ACCOUNT COORDINATOR INTERNSHIP

OVERVIEW:

MICHI, www.michiny.com, a fashion-forward active lifestyle brand and one of the most imitated activewear brands in the industry, is currently seeking an Account Coordinator Intern in Toronto, Canada.

JOB SUMMARY:

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Account Coordinator Intern for a 3-month MICHI internship with the strong potential to become a full time role. This candidate will provide day-to-day administrative support to the sales team to help manage and grow all active accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist and support account staff with the internal management of all active accounts including: Order collection, processing and fulfillment; co-ordination and shipping of samples for account photo shoots and tradeshows; distribution of sales materials and responding to requests for style information, and marketing materials.
  • Assist account staff in researching and contacting ideal retail partners. 
  • Check in with wholesale accounts regarding brand performance and merchandise assortment. 
  • Manage Sales Outlook calendar and coordinate meetings.
  • Maintain communication with wholesale customers by seeking out new sales opportunities that are on brand and that appeal to the Michi customer while building relationships with current stores.
  • Help the account manager establish strategic partnerships with accounts to further understand their product needs and growth opportunities.
  • Weekly analysis of sales data (ie. door analysis, competitor analysis, market share, etc.), in order to maximize selling opportunities and maintain high levels of sales and positive comp growth.
  • Understand and communicate MICHI product features and benefits.
  • Precisely understand the Michi customer to be able to meet customers needs.
  • Form a strong relationship with Michi retail partners.
  • Ensure the collections are prepared and presented following company standards.
  • Ensure appointments are executed impeccably and with the necessary support.
  • Ensure all the account orders are entered correctly.
  • Assist with trunk show and trade show organization.
  • Merchandise collections for trade show booth to optimize selling and to follow company aesthetics.
  • Assist with set up of buyer appointments and manage time to meet with key accounts and prospects.
  • Compile collection orders, recaps, extra sample sets needed and submitting to team.
  • Follow up on orders, and process customer returns accurately.
  • Collaborate with production and design team on customer service related questions.
  • Receive and monitor inventory that comes in from our factories.
  • Cross-check invoices with orders from vendors ensuring that billing is correct.

  • Pack boxes and create packing slips for wholesale accounts when needed.

  • Process orders from importing data up to delivery to customers. 

  • Prepare documents and scheduling for pick-up.
  • Monitor and ensure accuracy of inventory.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • This role is ideal for a new or recent graduate or someone looking to make a career change to enter the fashion industry.
  • Interest in and familiarity with both the fitness and fashion industry.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Team player with an energetic can do attitude.
  • Strong sense of urgency, motivation, persistence and ability to take initiative.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized with a strong ability to manage a calendar.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Well rounded and a quick learner, hungry to learn and grow in role.
  • Strong ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to take on any job whether at a high or low level.
  • Embodies a culture of taking smart risks and innovating to win.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace and challenging environment and meet deadlines.
  • Strong understanding of the MICHI aesthetic and brand values.
  • Well versed with Internet and computer application skills: (Outlook, PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Word) with proficient typing speed and accuracy.

 TO APPLY:

  1. Please email your cover letter and resume to: internships@michiny.com
  1. In the Cover Letter please 1) Identify three ideal stores for MICHI and 2) Explain your choices.  
  1. Please include Job Title “Account Coordinator Internship”, in the subject line of your message.