The Trendy Sparrow: We are hiring holiday interns!

Sunday, October 4, 2015

We are hiring holiday interns!

We are looking to add one to two new interns to our store/blog!
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!

NOTE: You MUST be based in the Chicagoland area.


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

- 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:

- Someone who really understands and reflects The Trendy Sparrow girl and brand
- Prefer some 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.

How 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 if you have one
*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 this list of adorable must have goodies for every amazing #girlboss intern

Check out my Etsy Store, The Trendy Sparrow, for chic art prints, coffee mugs, and apparel.

Thanks for reading, dolls! Come back for more!

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