Monday, April 9, 2012

Internal Blogger and Communications Assistant, Urban Outfitters (URBN), Philadelphia, PA

 Internal Blogger and Communications Assistant, Urban Outfitters
(URBN), Philadelphia, PA

Urban Outfitters (URBN) is seeking an Internal Blogger and
Communications Assistant (Tracking Code 6688).

Our Company: Gifted with extraordinary devotion and attention to
detail, the people who make up URBN truly love what they do. Our
success comes from our strong community, a deeply creative atmosphere
and a passion for the lifestyle of each customer we serve. If your
passion includes creating an unimagined experience, this is the place
for you.

Position Description: The Communications Assistant is a new role
within our URBN Operations group, with responsibility for identifying
and reporting on fun and relevant topics/trends for our employees. URBN
in a highly creative environment, so the Communications Assistant is
expected to bring innovative, inspiring and disciplined approaches to
our corporate communications. Though weve grown to 16,000 employees
across two continents, our goal is to maintain the same level of
intimacy, excitement and camaraderie felt by our employees when we were
one small store in West Philadelphia. URBN is highly entrepreneurial, so
successful candidates will couple experience and intelligence, with a
charismatic, collaborative style of work.

- Our ideal candidate brings one to three years in a creative marketing
/ communication environment in retail, apparel or other highly creative
- Active use of blogging and other social networks for communication;
has a demonstrated love of communicating through social media
- Experience in blogger relations to raise visibility and drive traffic
to sites
- Video / photography taping, editing & sharing experience
- Passion for URBN Brands
- Superior organization, prioritization, and self-motivation skills
- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced
- High level of collaboration and ability to work in a team
- Proficient in Adobe PhotoShop / Illustrator required. Web Design
experience a plus

Key Activities:
- Develop new and exciting daily content for our intranet site -
proactively seek out content, encourage discussions throughout our
community, and further engage our audience: be confident in creating
original content as it relates to fashion - we need people who are
- Scour the web and world for content that is brand appropriate
- Develop and execute the ongoing social media strategy
- Additional responsibilities as assigned

Contact: Please apply online at

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