Intern Position: FASHION ASSISTANT/ STYLIST INTERN

SUPERVISOR(S): Dr. Aisha Fields

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Zenzele Consignment is an economic institution and fundraiser for the non-profit, the All African People’s Development & Empowerment Project (AADPEP), building dynamic do-for-self agriculture, health care and educational programs in Africa and African communities around the world.

Zenzele has an opening for a Huntsville, Alabama based fashion assistant/stylist intern. This intern will work closely with Zenzele stylists and marketing team to create cutting edge looks for Zenzele’s social media, fashion blog and print promotional materials.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Create cutting edge looks for Zenzele photoshoots
  • Recruit models
  • Research fashion trends for blog writing
  • Develop content for social media pages (Facebook, Instagram & Pinterest)
  • Establish relationships with designers in an effort to improve variety of Zenzele inventory
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS NEEDED:

  • Passionate about styling and eager to learn new skills
  • Strong communication, time management, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize projects and multitask
  • Detail oriented
  • Creative thinker

 

TIME COMMITMENT:

Time commitment can vary. Intern should plan to commit a minimum of 10 hours a month.

BENEFITS:

  • Discounts of 10% on in-store items
  • Work experience to add to resume, new skills, networking
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting genuine development in Africa and African communities around the world.

WHAT TO SUBMIT:

(1) Resume to info@zenzeleconsignment.com

(2) Styling Concept Board (8.5 X 11 PDF)

  • Put together a concept board featuring tears of images (styling, editorial, etc.) that you find aspirational for the Zenzele Consignment creative styling direction.
  • You may use visuals from blogs, Instagram, magazines, etc. to show your point of view but be sure to think like a Stylist when pulling your aspirational tears.
  • This is the creative part of the application so have fun with it, there are no major guidelines!

(3) Completed Zenzele Volunteer/Intern Application