LA – Geren Ford (operations, production)

Fast-paced, internationally represented, women’s contemporary fashion line seeks Production and Operations Interns for the new year. This is a non-paid internship however we offer school credit, mileage re-imbursement and free parking. Open to all majors but interest in fashion is key. Learn what it takes to succeed in the fashion industry!

Candidates must be available for interview in 2 weeks

Start date: January 2008
Minimum commitment: 3 months, 2 consecutive days a week
Required: Valid driver’s license and own transportation

Please forward your cover letter and resume to Intern@gerenford.com
Or fax us at 213.689.9551 Attn: Craig’s list 2008 intern posting

*Please do not respond to this posting if you do not meet these requirements *

Internship descriptions:

OPERATIONS INTERN: This person will work within the operations department. Ability to multi-task is essential. This individual must be organized and detail oriented to assist with all operational aspects, including, sales, factor, shipping, and accounting processes. Computer savvy with knowledge of Microsoft word and excel preferred.

Detailed Tasks:

*Assist in contacting customer and confirming all orders via email, fax and / or phone to develop client and vendor relationships
*Assisting with physical inventory at shipping warehouse after each delivery’s shipping cycle.
*Maintaining, ordering, and distributing office and shipping supplies for studio and shipping warehouse
*Assisting in the return authorization process (RA’s).
*Assisting in coordination of sample sales and special events
*Organizing/filing of vendor and client information as needed for the department and office

PRODUCTION/DEVELOPMENT INTERN: This person will work within the production department. Must be a highly motivated team player that follows directions, communicates effectively and works well under pressure. Understanding of garment construction, patternmaking, fabrics, findings, sampling and sourcing helpful. Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Adobe Photoshop is preferred. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

Detailed Tasks:

*Effectively communicate internally and with vendors to coordinate and assist in daily runs
*Assist in the tracking and landing of all raw materials and ensuring they are delivered to the appropriate locations as well as collection of all remaining production materials from each vendor
*Assist in preparation of all production packet documentation integral to efficiently handing styles off to vendors and assist in obtaining credit/term paperwork to be filed for new vendor
*Assist in inventorying and distribution of interior and exterior marketing including hangtags, brand, size and care labels as well as shipping supplies to be passed off to vendors
*Assist in aspects of research and development including updating trim, fabric and sourcing library as well coordinating execution of Look Book, line sheets, and sample distribution.

Thank you for your interest, we look forward to meeting you!

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to: Intern@gerenford.com

craigslist.org

la fashion intern xx

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