Design and Marketing Intern
|The Design and Merchandising Intern is a part-time internship position that involves understanding ReStore's sales goals and arranging the store in a way that helps achieve those goals. This internship will provide hands on experience in retail merchandising and design and will demonstrate how a store's set up can significantly contribute to the bottom line.
Upon starting the internship, the intern will be familiarized with the policies, procedures, and goals of Habitat ReStore. They will then be familiarized with ReStore's merchandise, floor plan, sales strategy, and current design and merchandising techniques. The ideal candidate should have a background in design whether it is work experience or classroom education they are looking to translate into real world experience.
• Store hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9am – 6pm
• Interns must work at least 2 full days or 4 half days per week
The intern will learn about Habitat for Humanity's mission of building simple decent affordable housing. S/he will: a) learn ReStore's role in attaining the affiliate's goal, b) engage in a meaningful volunteer experience, c) gain hands-on, retail merchandising experience, and d) learn how to design the layout of a store in a way that minimizes theft and maximizes sales and impulse purchases, d) be able to earn course credit for their internship.
|Additional Skills Required:|
|Intern must: a) have excellent verbal communication skills and be comfortable giving direction to others, b) have an energetic and professional attitude, c) be creative, d) commit to at least twelve hours on site each week, e) have a flexible schedule, f) pay close attention to detail, g) have an interest in Habitat's mission and in non-profit work, and h) be able to lift at least 25 pounds.|
|9606 De Soto Ave.|
Chatsworth, California 91311
| Ongoing Project|
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