Title: Gap Inc. seeks Paid Merchandising Intern
Date: 14 December 2016 | 4:56 pm

is looking for Paid Merchandising Intern


New York,
New York, United States

December 14, 2016

Banana Republic and Gap brands’ International Franchise Division is posting for paid internships to support our efforts to prepare for our seasonal Fall 2017 markets.

The daily job activities include but are not limited to:

• Assisting our merchandising team with unpacking and arranging samples
• Data entry to create our pricing architecture
• Creating sales tools such as line sheets and visual mapping charts
• Photographing and tagging samples
• Administrative tasks such as photocopying, running errands and organizing handouts
• Participating in market appointments and assisting at market receptions
• Performing showroom upkeep (visual merchandising)
• At the end of the process, breaking down the showrooms and assisting with the disposition of samples (some heavy lifting of mannequins and moving of showrooms tables and fixtures)

Strong Microsoft Office skills are a must (particularly in Excel where pivot tables and v-lookups will be used extensively) as is a strong knowledge of PowerPoint and an attention to detail.

Job Qualifications/remuneration:

Our preferred candidates should have previous experience or classwork in wholesale or retail and we are particularly interested in those with a background or interest in merchandising.

This position pays $13-15/ hour and you will be brought in as an employee with a freelance agency.

Candidates must have a positive attitude when working with others and be able to commit to the entire time period (January 10-February 3 for Banana Republic; January 23-February 16 for Gap).

If you are currently in school, we are only able to accommodate those with evening classes as this is a Monday-Friday position.

We do preference current or former Gap Inc. employees. However, for those candidates who are currently store employees, you must confirm availability with your General Manager before applying. Also note that you would be paid your current in-store hourly rate.

Hours:
Hours are generally 10AM-6PM but during the actual market dates can be 8AM-6PM or 5PM-11PM depending on the shift.

Requirements

Be able to commit to the entire time period(s) as noted above.
Be legally able to work in the US and to be paid (this is not for course credit) this means you must have a US Social Security #.

Strong Microsoft Office skills are a must (particularly in Excel where pivot tables and v-lookups will be used extensively) as is a strong knowledge of PowerPoint and an attention to detail.

Responsibilities

The daily job activities include but are not limited to:

• Assisting our merchandising team with unpacking and arranging samples
• Data entry to create our pricing architecture
• Creating sales tools such as line sheets and visual mapping charts
• Photographing and tagging samples
• Administrative tasks such as photocopying, running errands and organizing handouts
• Participating in market appointments and assisting at market receptions
• Performing showroom upkeep (visual merchandising)
• At the end of the process, breaking down the showrooms and assisting with the disposition of samples (some heavy lifting of mannequins and moving of showrooms tables and fixtures)

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