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Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Mall of America - Public Relations Fashion Intern

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to: Media Relations Specialist and Public Relations Director
                                               
PURPOSE:  Responsible for assisting the Public Relations department in promoting Mall of America and working closely with Mall of America’s Trend Specialist. Candidates should have strong interest in fashion as well as strong writing and communication skills. Experience in fashion, trends and retail is preferred.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
  • Work closely with Mall retailers to pull and return merchandise for media segments
  • Escort trend specialist to local TV and radio stations for media interviews and segments
  • Research and advise Mall of America on upcoming fashion and entertainment trends
  • Assist with fashion shows and media segment planning
  • Assist in styling outfits for fashion segments
  • Book models for media segments, work with Trend Board
  • Maintain the safety and cleanliness of the facility
  • Answer guest’s questions and provide assistance when needed
ADDITIONAL DUTIES:
  • Perform other duties as assigned
PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong interest in fashion, trends and pop culture
  • Pursuing a degree in public relations, journalism or fashion
  • Strong knowledge of computer and word processing applications
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Assertive with a “can do” attitude and able to work independently as well as be a team player


Internships will run from early January through spring or summer.

Interested candidates should email me their resume at edao@mallofamerica.com by Nov. 11, 2009