Merchandising Product Development and Design Internship

Augusta National Golf Club - Augusta, GA (30+ days ago)4.9

Augusta National Golf Club

"Everything about Augusta National Golf Club and The Masters had to be the best. And if it was not, it had to be improved every year until it was".

Clifford Roberts, Co-Founder and Chairman, Augusta National Golf Club, 1931

Rich in history and tradition, Augusta National Golf Club was founded in 1934 with an emphasis on quality and attention to detail. Our focus has always been on showcasing the finest merchandise in world-class retail environments while offering an exciting and memorable experience. While maintaining brand integrity, the Merchandising team is responsible for the design, development, and visual merchandising of retail environments for many unique items that are sold during the Masters Golf Tournament. The product mix covers a wide range in both apparel and non-apparel categories. In collaboration with the team, the Product Development and Design intern will be exposed to a variety of projects and will assist in the development from concept through production of both domestically and internationally sourced products.

We will provide the following:

  • A collaborative and interactive work environment
  • Ability to work with a team of knowledgeable leaders in the industry

You will gain, learn, or be exposed the following:

  • Trend Research using global forecasting services
  • Seasonal Color Development for Men & Ladies, and Kids apparel categories
  • Brainstorming Design Meetings
  • Able to multi task and work in a fast pace environment
  • Vendor communication, relationships, and follow-up with both international and domestic suppliers
  • Assortment Planning and Visual Merchandising of all retail spaces
  • Participate in vendor meetings to assist the needs of the meeting owner
  • Prepare competitive benchmark analysis for various product, categories, and events
  • Assist with tracking orders for the upcoming Masters Tournament
  • Maintain sample and archive library for development approvals
  • Tournament preparations and projects
  • End of internship presentation to management

Preferred candidates should possess:

  • High energy and passion for product development and design process
  • Thrive with variety during the day
  • Eagerness and willingness to learn
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office programs including Office, Excel, and Word
  • Proficient with ADOBE Creative Suite, including Illustrator and Photoshop preferred
  • Effective time management skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks within tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail in both digital and physical applications and researching skills*High School Diploma requiredCome join the Merchandising Team at Augusta National Golf Club to help continue making The Masters a tradition unlike any other!

Internship Details:

  • *Sessions Available: Fall 2018, Spring 2019
  • *Must be enrolled as a current junior or senior in a college/university
  • Work week = 40 hours, plus overtime as needed
  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Housing is available
  • Paid Internship

Job Type: Internship