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Intern - Branding & Visual Merchandising

Intern - Branding & Visual Merchandising

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Birks. Pure Delight.

Diamonds are part of our culture and so are internships.


We believe that on hand learning is essential in the development and success of tomorrow’s talent. YOU, our future interns, are our diamonds in the rough.


As an Intern for our Marketing Department, you will get to embody our belief in the promise of a brighter tomorrow through each interaction. As such, you will get to work in a highly motivated team that values excellence, hard work and team work.


Are you our hidden gem?

Under the general supervision of the Senior Director of Marketing as well as that of the Director of Branding & Visual Merchandising, the Intern will be involved in supporting all the activities related to marketing and visual presentation, including coordinating various communication and promotional tools and initiatives as well as work closely with internal departments and our Birks stores.


To do so, as an intern you will be expected to…

  • Assist in the development and production coordination of various branded marketing materials produced by the Marketing and Visual Merchandising teams
  • Design lookbooks and various internal communications (mainly to support of the visual presentation department)
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders on the progress of current files, including graphic designers, merchandising team, photographers, printers, advertising agencies, etc. in order to plan and monitor the artwork production schedules for all projects in progress including the production of Company’s lifestyle magazine
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of agency briefs,  production timelines etc
  • Proactively communicate with suppliers and internal customers to ensure that projects run smoothly;
  • May be called upon to assist in the preparation of reports and important presentations prepared by the Marketing and Visual Merchandising teams including but not limited to: visual merchandising guidelines, store memos, marketing support overview presentations, competitive analysis, ideation/inspiration presentations for new visual concepts etc.
  • Support the marketing team in its administrative tasks including support for special events;
  • Assistance with the set-up of store windows and visual presentation in-store
  • Occasionally be called upon to create content for marketing materials and/or digital platforms and social media


Our ideal candidate has…

  • Creativity and is passionate about marketing
  • Great interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to communicate in French and English, both verbally and in writing
  • A strong sense of initiative, organization and urgency;
  • A strong sense autonomy, concern for a job well done and a spirit of collaboration;
  • Ability to prioritize as well as perform multiple simultaneous tasks and projects;
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines
  • Experience in administrative support, ideally in a small business environment; (an asset)
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office software and ideally the Adobe Creative Suite (an asset)


Our promise of delight

After an internship at Birks, your experience will definitely be an asset to enter the job market and outshine your competition just like our stunning Birks diamonds!