FLORAL APPRENTICESHIP - SPRING 2017
We are looking for a 3-month floral apprentice to work in our studio in Red Hook. This will be an in-depth learning experience where the apprentice participates in all functions of an intimate and fast operating floral studio with a focus on events.
Experience with flowers is not required but a plus. In this position, you will assist in all aspects of the work in our studio from concept to final product. We will expect you to dive in immediately and give us all you have.
As a result, you will learn various techniques to create beautiful flower arrangements, the ins and outs of the flower market, how to condition flowers, how to handle logistics, set-up and break down of events and help create and execute unique concepts for client events.
Candidate must be a self-starter, independent and communicative worker. She/he must be prepared to work early mornings/late evenings and/or weekends and have a flexible schedule. Being able to work individually, but also on a team, ability to work under time pressure, and willing to do physical labor is required. An intuitive eye and understanding for color, form and composition is a must.
We require that you are available a minimum of three days a week. This program is a partially paid. Start date is February 15th, 2017. This is is a one of a kind learning opportunity for a professional and driven individual where we will teach you our internationally acclaimed methods and style. The majority of our previous apprentices now run their own floral businesses or freelance for us.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your resume, and a short introduction about yourself with the subject line “Apprenticeship” to be considered. If you have anything that demonstrates your visual or conceptual skills (photography, paintings, floral design, drawings, carpentry, craft projects, etc) please send that as well.Interviews will take place at Tin Can Studios in Red Hook, Brooklyn.