Sofia on location at   Restaurant Eve     Photo by   Erin Tetterton Photography

Sofia on location at Restaurant Eve

Photo by Erin Tetterton Photography

Design Internship

Atelier Ashley Flowers is growing more quickly than expected and I am always looking for new ways to innovate and depart from the status quo.  

I find that college students are enthusiastic hard workers with a wealth of knowledge to share when given the opportunity.

If you are passionate about community over competition while maintaining a business-oriented focus, this internship may be a good fit for you.  

This position would give the right person a great degree of creative responsibility while also managing regular day to day tasks. 

You will also be able to use me as a reference and gain invaluable insight into the inner workings of a small business. (Oh, you'll also have some fun and gain community connections:)

Further details listed below.

 

DETAILS

  • 3-month internship (trial period, and possible extension) 

  • Open September 1, 2017 

  • Available approximately 10 hours a week (flexible and subject to differ weekly) 

  • Internship for school credit 

 

MUSTS

  • Be interested and enthusiastic about design  

  • Be familiar with social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest) 

  • Be organized and a self-starter

  • Be happy and upbeat with a solution-oriented attitude 

  • Be ready to implement and develop new ideas 

  • Be a quick learner

  • Have transportation to my location in Old Town, Alexandria

  • Want to work with flowers!

 

WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU

  • Have prior garden or floral experience

  • Have an interest in photography and know how to take well composed photos 

  • Have a laptop (Mac) with Photoshop installed (not a requirement) 

  • Have an interest in spreadsheets and analytics

  • Have a knack for proofreading, including correcting spelling and grammar errors:/ 

  • Are already active on social media

 

DUTIES

  • Corsages and Boutonnieres

  • On-site installations

  • Creative concepting 

  • Photography and styling 

  • Social media

  • Developing Press Kits 

  • Developing Procedures Docs 

  • Prepping and conditioning flowers and studio 

  • Helping to maintain cutting garden 

  • Researching new sources 

  • And more 

 

To be considered, please submit the following to: atelierashleyflowers@gmail.com.  Please title the subject of your email with: INTERN – YOUR NAME

  • Resume 

  • Availability 

  • What college you attend and if you have a laptop with Photoshop installed 

  • Links to all of your social media 

  • Please tell me what you are looking to learn from this internship and what direction you are looking to go in your career 

 

Questions? Text: 301.648.8181 or email: atelierashleyflowers@gmail.com

Source: Ideas for formatting and content inspired by Meg Biram and The Creative Collective DC