Marketing & E-Commerce Intern

Job Title: Marketing & E-commerce Intern

Duration: May 2024  | End: July 2024 (with potential of employment after initial period)

Location: Hybrid 


Second Nature Boutique is a high end consignment boutique located in Midtown Toronto specializing in designer womens apparel & accessories. We are seeking a Media Intern to assist us by supporting our Marketing team with our Website & Social Media platforms. A successful female owned and operated business of 50 years, Second Nature Boutique is excited to teach a motivated student the ins and outs of consignment, retail and luxury fashion with a focus on our online presence. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting with product photography. 
  • Assisting in uploading products to our Shopify website and revising stock as required (drafting sold out products, merchandising collections). 
  • Packaging and mailing online orders. 
  • Conducting inventory checks and ensuring online products remain aligned with the stock of items as they sell in-store (at both locations). 
  • Assisting in Social Media Campaigns including filming content, posting content on our platforms, responding to comments and/or DMs as instructed, editing reels, and generally supporting the social media team. 
  • Supporting our Marketing Manager & E-Commerce Specialist in all aspects as needed and aiding in the completion of any additional tasks as necessary. 


  • Gain proficient knowledge in Consignment & the Resale world. 
  • An in depth education on luxury brands, high-end designers, quality fabrics & materials on a global scale.
  • Learn about the inner workings of Shopify, E-commerce Management & General Web based online Marketing operations and strategy. 
  • Exposure to Social Media Marketing including the inner workings of day to day management, Analytics & Strategy, Working with Influencers, Running Successful Campaigns and Overall Operations for all platforms (TikTok, Instagram, Youtube, LinkedIn, Pinterest) to ensure content boosts sales while appropriately reflecting our brand. 
  • First hand experience working for a small business that has been successful for 50 years in the Toronto Fashion & Retail space. 
  • Potential to grow into a part-time/full-time position with us!

Skills & Competencies

  • A genuine love for Fashion! A desire to keep up with fashion trends and knowledge of designer brands carried by our boutique. 
  • Knowledge and/or interest in the Consignment and the Resale market.
  • Basic understanding of Social Media platforms including Instagram, Pinterest and TikTok.
  • Basic photography skills required, experience with DSLR photography (or a willingness to learn) a bonus but not mandatory! 
  • Confident with technology and comfortable with learning new software.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong written communication skills with an understanding of professionalism and tone–crucial for both uploading and possible correspondence on behalf of the boutique.
  • Confidence and poise in managing various tasks/projects.
  • A self starter who is ambitious and loves to take on new challenges. 
  • A positive attitude! 
  • Experience working with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and/or Lightroom software applications is beneficial but not required.
  • Knowledge of Social media (video & photo) Editing and producing content is beneficial but not required.
  • Experience working with the Shopify platform and applications within the platform is beneficial but not required.


  • Contribute to uploading products every week for new arrivals and various collections and designer brands on a timely basis.
  • Contribute to content creation on occasion.
  • Editing and uploading products to the website as well as managing existing products as needed
  • Analyze sales data from the Shopify platform to identify trends, patterns, and opportunities for growth.
  • Assist the E-commerce Specialist in day-to-day tasks.

Hours & Compensation

  • The Media Intern will work up to 40 hours per week or as many required by the internship agreement.
  • The Media Intern will receive staff discounts on merchandise in store. 
  • Potential for a paid part-time/full-time position with the company at the end of the internship period.

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