship, Fall 2017, NY

US-NY-New York
Position Type
Intern

Overview

Established in 2002, Vince is a global luxury brand best known for utilizing luxe fabrications and innovative techniques to create a product assortment that combines urban utility and modern effortless style. From its edited core collection of ultra-soft cashmere knits and cotton tees, Vince has evolved into a global lifestyle brand and destination for both women’s and men’s apparel and accessories. As of January 28, 2017, Vince products were sold in prestige distribution worldwide, including approximately 2,300 distribution locations across approximately 45 countries. With corporate headquarters in New York and its design studio in Los Angeles, the Company operated 41 full-price retail stores, 14 outlet stores and its e-commerce site, vince.com. Please visit www.vince.com for more information.

 

Vince is searching for talent to contribute to the future development of the brand who have passion, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for growth and development, a customer focused culture, a community to “give-back”, and competitive pay and benefits.

 

Organizational Structure:

 

The Public Relations Intern will work very closely with the Vince Marketing team and report to the Public Relations Coordinator and Public Relations Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Manage sample trafficking for international and domestic requests via FashionGPS
  • Maintain highly organized closets, including multiple seasons of men’s + women’s ready-to-wear and footwear
  • Search and scan press clippings (print + online) for all international and domestic publications; assist in preparation of weekly press recaps
  • Search and clip all VIP dressing coverage (including celebrity, influencer, etc.)
  • Create and maintain media lists for all international and domestic markets
  • Assist with planning and preparation for press previews and brand events
  • Work directly with PR Coordinator & Manager to create relevant pitches and press collateral pertaining to seasonal trends, store openings and VIP dressing
  • Create seasonal market trend overviews + fashion week recaps
  • Perform general administrative duties including but not limited to archiving, scanning and packaging

Qualifications

 

  • Major in a related field i.e. – public relations, fashion, communications
  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s program at an accredited college or university
  • Previous experience in fashion public relations is preferred but not required
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to work 30 hours a week
  • Effective project management skills are necessary
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office, FashionGPS, photoshop (a plus but not required)
  • Self motivated, ability to multi- task, critical thinking, problem solving skills, initiative, drive, common sense, creativity and flexibility are essential
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills

 

Compensation:

 

This is a paid temporary role. Temporary employees do not receive vacation, sick time, holiday pay or personal time. 

 

Vince is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

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