Spring 2024: Dear Neighbor - Social Media / Fashion Merchandising Intern-Remote

Overview: Dear Neighbor is a boutique women's clothing store dedicated to offering a curated selection of stylish and sustainable fashion choices. Our store is known for fostering a welcoming and community-oriented environment where every customer feels like a valued neighbor. We believe in promoting ethical and eco-friendly fashion, showcasing both emerging designers and established brands that align with our values. With a focus on quality, uniqueness, and inclusivity, we aim to provide a shopping experience that empowers women to express their individuality through fashion.

Expected Job Duties of the Intern: As an intern at Dear Neighbor, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in various aspects of running a women's clothing store. Your duties may include:

  • Assisting customers in finding the perfect outfits and providing exceptional customer service.
  • Participating in visual merchandising to create appealing and on-brand store displays.
  • Playing a pivotal role in our social media efforts, including content creation. (THIS IS KEY!)
  • Assisting with inventory management, including receiving, tagging, and organizing new arrivals.
  • Supporting sustainability initiatives, such as promoting eco-friendly products and practices.
  • Learning about the buying process, attending buying appointments, and assisting in selecting merchandise.
  • Gaining insights into retail operations, including sales tracking and customer feedback analysis.

Preferred Qualifications: We are looking for passionate and motivated individuals who share our commitment to sustainable fashion and community engagement. Preferred qualifications include:

  • Enthusiasm for fashion and a strong interest in social media.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a customer-centric attitude.
  • Creativity and an eye for aesthetics, especially regarding visual merchandising.
  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms, content creation, and social media marketing strategies.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail in tasks like inventory management.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced retail environment.
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant field of study (e.g., fashion, retail, marketing, business).

How to Apply: To apply for the internship opportunity at Dear Neighbor Women's, please submit the following materials:

  • Your updated resume, highlighting relevant skills and experiences.
  • A brief cover letter expressing your interest in fashion and why you'd like to intern at Dear Neighbor.
  • Any relevant portfolio items, if applicable (e.g., social media content, visual merchandising displays).

Please email your application materials to hello@shopdearneighbor.com with the subject line: "Internship Application - [Your Full Name]". Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Join us at Dear Neighbor to explore the exciting world of fashion, make meaningful connections, and contribute to a store that values both style and community!