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Visual Merchandising Internship

Internship Responsibilities

This store was made by artists for artists. The mission is to promote local Baltimore makers and teach students how to work in the applied arts after graduation. Internships for the Spring and Summer are open now. If you're interested in fashion, visual merchandising, and creating your own products for sale in this city, please get in touch.

Main responsibilities include:

Running the day-to-day operations, including opening and closing procedures, assisting customers and operating the point-of-sale, merchandising products, cleaning and dusting the display area, and keeping and reporting sales records to TCC staff. The primary role of the associate is to ensure customers are assisted and checked-out in a friendly manner. 

Skill Set Required

The successful candidate is a fashion savvy member of a boutique team who is motivated to provide a superior guest experience to maximize sales and profit. Under the guidance of the boutique leadership team, the intern is responsible for ensuring that sales goals are achieved by supporting and executing brand standards for our guest and team. This will include assisting with guests needs, offering product knowledge, merchandising, handling cash transactions, and maintaining a neat and visually inspiring boutique environment. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule according to the needs of the business, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

• Contributes to a positive and professional work environment, and collaborates with all team members
• Maintains a high degree of personal integrity
• Recognizes opportunities to learn and grow, and invests in skills/experience that will help prepare him/her for the next level of responsibility
• Proactively engages in a selling culture that focuses on building a loyal guest following through clear and positive communication
• Provides excellent customer service on the selling floor, in the fitting room and at the cash wrap
• Is able to balance our guest experience with necessary operational tasks

Visual Merchandising:
• Helps to maintain a visually inspiring boutique that is compelling to our guests at all times
• Assists in delivering our visual brand standards and presenting our unique product mix by actively working with products including: stocking, replenishing, folding, hanging, displaying and merchandising
• Proactively educates himself/herself on product knowledge, campaign promotions and merchandising standards
• Demonstrates a passion for fashion by understanding trends

Operations:
• Understands and follows all company policies and procedures
• Performs boutique opening and closing procedures
• Works effectively with team members to ensure the selling floor, cash wrap, fitting rooms and stockroom are clean and well maintained
• Protects the physical assets of the boutique by participating in weekly audits, routine cycle counts and an annual physical inventory

Qualifications:
• Possess a creative flair for fashion
• Ideally 1 year experience in a specialty retail store
• Strong merchandising and visual skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent organization skills; able to execute tasks efficiently
• Proactive and creative problem solving ability
• Flexible and adaptable
• Ability to multi-task and balance multiple priorities
• Proficient computer skills
• Ability to work weekends, nights and holidays
• Ability to effectively maneuver around sales floor and stockroom, repetitive bending, prolonged standing, twisting, stooping, squatting and climbing
• Must be able to work alone

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Fashion

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May), Summer (Jun - Aug), Fall (Sep - Dec), Winter (Jan), Ongoing
Year: 2020
Hours per week: Negotiable
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Required Documentation: Resume, References
Application Instructions Please email: info@thecodexclub.com

Headquarters

2700 Remington Avenue Suite 1100
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

About the codex club

The codex club started as an original brand with a few friends, that includes over 40 other complimentary local makers now. We are your one-stop shop for unique, locally made clothing, home goods, jewelry and more. Shopping here is not only good for your life, it’s good for the local Baltimore community.

Owner Andrea McKinnon is a Parsons graduate with over ten years of experience in design and marketing. The codex club has been featured in the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Business Journal, Arundel Mills Gazette, and CBS Morning News. Our original products can be found stocked at various shops in Baltimore, as well as the flagship store and online anytime.