Creative Intern - New York, NY

About the Creative Intern Role

Creative intern needed for Summer 2019! Work one-on-one with the business’ owner, Marisa, and learn what it’s really like to start a small creative business. If you’ve ever considered the possibility of starting your own creative business in the future or are interested in art/crafting education, this opportunity will be highly valuable for you.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assist at craft workshops (occasional evenings and weekends for a few hours)
  • Pack customer orders
  • Prep and pack supplies for craft workshops and events
  • Make project samples for workshops and photography
  • Organize craft supplies
  • Organize photography assets
  • Assist at blog photo shoots
  • And more!

You’ll bring these skills and strengths to the role:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and can-do, problem solver attitude
  • Highly organized and professional
  • Strong interest in creative entrepreneurship and/or art/crafting education
  • Love of crafting a must
  • Craft skills a major plus!

The more you put into this internship, the more you’ll get out of it!

Upon completion of this position, the student will develop the following skills:

Insight into small business ownership - where to begin, how to develop a strong business idea, and how to put your idea to work. How to prepare for and lead a workshop. Basic ecommerce knowhow. Master craft skills including pom poms, tassels, friendship bracelets, and more.

Availability:

Creative intern will ideally report to the TNTP office in Meatpacking, NYC from 10am - 5pm on Monday and Wednesday, and 10am - 2pm on Friday, plus attendance at occasional workshops in the NYC area in the evenings and on weekend days. Exact days and hours will be worked out with intern to accommodate both their and TNTP’s needs.

Workspace/computer:

We are unable to provide a computer, however you will have a workspace. Most work will be done offline, however in the event a project calls for computer work, we will require you to bring your own laptop computer.

Compensation:

In addition to school credit, interns will receive private education in the following crafts: pom poms, tassels, friendship bracelets, and more. Interns will have the opportunity to attend The Neon Tea Party's workshops to continue their crafting education and observe best practices for leading craft workshops.

To Apply for this Job:

Please submit completed application form & email resume to marisa@theneonteaparty.com by 5/24/19.

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  • Longgg before pom poms, there was jewelry making. Fun fact: Making beaded and string jewelry is my OG craft! I cannot recall a time in my life when I didn’t periodically bust out my bead stash and have at it. 😜⠀
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And speaking of bead stash, my jewelry supplies have followed me from move-to-move since childhood, and many of the beads and string I acquired in elementary and middle school! 👧🏻⠀
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I’ve also inherited my mom’s own bead stash (she was a jewelry designer!), which consists of a sophisticated array of semi-precious that I rarely touch since they’re so pretty and special. ✨⠀
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All this to say, jewelry making has always been in the pipeline for TNTP and I’m SO excited to slowly begin building out educational content and opportunities for you guys to become jewelry makers, too. 💕⠀
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I’d love to know - what was YOUR first craft love?? Is there a craft you feel connected to more than any others?? Share below!! ✂️⠀
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  • Cowrie shells + nail polish = suuuper fun & simple weekend project!! ☀️ Paint up a bunch of shells in whatever colors you like, then add them to your jewels to get in on the colored shell jewelry trend!⠀
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Link in bio for last summer’s DIY Colorful Cowrie Shell Jewelry blog post with a bunch of ideas for what to make with your painted shells!! 🐚🌈✨⠀
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  • Weekend project idea for you guys! The shell jewelry trend is still going strong, so why not take it to the next level with some color? Bust out your nail polish stash 💅 and give your shells a couple coats of your favorite hues before working them into some new jewels!⁠⠀
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⁠Head to the link in bio for all the steps to this Colorful Cowrie Shell Jewelry DIY post I shared on the blog last summer. 🐚 You'll find the exact shells I used to make this necklace, too!⁠⠀
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Anyone have weekend crafting plans?!! Share them in them in the comments below! ✂️⠀
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  • 💥 NYC TRIBE 💥Are YOU tie dyeing with us this month?!! ⠀
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First workshop is THIS Monday, July 15th 6-8pm at the Hudson River 14th Street Park 🌳⠀
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Can’t make it Monday? Next workshop is Tues July 30th - same time, same place. 🧡⠀
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🎟 Tickets for both are linked in bio! 🎟⠀
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Just $25 to BYO item to dye, $28 with bandana included, $30 with t-shirt included. Feel free to bring another small item or two to dye! 🌈⠀
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Leave any questions down below! Can’t wait to TIE DYE with ya!!!!!! 🎨⠀⠀
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