A flurry of exciting projects has kept us at HoneyMilk busier than usual, which is why we are taking on interns this summer to provide a unique opportunity for some lucky go-getters.
We are looking for detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated people who want to become part of the HoneyMilk Team. If you are looking for a fun, growing, and intensely busy company to grow with then this may be the company for you! Please keep reading.
As a HoneyMilk Intern you will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of our home-studio factory, including soap and skincare product batching, order fulfillment, packaging products and wholesale orders, social media marketing, customer service, product and production photography and other miscellaneous business-related tasks.
It is reasonable to think that successful internships may lead to employment. If you are creative, hands-on, craft-focus, able to complete tasks with minimal supervision, and love to create great high-quality products, we would love to talk with you.
We’re building a team of independent, self-managing equals, all striving to do and be our best, through practices and products, for the betterment of people and the planet.
This Internship will run from May 31st thru July 30th. All Interns will be paid a minimum of a $700 stipend at the end of a successful, fully completed internship. Open to age ranges 18 to 25 years old. Must be willing to work in a home-studio environment in Douglasville, GA.
There will be many more creative opportunities though our program, as described below.
Internship Duties: You will work closely with the Owner as a Production Team Member and have a front row view to how the business is operated and managed. We will be interning with 2 highly-qualified individuals that will work separately and sometimes together. Attention to detail is absolutely key, as even small mistakes can greatly affect the quality of our products, and our relationships with our customers.
You will also get to work with an amazing group of people, share your creativity and maybe even make some friends along the way.
Each week we will focus on various aspects of the HoneyMilk business.
Possible tasks may include:
- Making soap and other skincare products
- Making soy candles
- Making/bottling lotions, body butters and scrubs
- Soap cutting, trimming and stamping
- Packaging and labeling soaps and other products
- Inventory duties (shelving products, counting and recording, etc)
- Packing and shipping online and wholesale orders
- Cleaning as needed: sweeping, mopping, washing production dishes, tidying
- Storing and inventory of raw materials and finished products
- Ordering materials, receiving and intake;
- Other duties and tasks as needed
In addition, Interns will be required to write a short weekly blog post about your weekly experience every other Friday. Handmade is a story that must be told, and our customers will enjoy reading about your learning experiences from your unique perspective.
- Experience in Customer Service, Retail, Marketing, Graphic Design, Social Media Management, AND/OR Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Publisher, Excel)
- Soapmaking (Beginning, Intermediate or Advanced) or crafting
- A can-do attitude and work ethic
- Own transportation
Working Hours: Flexible. This internship is for 15-30 hours per week (Monday-Friday), but can flex around your class schedule. You are asked to work a dedicated 3 to 4 day schedule Monday through Friday at a set time. Part-time Interns lunch breaks are for 30 minutes. Full-time Interns are for 1 hour. Full-time hours will be 5 to 7 hours a day, 4 days a week. If HoneyMilk has a local pop-up shop during your internship, event/weekend assistance may be requested (but never required).
Applicant Selection Criteria: We’re looking for someone with a passion for creative arts, sales and marketing and/or public relations. This internship will provide you with the opportunity to learn what it is like to run a full-time, home-based business. All work happens out of our home factory studio in Douglasville, GA. You must have your own transportation. Interns are asked to sign a non-disclosure and non-compete form related to certain trade secrets of the business. Agreement not to share certain skills learned during internship is expected.
Compensation: This is a paid internship with possibility to become a part time team member. Each Intern will receive $700 for Part-time and $900 for Full-time at the end of their internship. You will also gain invaluable skills with hands-on training, possible school credit (talk with your professors and the career center), and really learn what it is like to run a successful creative home-based business.