Nashville Fashion Alliance | Director of Opportunity

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director of Opportunity is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of fundraising and events for the Nashville Fashion Alliance (NFA).  This position works closely with the CEO and the Board of Directors in all development, fundraising, and event endeavors.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must embrace the mission of the NFA and be knowledgeable of our regional fashion industry
  • Strong interpersonal/writing, project management, and community building skills
  • Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques: target identification and research, engagement with targets, proposal development, follow up, and execution of partnership agreements.
  • Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other volunteers.
  • Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships.
  • Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits, fundraising calls, and event participation.
  • Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.
  • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense, and team-work. 

ACTUAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Working with the CEO and NFA Board of Directors, develop a fund raising plan through a capital campaign and events. Develop and vet targets for appropriate donor levels.
  2. Together with the CEO, meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communications with them. Work closely with the NFA CEO and Board of Directors on donor and grant opportunities, including staff and board committee meetings.
  3. Develop, direct, and execute a capital campaign including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
  4. Responsible for budget development and ensure adherence to budget for campaigns and events.
  5. Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
  6. Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about the NFA with the community.
  7. Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.
  8. Oversee creation of collateral materials to support fund raising activities
  9. Maintain gift recognition programs and ensure sponsor fulfillment.
  10. Develop and coordinate fund raising special events from start to finish including
  11. Demonstrate professional conduct at all times.
  12. Perform other related duties as requested.

Please send your resume as well as your answers to the following questions to Van Tucker, van@nashvillefashionalliance.com, by the end of the day on May 3rd.

Questions to answer in your application:

  1. What interests you most about this position?
  2. Tell us about a professional experience where working with a diverse team led to the successful execution of a project.
  3. What’s your favorite part of fundraising?

Nisolo | Product Development Manager

Company: Nisolo

City: Nashville, Tennessee

Job Title: Product Development Manager


About Nisolo
Nisolo is a sustainable fashion brand that produces footwear and accessories for women and men. We are an early-stage, E-Commerce D2C company composed of smart, driven teammates committed to excellence and strategically improving our work. We are passionate and compassionate, ambitious and pragmatic and work together in pursuit of the common goal to grow a healthy, household name brand and push the fashion industry in a more sustainable direction.

About You
-You are highly motivated, self-managed, and are able to think strategically and independently.
-You love to travel, and are excited by the prospect of working regularly in Los Angeles, Mexico and Peru. 
-You are motivated at least in part by a commitment to social impact in your daily work. You love fashion and keeping up with trends in the industry.
-You speak Spanish or can communicate at a conversational level and have a strong willingness to strengthen your Spanish language skills.
-You are crazy attentive to detail and can also manage a tight deadline.
-You are an exceptionally organized self-starter who can prioritize well in a high growth, “hands off” environment.
-You can set strategy and vision, but you are not afraid to execute at a tactical level. There is no task too small or too big for you. 
-You are hardworking and resourceful. You understand why data is critical to make high-level, strategic, business decisions and are passionate about providing and analyzing that data.
-You respond positively to constructive feedback and adapt quickly to change.
-You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge, seeing every challenge as an opportunity to learn. 
-You’re humble, hungry, and smart (in that order). You know what you’re good at while still continually striving to improve and grow in all areas.
-You’re a great team player who can collaborate with cross-functional teams within a small and growing organization.
-You’re not afraid to have a little fun every now and then.

Responsibilities

Project Management
-Builds, manages, and flexes the product development calendar to insure timely turnover of development, return of prototypes, golden samples and placement of final production order for timely product releases.
-Monitors product development calendar daily to promote flow of development; accelerates and resolves calendar variances with team and management.
-Manages sourcing partner relationships to ensure on-time production and delivery against line strategy, as well as achieves divisional margin goals, quality standards and key performance indicators.
-Manages communication with marketing, creative, and sales teams about upcoming production orders and product launches, as well as any other issues related to product development.

Design + Development
-Manages cross functional relationships to ensure our product meets aesthetic, quality, sizing and functional requirements.
-Works closely with the design team on seasonal offering needs to provide options in materials, suppliers, techniques, and costs that are on brand.
-Works closely with the design team to support in making final decisions and adjustments in the late stages of the design and development process. 
-Manages the process of both fit and wear testing, addressing variances with suppliers, merchandising, design, and production. 
-Sources alternate manufacturers and material suppliers to provide options in materials, products, and techniques as needed while building a tight factory partner base.
-Reviews and approve all production materials.
-Reviews and communicates style/material minimums, material costs, and lead times to cross functional teams in development. 
-Analyzes and contributes to discussion of SKU strategy, sales and costing targets during product development process.
-Travels 6-12 times per year to Los Angeles, Mexico, Peru, or as needed to fulfill the requirements of the role.

Product Integrity
-Aims to instill quality in the product from onset of development through final production.
-Reviews all components with an eye for quality and durability (wear testing).
-Tests questionable materials and treatments in development cycle for durability.
-Communicates any quality control issues encountered upon product arrival or reported from customers, and works with vendors to continually improve quality standards.
-Manages and resolves any quality issues post production.

Skills & Qualifications:
-At least 5 years of past experience working in product development, sourcing, and/or production of consumer goods (footwear experience preferred) in a similar vein to the current Nisolo offering. 
-BA/BS degree or equivalent life experience.
-Experience traveling to, and working in, developing countries.
-Spanish language proficiency or strong desire to rapidly learn.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-Strong organizational, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
-Strong collaborative and detail oriented skills.
-Able to work in a fluid, fast-paced, multi-channel environment.
-Able to maintain high standard of confidentiality and professionalism.
-Understanding of sustainable fashion, ethical fashion, and/or social enterprise preferred.

Compensation: Based on previous experience and expertise. 

Timing: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Only candidates who pass through to the interview round will be contacted. Estimated start date: Q2 2017

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Next Steps: If you are interested in applying for this position, please email a PDF of your official top 5 results to the Strengthfinders 2.0 survey and a single PDF document containing a brief cover letter, answers to the below questions, and an updated résumé to becky@nisolo.com with the subject line “Applicant for Product Development Manager [Applicant’s Name].”

1. What are the 3-5 keys to success for you in the role of Product Development Manager at Nisolo? How do these keys to success tie in to your strengths and experience?
2. What sets you apart for this position from other candidates with comparable qualifications and experience?
3. Your factory calls and shares that the approved leather to make your PO arrived and is of poor quality, making it virtually unusable. They request to push back the factory shipment by one month. Your marketing team has already created assets and the release is planned for two weeks out. What do you do? How does this information inform your future development process, if at all?

Billy Reid | Retail Sales Associate

Position: Retail Sales Associate

Start Date: Immediate

Location: Nashville, TN

Billy Reid, Inc. is a leading American luxury fashion brand that creates menswear and womenswear clothing and accessories with an emphasis in craftsmanship and heritage. Founded in 2004, Billy Reid, Inc. is headquartered in Florence, Alabama and operates thirteen brick and mortar stores within the US. Billy Reid, Inc. is continually seeking motivated, talented, and dedicated individuals to fill key roles within its rapidly growing operations.

The Retail Sales Associate is focused on creating an outstanding customer experience by creating a positive, inviting and fun environment for the client. This includes developing enthusiastic and knowledgeable sales professionals that understand the client, product presentation, and shop standards.

·       Ideal candidate must have a strong focus on driving sales, delivering refined customer service and demonstrate strong and organized clienteling skills

·       Develop strategies and plans to achieve sales results through clienteling, superior customer service, store events, and community involvement

·       Ensure a consistent, quality store experience for customers

·       Ability to solve customer issues with outstanding service and diplomatic skills

·       Think strategically and take ownership to drive the business to company standards

·       Prioritize, plan, delegate, and adapt to business needs

·       Motivate and support team members towards shop growth

·       Maintain open lines of communication with the Store Director and team and participate in weekly Shop meetings

·       Ensure that you are up to date on product knowledge, shop standards, policy and procedure updates and upcoming promotions and events

·       Consistently implement the company visual presentation and merchandising standards

Qualifications:

·       Minimum of 2 years’ experience – retail or hospitality experience preferred

·       Bachelor’s or equivalent experience

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·       Excellent time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills

·       A passion for motivating, leading, and influencing others

·       Must be hands on and sales driven 

Billy Reid, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer providing healthcare benefits, generous product discounts, and upward and dynamic professional growth opportunities. Submit all inquiries accompanied by a resume to careers@billyreid.com.

Arcade | Creative Retail Superstar Needed

Company: Arcade Kids, LLC

City: Nashville

Job Title: Creative Retail Superstar Needed

Description: We are a kids' store looking an for outgoing, upbeat sales person with some creative writing and design skills. This person will be responsible for processing incoming inventory, working on our online store, and helping with the day to day operations of the shop. Must have a flexible schedule, an interest in fashion, and a love for kids!

Responsibilities:
-Driving sales.
-Engaging and assisting customers.
-Maintaining a deep and thorough understanding of our products.
-Using and understanding our sales platform and POS system.
-Receiving and processing incoming inventory.
-Writing clear product descriptions.
-Merchandising the store and website.
-Fulfilling and shipping online orders.
-Managing inventory.
-Cleaning/organizing the store.
-Corresponding with brand representatives.
-Going above and beyond to create the best possible store experience for customers and coworkers!!

Requirements:
-An interest in fashion and a stylish appearance.
-A positive, hardworking attitude.
-Attention to detail.
-Excellent written and verbal communication.
-Willingness to work weekends.
-Must be a people person, but also possess the ability to work independently.

**Retail experience, experience with kids, and photography skills are all a huge bonus!**

~30 hours/week.

Reach out to Genie Lockwood to apply. 

Email Address: genie@arcadenashville.com

Judith Bright | Full-time Sales Associate on the Management Track

Company: Judith Bright Jewelry

City: Nashville

Job Title: Full-time Sales Associate on the Management Track

Description: SALES ASSOCIATE ON A MANAGEMENT TRACK NEEDED IN NASHVILLE

We are growing and are looking to add a full-time Sales Associate to our Nashville Team who is interested in the Store Management Path! If this sounds like you, check out the job description below and please submit your cover letter and resume.

Do you love jewelry? Do you consider yourself a "people-person"? Are you super-organized & creative? Do you enjoy working in sales? Have a background in retail? Appreciate kind, hilarious & hardworking co-workers? Then come work with our JB Team! Details are below.

Judith Bright is a Nashville-based Artisanal Jewelry & retail business with stores in Atlanta, Birmingham along with a thriving website. We design & manufacture our own jewelry. We are a fast-paced, creative company committed to excellence in our design & production. We are equally passionate about providing exceptional customer service. Visit www.judithbright.com, @judithbright on instagram for more information on our brand.

We are looking for a full-time genuine, energetic, self-motivated, detail-oriented & flexible Sales Associate. Solid retail experience is a must, with a feel for personal styling & possessing a genuine love for interacting with customers. Ability to multitask & think on your feet is very important. We expect our employees not only to represent us in store but to also be brand ambassadors outside of work. The learning curve is steep & you must be willing to study the details of our business in order to have complete product knowledge. For example: learning gemstones, inventory procedures, names of our designs, frequent customers etc. We are a hardworking, fast-paced & detail-oriented business with a strong team & we expect our co-workers to match our work ethic & enthusiasm. We have a lot of fun together, but we all know when to buckle down & get the work done. If you are passionate about contributing to the growth & expansion of an indie business & you love working hard & seeing the direct results of your work, you might be the perfect fit!

Duties: Responsible for providing an excellent customer experience on the sales floor while assisting in the day-to-day overall store operations. This includes, but is not limited to: maintaining the store appearance & maintenance, merchandising, packaging & shipping, light cleaning of the showroom on a daily basis & maintaining office & packaging supplies.

40 hours per week, days of work vary due to the demands of the business.
We are open 7 days/week, Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm with Sundays 12pm-6pm, extended holiday hours. Availability on Saturdays & some Sundays, with some flexibility
Availability at Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas is imperative; it's our time to shine!

Pay is salaried, commensurate with experience.
Healthcare Benefits with BlueCross BlueShield
Life Insurance
Long-term Disability
401K Plan
HSA Account funded monthly
10 Days PTO plus paid Birthday & Holidays
Company Cellphone plan with Verizon
Monthly manicure stipend
Costco Membership

Personal & Professional references with current phone numbers mandatory
POS experience a must
Excellent interpersonal skills & a genuine love for working in a team environment. Grumps & Drama Queens need not apply!
Excellent communication skills & grammar, both verbal & written
Strong planning &organizational skills with a sense for prioritizing and deadlines
Strong attention to detail because we make our own jewelry & we rely on our team for quality control
Ability to recognize, react & cope with changing work demands
Must be able to work standing & walking & be able to lift approximately 20lbs
Must have 1-2 years of retail experience, preferably in fashion or accessories

If you think are the right person to join our team, please submit your resume & cover letter asap! 

RESUMES WITHOUT COVER LETTERS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED! 

PLEASE NO CALLS OR DROPPING BY; we will give every resume a good look-over, & contact those we think might be a good fit. Thank you for your interest! Xx, The JB Team

Email Address: jb@judithbright.com

Judith Bright | Apprentice Jewelry Maker/ Sales Associate

Company: Judith Bright Jewelry

City: Nashville

Job Title: Apprentice Jewelry Maker/ Sales Associate

Description: Do you love jewelry? Are you artsy? Good with your hands? Do you consider yourself a "people person?" Are you super organized, creative, and hardworking? Have a background in retail? Then come work with our JB Team! Details are below. . .

About our company:

Judith Bright is a Nashville-based artisanal jewelry and retail business. We design and manufacture our own jewelry that is sold in our stores and through our website. We have a store in Atlanta and one in Birmingham and a busy web business. We are committed to excellence in our design and production, while providing exceptional customer service. Please visit www.judithbright.com, as well as our Instagram (judithbright), and Facebook pages for more information on our brand and designs.

What we are looking for:

Our flagship store and studio is located in the 12 South neighborhood in Nashville. We are scouting for a new jewelry-maker. We are looking for a dedicated and energetic individual to join our awesome team; someone who represents our brand not only in store, but to be a JB Brand Ambassador outside of work as well. Our team is hard-working, fast-paced, and very detail-oriented; we have a lot of fun together, but we all know when to buckle down and get the work done. If you are passionate about contributing to the growth and success of an Indie business, this might be the place for you!

As apprentice jewelry maker you will learn how to make our brand of jewelry. Prior knowledge of making jewelry not a requirement, but passion and experience in some kind of artistic endeavor is essential. Must be coordinated with your hands and very detail oriented. You also must be able to learn how to service our clientele in the store.

Minimum Requirements:

Available to work most Saturdays and Sundays and during the holiday season on a rotating basis. We are off on all major holidays.
Have experience in a retail environment helping customers
Live within a 10 mile radius of the store. . .we need you to be close in case of emergency!
Ability to listen to the needs of a diverse customer base, and offer styling suggestions accordingly
Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines
Attention to detail: because we manufacture our own designs, we rely on our people for excellent quality control
1-2 years of work experience, preferably in retail.
Excellent interpersonal skills and love for working in a team environment. Grumps and drama queens need not apply! We are a small team and we are only looking for genuinely positive people. 

If you think are the right person to join our team, please email your resume, cover letter and references.

Please note: RESUMES WITHOUT COVER LETTERS WILL NOT BE READ!

Please no calls or drop-ins; we will give every resume a good look-over, and contact those we think might be a good fit. Thank you for your interest and good luck! Xx, The JB Team

Email Address: jb@judithbright.com

Nisolo | Communications and Social Impact Fellow (Peru)

Communications and Social Impact Fellow (Peru)

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We enable access to the global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.

Fellowship Overview

As our full-time Communications and Social Impact Fellow in our factory in Trujillo, Peru, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with Nisolo USA to implement and enhance our social impact in Peru. You will tune up your Spanish language skills and gain an understanding of day-to-day operations, both from the factory floor and from our Nashville office and showroom. We are a dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths.

Responsibilities may include:

●      Gathering and communicating content from Peru for the Nisolo USA marketing and sales team, customers and investors (candidate must provide their own camera)

●      Enhancing Nisolo Peru’s work environment and culture through coordinating social activities and weekly events in the factory

●      Implementing improvements in our factory in accordance with B-Corp certification policies and industry best practices

●      Supporting social impact activities including personal finance skills, teamwork and technical training sessions, English classes, and impact assessments

●      Providing tours to visitors and fielding impact related questions from interested Nisolo stakeholders

●      Acting as an executive assistant to Nisolo’s VP of Production (scheduling meetings, managing tasks, and improving internal and external communication)

At Nisolo we are looking for students or recent graduates who are humble, curious, and have a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each fellow to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and ability to adapt to new environments are essential! Specifically, we look for the following:

●      Proficient in Spanish, both verbally and in writing. Candidates with basic Spanish will not be considered.

●      Willingness to receive academic credit for the internship (students) or a stipend (graduates)

●      Willingness to cover personal travel costs

●      High energy, friendly and people-focused personality

●      Highly organized, with the ability to coordinate between diverse groups

●      Strong computer skills

●      Experience in photography and videography are preferred

●      Willingness to learn and continually improve

●      Willingness to commit to living in Trujillo, Peru for the duration of the internship. Nashville-based candidates are preferred and will have the opportunity to receive training in the showroom and office during their fellowship

●      Candidates with experience living in developing countries are also preferred

Timing & Benefits

April 1, 2017 to October 2017.  Payment and benefits will be discussed upon application 

To apply

Please submit your resume and a cover letter to recursoshumanos@creatra.com.pe with the subject line “Communications and Social Impact Fellow[Applicant’s Name]” by March 5th, 2017.

The Brand Developers | Experts for Workshops

Company: The Brand Developers

City: Nashville

Job Title: Teachers for one time seminars and classes in media, graphic / web design, business & finance

Description: We are looking for a few different people to come in and teach one time (possible a few times a year) seminars or classes on the following things to the apparel industry here in Nashville, the classes we have so far had requests for are: 
1. How to read website & social media analytics
2. Instagram and Facebook Ads
3. The importance of branding & image
4. How to write a business plan (may be multi-part)
5. The basics of getting funding for a business
6. Basics of Squarespace / e-commerce

Please let Sarah Mallory know at sarah@tbdnashville.com if you would be interested in meeting potential customers for businesses that you have doing any of these things or would love to make a little extra money talking to people who desperately need to learn all about what you love!

 

Nisolo | Supply Chain & Operations Intern

Supply Chain & Operations Intern

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to them global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.

Internship Overview

We are a small, dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time or part time basis. Students must be willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. As an intern in Supply Chain & Operations, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure in: warehousing and fulfillment, global logistics, inventory management, and operations management.  Students who intern will get the chance to obtain a global view of our Supply Chain.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Coordinating delivery of inbound containers
  • Conducting cycle counts and updating inventory
  • Researching best practices and other SCM trends for start ups
  • Learn and assisting with order fulfillment process
  • Analyze data and report metrics
  • Assist with organizing inventory
  • Complete an SCM related project from start to finish and present key findings to the Nisolo exec team
  • Support Director of Finance & Operations in analyzing inventory levels
  • Assist in developing production orders based on inventory and turn ratio analysis

At Nisolo we are looking for students who are humble, curious, and have a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each intern to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and brave opponents on the ping pong table are a bonus! More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Willingness to receive academic credit for the internship
  • High energy, friendly and people-focused personality
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship. 

To apply

Please submit your resume to careers@nisoloshoes.com before February 28th and makesure to specify either Summer or Fall are you expecting to intern with us. Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about Nisolo?
  2. Why do you want to intern with Nisolo?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?

Nisolo | Finance Intern

Finance Intern

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to them global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.

Internship Overview

We are a small, dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time or part time basis. Students must be willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. As an intern in Finance, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to: analyzing monthly expenses, cash cycles, creating invoices, and financial reports.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Analyze the entire cash cycle and make recommendations for increased efficiency
  • Developing a cash to sales reconciliation tool for daily, weekly and monthly use
  • Assist in analyzing monthly expenses and comparing to budget estimates
  • QuickBooks maintenance and analysis, including monthly reconciliations, revenue analysis, budgeting and expense management
  • Assistance in the creation of monthly and quarterly financial reports
  • Analysis of cash cycles, including recommendations for maximizing cash use
  • Research and NPV analysis on potential growth opportunities
  • Assist in creating invoices for Third Party sales (deal sites like Huckberry)
  • Review SKUs and ensure accuracy of all data for each SKU; Update SKU data to the extent there are discrepancies

At Nisolo we are looking for students who are humble, curious, and have a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each intern to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and brave opponents on the ping pong table are a bonus! More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Willingness to receive academic credit for the internship
  • High energy, friendly and people-focused personality
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship.

To apply

Please submit your resume to careers@nisoloshoes.com before February 28th and makesure to specify either Summer or Fall are you expecting to intern with us. Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about Nisolo?
  2. Why do you want to intern with Nisolo?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?

 

Nisolo | Marketing Intern

Marketing Intern

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to them global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.

Internship Overview

We are a small, dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time or part time basis. Students must be willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. As an intern in Marketing, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure in: brand awareness, e-commerce, fashion trends, and photoshop.  Students who intern in Marketing will get the chance to obtain an enterprise view of the organization.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Able to systemize, organize and demonstrat the ability to prioritize in a changing environment
  • Show attention to detail - able to spot cohesiveness and inconsistencies.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and follow- up skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Generate quality content to help build brand awareness through different channels including:
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • Email newsletter campaign
  • Help drive e-commerce conversions
  • Monitor traffic and content engagement
  • Search for trends that align with marketing themes
  • A plus: knows how to use Photoshop for light photo editing

At Nisolo we are looking for students who are humble, curious, and have a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each intern to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and brave opponents on the ping pong table are a bonus! More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Willingness to receive academic credit for the internship
  • High energy, friendly and people-focused personality
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship.

To apply

Please submit your resume to careers@nisoloshoes.com before February 28th and makesure to specify either Summer or Fall are you expecting to intern with us. Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about Nisolo?
  2. Why do you want to intern with Nisolo?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?

Nisolo | Human Resources Intern

HR Intern

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to them global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.

Internship Overview

We are a small, dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time or part time basis. Students must be willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. As an intern in Human Resources, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure in: recruiting, learning and development, benefits, compensation, company culture, onboarding and HR strategy.  Students who intern in HR will get the chance to obtain an enterprise view of the organization.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Planning team events and culture building activities
  • Assisting with developing relationships with universities to recruit future interns
  • Reviewing resumes, sourcing passive candidates, posting jobs, and assisting with interviewing candidates
  • Learning how to develop job descriptions
  • Researching benefits information and other HR trends for start ups
  • Assisting with updating the Nisolo onboarding process and documents
  • Complete an HR related project from start to finish and present key findings to the Nisolo exec team

At Nisolo we are looking for students who are humble, curious, and have a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each intern to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and brave opponents on the ping pong table are a bonus! More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Willingness to receive academic credit for the internship
  • High energy, friendly and people-focused personality
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship.

To apply

Please submit your resume to careers@nisoloshoes.com before February 28th and makesure to specify either Summer or Fall are you expecting to intern with us. Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about Nisolo?
  2. Why do you want to intern with Nisolo?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?

Nisolo | Customer Experience Intern

Customer Experience Intern

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to them global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.

Internship Overview

Nisolo is seeking Customer Service interns to work with our Customer Experience Manager in Nashville, TN. We are a small, dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time (20-30 hours per week) or part time (12-20 hours per week) basis and range from two months to a year. Internships are unpaid but eligible for course credit, to the extent accepted by your College or University.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the creation and maintenance of Customer FAQs for the website
  • Working with Social Media Marketing intern to engage with, and be responsive to, customers on social media.
  • Collecting and analyzing data to decrease the cost associated with returns and exchanges
  • Researching new ways to communicate effectively with our customers

We seek individuals with excellent business and interpersonal skills, humility, curiosity, and a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each intern to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and brave opponents on the ping pong table are a bonus! More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master's program
  • Strong work ethic and ability to self-manage. High attention to detail and excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient with Excel preferred
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship.

To apply

Please submit your resume to careers@nisoloshoes.com before February 28th and makesure to specify either Summer or Fall are you expecting to intern with us. Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about Nisolo?
  2. Why do you want to intern with Nisolo?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?

Nisolo | Brand Partnerships Intern

Brand Partnerships Internship

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to them global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.

Internship Overview

We are a small, dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time or part time basis. Students must be willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. As Brand Partnership intern in the you will have the opportunity to gain exposure in: brand partnerships, 3rd-party ecommerce, digital and print advertising, e-mail acquisition campaigns, affiliate programing, and industry benchmark research.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Researching fashion e-commerce benchmarks & assisting with brand and site outreach
  • Updating data and tracking progress to goals & prepping products and materials for special partner orders
  • Brainstorming relationship-building opportunities for existing brand and site partners
  • Executing on e-mail acquisition campaigns and giveaways & assisting with 3rd-party sales events
  • Organizing contact sheets of current and potential connections for sales partnerships
  • Completing a Sales related project from start to finish and present key findings to the department and Nisolo exec team members
  • Maintaining clear and updated internal communication systems and SOPs

At Nisolo we are looking for students who are humble, curious, and have a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each intern to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and brave opponents on the ping pong table are a bonus! More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Willingness to receive academic credit for the internship
  • High energy, friendly and people-focused personality
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship.

To apply

Please submit your resume to careers@nisoloshoes.com before February 28th and makesure to specify either Summer or Fall are you expecting to intern with us. Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about Nisolo?
  2. Why do you want to intern with Nisolo?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?

 

Nisolo | Graphic Design Intern

Graphic Design Intern

About Nisolo

Nisolo means not alone.

We are a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace. As consumers, we are not alone in the world. We recognize that our small choices have a big impact somewhere else. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to them global market and fair compensation for our work. At Nisolo, we view our social impact in two ways: game changing and life changing.

Internship Overview

We are a small, dynamic, high-growth organization so assignments are flexible and adapted to the organization’s needs as well as the candidate’s strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time or part time basis. Students must be willing to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week. As an intern in Graphic Design, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure in: designing and editing of all aspects of Nisolo’s marketing efforts.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting in the designing and editing of all visual aspects of Nisolo marketing efforts including but not limited to newsletters, email invitations, postcards, social media content, website, in-store event graphics, campaign shoots, paid media advertisements and printed materials.
  • Editing internal photos, graphics and other documentation on an as-needed basis.

At Nisolo we are looking for students who are humble, curious, and have a genuine desire to solve business and creative challenges. We expect each intern to become acquainted with many different facets of the business, take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team. A good sense of humor and brave opponents on the ping pong table are a bonus! More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Must receive academic credit for the internship
  • High energy, friendly and people-focused personality
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship.
  • Proficient in Adobe software programs including, but not limited to: PhotoShop, InDesign, and Illustrator

To apply

Please submit your resume to careers@nisoloshoes.com before February 28th and makesure to specify either Summer or Fall are you expecting to intern with us. Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about Nisolo?
  2. Why do you want to intern with Nisolo?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?

Patriot Threads | Student Ambassador

Patriot Threads Ambassador Program (P-TAP) 

View presentation on the program here.

Q: WHAT IS THE PATRIOT THREADS COLLEGE AMBASSADOR PROGRAM (P-TAP)? 

The Patriot Threads College Ambassador Program was founded with the goal of increasing brand awareness through student participation in on campus events. College Ambassadors will be responsible for wearing Patriot Threads apparel and merchandise to a wide range of student events. 

Q: WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF AN AMBASSADOR? 

While not employees of Patriot Threads, we ask ambassadors to host multiple, high-visibility events on campus each semester. In return for product we ask ambassadors to submit a synopsis of each event including photos and an event description for internal use. You will also be responsible to promote our social media sites to help grow their following and agree to share our website so that students know where to order online or direct them to our local retailers. 

Q: WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING AN AMBASSADOR? 

While each experience is different for College Ambassadors, the largely self-motivated role is good work experience for students interested in PR or Marketing as well as developing basic social and sales skills. 

Q: AM I ELIGIBLE? 

Ambassadors must be in their second semester of freshman year or older to apply. To apply please send complete the form below and include your contact information including your home and college address and mobile phone number. (also include phone number of the college admissions office so we can easily verify your enrollment). Please also include your expected year of graduation, along with a summary of what events/activities you would host if accepted as an Ambassador, and how much time you would be able to devote weekly to representing our brand. Finally - copy and paste a link to your Face Book and Instagram pages (required). We have a limited number of openings on each campus. If you are chosen you will be notified by email and given further instruction as to next steps in the process. 

www.patriotthreads.org

Contact Information

• Brady Fernandes, CEO or Craig Fernandes, President 

• patriotthreadsusa@gmail.com 

• Corporate HQ - 865-805-3238 

• Patriot Threads LLC is a for profit company that cares about our Veterans. 

Jolie Marche | Part Time At-Home Stitcher

We are looking for a seamstress that is looking for part time work making simple pillows at home! We will provide fabric, thread, all supplies and pre cut if needed. Each pillow is a custom order and custom printed as they are ordered, back are fold-over so no zippers or serging! We are looking for someone to help us out starting ASAP! The perfect part time work for a student, stay at home mom or any stitchers out there looking for a little extra! If you have any questions please let us know!

Reach out to Sarah Mallory at sarah@tbdnashville.com.