Careers/

K2o by Karen Ko is seeking responsible, creative, fun, and dependable individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in jewelry, accessories or fashion. For general candidates, please send us your cover letter and resumé to jobs@k2obykarenko.com.

We are currently seeking the following positions:

FASHION JEWELRY DESIGN INTERN
MERCHANDISING INTERN
SOCIAL MEDIA PR INTERN
PR INTERN

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. K2o by Karen Ko is an equal employment opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition (cancer- related or HIV/AIDS-related), disability, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.

FASHION JEWELRY DESIGN INTERN – NY, NY

Start: June 1, 2013
Duration: Minimum 3 days a week, 25-30 hours/ week

K2o by Karen Ko is looking for a fashion jewelry design intern to join our team this summer. We are seeking talented and creative jewelry designers with a love for fashion trends.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for beading and assembling jewelry components into finished designs.
  • Work with jewelry design team to help produce orders.
  • Assist in quality control and packaging orders.
  • Research trends and assemble mood/ concept boards.
  • Responsible for sketching ‘on-trend’ jewelry designs for new collections.
  • Responsible for drafting technical spec sheets.
  • Assist in product photoshoots and retouching

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in college preferred (or a recent graduate).
  • Majored in Jewelry Design or have prior jewelry design internship experience.
  • Prior beading, wire wrapping, jewelry assembly experience is required.
  • Must have excellent sketching abilities.
  • Must love fashion and fashion trends and have demonstrated creativity.
  • Must be quick, efficient and able to multi-task.
  • Superior attention to detail and excellent organization skills with a sense of priority for deadlines.
  • Excellent time management/project skills and able to meet deadlines and any last minute tasks.
  • Proficient in Photoshop and Illustrator is required and Rhino is a plus.
  • Prior experience in mechanical drafting is a plus.

Please note that this is an unpaid internship (school credit can be arranged for college candidates).

To apply, please send the following to jobs@k2obykarenko.com

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • PDF of your jewelry design portfolio (or website link)

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MERCHANDISING INTERN – NY, NY

Start: June 1, 2013
Duration: Minimum 3 days a week, 25-30 hours/ week

K2o by Karen Ko is looking for a merchandising intern to join our team this summer. We are seeking dynamic and outgoing individuals with great organization skills, an eye for fashion and excellent attention to details and numbers.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research for online and brick & mortar retailers and obtain contact information for current buyers.
  • Responsible for putting together weekly sales pitch and draft email cover letters.
  • Responsible for weekly follow up phone calls with prospective buyers.
  • Manage and update line sheets and e-commerce site.
  • Manage inventory upload and updates for online sites.
  • Maintain and update in-house inventory, sales leads, and client database.
  • Conduct weekly research on direct and indirect competitors and retail landscape (online & in-store).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in college preferred (recent graduates may apply too).
  • Must have a strong understanding of fashion, fashion brands, and fashion trends.
  • Superior attention to detail and organization skills is a MUST.
  • Excellent writing skills and research skills.
  • Must be tech savvy and a quick learner.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent time management/project skills and able to meet deadlines and any last minute tasks.
  • Proficient in all relevant software programs and platforms – Word, Excel, Google Docs, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Must have your own laptop with the Adobe programs installed already.

Please note that this is an unpaid internship (school credit can be arranged for college candidates).

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@k2obykarenko.com

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SOCIAL MEDIA PR INTERN – NY, NY

Start: June 1, 2013
Duration: Minimum 3 days a week, 25-30 hours/ week

K2o by Karen Ko is looking for a social media PR intern to join our team this summer. We are seeking an outgoing, highly responsive and social media savvy individual to help us manage, engage and grow our social media presence.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage our twitter, facebook, pinterest and instagram (draft and schedule tweet, posts and pins, engage with fans, manage who we follow/ our followers, etc).
  • Research and generate content ideas to help promote our brand.
  • Write and publish 3 blog posts per week on various fashion & styling topics including fashion trends, accessories trend, runway reports, favorite designer/ product of the week.
  • Monitor brand on a weekly basis for press coverage.
  • Assist in creating/editing images for social media platforms.

Must be available to work for at least 3 days a week however you can work remotely for this internship.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in college preferred (recent graduates may apply too).
  • Excellent writing skills and research skills.
  • Prior experience tweeting and writing blogs.
  • Some graphic design (in terms of layouts) and photoshop experience (in terms of editing images).
  • Superior attention to detail and excellent organization skills with a sense of priority for deadlines.
  • Pro-active with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent time management/project skills and able to meet deadlines and any last minute tasks.
  • Proficient in all relevant software programs and platforms – Word, Excel, Google Docs, Wordpress, Pinterest, Twitter, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Must have your own laptop with the programs installed already.

Please note that this is an unpaid internship (school credit can be arranged for college candidates).

To apply, please send the following to jobs@k2obykarenko.com

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • A writing sample or link to your own blog
  • Links to either your own social media accounts (twitter/ instagram/ blogs)

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PR INTERN – NY, NY

Start: June 1, 2013
Duration: Minimum 3 days a week, 25-30 hours/ week

K2o by Karen Ko is looking for a PR intern to join our team this summer. We are seeking a creative, outgoing and dynamic individual.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for generating pitch stories to promote k2o.
  • Responsible for drafting weekly pitches to stylists, experts, bloggers, and editors.
  • Research targets and populate our target database.
  • Coordinate/ deliver sample pulls for editorial shoots and manage sample inventory.
  • Maintain and track editorial pulls and publish dates.
  • Maintain and update press kit as needed.
  • Monitor brand on a weekly basis for press coverage.

Must be available to work for at least 3 days a week however you can remotely on days where there no sample pulls.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Currently enrolled in college preferred (recent graduates may apply too).
  • Excellent writing skills and research skills.
  • Some graphic design (in terms of layouts) and photoshop experience (in terms of editing images).
  • Superior attention to detail and excellent organization skills with a sense of priority for deadlines.
  • Pro-active with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent time management/project skills and able to meet deadlines and any last minute tasks.
  • Proficient in all relevant software programs and platforms – Word, Excel, Google Docs, Wordpress, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Must have your own laptop with the programs installed already.

Please note that this is an unpaid internship (school credit can be arranged for college candidates).

To apply, please send the following to jobs@k2obykarenko.com

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • A writing sample of a PR pitch for k2o

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