Careers at StartMyLine.com

 

We Value Culture, Diversity & Inclusion

 

Diversity has been at the heart of our business here at Harper Arrington / StartMyLine.com / StartingAClothingLine.com since we started in 2004. We have established ourselves as a global business and our ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world — both in the marketplace and in the workplace — is critical to our long-term sustainability. People and values are our greatest assets. We know that every product and service is powered by people.

 

We recognize that differences in age, race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, physical ability, thinking style and background bring richness to our work environments. We are committed to creating an environment where all employees are included, are treated with dignity and respect and are in a position to contribute to our future success. We are fully aware that diversity breeds innovation and it is our mission here to foster that inspiration. It allows us to continue to improve our products that change lives. It is a privilege that we hold dear.

 

Workplace – What Is It Like To Work Here

 

Working at Harper Arrington is like being part of an extended family. We believe in and treat our employees as our greatest asset. We strive for a fun yet productive work environment. Everyday is Casual Friday at Our workplace. We want them to grow not only as a valued team members but grow personally. We also value people that think differently because it allows us to see different perspectives and improve our products and services. Not to mention we are are heart a fashion company and the fashion industry is always exciting. We want our employees to enjoy working at our company and also feel empowered as we together work to make a difference in the lives of aspiring fashion designers, clothing lines and designers worldwide.

 


 

(3) Positions Currently Available

 


 

Public Relations / Communications Jr. Specialist

Part Time Internship

 

Are you in school working towards a Public Relations or Communications Degree and you love fashion? If so, you may be the perfect candidate for this position. We are looking for a strategic member of the communications team who will handle media inquiries, communications strategy, and outreach around product and policy issues. Successful candidate will have at least 2 years of school completed, experience in writing and executing proactive and reactive communications plans; executing communications strategies at a national/global level; and building and maintaining relationships with consumer and technology media. Candidates should have excellent creative writing and verbal communications skills, experience with consumer or technology brands, and the ability to think and communicate strategically with a variety of people. High enthusiasm, creativity and resourcefulness are very important, as is a high level of professional integrity and confidentiality. Candidate will serve as Harper Arrington’s spokesperson with the media. This position will work across all of our divisions.

 

Location: USA residents only. Michigan based preferred but will consider people outside of Michigan.

 

Core Skills:

 

  • Organizational, Tactical, and Communication Skills: Takes accountability for actions; is solutions oriented and understands how to best prioritize tasks or assignments; demonstrates a high level of organizational skills; meets deadlines; sees projects through to completion; great attention to detail; articulates ideas well and is comfortable with public speaking and presentations.
  • Media Relations: Draft pitches; communicates with media; manages press calls; reviews and edits briefing materials; identifies appropriate media targets; builds and maintains media relationships.
  • Content Creation: Excellent writing and editing skills; able to analyze and contextualize information and begin to form strategic recommendations; able to write and edit materials.
  • Crisis Management: Ability to think on one’s feet and communicate effectively both internally and externally, while managing sensitive material and maintaining a high sense of urgency.
  • Generate media and journalist list. Reach out to influential members of the fashion & business communities including social media personalities / Follow-ups etc.
  • Ability to create / update press kits
  • This position will require approximately 10 – 15 hours a week.

 

Additional Requirements

 

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, YouTube Twitter).
  • Proven ability to execute programs that have met and/or exceeded stated metrics and analytics.
  • Must have strong writing ability – preferably AP style.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and manage large work flow within time constraints.
  • Must possess strong work ethic and thrive in a fast-paced dynamic work environment.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work as team player are critical.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills are necessary.

 

Technical

 

  • Experience on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram
  • Understanding of blog traffic analytics and SEO
  • Tech & Social Media savvy
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Products

 

Benefits of this Position

 

  • Gain valuable work experience in the field
  • Ability to use us a reference
  • Possibility of being hired full time
  • Work with a great company

 

How To Apply

 

If you are interested in applying for this position – please contact our HR department at hr @ startmyline.com (Note: remove spaces in email address when contacting us). Please state the position you are applying for in the Subject Line. Please send us a copy of your resume and cover letter as a PDF attachment. Also include links to samples of your writing and at least one of your social media profiles. This is an unpaid internship position with a possibility of becoming a full-time hire after 6 months. You can also fax resume to 248-281-0373. If you want to inquire by phone – please call 888-435-9234 and ask for office manager John Thomas at ext. 4. If you fax us – please be sure to include a cover letter stating the position you are applying for and your Facebook Page.

 


 

Editorial Fashion Blogger

– Part Time Internship

 

Are you obsessed with fashion, style, and shopping? Love blogging, reading blogs and keeping up with the latest fashion media? If this describes you – we have a great opportunity for you! We are looking for a passionate fashion enthusiast to create content and help grow our editorial blog to the next level. You will have to be up-to-date on the latest fashion trends, have a keen editorial eye as well as be highly web literate and self-motivated. We are looking for the right individual that has passion, great ideas and work ethic. Your post will be featured across our different divisions – StartingAClothingLine.com and INDIEFABBO.com – Our Apparel Retail Site which is coming very soon. This position will work across all of our divisions.

 

Minimum Requirements For This Fashion Job: 

 

1 year of blogging experience, 2 years of writing related education. 1 year of related fashion experience. Writing samples. References. Working towards a college degree in any of the following: Fashion / English / Creative Writing / Journalism.

 

Additional Requirements For This Position

 

  • Outgoing personality, ability to meet new people
  • Comfortable being on camera and being photographed
  • Positive Attitude
  • Self Starter
  • Team oriented

 

Location: USA residents only. Michigan based preferred but will consider people outside of Michigan.

 

Editorial

 

  • Content creation
  • Keen eye for fashion
  • Excellent editorial sense
  • Strong Writing Skills
  • Research and write articles in a conversational tone
  • Fact Checking
  • Self-editing
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Journalistic Integrity Must know the Code of Ethics
  • Ability to include corporate objectives and mission throughout blog presentation
  • Exceptional communication skills in English
  • Respond promptly to blog comments and emails
  • Ability to provide 3 blog posts a week + various social media post
  • Blog post will be mainly written post but also some video post will be required

 

Technical

 

  • Experience on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram
  • Understanding of blog traffic analytics and SEO
  • Tech & Social Media savvy
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Products

 

Benefits of this Position

 

  • Gain valuable work experience in the field
  • Ability to use us a reference
  • Possibility of being hired full time
  • Work with a great company

 

How To Apply

 

If you are interested in applying for this position – please contact our HR department at hr @ StartMyLine.com (Note: remove spaces in email address when contacting us). Please state the position you are applying for in the Subject Line. Please send us a copy of your resume and cover letter as a PDF attachment. Also include links to samples of your writing and at least one of your social media profiles. This is an unpaid internship with a possibility of becoming a full-time hire after 6 months. You can also fax resume to 248-281-0373. If you want to inquire by phone – please call 888-435-9234 and ask for office manager John Thomas at ext. 4. If you fax us – please be sure to include a cover letter stating the position you are applying for and your Facebook Page.

 


 

Offline Promotions Affiliate

 

Promote StartingAClothingLine.com in your city and make 15% Commission.

Do you want to earn some extra money? Become an independent promotions contractor for StartMyLine.com in your area. Earn 15% every time a sale originates from your offline affiliate ID. This is for people who are willing to get our and network around your city about our products.

 

How Does It Work

 

We provide you with your initial run of postcards or business cards to distribute around your city. You can put them in high traffic areas, give them out to interested parties etc. Every time someone orders using your unique affiliate ID you will earn a commission. They will enter your affiliate code in the discount box during their order which will save them $5 and it will allow us to identify you as the affiliate.

 

When Will You Get Paid:

 

Commissions will be paid out on the 1st and 15th of every month. Payments will be made via Paypal directly to you.

 

Location of Positions:

 

These positions are open to anyone in the USA, Canada, Great Britain and Australia only. However, Offline Affiliates outside of the USA will have to pay shipping to get their postcards or business cards from us. USA affiliates will get their postcards sent to them for free.

 

Terms:

 

Offline Affiliates may not post their Offline Affiliate ID anywhere online nor can anyone else post your ID. This is strictly prohibited. This position is not open to websites. This is a position for individuals only. You must be at least 18 years old with no criminal background. Websites can join our affiliate program using the Affiliate Link.

 

Interview Process

 

E-mail us at hr @ StartMyLine.com and tell us why you would be a great fit for this position. Tell us where you are located and your plan on how you would promote the website with our company postcards. Include a link to your Facebook page (required). Please state the position you are applying for in the Subject Line. Please send us a copy of your resume and cover letter as a PDF attachment. Upon reviewing your information we will contact you by email to set up a phone interview time. You can also fax resume to 248-281-0373. If you fax us – please be sure to include a cover letter stating the position you are applying for and your Facebook Page.

 

So are you ready to earn extra money in your spare time? Join our team today as a Offline Promotions Affiliate.