Wholesale Intern

  • Company: Fendi North America
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Internship
  • Function: Sales
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: FEND00780
  • Date of publication: 2018.08.26


The Fendi internship program is intended to place students in real-life business situations that provide learning opportunities and educational experiences otherwise unattainable in a classroom setting. At the same time, the program is structured as a complement to the training received by the students in their school programs.

Title of intern: Wholesale Intern

Department and location: Wholesale, Corporate Office, New York City

Internship timeframe: Fall 2018

Please note that this is a full-time internship (5 days a week).


  • Assist account managers with Weekly/Monthly by location/style selling and trend reports for all product categories as requested.
  • Responsible for organization of the 2Jours monogramming process, including logging in and shipping (typically less than 1hour/day). This includes customer service and communication with wholesale partners.
  • Responsible for sample trafficking and wholesale sample closet, including coordinating messengers and availability for photo shoots based upon agreed styles/look.
  • Prepare product books and pricing for market campaign.
  • Assist account managers with market appointments. Maintain visual merchandising in showroom during market.
  • Assist account managers with reviewing market orders and order entry process.
  • Prepare an Order Book for each major department stores and specialties.
  • Prepare strategic Product Training presentation for morning clinic and distribution to stores based on accounts.
  • Organize morning clinic, including assist models with styling and presentation/logistical needs.
  • Assist with preparing copy information for department stores to romance the product and support sales.
  • Support various day-to-day activities for wholesale department.
  • Prepare market analysis of potential accounts including brand matrix, brand perception, market location, company profile, competitive analysis and target customer.

Special Projects

  • Matrix analysis of new points of distribution
  • Competitor online analysis

70% of the job will be related to Leather Goods and Shoes.

 What the intern will learn:

Fendi is committed to ensuring that its internships provide a valuable learning experience for its interns. In connection with this internship, Fendi anticipates that the intern will gain experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Building relationships with key partners (Buyers, Department DSAs) and shadow negotiation skill.
  • Analytical skills - proficiency to integrate department stores selling reports.
  • Presentation skills - prepare product training and participate in morning clinics
  • Critical thinking - always ready to adapt to change during unexpected situation.
  • Product & Industry knowledge - involve in most wholesale meetings.
  • Organizational skills - Responsible for sample and 2jours monogramming trafficking.




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