The responsibility of the Archive & Inventory Intern is to keep the heritage of the DKNY and Donna Karan brands alive while maintaining best practices for sample preservation and organization. This person assists the Archive & Inventory Manager with all internal and external archive sample pull requests while maintaining the sample organization.
-Maintain digital catalogue of fashion samples and vintage inspiration assets across various brands
-Provide comprehensive and detailed descriptions of garments
-Assist with the conservation of the archival holdings (sorting, photographing, handling, and cleaning)
-Assist with all activity related to the archive: perform inventory, complete research requests, and track all loans
-Management of internal loans
-At least one prior internship, preferably in a corporate environment, archive or library setting
-Ability to work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
-Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
-Proficiency in PC and MAC platforms, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, scanning applications, and database systems
-Ability to perform physical tasks such as climbing step ladders and lifting and moving boxes weighing up to 40lbs
-Ability to work in an environment that may contain allergens or irritants such as dust
-Interest in American fashion history is preferred
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