The Trendy Sparrow: We are hiring summer interns!

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

We are hiring summer interns!


We are looking to add one to two new interns to our store and 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 us an email! 
You could be drowning in macarons in no time!

NOTE: You MUST be based in the Chicagoland area.

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POSITION #1: Store Operations Intern:

I'm looking for someone who is really interested in both running an online 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.

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:
- Assisting with day to day operations of the store
- Shipping and packaging products/orders
- Interacting/communicating with customers both via email and in person
Interacting/communicating with brands and retailers
- Assisting with in person events and photo shoots
- Brainstorming and executing product ideas
- Errands as necessary (gas stipend provided)
- Assisting with blog when necessary

Qualifications:
- Excellent communication skills both in person and via email
- Someone who really understands and reflects The Trendy Sparrow girl and brand
- Prefer some knowledge of DSLR functions + photography skills
- 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 Operations Intern” to lindzi@thetrendysparrow.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 2-3 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.


POSITION #2: Social Media/Blog Intern:

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:
- Assisting with social media branding
- Helping to run all social media sites (Instagram, FaceBook, Twitter, Blog, Pinterest)
- Assisting with events and photo shoots
- Assisting with photographing blog posts
- Assisting with in person events (photographing events, SnapChat, Periscope)
- 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
- Communicating with brands about social media and blog sponsorships 

Qualifications:

- Excellent communication skills both in person and via email
- Someone who really understands and reflects The Trendy Sparrow girl and brand
- Prefer some knowledge of DSLR functions + photography skills
- Knowledge of 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
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
- 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 Social Media Intern” to lindzi@thetrendysparrow.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 2-3 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 online store, The Trendy Sparrow, for chic art prints, coffee mugs, and apparel.

Thanks for reading, dolls! Come back for more!

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