KCD is the leading fashion Public Relations and Production agency worldwide. With international offices in New York and Paris, the agency has set standards for more than 25 years with its highly strategic and creative programs and ongoing projects for established and new brands.
Brief description of KCD Internship Program To foster and educational experience to create a more robust educational experience for those eager to get a start in the industry
Intern’s Role for the KCD Internship Program • To support publicists with daily activities, reports and events • Specific tasks and activates to be completed for this program • Sample trafficking to magazines, stylists and clients • Seeking and compiling print and digital press and formatting to send to clients on a monthly basis • Collection inventory and showroom maintenance • Preparation for on-site support at fashion shows and events
Specific goals and objectives for the program • Strengthen communication and multi-tasking skills • Working within a team and in a fast paced environment • Knowledge of key magazines, editors and stylists in US fashion
Knowledge, skills or techniques to be imparted during this program • Domestic and international shipping • Fashion GPS online program for sample and contract management • Professionalism in dealing with clients, press and coworkers across variety of circumstances (events, fashion shows and daily office environments)
Methods of performance evaluation and supervision for this program • Weekly check-in’s with publicist/supervisor • Midterm and final evaluation by publicist
Applications must be able to work Monday through Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm from mid-August to December
To Apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT KCD KCD IS THE LEADING FASHION PUBLIC RELATIONS AND PRODUCTION AGENCY WORLDWIDE. WITH INTERNATIONAL OFFICES IN NEW YORK, PARIS AND NOW LONDON, THE AGENCY HAS SET STANDARDS FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS WITH ITS HIGHLY STRATEGIC AND CREATIVE PROGRAMS AND ONGOING PROJECTS FOR ESTABLISHED AND NEW BRANDS.
FASHION KNOWLEDGE AND CREDIBILITY, INNOVATIVE AND UNIQUE THINKING, THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF EXECUTION, APPROPRIATENESS AND NEWNESS -- THESE PRINCIPLES PROPEL THE AGENCY AND ITS CLIENTS FORWARD TOGETHER IN FASHION.
JULIE MANNION AND ED FILIPOWSKI ARE THE PRESIDENTS OF THE AGENCY RESPECTIVELY OVERSEEING PRODUCTION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS IN THE GLOBAL OFFICES. BOTH JULIE AND ED HAVE BEEN WITH KCD SINCE ITS FOUNDING AND TAKE PRIDE IN THE LEGACY OF THE AGENCY AND THE CONTRIBUTIONS THEY AND THE HIGHLY-DEDICATED VICE PRESIDENTS, DIRECTORS AND DIVERSE INTERNATIONAL STAFF OF 60 MAKE TO THEIR CLIENTS AND THE INDUSTRY WORLDWIDE.
KCD AND SPRING IN JULY 2012, KCD ANNOUNCED A WORLDWWIDE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH SPRING, THE STUDIO COMPLEX AND MULTICHANNEL CREATIVE AGENCY BASED IN LONDON. THE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP IS DESIGNED TO BRING TOGETHER THE STRENGTH AND EXPERTISE OF BOTH COMPANIES. THE KCD AND SPRING BUSINESSES WILL REMAIN INDEPENDENT, BUT WILL NOW COLLABORATE IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:
SPRING NEW YORK, SCHEDULED TO OPEN IN MARCH 2013 ON ST. JOHN LANE AT VARICK STREET, THE 120,000 SQUARE FOOT COMPLEX WILL BE A CENTER OF CREATIVITY IN TRIBECA WITH STUDIOS, PRODUCTION FACILITIES, DIGITAL SERVICES, CINEMAS, EVENT AND PRESENTATION SPACES. KCD WILL BE THE EXCLUSIVE NEW YORK CONSULTANT FOR THE OPENING OF SPRING NEW YORK AND ITS ONGOING PROGRAMMING.
SPRING CREATIVE, THE ADVERTISING AND CREATIVE DIVISION OF SPRING LONDON, BRINGS A MULTICHANNEL APPROACH TO BRAND COMMUNICATIONS. CLIENTS INCLUDE LOUIS VUITTON, TARGET, VERSACE, MAX FACTOR AMONG OTHERS. CREATIVE DIRECTORS ARE ROBIN DERRICK AND ROBIN HARVEY. SPRING AND KCD WILL NOW WORK TOGETHER TO OFFER FULL-SERVICE BRAND COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAMS TO CLIENTS AS APPLICABLE.
THE NEW KCD LONDON, A SATELLITE PR AND EVENTS OFFICE NOW OPEN AT SPRING, WILL BRING THE STRATEGIC EXPERTISE OF KCD NY AND PARIS TO THE UK AND ADDITIONALLY FOCUS ON DIGITAL AND OTHER VENTURES WITH SPRING.
SPRING CREATIVE IS THE OFFICIAL DEVELOPMENT PARTNER OF KCD DIGITAL IN CREATING DIGITAL PROJECTS FOR ITS CLIENT.