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HAERFEST SUMMER 2017 INTERNSHIPS

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HAERFEST SUMMER 2017 INTERNSHIPS

BRAND DESCRIPTION Haerfest (pronounced “harvest” from an Old English variant) is a leather accessories company based in New York City, founded by brothers Timothy and Daniel Joo in 2011. Its mission is to equip and inspire visionary professionals in motion.

Principles of aesthetic, essence, and utility are applied to make new things familiar and familiar things new, resulting in exceptional objects that are useful and attractive. It is the Haerfest philosophy that good design can lead to a greater and smarter work-life balance.

JOB DESCRIPTION This internship offers excellent training and mentoring. It is ideal for a student who wishes to explore and/or pursue a career in the design field. As a member of our team you will gain exposure to a wide range creative projects and practices.

We are looking for a responsive and motivated part-time intern, based in the New York City area. The intern will work very closely under the direction of our creative team and will be required to fulfill an array of tasks both creative and administrative.

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP Daily Responsibilities

  • Assist the design team and work closely with the designer and creative director.
  • Assist with design and organization of all creative templates.
  • Edit / retouch product photography for editorial placement.
  • Create contents for social media platforms including Instagram and Facebook.

Criteria and Skills

  • Required Skills: Adobe Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Recent college graduate or current student with a solid background in graphic design
  • Strong writing, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work creatively with a small team
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Organized, analytical, assertive, and highly proactive
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • A passion for contemporary culture, with knowledge of current trends in fashion
  • Prior experience in media relations, graphic design experience, and production skills are all a plus.

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS / SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

Daily Responsibilities

  • Manage sample request and returns
  • Develop and curate media / editorial / blog relationships
  • Research product placement opportunities
  • Work with the creative team to develop social media content
  • Manage the social media content schedule

Criteria and Skills

  • Recent college graduate or current student with a solid background in communications, public relations, and social media
  • Strong communication, and time management skills
  • Experience posting content using a Web content management system
  • Ability to collaborate and work creatively with a small team
  • Organized, analytical, assertive, and highly proactive
  • A passion for contemporary culture, with knowledge of current trends in fashion, graphic design, and social media

COMPENSATION Unpaid (for-credit): TBD; stipend for meals and travel will be provided.

To apply, please send Cover Letter, Resume, and Portfolio to info@haerfest.com. Subject line Internship.

 

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