Marketing Intern


Marketing Intern

Same Thread is an ethically produced, socially conscious fashion and lifestyle brand startup based in Seattle, WA. We work with female artisans in the Isaan region of NE Thailand to produce fashion forward clothing and accessories that are on trend, affordable, and eco-conscious. Our mission is to economically empower by providing income, skill development and education in order to combat the cycle of poverty in the Isaan region. We believe that by investing in women, you are in turn investing in the family and the community at large.

The Marketing Intern will work closely with the Creative Director to assist in developing and strategically utilizing our marketing channels including social media, blogging, email marketing, and brand ambassadors. You will have the unique opportunity to gain hands-on, real world experience in the marketing and brand development of a social enterprise startup. This position will allow the right candidate to develop a portfolio of marketing projects and campaigns that they have helped to spearhead, which they are free to utilize as they would like.

This is an unpaid position, 10 hours per week, with a minimum 4 month commitment to begin after January 1. College credit may be available. The Marketing Intern is required to attend weekly staff meetings at the co-owner’s home in the Central District in Seattle, WA. These typically take place on Tuesday afternoons, however we are willing to be flexible for the right candidate. All other duties will be performed remotely as is agreed upon between the Marketing Intern and the Creative Director, with additional or flexible hours needed around events and photoshoots.

Desired Traits:

  • Current student looking to fulfill their requirements for a Bachelor Degree in a related field, current student looking to fulfill requirements for their Master Degree in a related field, or recent grad in a related field.
  • Strong interest in social entrepreneurship, ethical fashion, and women’s empowerment
  • Understanding of basic marketing principles and best practices
  • Social media savvy
  • Good eye for design, style and aesthetics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Takes initiative in situations with little direction
  • “All-hands-on-deck” attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and photography skills are a plus!

 

For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter to katie@samethread.com. In your email, we would love to hear what your favorite ethical fashion brands are!