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FASHION MERCHANDISING INTERN

THE ROLE

 

The Fashion Merchandising Intern will play an integral role in curating on-trend, branded collections for current and upcoming seasons, as well as monitor, update, and manage products across JBIER Boutique’s e-commerce platforms, such as Poshmark, the JBIER Boutique website, Instagram Shops, TikTok Shops, and Facebook Marketplace.

 

See below for additional details regarding this role’s requirements.

 

  • Start date: March - May 2024

  • Job Type: Internship (Unpaid) – *College credit required*

  • Duration: Minimum 18 hours per week for 5 months.

  • Location: Remote (Zoom), based in New York, NY - Hybrid optional

  • Communication: Bi-weekly virtual team meetings and daily breakout rooms.

  • Working Hours: Self-schedule 9 AM - 9 PM EST Monday through Friday, Saturday-Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM.

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Oversee JBIER Boutique’s product management system with elegant product description pricing, style tips, and the like. Ensure the inventory tracker is updated with all relevant information accordingly. 

  • Curate and style collections with outfits and products that fit a specific trend, theme or persona. Monitor and update collections on a weekly basis, including best sellers and new arrivals.

  • Continually optimize JBIER Boutique’s assortment strategy. Discuss markdowns, inventory, and pricing executions.

  • Work with the Business Development team to analyze sales and inventory reports. Use insights to identify opportunities for improvement. Devise seasonal and monthly strategies to increase sales of products, brands, and underperforming styles.

  • Research competitor pricing to ensure that JBIER boutique is offering top-of-the-line deals to remain relevant and beat the competition. 

  • Work with the Photography team to manage photo and video content on the company’s data asset management platforms. Collaborate with the Social Media Marketing team to post content across our e-commerce platforms.

  • Assist with creating, coordinating, planning, and executing in-person and virtual events, such as fundraisers, fashion shows, photoshoots, pop-up shops, and workshops. This includes conducting research, creating event visions, ensuring content readiness, and assisting in the overall success of JBIER events.

  • Collaborate with the Social Media Marketing team to manage relationships with existing customers, prospective clients, as well as website visitors across JBIER Boutique’s e-commerce and social media platforms. Follow up regularly via email marketing campaigns, customer reach-outs, requests, and inquiries to promote customer loyalty and customer retention.

  • Incentivize customers to provide feedback on their order and overall shopping experience to ensure full satisfaction. Follow up with customers after purchasing to thank them for their support and maintain communication over time to increase customer loyalty.

  • Partner with the Web Design team to assort and maintain the product listings on the website. 

  • Monitor FAQs to ensure customers can obtain answers to common and critical questions about the company and website.


 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Fashion merchandising, product management, styling, retail math, and analytics experience are highly preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Google Suite platforms, especially Excel and Sheets.

  • Experience working across e-commerce and social media platforms, such as Poshmark, Depop, Instagram Shops, and Wix are highly preferred.

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with a strong sense of accountability.

  • Consistent, dependable attendance and punctuality.

  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills, and understanding of e-commerce merchandising.

  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively in a remote, entrepreneurial environment.

  • Clear and demonstrative understanding of how to manage competing priorities within a business setting.

  • Commitment and passion for JBIER’s mission.

  • A hunger to learn and a LOVE FOR FASHION!


 

BENEFITS
 

  • Highly-collaborative team with leadership opportunities.

  • One-on-one career management mentorship. 

  • Accelerated experience in the fashion, beauty, and retail industries. 

  • Learn a collaborative approach to solving complex business problems in a fast-paced start-up environment. 

  • Develop an understanding of e-commerce platforms, business models, and target consumers. 

  • Collaborate with diverse team members globally to grow e-commerce platforms like our company website, Poshmark, and Instagram Shops. 

  • Opportunity to make an impact! Empowered to take risks, seek creative alternatives, challenge ideas, and solve complex problems.

 

E-COMMERCE AND SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

 

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT JBIER INC.

 

**Please note this application is for standard internships only. All Northeastern University students, pursuing Co-op opportunities are required to apply on the NUworks job portal.**

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