Intern, Architecture & Design and Atelier Swarovski Home

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Job title

Intern, Architecture & Design and Atelier Swarovski Home, Swarovski

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Assistant / Entry Level

Function

Administration

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit for a 6 month Internship to support the Swarovski Architecture & Design and Atelier Swarovski Home teams. This Intern will support the teams to successfully implement all events, projects, marketing & communications, as well as with design and product development, major global events and exhibitions, archive and product loans, marketing/communications, designer relations and product launches.

The successful candidate will be experienced in technical drawing systems, have an interest in home wares product development, and supporting across a wide range of PR and marketing projects within the Architecture & Design and Atelier Swarovski sphere.

Main duties include but are not limited to:

Design

  • Working closely with Atelier Swarovski Home Design Manager to provide technical design support in RHINOCEROS 3D and Adobe CC
  • Create design specifications from approved & resolved concepts/samples
  • Supporting meetings (presentations/printing)
  • Commercial/Sales Presentations & support (amendments to copy, image re-touching etc)
  • Visual merchandising & Point of Sale support (Visualisations, modelling & product arrangements, shop-in-shop concepts, vitrine design etc)
  • General design support (e.g. image retouching for Sales, Marketing, VM)
  • Product development design support (issuing files, sample feedback etc.)

Product Development

  • Support with initial timeline creations, CLEAR testing and packaging administration
  • Assist with crystal sample orders on B2B (general research, order placement and tracking)
  • Create, monitor and organize PD storage
  • Shipping support – requesting and packing
  • Product development folder maintenance
Marketing
  • Assist in organizing all elements of events relating to Architecture & Design and Atelier Swarovski Home, including initial concept, invitations, guest lists, RSVP lists, catering, photography
  • Support the team on all travel arrangements for all events & projects
  • Support updates, data input and content maintenance for Atelier Swarovski.com
  • Working with Sales and Operations teams to collate all relevant information for website
  • Assisting with market research
  • Support with briefing and creation of collateral
Communications
  • Day to day liaison with international PR teams/agencies with regards to sample co-ordination and send outs as and when needed
  • Have a good understanding of publications relevant to the Atelier Swarovski Home brand
  • Log worldwide press values on a weekly basis, support monthly, global clippings report
  • Update corporate calendars and databases as requested by the team
  • Keep PPT presentations and project synopsis up to date with latest results
  • Maintain and keep updated Approved Content folders with images and collateral
  • Update imagery on online press room
Events
  • Assist the Architecture & Design and Atelier Swarovski Home team to co-ordinate major launches internationally as well as trade shows and ad hoc collaborations
  • Assist with coordinating logistics – shipping and storage of installations and communications materials.
  • Work with the Architecture & Design & Atelier Swarovski Home teams to support the events calendars.
  • Act as brand ambassador, with presence at events, liaising with stakeholders including press, designers and influencers to communicate the brand message effectively
Archive and loans
  • Oversee and support the management of the Swarovski architecture and design archives in close collaboration with the archives team in Austria
  • Work with the team to loan archive pieces and Atelier Swarovski Home collections to press, museums, partners and internal Swarovski stakeholders
  • Support on the maintenance of the Atelier Swarovski Home showroom, product inventory and general upkeep of the showroom & stock room
  • Support the team on the creation of forms, loan contracts and logistics for shipping
  • Maintain a strong relationship with transport agents, ensuring the safe handling of all archive pieces.
General
  • Maintain office showroom displays on a regular basis
  • Maintain strong relationship with Atelier Swarovski Home team colleagues
  • Co-ordinate sample loans for press, exhibitions and events including logistics and loan contracts
  • Booking travel and preparing itineraries as needed for the team
  • Support creation of expenses reports for team management

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set and experience:

  • Degree level educated or equivalent within Architecture / Design / Interior Design
  • A strong working knowledge of RHINOCEROS 3D, Adobe CC, and the full Microsoft suite
  • Graduate level
  • Excellent written and spoken English, additional languages desirable but not essential
  • Experience in a corporate office environment is desirable, preferably within a luxury/retail brand or agency

Key competencies:

  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to multi task and work flexibly
  • Great communication skills
  • Structured approach to work
  • Understanding and appreciation of creative processes
  • High skill in Microsoft Office, with a specific focus on Powerpoint and Excel.
  • Good working knowledge of RHINOCEROS 3D and Adobe CC
  • A team player with a proactive, positive and energetic attitude

About Us

Founded in 1895 in Austria, Swarovski designs, manufactures and markets crystals, gemstones and finished products such as jewelry, accessories and lighting.

Renowned for its unmatched quality, craftsmanship and creativity, Swarovski has worked with leading couturiers since its crystals became prized ingredients in the dressmaking ateliers of Paris 120 years ago.

Today Swarovski is the largest global supplier of crystal to the fashion industry, and continues to work with visionaries such as Maison Martin Margiela, Viktor&Rolf and Mary Katrantzou. It is also committed to nurturing emerging creative talent at fashion schools such as Central Saint Martins and Parsons The New School for Design, and through collaborations with the CFDA and other prestigious fashion institutions.

Swarovski also produces beautiful fashion jewelry and, with Atelier Swarovski, luxurious, cutting-edge accessories by collaborators including Christopher Kane, Karl Lagerfeld and Zaha Hadid.

When you join Swarovski you become part of something big: we have global reach, with over 2,350 stores in 170 countries and 25,135 employees. But we are also a family-owned company, run by the fifth generation of family members; so as a company and in our teams, we live by family values. Swarovski values people who show real passion for what they are doing, and who inspire it in colleagues and customers.