Social Impact- Internship
Location: New York
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Commitment to Safety
Nothing is more important to us thansafeguarding the healthof our
customers,employees, their families,and the community at
large.Effective October 8, 2021, all US employeesas well as all
newly hired US employeesare required to receive
theCOVID-19vaccination (and provide proof) unlessgranted an
approved exemptionfrom this policy due to a medical reason, or
because of a sincerely held religious belief.
At, we don't believe in "one-size-fits-most". We create custom hair
care that's inclusive to all hair types, needs, and preferences.
Each of our hair care products is customized to a person's hair
needs based on the results from an online consultation. The
individual data is processed through a proprietary algorithm and
made-to-order in the Prose lab using natural active ingredients.
Marrying emerging technologies with the best in beauty, Prose is
truly creating something special.
This is the opportunity to join a fast-growing startup and an
energetic team that works together to deliver creative solutions
that are transforming the way people think about and shop for hair
care. We're looking for talented problem solvers who lead with
passion and who face any task with a positive mindset.
The Social Impact Intern will be an integral individual contributor
to and valued team member within the Social Impact Team, working
closely with the VP of Social Impact on building partnerships and
initiatives both internally and externally within the company, with
a prime focus on impactful initiatives, impact
storytelling/messaging and liaising with the marketing and social
team to creatively and authentically relay the work being done at
Prose to consumers and internal and external partners. They will
work in concert with the Marketing, People, Digital Product, and
Manufacturing Operations teams to build robust social impact
initiatives that drive business as a force for good and leverage
social impact for growth via education, brand loyalty, and industry
change. They will work in tandem with the internal Sustainability
team members to build intersectional activations that
sustainability and social impact seamlessly. In addition they will
support the VP in all Social Impact programming, activations,
events, and initiatives.
What You'll be Doing:
- Strategizing, developing and executing cross-functional
initiatives that take an intersectional, interdisciplinary lens to
Social Impact, working with Marketing, Digital Product, and People
teams on internal and external activations.
- Assisting the VP in all Social Impact efforts both internally
and externally with a focus on ideation, conceptualization and
strategy, including coordination, logistics, and
- Taking an active role in initiatives from ideation to
execution, assisting the Social Impact VP to develop new
- Administrative oversight of scheduling, meetings, and emails,
as well as calendar for the social impact department.
- Oversee the continuation and expansion of existing Social
Impact programs, such as the Product donation program, Parents Day,
ProseStyle collaborations, and more.
- Some skills you will need:
- Project & Event Management
- Partnerships & Engagement
- Excel & Google Suite
- Human Rights, Social Impact, and CSR
- Must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate degree
program with a minimum of 2 years of college completed
- Previous experience working in a professional office setting
and Startup experience is preferred
- Research and analytic skills required for social impact, CSR,
and brand activations as it relates to employee volunteerism,
social impact, and philanthropic initiatives at Prose.
- Teamwork and administrative support skills highly
- Experience with event planning
- Proven ability to set priorities, create timelines and meet
deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Proven ability to work well cross-functionally, influence
stakeholders, and synthesize information and creative feedback from
- A strong desire to work and be around creative people and
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
- Committed to Prose's Sustainability and Social Impact Key
Pillars:Community Minded, Sustainability, Inclusivity, and
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- Able to uphold Prose's values, mission and goals, and are
excited to tackle every project, however big or small.
Work Setting: In-person/hybrid
Start Date: ASAP - August 2024
Paid Internship:20 p/h
Understand & Embody our Prose Values:
We know the best ideas come from open minds and willingness to
listen. While our products cater to the individual, an invitation
into our process is always open to our community.
We value our differences and diverse backgrounds by communicating
openly, managing with transparency and striving to understand one
another's perspective. It's a key ingredient to our innovation.
Our strength as a group will outlast our efforts as individual
contributors. With offices across countries (and across boroughs)
staying inventive and agile deepens our clear vision and consistent
We stay in a spirit of entrepreneurial collaboration: We do not
have consensus at all times, but we trust one another to work
toward our common goals. Our success is an expression and result of
our progressive and gratifying teamwork.
We value ownership and coaching that encourages employees to think
constructively and creatively about the business. We view employees
as leaders and individuals who are accountable, resourceful and
responsible. Anyone and everyone is encouraged to lead.
We recognize that in order to continue thinking one step ahead, we
will need to try new things. We strive to provide an open
environment that accepts this truth making space for new ideas to
We assume good intentions in every interaction keeping ourselves
accountable for the climate we create. We seek to understand our
co-workers through this lens of conscious bienveillance,
authenticity and fellowship.
We operate with the intention of preserving resources, creating an
environment we can all live in--for our business and the world.
Sustainable care is essential to our ethos as an organization. We
take a mindful approach to how we think about our people
(employees) and our planet.
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