NYC-KAIA PETERKA (marketing, sales, design)

“KAIA PETERKA, an independent designer accessories company, seeks smart, creative, responsible interns for unique fashion industry experience. Opportunity in Marketing, Sales, and Design to contribute to a highly coveted, start-up fashion brand. An Assistant to the Designer position is also available for those interested in learning about all aspects of small business.

Responsibilities (Marketing)
* Develop content and design for consumer e-newsletter
* Research and propose web marketing and direct mail strategy
* Prepare copy and write content for website, printed materials, and press releases
* Design targeted campaigns/events for select store partners
* Assist in special event planning, trades shows and trunk shows, as needed
* Work with publicist to maximize PR opportunities
* Assist in general office work, as needed

Responsibilities (Sales):
* Research target stores and markets, including international
* Phone and email outreach to target customers
* Assist in developing sales outreach materials (postcards, linesheets, lookbooks)
* Merchandise product for displays and presentations
* Assist at trade shows and trunk shows
* Assist in general office work, as needed

Responsibilities (Design)
* Develop and construct inspiration boards
* Assist in development of handbag and new product designs
* Construct prototypes
* Translate hand sketches to CAD (not required)
* Design look book concept (format, theme, colors)
* Assist in general office work, as needed

Responsibilities (Assistant to the Designer)
* Assist in sourcing and production
* Update inventory and assist in quality control checks
* Maintain weekly purchase accounting
* Answer phones, update calendar
* Manage special projects

* 4-6 month commitment; minimum of 8 hours per week.
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills
* Flexible, innovative, and motivated
* Prior experience using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
* Own laptop a plus; Option to work from home occasionally.

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume with a brief cover letter specifying your position of interest (Marketing, Sales, Design or Assistant to the Designer) along with your availability to or via fax 646-219.8921.
No phone calls please. To learn more about the company, please visit

NOTE: We accept both credit and non-credit interns. Intern work is for experience and/or school credit only. “

Fashion Intern xx


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