The Trendy Sparrow: The Trendy Sparrow is Hiring Interns!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Trendy Sparrow is Hiring Interns!

It's finally time! 
The Trendy Sparrow is about to celebrate our 1 year blogiversary and 1 year of taking on the company full time (bye bye grad school)! Hooray! In that year, we have grown rapidly to the point that we are ready to add fabulous new members to the trendy sparrow "flock"! 
I can't wait to add some extra people to this party! :)

 We are looking to add two new employees: a blog intern and a store intern. Check out the intern descriptions below, and if you get ultra giddy while reading them and think to yourself, "OMG THAT'S ME!" then you should absolutely shoot me an email! 
You could be drowning in macarons in no time!


The Trendy Sparrow Blog Intern Position:

I’m looking for someone who really wants to get to know all about the fabulous world of blogging ! You’ll be working closely with me to plan and execute blog posts. There will be an opportunity to write posts as well. If you have any graphic design or web design experience to bring to the table, that is a huge huge (like times a million) plus.

The Basics:
- Unpaid, college credit available
- Must be based in Chicago and willing to travel to The Trendy Sparrow HQ on the north side of Chicago 2-3 days per week.
- Minimum Commitment: 5-10 hours a week

Duties Include:

Photographing blog posts
Assisting on shoots (and events, if available)
Brainstorming and executing blog post ideas
Errands as necessary (gas stipend provided)
Writing when necessary (with bi-lines for some posts)
Assisting with advertising for blog

Qualifications:

Creative, crafty and super fun -- with a strong interest in fashion, DIY projects, and home decor!
Knowledge of DSLR functions + photography skills
Knowledge of Blogger (bonus if you also know WordPress)
Preference to those who have a knowledge of Photoshop and/or Acorn
Styling or graphic design experience would be awesome!
Self-starter who’s able to multi-task and go with the flow
Must love macarons. And Blair Waldorf. And dogs. My beagle works with me everyday.

To apply:

Send an email with the subject line “The Trendy Sparrow Blog Intern” to trendysparrow@gmail.com. In the email please include the following:

*A little bit about who you are, what you love and why you’re applying for this position.
*Please also attach your resume
*Links to your blog if you have one and to all social media accounts as applicable including: Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
*Attach 3-4 images to the email that you think fit with The Trendy Sparrow brand (They can be from anywhere on the Internet, or your own, but they can’t be from The Trendy Sparrow!)
*Let me know your skills! What will you bring to the table? What is your past experience with blogging, crafting, graphic design or other creative positions?
*Your favorite macaron flavor and favorite The Trendy Sparrow product.

***PLEASE! Do not send multiple emails. I will be in touch within the next two weeks and will post here when a position has been filled. ***


The Trendy Sparrow Store/Etsy Intern Position:

I'm looking for someone who is really interested in both running an Etsy store and entrepreneurship. We are looking for someone who is interested in learning the ins and outs of running a small business from design to customer service and more.
If you have any graphic design or web design experience to bring to the table, that is a huge huge (like times a million) plus.

The Basics:
- Unpaid, college credit available
- Must be based in Chicago and willing to travel to The Trendy Sparrow HQ on the north side of Chicago 2-3 days per week.
- Minimum Commitment: 5-10 hours a week

Duties Include:
- Shipping and packaging products/orders
- Interacting with customers both via email and in person
- Assisting with social media branding
- Assisting with events and photo shoots
- Brainstorming and executing product ideas
- Errands as necessary (gas stipend provided)
- Assisting with blog when necessary 

Qualifications:

Someone who really understands and reflects The Trendy Sparrow girl and brand
Knowledge of DSLR functions + photography skills
Knowledge of Blogger (bonus if you also know WordPress)
Preference to those who have a knowledge of Photoshop and/or Acorn
Styling or graphic design experience would be awesome!
Self-starter who’s able to multi-task and go with the flow
Must love macarons. And Blair Waldorf. And dogs. My beagle works with me everyday.

To apply:

Send an email with the subject line “The Trendy Sparrow Store Intern” to trendysparrow@gmail.com. In the email please include the following:

*A little bit about who you are, what you love and why you’re applying for this position.
*Please also attach your resume
*Links to your blog if you have one and to all social media accounts as applicable including: Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
*Attach 3-4 images to the email that you think fit with The Trendy Sparrow brand (They can be from anywhere on the Internet, or your own, but they can’t be from The Trendy Sparrow!)
*Let me know your skills! What will you bring to the table? What is your past experience with blogging, crafting, graphic design or other creative positions?
*Your favorite macaron flavor and favorite The Trendy Sparrow product.

***PLEASE! Do not send multiple emails. I will be in touch within the next two weeks and will post here when a position has been filled. ***


Check out my Etsy Store, The Trendy Sparrow, for wedding paper goods and chic art prints & mugs.

Thanks for reading, dolls! Come back for more!

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