Impala Inc, Is Seeking Creative & Social Media Interns In New York

Impala Inc. is a global leader in cosmetics innovation for women around the world. Through its flagship, IMAN Cosmetics, and the groundbreaking launch of Jay Manuel Beauty, Impala brands bring a dynamic level of creativity, sophistication and excellence to today’s savvy and diversified beauty markets.
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Impala Inc. is a global leader in cosmetics innovation for women around the world. Through its flagship, IMAN Cosmetics, and the groundbreaking launch of Jay Manuel Beauty, Impala brands bring a dynamic level of creativity, sophistication and excellence to today’s savvy and diversified beauty markets. From formulations, to packaging, to marketing and messaging, Impala is committed to maintaining its leadership in niche beauty branding by continuing its 20+ year focus on innovation, inclusion and excellence. 

Impala, Inc is hiring interns to assist the Creative and Social Media departments, reporting to the Jr. Creative Director and Social Media Manager respectively.

CANDIDATES MUST…

  • Have a high level of innovation and self-motivation
  • Think out-of-the-box and creatively
  • Convey excitement and passion in everything they do
  • Be able to address multiple priorities in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Are reliable, punctual, and organized
  • Have effective time management and the ability to adjust to multiple demands in an environment of rapid change
  • Team player, goal driven and a problem-solver

Creative Intern

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Design conception/execution for both digital and print work
  • Focus in design includes (but is not limited to) advertising and updates to websites and apps (no coding required)
  • Assist Jr. Creative Director in day-to-day projects & reporting

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years undergraduate experience related to graphic design
  • Must be able to receive college credit (travel + lunch stipend provided) & have own computer
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Experience working under a deadline and tight turn-arounds
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of digital production and development/code (HTML/CSS) a plus, but not required

Creative Intern, Digital Marketing Focus

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Design conception/execution for both digital and print work
  • Focus in design for digital marketing platforms, including (but not limited to) Social Media and Email Marketing
  • Assist Jr. Creative Director in day-to-day projects & reporting

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years undergraduate experience related to graphic design
  • Must be able to receive college credit (travel + lunch stipend provided) & have own computer
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Knowledge of Social Media platforms
  • Experience working under a deadline and tight turn-arounds
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Social Media Photography Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Aid in producing elevated imagery for our social media platforms.
  • Take photos Products and/or talent
  • Develop compelling creative from photos to use on social media.
  • Be mindful of social media trends and conversations that could benefit client

Essential Qualities & Required Experience:

  • Must be able to receive college credit. (Travel + Lunch Stipend Provided)
  • Must be familiar with social media channels: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Snapchat
  • Ideal candidate is creative, has a can do attitude, entrepreneurial mindset, and is active on social media
  • Has ability to come into the office 20 hours a week.
  • Must be proficient in graphic design and have own computer.
  • Knowledge in Photoshop/In Design a must
  • Video capabilities a plus.
  • Interest in Cosmetics and Fashion a plus.

Social Media Research Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Competitor Research
  • Supporting the social media coordinator in pulling data
  • Aid in Keeping Social Media Platforms Up to Date
  • Perfect driving traffic to websites and social channels
  • Report on Target Audience Analysis and do trend forecasting
  • Interact with audience
  • Vet Bloggers that align with the brand
  • Be on top of what is trending at all times
  • Assist at events as needed

Essential Qualities & Required Experience:

  • Ideal candidate is creative, has a can do attitude, entrepreneurial mindset, and is active on social media
  • Has ability to come into the office 20 hours a week.
  • Excellent Writing and Research Skills
  • Marketing/Communication/Graphic Design Major preferred
  • Knowledge in Photoshop/In Design a plus.
  • Interest in Cosmetics and Fashion a plus.
  • Must be familiar with social media channels: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Snapchat

To apply for Creative Intern, please email a resume and any portfolio materials to Shannon at SConnolly@impalaincbeauty.com.

To apply for Creative Intern – Digital Focus, please email a resume and any portfolio materials to Shannon at SConnolly@impalaincbeauty.com.

To apply for Social Media Photography Intern, please email a resume and any portfolio materials to Shannan at SMcMillan@impalaincbeauty.com.

To apply for Social Media Research Intern, please email a resume and any portfolio materials to Shannan at SMcMillan@impalaincbeauty.com.