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internship - calvin klein store development shop-in-shop

DEPARTMENT
GLOBAL HQ,PROJECT MANAGEMENT
LOCATION
AMSTERDAM,NETHERLANDS
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About the Company

PVH Corp.

With a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

PVH Europe

PVH Europe is home to the global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein. The company is founded on a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that’s fueled by passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and kids’ sportswear, Tommy Hilfiger Denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, has more than 17,000 associates worldwide and an extensive distribution network in over 115 countries and 1,600 retail stores. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.5 billion in 2015.

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.

Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.

Department Information

The Shop-in-Shop (SIS) team is part of the Retail Store Development Department which services the design and implementation of retail corners at department stores across Europe as well as Middle East and Africa. With over 300 projects realised in 2017, this is a fantastic opportunity to experience the fast paced working environment of a global fashion label.

Position Description

As SIS intern, you will support Project Managers in the design and construction of running SIS projects within the parameters of the global concept guidelines. In the role you will be exposed to a variety of tasks both design focused and project management and administrative related tasks. The role will require flawless coordination, planning, budgeting and logistics to deliver the brand concept to the highest level. The successful candidate will be part of working in a progressive, dynamic and international environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Project Managers with reviewing initial sketches/lay-outs and liaise with the Concept Team, Project Manager and SIS Manager.
  • Liaising with cross functional teams on creating schematic designs, participating in design reviews under the guidance of Project Managers.
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly Design Review meetings.
  • Assisting in project administrative tasks throughout the duration of projects, including file management.
  • Execute general office procedures, setting up projects and processing orders for items associated with store launches.
  • Database Management - Raising purchase orders for project related costs in the online database.
  • Build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the Senior Project Manager in special projects for the team and for personal development.
  • Attend site visits to store openings.

Position Requirements

  • Candidate must be enrolled in an architecture or design related
  • Excellent command of the English language (written & spoken)
  • Strong communication & interpersonal
  • Team
  • Excellent organisational skills, especially planning and time
  • Strong communication skills in order to communicate efficiently and effectively with representatives from various
  • Open-minded and international
  • Ability to prioritise & multi-task
  • Interest in the retail/fashion
  • AutoCAD
  • Revit (Not mandatory but preferred)
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • 3D Design and Rendering Software Skills