Package Free Shop Buying Intern- Brooklyn, NY

Who We Are:

Package Free Shop is a lifestyle store aimed at helping shoppers reduce waste in their everyday lives by offering all of the tools and education that individuals need to transition to a low waste lifestyle in one location.

Buying Intern:

This position supports the Buying Team. In this role you will get exposure to sourcing, buying & planning! Great opportunity for someone looking to start their career in buying who has an interest in sustainability! Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:

What You'll Do:

  • Assist with day-to-day administrative duties of the buying office
  • Help with sourcing of products within Package Free Shop's strict sustainability standards
  • Work on pop-up events including planning, setting up
  • Help to onboard new brands and products from start to finish
  • Work with Assistant Buyer on execution of all events on marketing calendar through diligent receipt tracking and follow up

What You'll Need:

  • Current college student at 4-year College/University or recent graduate of a 4-year College/University
  • Coursework in: Retail Management, Buying, Finance, Marketing
  • Prior internship experience is a plus!
  • Interest in Buying, Planning & Sourcing
  • Strong analytical skills with knowledge of retail math
  • Knowledge & interest in Sustainability and/or Zero-Waste
  • Detail-oriented with ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management and organizational skills

People & Culture:

  • Understand the core values and culture of Package Free Shop and reflect these in all efforts

Benefits & Perks:

  • Mission based company + casual and entrepreneurial work environment
  • Product discount, company events + parties and much more

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and a short cover letter telling us about yourself and why you are a great fit for Package Free to!

Package Free is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.