Assistant Model Development Intern

Compensation: unpaid
Commitment: part-time
Start date: immediately
End date: 6-8 months, flexible
Send resume and applicable documents to: Roar@wespeakny.com

Description

Are you passionate about the fashion industry? We Speak, a modeling agency based in NY, is anything but traditional. We Speak was founded in 2014 to address many social, health and financial concerns that are prevalent in fashion advertising. We Speak represents a diverse range of healthy models of all sizes.

As an intern with We Speak, you’ll learn valuable talent management/development skills, creative direction, interpersonal and time management skills. We’ll teach you about the general workings of a model agency. As an intern with We Speak, you’ll be helping manage our models' portfolios.

The internship is generally flexible. It will require you to touch base with the CEO at our NYC office (or on Skype) up to two times per month. Your responsibilities will take between 6 to 10 hours hours per week. You will use email and social media to coordinate scheduling, and will help manage photoshoots and model development.

As a We Speak intern, you’ll be exposed to a large network of models, photographers, and other fashion minded professionals. These skills will benefit anyone looking for experience in the fashion and modeling industry.

In your application, please include details about:
1. Why you are interested in the internship
2. What interests or experience you have in the fashion industry
3. And one thing you think should be changed about the fashion industry.

Please be as specific as possible.

Requirements

Must be 18+ years of age.
Interest in fashion, photography, and communication.
Experience with planning photoshoots or a creative background are a plus.
Sign a 1-year NDA/Non Compete agreement.
Reliable, high speed internet connection
Ability to fluently speak, read, and write English

Responsibilities

Scheduling photoshoots
Creative direction of shoots
Reaching out to new creatives, expanding our network
Keeping track of model portfolios
Helping develop new models
Helping keep current models up to date
Directing interested models to the appropriate online application link

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