Internships

You must send over your transcript with your application in order to be considered for any of the following positions.

Marketing Intern – Beauty Influencer Coordinator

Fall 2019/Spring 2020/Summer 2020

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on building relationships with influences within the beauty industry. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns to build a database of beauty influencers who are active on YouTube and Instagram. This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing. A strong preference will be given to candidate who can hold the internship for an entire school year, and students with an art background or are graduating and or pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours: 10-15 hours week/2 days a week (during business hours)

Responsibilities

    • Develop marketing strategy for influencers.
    • Identify and build relationships with prominent influencers within the beauty industry.
    • Contact influencers on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram and negotiate partnerships.
    • Understand the ‘big picture’.
    • Brainstorm ideas for social media influencer campaigns and content.
    • Determine and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to use to measure/track a campaign to support the company’s ecommerce activities, and how those goals align with the brand’s overall ecommerce objectives.
    • Keep abreast of emerging trends, technologies in the influencer ecosystem and across social media.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials- Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing

  • Amazing social media and copy writing skills are a plus! .
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related fields is ideal!
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines.
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field – Exceptional multitasking
  • Self-Starter!
  • Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline.

*You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are**
* Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Marketing Intern – Beauty Ambassador Coordinator

Fall 2019/Spring 2020/Summer 2020

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, leading our outreach to our team of beauty ambassadors. This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing. A strong preference will be given to candidate who can hold the internship for an entire school year, and students with an art background or are graduating and or pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours:10-15 hours week/2 days a week (during business hours)
Responsibilities

    • Develop marketing strategy for beauty ambassadors.
    • Identify and build relationships with beauty ambassadors.
    • Engange with beauty ambassadors on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram and negotiate partnerships.
    • Understand the ‘big picture’.
    • Brainstorm ideas for beauty ambassador campaigns and content.
    • Determine and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to use to measure/track a campaign to support the company’s ecommerce activities, and how those goals align with the brand’s overall ecommerce objectives..
    • Keep abreast of emerging trends, technologies in the natural hair ecosystem and across social media.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials- Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing

  • Amazing social media and copy writing skills are a plus! .
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related fields is ideal!
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines.
  • Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field– Exceptional multitasking
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  • Self-Starter!
  • Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline.

*You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are**
* Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

 

Part-Time Bookkeeper

Thank God It’s Natural is looking for a part-time bookkeeper that is excited about invoicing clients on time. Primary responsibilities include on-line bill pay and bookkeeping including preparation of financial statements in compliance with GAAP.  The candidates must be able to work from our office located on W Carroll in Chicago.

Responsibilities

    • Accounts payable invoice processing.
    • Weekly a/p check runs.
    • Scanning and filing invoices.
    • Answering vendor inquires by email and phone.
    • Maintain reports of uncashed checks.
    • Responsible for month end close including Supplier reconciliations.
    • Review all employee credit card expenses.

Requirements

  • 3+ years, full-time accounts payable experience .
  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance preferred.
  • Experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office, and Excel software.
  • Effective communication and organization skills.
  • Know of commonly used accounts payable concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.
  • Excellent organizational skills and a good memory.
  • Experience with payroll processing and reporting, sales tax tracking and reporting, and on-line banking.
  • Experience creating, reconciling, and reviewing financial statements.
  • Ability to control time and work effectively in a home office environment.

Office Address

2023 W. Carroll Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613

tgin Finance Intern – Chicago Only

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Finance division, working on budgeting, planning, and accounting as we expand in retailers such as Target, Ulta, and Walmart. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns who are on top of their game, and looking to learn more about operations, finance, accounting and HR! This internship is ideal for college  juniors/seniors and recent college graduates, who are strong with numbers, and interested in a career in business. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Maintain all vendor files in easily accessible and consistent manner.
  • Verify that all invoices have been properly coded and approved for payment
  • Process invoices into the accounts payable system timely and accurately.
  • Balance accounts payable to the general ledger on a daily basis.
  • Process checks on a weekly basis.
  • Reconcile vendor statements to ensure no invoices have been missed and the properties are in good standing with the vendors.
  • Maintain critical vendor lists for each property to ensure timely payments.

Administration of W-9s and 1099s

  • Maintenance of Certificates of Insurance
  • Follows month end closing schedule including the preparation of the month end AP reports.
  • Prepares Board materials and reports provided to the Corporate/Funds’ Boards of
  • Managers/Trustees.
    • Prepares various managerial reportsincluding but not limited to, performance, cash flows and asset analyses.
  • Assists with special projects and task as assigned.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Current student pursuing Bachelor’s inFinance, Accounting, Economics, or relatedBusiness areas
  • Strong organizational skills
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and multitask.
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications, particularly Microsoft Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Events Intern – Chicago Only

Fall 2018/Summer 2019Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on events, and specifically our upcoming Breast Cancer Cocktails for a Cure scheduled to take place in October. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns who are on top of their game, and looking to learn more about planning and managing events! This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing, and specifically events. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours: 2 days a week (during business hours)You’ll be learning and applying basic sales, marketing, client relations, customer satisfaction and branding techniques.

Responsibilities

– Research potential events for tgin to support or attend

– Provide social event coverage during event

– Draft event recaps

– Assist with planning, execution and event follow up.

– Collaborate with creative design teams to drive impressions, word of mouth buzz, social media follows and bottom- line sales

– Review brand ambassador submissions

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials– Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing

– Working knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint– a plus!

– Amazing social media and copy writing skills are a plus!

– Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines

– Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field

Key Personality Traits– Exceptional communication skills

– Exceptional multitasking

– Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction

– Ability to work both independently and remotely

– Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

*You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are**

* Interested applicants should send cover letters and resumes and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Marketing Intern – Creative Projects

Fall 2018/Summer 2019

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on projects focused in the hair, beauty and fashion industries. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns with a desire to work on creative projects involving graphic design, motion graphics, video and photography in the beauty industry! This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing. A strong preference will be given to candidate was an art background or are graduating and or pursuing a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours: 2 days a week (during business hours)

Responsibilities

– Collaborate with creative design teams to drive impressions, word of mouth buzz, social media follows and bottom- line sales

– Design content for multimedia campaigns including collateral materials, video promotions, web promotions, social media marketing and email communications

– Produce creative for event marketing initiatives including (but not limited to) press events, consumer engagement events, product launches, multi-city tours, etc.

– Assist with creative design for new business presentations and campaign reports

Examples of the Projects We’re Currently Working On:

– PR/Press Releases

– Website Sliders

– Lifestyle Photos

– Commercial Photo Shoots

– Motion Graphics

– Internal Newsletters

– Billboards

– Campaigns (wash n go, fall season, holiday, twitter chats) – See attached photo

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials– Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing

– Working knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint– a must!

– Amazing social media and copy writing skills are a plus!

– Minimum 1-2 years of experience in related fields is ideal!

– Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines

– Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photograpy or a related field

Key Personality Traits– Exceptional communication skills

– Exceptional multitasking

– Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction

– Ability to work both independently and remotely

– Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

*You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are**

* Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.

Marketing Intern (Strategy/Social) – Chicago Only

Fall 2018/Summer 2019

Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and body products, is seeking interns to become a part of our vibrant Marketing division, working on special projects that enable us to increase our reach and differentiate ourselves as a brand. We are seeking sharp, enthusiastic interns who are on top of their game, and looking to learn more about marketing strategy, social media, graphic design, etc.! This internship is ideal for college seniors and recent college graduates, who are creative and passionate about marketing, and specifically events. Candidates must live in Chicago and come into the office!

Required Hours: 2 days a week (during business hours)

Responsibilities

– Review existing strategies and provide recommendations for improvements

– Brainstorm ideas and develop plans of actions for increasing consumer engagement

– Assist with marketing related projects (e.g. sampling, event organization, reviewing marketing materials, etc.)

– Develop content for Social Media Team

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities/Credentials– Creative and/or passionate about consumer marketing

– Working knowledge of PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint– a plus!

– Amazing social media and copy writing skills are a plus!

– Ability to work well under pressure and meet project deadlines

– Strong preference for individuals with (or pursuing) a BS/BA in Graphic Design, Marketing, Art, Photography or a related field

Key Personality Traits– Exceptional communication skills

– Exceptional multitasking

– Passion for customer service and complete satisfaction

– Ability to work both independently and remotely

– Ability to take direction and complete assignments on deadline

*You don’t need to be a student, but can get credit if you are**

* Interested applicants should send cover letters, resume, and a copy of their transcript to tgincareers@gmail.com for consideration.