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Spring/ Summer Marketing Internship 2017

Position: 2017 Spring/Summer Marketing Intern

Location: Port Chester, NY

Position Reports to: Director of Trade Relations & Marketing

ABOUT THE SHADE STORE®

We're a 70-year family business that prides itself on delivering a world-class customer experience and product. We’ve revolutionized the custom window treatment industry by simplifying and stylizing a traditionally complicated and expensive purchase.  We’re growing quickly and expanding aggressively: 50+ showrooms across the country, a state-of-the-art e-commerce website and a beautiful yearly catalog. But with all this exciting growth, our core values and principles have not changed.  We still handcraft every product right here in the USA and we still treat each and every customer with the greatest appreciation and professionalism.  These are our guiding principles and the backbone of our company – they will always remain true.

WHY WORK AT THE SHADE STORE®

We set out to create a company culture that is enjoyable, rewarding, and where there is continuous upward mobility and growth opportunity.  If you work hard, give the company your all, use good judgment, and have a positive attitude – then the sky’s the limit.  

THE POSITION: Part-Time Marketing Intern 
We’re currently looking for a Marketing Intern who is passionate about home décor, extremely organized, detail oriented, and can join the larger Marketing team based in Port Chester, NY—helping us take our brand to the next level. The position will report to the Director of Trade Relations & Marketing, and will focus on our marketing efforts to our interior design clients. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the marketing team in implementing tactical events and programs, and provide project and general administrative support.
  • Support our trade event execution which includes pulling invite lists, mailing and emailing invitations, following up, managing RSVPs, managing the calendar, helping to plan catering and entertainment etc. 
  • Support our direct marketing campaigns from planning to delivery and measurement of effectiveness, including email and direct mail campaigns along with print advertising.
  • General administrative tasks

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Junior or Senior with a Marketing/Communications concentration
  • Relevant internship/job experience in Marketing or events
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office and Google for Work applications and all major social media platforms
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion and aptitude for home décor, interior design and luxury retail
  • Always use good judgment

 If you're looking to be part of a growing family of enthusiastic and hard-working individuals, we'd love to hear from you!

We invite you to visit our website at http://www.theshadestore.com/careers or, better yet, drop into one of our showrooms – we’d be happy to show you what we’re all about and what makes our approach to window treatments so unique.

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