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INTERNSHIP IN A FASHION MARKETING

ID: 2060

Organization:This fashion company specializes in the trade of second hand exclusive international designer wear for women, men and kids. They also offer a variety of baby and kids toys, books and equipment. The company runs an intimate boutique store in Sea Point and the garments can be bought from the online store as well. All designer clothes are authentic items from top designers around the world. The company brings designer labels at up to 70% less retail prices and many of these designer brands cannot otherwise be bought in South Africa. The secondhand clothes are chosen with care and only exceptional quality garments in pristine condition are sold. The shop offers the perfect outfit for special occasions or everyday wear. There is a number of well-know international labels from Armani to Zara at affordable prices.

The company uses a range of marketing activities in order to attract clients to their shop and online shop, such as creating an online fashion magazine, distributing an online fashion catalogue and conducting regular fashion shows. Currently the company employs 11 staff members and the team is supported by a number of local and international interns. The majority of the employees are young people aged 20-25 years, contributing to a dynamic and relaxed working atmosphere. Other Internships offered: Human Resources Photographic marketing Online marketing Film and marketing Fashion

Internship description:

The company is looking for an enthusiastic and driven intern to join the team ideally for six months. This is a position for a marketing savvy, responsible and creative individual with a passion for marketing and fashion. This is an exciting opportunity an intern you will play an important role in this growing company.

Interns will have a strong impact on the company’s online strategies and marketing campaigns. They will help to grow and optimize traditional marketing channels by working closely with the shareholder and fellow marketing staff members.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist with and develop marketing campaigns and strategies,
  • Assist with development and implementation of new product lines,
  • Research events in which the company can participate,
  • Contact possible affiliate partners and build good working relationships,
  • Create content and assist with the publication of the company’s online magazine and product catalogue,
  •  Assist in putting together fashion shows and other events,
  •  Search engine optimization (SEO), e.g. improve sites natural rankings, copywriting and link building ,
  • Reporting on campaigns performance,
  • Identify, implement or review social media marketing, Conduct market research.

Requirements:

  • Strong marketing skills - including PPC, SEO, Google AdWords, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, RSS, LinkedIn and other social media platforms
  • Knowledge of working with Newsletters and Blogs 
  • Strong creative skills, excellent writing & communication skills
  • Marketing studies or related field
  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of web analytics able to understand and implement marketing strategies
  • Well organized and able to multitask able to work independently as well as within a team goal driven and result orientated
  • Attention to detail and “can do” attitude at all times Interest in fashion

Bonus:

  • Great learning experience
  •  Very supportive staff
  • Friendly working environment
  • Inside view in fashion industry and retail
Start: flexible
Duration:Ideally 6 months
Field: Marketing
Location: Cape Town – Sea Point

Start: Flexible

Duration: Ideally 6 months

Field:HR/ Marketing

Location: Cape Town, Sea Point

Services included:
  • Mediation of the internship
  • Written confirmation
  • Regular meetings
  • Weekly newsletters
  • Activities suggestions
  • Welcome pack with tourism information

Additional services (optional):

  • Accommodation service in a shared apartment or host family
  •  Airport Shuttle
  •  Car rental agency