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Does seeing these job titles make your heart go pitter-patter? WELL! Email jobs@ofakind.com with your résumé, a cover letter that will win us over (in the body of the email, please!), and links to your social media. All the deets below…

 

 

INTERNS 

We’re hiring part-time, NYC-based interns who have interest and experience in the following categories: operations, buying, social media, graphic design, marketing, and editorial. You should be available at least two full days a week, for a minimum of four months. (Ideally, from August through January!) Read up below for the nitty-gritty on each role.

 

P.S. These positions are paid!

 

How to Apply

If you’re interested, email internships@ofakind.com with the name of the specific position in the subject line the following…

+ your résumé (bonus points if it’s one page!)

+ a cover letter that gives us a legit sense of your personality.

+ your 5 favorite emerging designers—and a short paragraph on why!

+ links to your blog, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.

+ dates you’re available to intern with us.

 

OPERATIONS INTERN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting a small, hard-working, super-dedicated team.
  • Performing operational and office-management functions.
  • Assisting with top-level customer service.
  • Communicating logistics between our designers and warehouse.
  • Supporting our buying team by organizing samples, tracking inventory, and placing reorders.
  • Working with the operations team to review and assemble data sets.
  • Assisting with scheduling, travel, and other basic admin tasks.
  • Understanding the bigger-picture needs of the business.

 

Qualifications

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Of a Kind, emerging designers, and startups.
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and a positive, can-do attitude. (Belief that no task is too small!)
  • Extreme attention to detail and organization—if you color-code your bullet journal, we’re looking for you!
  • Confidence to take initiative and tackle any project.
  • Efficiency in multitasking and prioritizing numerous requests, both immediate and ongoing.
  • Stellar email manner and communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel and Google Docs is a huge plus.

 

DESIGN & SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting the design and social media team by using your computer design skills, aesthetic sensibility, and hard-working hands (on photo shoots).
  • Owning the image library and the organization and the workflow that keeps it alive.
  • Contributing to Of a Kind’s marketing, social media, and photography systems.
  • Performing operational and office-management functions.
  • Assisting with projects involving scheduling, photoshoots, image selection, CMS builds, Instagram, media management, and design.

 

Qualifications

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Of a Kind, emerging designers, and startups.
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and a positive, can-do attitude. (Belief that no task is too small!)
  • A basic visual literacy as well as a dependable knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Ability to quickly grasp workflow organization.
  • Excitement around immersing yourself in the brand world of Of a Kind.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Efficiency in juggling numerous requests, both immediate and ongoing.
  • Stellar email manner and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and stay calm under pressure.
  • Confidence to take initiative and tackle any project.



EDITORIAL & MARKETING INTERN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting the editorial team by keeping content calendars up-to-date, conducting in-depth research projects, and contributing new ideas.
  • Performing basic copy-editing functions.
  • Creating weekly podcast recaps, organizing podcast statistics, and assisting on scriptwriting and scheduling for podcast recordings.
  • Transcribing interviews.
  • Conducting designer interviews and drafting copy for bios, editorial stories, and product descriptions.
  • Learning basic CMS functions and overseeing newsletter and podcast-topic archiving.

 

Qualifications

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Of a Kind, emerging designers, and startups.
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and a positive, can-do attitude. (Belief that no task is too small!)
  • Interest in editorial content and love for well-written copy in all forms.
  • Confidence in grammar skills and attention to stylistic nuance.
  • Comfort level conducting editorial interviews over the phone and in-person.
  • Excitement around immersing yourself in the brand world of Of a Kind.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Efficiency in juggling numerous requests, both immediate and ongoing.
  • Stellar email manner and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and stay calm under pressure.
  • Confidence to take initiative and tackle any project.

 

BUYING & MERCHANDISING INTERN

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supporting buying/merchandising team by managing designer submissions and serving as initial filter.
  • Assisting in maintaining and updating assortment grids as needed with photos, pricing, etc.
  • Maintaining log of incoming and outgoing samples.
  • Checking sales and sell-throughs and providing designers regular updates.
  • Researching emerging designers and brands and pitching to buyer.

 

Qualifications

  • Passion and enthusiasm for Of a Kind, emerging designers, and startups.
  • Kindness, sense of humor, and a positive, can-do attitude. (Belief that no task is too small!)
  • Advanced skills in Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.) are a must.
  • A basic visual literacy as well as a dependable knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Ability to quickly grasp workflow organization.
  • Excitement around immersing yourself in the brand world of Of a Kind.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Efficiency in juggling numerous requests, both immediate and ongoing.
  • Stellar email manner and communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and stay calm under pressure.
  • Confidence to take initiative and tackle any project.

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