The MFMS Student Planning Team is composed of an elite group of undergraduate students at the University of Michigan working to connect students and industry professionals interested in fashion, media and retail. The team works together to facilitate the main event, our annual Michigan Fashion Media Summit.
Interested in applying to join the Michigan Fashion Media Summit Student Planning Team? The application closes September 12th at 11:59 PM ET
you can apply for THE FOLLOWING TEAMS:
Creative: Our Creative team produces all of our visual content. All the graphic design, all the pictures, all the creative assets. Skills needed include an eye for design, experience with Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator. All photographers should apply to this team as well.
Digital: Our killer social media presence is all thanks to our Digital team, making sure we stay connected and engaged on every social media platform. Skills needed include an understanding of our brand and aesthetic, great writing skills (for captions) and a pulse on the latest trends.
Marketing: Our Marketing team connects our organization to our U of M campus, other campuses, the fashion/retail industry and media outlets across the country. Skills needed include clear, concise communication ability (for outreach writing and handling inbounds), creativity (for brainstorming activations and ways to connect with our demographics) and excellent organization (for arranging activations, database keeping). You must be personable and not afraid to do outreach.
Finance: Our finance team budgets, projects, tracks and executes on all of our fundings and expenses. Skills needed include clear, concise writing ability (for U of M Council grants) and familiarity with Excel (for tracking funds).
Event Planning/Operations: Our Event Planning and Operations team executes the summit! We need a problem solver with stellar organization, great communication and a very high attention to detail.
Partnerships: Our Partnerships team funds the summit. Their responsibility, similar to a sales role, is to contact corporate partners and sell off assets for the summit to maximize our budget. Skills needed include clear communication, very personable (for getting on phone calls) and a good sense of how to negotiate.