OVERT NYC is Hiring – On-the-Rise Lifestyle, Fashion and Accessories Brand Looking for Interns in New York City

OVERT, a contemporary fashion and lifestyle brand created by Australian designers, Sarah Saxty and Lauren Kozica, is inspired by the ever-evolving essence of the City and busy girls-on-the-go. We are looking for two driven and proactive interns, who identify with the brand and embody the OVERT vibe.
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OVERT, a contemporary fashion and lifestyle brand created by Australian designers, Sarah Saxty and Lauren Kozica, is inspired by the ever-evolving essence of the City and busy girls-on-the-go. We are looking for two driven and proactive interns, who identify with the brand and embody the OVERT vibe.
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OVERT, a contemporary, NYC-based fashion and lifestyle brand created by Australian designers, Sarah Saxty and Lauren Kozica, is inspired by the ever-evolving essence of the City and busy girls-on-the-go.

The innovative duo launched the brand in 2014 with a mission to design differently and think with a fast-moving, progressive mindset. OVERT addresses the multifarious functionalities required in meeting the needs of modern Manhattan women, with a classic and cool sensibility.

We are looking for two driven and proactive interns, who identify with the brand and embody the OVERT vibe. We need to grow our small but talented team with individuals who are willing to work hard, learn a ton, and serve as brand advocates, because they naturally share our same passion.

As a young fashion brand that is growing quickly, we need assistance in all facets of the business. Interns will work directly with the Founders / Designers and our Marketing Director. We want people eager to learn and grow with us, and play a significant role in helping with the launch of our 2016 collection.

Open Positions:

  • Business Operations Intern
  • Digital Marketing Intern

Requirements:

  • Driven, proactive, and in love with OVERT. Embody our company vision and culture. We want you to identify with the lifestyle that inspires the brand.
  • Available for a minimum of 10-15 hours per week (some of which can be spent working remotely).
  • Innovative and a creative thinker – willing to speak up and share ideas. We love to brainstorm and are all for exploring “out-of-the-box” initiatives.
  • Self-starter who is eager to learn, and understands that no task is too small, when working toward the bigger picture, as a team.
  • A “do it all” person who is prepared for multi-tasking and has strong organizational skills.
  • Problem solvers – the “I can figure this out on my own” kind of people. We are excited and eager to share knowledge and make this experience a great one, however if you have a question that can be answered by Google, go there first.
  • Aware of the fashion landscape, specifically accessories. You have your “finger on the pulse”, are well researched and educated in trends and are interested in keeping up to date with industry business news
  • Have your own laptop and iPhone (flexibility on the iPhone, but strongly preferred) nice camera and skills a plus!

Skills / Capabilities:

BUSINESS OPERATIONS INTERN:

  • Proficient MS Office programs, Google Docs, Adobe Creative (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign preferred)
  • Professional business correspondence, with at least one strong reference who can speak to this
  • Business finance knowledge / basic acumen and understanding when it comes to numbers, calculations and fashion sales/merchandising
  • Data analytics of websites and sales (experience in Google analytics a plus)
  • Design, production and fashion business/ marketing understanding
  • Knowledge of the wholesale/E commerce market, or a strong interest in learning more about the retail space
  • Experience with Squarespace or other E Commerce/Website platform a plus
  • Ability to build and manage new and existing wholesale account lists
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to properly manage calendars for our founders and create Project Management sheets
  • Packing for order fulfillment and gifting, including liaison with distribution center
  • Running errands (pick up and drop off of printing, packaging supplies, etc.)
  • Day to day administrational activities, as they are required

DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN:

  • Proficient MS Office programs, Google Docs, Adobe Creative (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign preferred)
  • Actively using, or have experience with, all major social media channels (Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, etc.), working with MAC compatible iPhone programs / apps
  • Familiarity with digital media outlets and blogs in NYC and other target markets worldwide, an a passion for finding what is new / up-and-coming
  • Strong writing skills, and the ability to come up with compelling topics for pitching and creating blog posts on the OVERT blog. Wordpress a plus.
  • Experience in creating strong visual content (even if only on your own personal social channels), to be used for social media, that will appeal to the “OVERT City Girl”, our target demographic
  • Access to required technology and willingness to communicate with our Marketing Director via Skype, FaceTime, or Google Hangout on a regular basis
  • PR knowledge / experience a plus
  • Photography experience a plus
  • Having your own blog or experience as a blog contributor a plus

DETAILS:

Internships are unpaid. You will be eligible for college credit. We will happily provide references and recommendations where applicable.

Interns will be treated as part of the team and will be looked after during work hours (coffee, treats and general fun times – seriously, though, we are pretty fun).

We can guarantee an extremely rewarding experience. The OVERT team is all about working hard and enjoying the ride, every step of the way! If you match the description(s) above, are as excited about OVERT as we are, and want to be a part of a growing business with a ton of potential please complete the following steps…

APPLY:

  • Email sarah@overtnyc.com, and include the role you are applying for in the subject line
  • Tell us why you are the right person for the job and what you would like to take away from the experience (in less than two paragraphs)
  • Include 3-5 words that describe how you see the OVERT City Girl (Quick tip! Check out our website first).
  • Feel free to share links to your social media (just instagram is fine). Not required, but we will probably look anyway! ;)
  • Attach your resume, no cover letter necessary.
Image provided by Overt NYC

Image provided by Overt NYC