Kellwood

Wholesale Internship, Summer 2018, NY

Job Location US-NY-New York
Position Type
Intern

Overview

Luxe yarns and a minimalist aesthetic have defined the Vince heritage since the brand’s inception in 2002. Designed in California and crafted using innovative fabrications and techniques, Vince infuses urban utility and modern sensibility into signature, luxury fundamentals. 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. Vince is headquartered in New York City and operates 41 full-price retail locations, 14 outlet stores and its e-commerce site, vince.com.

 

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.

 

Position Summary:

 

The participants in our Summer Internship program will gain immersive departmental experience. The opportunity is intended for rising seniors who are interested in beginning their careers in the world of luxury fashion. With an emphasis on learning, these positions will offer the opportunity to work as an integral part of our business. Throughout the 10- week process, the program will enable students to recognize the valuable efforts that are made in each department, contributing to the overall success of the brand in our NY and LA corporate offices.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the presentation in showroom to major department stores (Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, etc.) during market week
  • Assist sales team in day-to-day sales functions
  • Take snapshots and present models to sales team
  • Update and maintain press book for showroom
  • Produce look books to send buyers
  • File sales orders on weekly basis
  • Write up Purchase Orders for Account Executives
  • Help pack show trunks for regional markets
  • Maintain closet in showroom - Maintain sample log & ensure all pieces are tagged correctly 
  • Work with Stylists to pull samples for magazine or publication

Qualifications

  • Major in a related field
  • Must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s program at an accredited college or university
  • Rising Senior Required
  • Computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook calendar management
  • Strong leadership, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A positive, outgoing, high-energy personality that is entrepreneurial
  • A multi-tasker who proactively seeks out opportunities to support the team with a can-do and follow- through attitude
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills

 

Compensation:

 

This is a paid internship role.

 

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

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