OXOSI Is Seeking A Fashion Retail Intern In New York, NY

OXOSI.com is a social marketplace for Afromodernist design. As our company grows, we are on the constant lookout for young creative talent, passionate about creative projects and excited to take on legitimate responsibility in a fast-paced environment.
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We are looking to fill a key position in our operational team. Do you value great service? Are you super-smart? Are you self-motivated? Are you interested in retail operations and learning about internet marketing? Does the idea of growing with a start-up company and becoming a critical member of its operational team with the potential for a long-term full-time career appeal to you? If the answers are yes, read on. OXOSI.com is a social marketplace for Afromodernist design. The platform targets fashion, art, and design products uniquely made in Africa along with the curators and influencers that surround them. Based in the heart of downtown Manhattan, we are a young and eager team always looking for problems to solve and brands to build. As our company grows, we are on the constant lookout for young creative talent, passionate about creative projects and excited to take on legitimate responsibility in a fast-paced environment. #vivaAfrica

Fashion Retail Intern:

OXOSI is seeking dedicated interns for the upcoming semester to begin ASAP and join our retail team as we continue to grow. As a fashion retail intern you will be responsible for managing the inventory, processing and shipping the orders. You will deliver customer service and assist in setting up sales and marketing promotions.You will work closely with the product manager and senior management to constantly deliver up to date information about sales and inventory. Also you will be assisting management day-to day duties in the office. This is a position where you will be empowered to have a significant responsibility, offering a fantastic opportunity to help the growth of OXOSI.com.

Email resume, portfolio, cover letter — join (at) oxosi.com

Ideal candidate:

  • MUST BE ENROLLED IN COLLEGE
  • Must own laptop, preferably a mac
  • Majoring in Fashion, Merchandising, Sales or a related field
  • Able to dedicate at least 3-5 days per week
  • Interested in learning all facets of fashion, eCommerce sales and operation
  • Hard working and has excellent computer and communication skills

Requirements

  • 1+ years of service experience (retails, merchandising, or consumer product environment a plus)
  • Experience within a start up environment a plus
  • Strong commercial focus and ability to prioritize tasks accordingly
  • Experience working in eCommerce sales
  • Experience working with omnichannel retail management platform for inventory management, order processing, fulfilment and contact relationship management
  • Customer focused, proactive, creative and enthusiastic to work in small team
  • Able to work well independently and within a team, good communication skills
  • An individual with a sharp focus on the goals at hand, who will carry the vision of the department forward
  • A bright, street savvy and emotionally intelligent sales personality
  • A high work ethic, energy, passion, enthusiasm, and a record of success
  • Superior communication and relationship skills

Responsibilities

  • Customer service via e-mail and phone
  • Inventory management
  • Processing and shipping out the orders
  • Research of competitor sales activities
  • Assisting in creating and setting up digital sales promotions
  • Any other sales related duties as reasonably requested
  • Work closely with our warehouse to send orders to ship out to end consumers and retailers
  • Manage the shipping process from start to completion
  • Provide stellar customer service via phone and email support
  • Troubleshoot defective product
  • Process returns or defects
  • Manage social media networks to provide support and engage direct consumer customer base
  • Setup and manage social media and internet advertising to increase direct consumer customer base

Must be in the NYC area / must be for school credit / Internship is unpaid.

To Apply: Please send your resume to join@oxosi.com.