Hiring Organization: Charix Shoes

Internship Title: Social Media Coordinator

Industry: Fashion and Retail

Contact Name: Carl Koranteng

Contact Email: carl@charixshoes.com


About the hiring organization:
Charix shoes is a locally based fun, young and vibrant company poised to be a national brand in the next calendar year. The company engages in the Design and Sale of Shoes from different parts of the world. Our key focus is to add to the conversation of being a global citizen, through introducing fashion from different cultures in a modern practical way. The company stands for equality, versatility and being unique and true to self. We are very articulate about these values through our design, branding and marketing.


Full internship description:

If you are looking for a fun environment, where you will be able to put your passion for media marketing to use while implementing what you are learning in class, this is for you. We are seeking a new team member to join our “Charix family” right away. We have an assertive intern program that allows for interns to learn in a real-world environment. We are seeking those that have prior experience in managing social media programs (personal or business). If you are considering a career in advertising, marketing or promotions and specifically social media, production, writing, or public relations then this may be the place to learn, if you are interested in the client or agency side.

Charix Shoes is seeking a driven, passionate, and well-versed social media and marketing intern. This intern will work closely with our Public Relations Firm and report directly to the Director of Marketing and Sales. The intern will also assist with regular (and one-off) projects relating to Charix Shoes social marketing efforts. This is an Unpaid, part-time internship with a time commitment of at least 10 hours per week.

Founded in 2015, Our journey began when we noticed a pair of traditional Turkish shoes tucked away in a local shop. We brought the shoes back to Washington DC and it became our staple for short commutes, travel and everything in between. We loved how they looked and their functionality. we quickly learned that we weren’t alone in our love for the shoe. After multiple requests by friends for a pair, we teamed up with a family of shoemakers to   Revamp the timeless classic and share it with the world. After years of testing and prototyping, Charix Shoes was Born. Charix Shoes has quickly grown into a brand poised to be a National Brand in the next Calendar year. Our key focus is to add to the conversation of becoming a global citizen, through introducing fashion from different cultures in a modern practical way. The company stands for equality, versatility and being unique and true to self. We are very articulate about these values through our design, branding and marketing.

This position would also serve as a working interview, since Charix shoes would be looking to hire full time for this position.

Essential Functions will be to assist in the creation and implementation of marketing strategy and tactics for Charix Shoes; perform social media market research; assemble/create activity reports for marketing and social media efforts; collaborate on and draft content for Charix shoes, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter pages; assist in the creation of various presentations; assist with marketing and public relations projects for Charix Shoes as required by our Public Relations team.


Degree Type: Undergraduate

Internship Requirements:
Upcoming Junior or Senior in college majoring in marketing, advertising or communications desired; familiarity with all aspects of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, etc. for business (or class related projects that included these) and personal use; detail oriented with the ability to multi-task; strong writing/editing and speaking skills (writing samples encouraged for application); ability to communicate and maintain a professional demeanor; strong work ethic and positive attitude; sociable, fun loving and subscribes to the concept of global citizenship * Highly organized and task-oriented; excellent critical thinking skills; must live in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Washington) area.


Hiring Period: Fall, Spring, Summer

Location: Washington, D.C.

Approximate Hours per Week: 10

Compensation: Unpaid


Application Due Date: 12/31/17

How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Carl Koranteng Director of Sales and Marketing: carl@charixshoes.com.