Title: Nylon Magazine seeks Buying and Merchandising Intern
Date: 20 March 2017 | 7:55 pm
NYLONshop, the E-commerce website of NYLON Magazine, seeks a trend-oriented, personable, energetic and organized buying/merchandising intern to research new brands, select products to be featured, maintain vendor relationships and manage backend product listings.
An ideal candidate is someone who closely follows emerging trends, has retail and/or online merchandising experience, and is tech savvy.
Seeking interns for both ASAP and May 12th start dates.
Please submit resume and/or portfolio link
-Professional writing skills and email demeanor
-Strong people skills/ phone skills
-The ability to quickly and articulately respond to vendor inquiries
-Enrollment in an accredited 2-4 year fashion program (preferred)
-A background in retail/ merchandising (preferred)
-A strong sense of personal style on par with the NYLON brand
-Proficiency in Word, Google Docs, and Adobe Suite
-Experience tagging and listing products online for SEO
**Must be able to receive school credit.**
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
-Researching new brands via social platforms and online
-Keeping an organized database of brand contacts
-Conducting outreach to new vendors and maintaining relationships with current ones
-Viewing linesheets/lookbooks and making product selections
-Organize relevant information (photos, product descriptions, pricing) from brands
-Explaining NYLONshop selling process to vendors via email/phone
-Listing and tagging products on NYLONshop’s website
-In some cases, taking and editing product photos.