Retail Store Internship - South Coast Plaza (303738-616)

Eileen Fisher Costa Mesa , CA 92626

Posted 2 months ago

EILEEN FISHER creates simple, timeless shapes designed to work together effortlessly, season after season. We make our clothes to lastand then take them back to be reworn again or remade into entirely new designs. We believe in the fundamental potential of every personour employees, our customers and those who make our clothesand are committed to creating conditions that empower people. It's all part of our commitment to doing business in a way that helps build a better industry. And a better future. Our clothes are sold at over 65 EILEEN FISHER retail stores, and 1,000 department and specialty stores internationally, as well as 2 RENEW stores, which feature gently worn and remade designs from our take-back program. EILEEN FISHER is one of the largest women's fashion companies to be a certified B Corporation, which means we voluntarily meet high criteria for social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.

Internship Purpose:

The EILEEN FISHER Internship Program cultivates the professional and personal development of our interns through meaningful immersion in our organization and culture. Interns gain valuable knowledge and hands-on work experience, while developing useful skills, building their resumes, and expanding their professional networks.

Position Description: Train with and support the Sales team at one of our stores with hands-on exposure to all areas of retail sales and operations.

This is a paid internship.

Learning Goals:

  • Learn EF culture

  • Help store team achieve goals by understanding the client and contributing to KPI's

  • Learn the full scope of how to run a retail store

  • Learn about cross functional partnerships that support the retail business

  • Learn how to work with EILEEN FISHER customers and product

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Intern will learn, train, and partner with the store team on a variety of retail functions such as:

  • Sales and Customer Service

  • Assist with store visuals

  • Merchandising

  • Events

  • Inventory control procedures

  • Operations

  • Leadership

  • Social Consciousness

  • Human Resources

  • Above all they will experience our unique culture and live the EILEEN FISHER mission while gaining insight into the leadership practices that guide our work.

  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

Required Experience

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Education:

  • Must be currently enrolled in a college or university (AAS or BFA in Fashion Design program preferred).

  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Should enjoy working on individual tasks, but also be comfortable with collaboration.

  • Be able to work with accuracy and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at floor level and/or team lift when necessary.

  • Ability to climb ladders, twist, bend and stoop to retrieve items from floor, shelves, and hooks.

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Retail Store Internship - South Coast Plaza (303738-616)

Eileen Fisher