Business Intern

We are currently searching for an organized, detail-oriented and highly motivated intern to work alongside the AK team at our Chicago office. The internship is designed to expose students to all aspects of running a small business in the bridal fashion industry as they assist with sales, marketing, social media and so much more.

Deadline: October 9, 2019

 What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Market research

  • Professional client correspondence

  • Social media marketing & management

  • Assisting with bridal appointments & photoshoots

  • Assisting with everyday tasks – organizational and administrative

 What you’ll learn:

  • How to build strong business relationships with your team, clients and vendors

  • Sales and marketing skills

  • Social media strategies and analytics

The ideal candidate is/has:

  • Passion for the fashion industry & small businesses

  • Coursework or completed degree in Communications, Marketing and/or Business/Entrepreneurship

  • Retail experience and strong customer service skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with social media, specifically Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook and knowledge of how to utilize them to generate brand awareness, interest, traffic etc.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

  • A positive attitude with willingness to work hard

  • Self-starter, detail oriented, dedicated



  • The internship requires up to 20 hours a week, flexible for the right candidate.

  • Must be available to work some weekends (and holidays)

  • The internship is unpaid and intended to be educational, inspirational and purposeful. Eligible for class credit.


How to apply:

  • Send your cover letter and resume to Include “Business Intern” in the subject line.

  • Answer the following questions in your email:

    • What is your weekly availability (days/hours)

    • How many hours can you commit to weekly?

    • How soon can you start and can you commit to three months with the AK team?

    • Is there anything else you’d like us to know?

  • Please include all requested information or your application will NOT be considered.

  • No phone calls.  

Can’t wait to hear from you! xo