*This is a credit eligible, partially paid internship opportunity*
Established in 2005, Marc Fisher Footwear company is a leading full-service, product-driven fashion footwear company with knowledge and expertise in design, sales, sourcing, distribution and marketing – all with dedicated and strategic direction for each brand within the portfolio, which includes GUESS, G by Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, Tretorn, Kendall + Kylie, Ivanka Trump, indigo rd., Unisa, Easy Spirit, and Sigerson Morrison along with the namesake brands – Marc Fisher and Marc Fisher LTD. Our diverse portfolio of globally recognized brands – available domestically and internationally via wholesale and retail channels – consistently meets the widest range of consumers’ fashion footwear needs, from classic to contemporary, sport to dress, men’s to women’s. Headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, with showrooms in New York City, Marc Fisher Footwear is sold worldwide through department stores, specialty stores and e-commerce channels.
New York based footwear company seeks Spring 2017 Public Relations/Marketing interns! Prospective candidates should LOVE fashion, and be passionate followers of the industry! We seek creative, outgoing, self-motivated individuals who are eager to gain hands-on experience in the field of fashion public relations, and to see firsthand how a fashion company handles the design, production, and distribution of goods. The student will develop an in-depth understanding of the role of public relations function through media contacts, PR writing assignments and strategic brand positioning.
Above all, this internship will help the student to develop the skills necessary for an entry-level position at a PR agency or in-house PR department.
PLEASE NOTE: (College Credit only ) plus weekly stipend
fulfilling magazine and stylist sample requests
brainstorming online and social media initiatives
-social media analysis of our brands and competitors
tracking of website assets/compilations of all web assets
assist marketing manager on seasonal shoot prep
staying up-to-date on print and digital fashion publications
sending product pitches to editors
monitoring product placements
preparing for market appointments, press previews and various events
forging new press and media relationships
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must! Applicant should be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment. A love of fashion is a necessity, and strong computer and data management skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop) are appreciated. Prior experience in fashion/PR is a plus, as is experience with Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr!
Interns MUST be eligible to receive school credit! Weekly schedule is flexible, but we ask that the student dedicate 3 days a week to this position.