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Marketing Intern

Position: Marketing Intern   

Location: Port Chester, NY

Position Reports to: Director, Consumer Marketing

ABOUT THE SHADE STORE®

We are a 70 year old family business that prides itself on delivering a world class customer experience and product. We have revolutionized the custom window treatment industry by simplifying and stylizing a traditionally complicated and expensive purchase.  We are growing quickly and expanding aggressively: 55+ showrooms across the country, a state of the art e-commerce website and a beautiful yearly design inspiration book. 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.

THE POSITION: Summer Marketing Internship

We’re currently looking for a Summer Marketing Intern who is looking to get their feet wet in different aspects of the marketing world. The internship will be full-time throughout the summer months, and will spend time learning alongside the consumer, trade and digital marketing teams. This candidate should be extremely organized, detail oriented, and willing to roll up their sleeves. This will be as much a learning opportunity as it will be an opportunity to make a difference in our department.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the marketing team in implementing tactical events and programs, and provide project and administrative support
  • Assist in research and execution of various marketing initiatives 
  • Coordinate and respond to inquiries regarding charity donations/participation and updating of marketing database
  • General administrative tasks including but not limited to: checking voicemails, sending gifts and flowers, creating purchase orders, processing invoices with accounting, approving trade accounts, creating gift bags for events, putting together special packages for editors/designers etc.
  • Work with the trade marketing team to identify top designer projects to feature on social media and in our email campaigns
  • Assist with the upkeep of our designer records and email databases
  • Help prepare materials and logistics for trade shows
  • Support consumer team for the preparation for new showroom openings
  • Aid in the preparation for new collection launches

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year Marketing/Communications program, or related field
  • Previous relevant internship experience in Marketing is a plus
  • Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office and Google for Work applications and all major social media platforms
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work strongly in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Self-starter who takes initiative

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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