Michael Stars

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Social Media & Marketing Coordinator

Job Summary:

Manage all social media platforms and copy efforts to deliver a consistent “voice” appropriate for the brand. Social media efforts include photo shoots, content creation, copy writing and management of daily postings on all platforms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage calendar, deadlines and asset coordination for social media and copy-related projects requiring heavy collaboration with multiple internal departments and President
  • Create strategic social media plan and daily posting content to increase brand visibility and growth while engaging fans
  • Create social media calendar, strategy and content for President to increase visibility and grow following
  • Monitor customer responses on social presences including troubleshooting issues as they arise through all social media avenues including: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube and WordPress blog
  • Partner with key departments including PR & Marketing, Creative, Retail, Wholesale, Design and Sales to ensure appropriate brand messaging across corporate communications
  • Partner with key online influencers and tastemakers for partnership opportunities
  • Daily posts on blog to drive consistent traffic to site, build brand awareness and create interest
  • Conduct routine research to understand competitors as it relates to content and social media strategy
  • Attend off-site events and photo shoots as necessary to garner content for social platforms
  • Compile weekly and monthly reports to measure results and optimize strategy and tactics

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or Journalism
  • 1-2+ years social networking experience - fashion and/or beauty experience a plus
  • Exceptional skill in writing, rewriting, copyediting and proofreading
  • Experience in photography, photoshop and graphics design a plus
  • Must have experience with social media/blogs and be willing to produce examples of work
  • Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Absolutely must love fashion, as well as be well versed in the fashion business
  • Proven ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment, while working independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in creating and editing documents in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Proficient in Outlook and Internet Savvy

Sales Leads - Multiple Stores

  • Santa Monica, CA
  • Santa Barbara, CA
  • Corte Madera, CA
  • Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA
  • Ponce City Market, Atlanta, GA
  • The Point, El Segundo, CA
  • Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Fashion Square, Scottsdale, AZ

Job Summary:

The Sales Lead is responsible for achieving personal sales goals, displaying leadership on the sales floor, as well as properly opening and closing the store, in addition to assisting Store Management as needed with operational tasks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet or exceed the expectations based on the Retail Performance Indicator Ratings (PIRs)
  • Supervise and motivate Sales Associates to drive sales
  • Address any and all customer service issues as needed
  • Greet each and every customer and courteously answer customer questions
  • Discuss merchandise with customers and suggest items that fit into each customer's unique style
  • Monitor fitting rooms by attending to customer needs while being conscious of loss prevention
  • Complete customer orders via phone and email including follow up on special requests and inter-store transfers
  • Maintain appearance standards of the sales floor area by keeping it stocked and organized
  • Perform point of sale transactions
  • Help when needed to replenish the sales floor or specific merchandising projects
  • Maintain personal appearance in accordance with the Company dress code
  • Follow correct procedure for opening and closing store
  • Maintain organization and neatness of cash wrap and stockroom
  • Coordinate the daily cleaning of the entire store
  • Respond to inter-company requests such as transfers and returns
  • Utilize loss prevention procedures in order to minimize shrink
  • Supervision of Sales Associate when Store Manager and/or Assistant Manager are not available

Qualifications:

  • 1 to 2 years of previous retail experience, preferably in a soft goods apparel environment
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and sales skills
  • Able to lead in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Brief knowledge of PC applications
  • Some experience with retail POS/inventory computer systems
  • Maintain positive team morale
  • Maintain composure and professionalism under pressure while meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines
  • Must be able to work 16-40 hours per week part-time or full-time, including early mornings, evenings/nights, weekends, and/or holidays, as well as overtime as needed by management
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, talk, and hear
  • Frequently required to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms
  • Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Visions requirements: close vision, distant vision, as well as ability to adjust and focus

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Internships

Advertising Intern (School Credit Only)

Job Summary:

Michael Stars is looking for a school credit intern to join their Advertising Department. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in assisting with advertising, photo shoots, and photo shoots post production.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Advertising

  • Maintains magazine library
  • Tag all ads in publications
  • Pull inspiration tears from all magazines
  • Update/maintain advertising contacts

Photo Shoots

  • Seasonal trend research/reporting
  • Assist Advertising Coordinator with reports and presentations
  • Assists with pulling photo shoot samples
  • Assists with photo shoot planning: model castings, and liaison to shoot producer

Photo Shoots Post-Production

  • Coordinate delivery of hard drive to corporate
  • Create seasonal binder, print out contact sheets and distribute images to specified departments

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing degree in relevant field
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Absolutely must love fashion – prior internships in beauty or fashion are a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in Outlook as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must receive school credit for internship

E-Commerce Web Intern

Job Summary:

To assist with executing and implementing operational components of the Michael Stars e-commerce platform and website. This position reports to the E-Commerce Web Manager who will serve as mentor throughout the duration of the internship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Update Michael Stars website
  • Code and release email blasts
  • Manipulate digital files
  • Conduct routine quality control
  • Assist creative services with online marketing materials (email creative, banners, etc.)
  • Partner with key departments including PR, Marketing, Retail and Wholesale for online related projects

Qualifications:

  • Design courses preferred
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Intermediate knowledge in HTML and FTP client software
  • Knowledge of social media and blogging platforms
  • Proficiency in creating and editing documents in Microsoft Word and Excel

Visual Merchandising Intern (School Credit Only)

Job Summary:

Support the Visual Merchandiser in all aspects of all visual merchandising elements within the field, including development and implementation of window displays, marketing elements, floor sets, and overall aesthetics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with window display installations and floor sets
  • Assisting with the sourcing of propping, store fixtures and store hardware
  • Requesting, coordinating and organizing weekly and monthly photographs of stores
  • Coordinating the shipment of propping, images and supplies to all stores
  • Organizing the storage and disposal of past propping
  • Assist with providing continuous communications to stores regarding visual standards, propping, floor sets, etc.
  • Assist in planning, compiling information and photos and assisting in data entry for monthly Visual Merchandising Guide that determines detailed placement of product for the retail locations
  • Assists with new store openings (ordering supplies/ fixtures, assisting in window displays and floor sets)
  • Communicate with PR and Creative Services on requests for in store signage
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing degree in Visual Communications
  • Knowledge of retail
  • Proficiency in creating and editing documents in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, ability to deal with strong personalities while maintaining high degree of professionalism
  • Proficient in Outlook and Internet Savvy
  • Part-time, flexible schedule

Physical Demands:

  • Communicate with staff.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, reach with hands and arms.
  • May be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Vision requirements: close vision, distant vision and ability to adjust and focus.
  • Must own your own vehicle and have a valid driver's license with proof of insurance

PR & Marketing Interns

Job Summary:

Assist the PR & Marketing department on all public relations, marketing, events and social media initiatives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in sample request fulfillment including shipping and facilitating sample returns
  • Assist with gifting fulfillment for celebrities, tastemakers and influencers
  • Monitor press clippings and update databases
  • Support department with planning and execution of events including attending events as necessary
  • Conduct competitive research as it relates to marketing and social media
  • Assist with in-house social media photo shoots
  • Assist with preparation and fulfillment of charitable donations
  • Assist with wholesale marketing requests, fulfillment and shipments
  • Overall support of the Public Relations & Marketing department

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing degree in relevant field
  • Must be available for 2-3 full days a week
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Absolutely must love fashion – prior internships in beauty or fashion are a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Positive, cheerful, team-oriented attitude
  • Proficiency in Outlook as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of social media outlets including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, Tumblr
  • Must have a desire in work in fashion public relations and/or marketing
  • Knowledge of Word Press and Photoshop a plus>

Buying Internship

Michael Stars is looking for a school credit intern to join their Buying Department. Students will receive hands-on experience by directly supporting the Buying Team. Responsibilities will include: assisting with monthly recaps, building trend boards, and organizing reports and product knowledge binders.

Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing degree in Fashion Merchandising/related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Should have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must receive school credit.
  • Strong follow through
  • Ability to multitask