The Social Space – Retail & Marketing Intern

The Social Space
Retail & Marketing Intern
Date Listed
24 May 2024
Job Type
Entry Level / Junior Executive
Job Period
From Aug 2024, For At Least 5 Months
Sales / Retail
Retail / eCommerce
Location Name
Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore
Kreta Ayer Rd, Singapore
Allowance / Remuneration
$800 - 1,000 monthly
Company Profile

The Social Space creates multi-concept spaces to inspire social-impact champions in all that we do so as to create an economy for good. Our spaces feature a Café, a fair trade retail area, and a nail salon, all promoting greater awareness for sustainability, an appreciation for providence, and more accessible conscious living. 

The Social Space is also a platform of opportunities for differently-abled people to acquire skills and dignified employment and put their talents and skills to a good cause. We aim to empower such individuals who face a higher barrier to employment opportunities due to circumstances beyond their control to gain self-sufficiency in the long term.

From the choice of high-quality, fair-trade, eco- and socially-conscious products we use and sell, to the services we offer, down to the people we hire, The Social Space aspires to bring about serendipity through our creative spaces and platforms, and hopes to encourage our community to be more socially conscious in their daily lives.

We invite you to join us to affect change to our community and the planet.

Job Description

The Social Space is a multi-concept social enterprise that features a café and fair-trade retail space that all promote a greater awareness for sustainability, low-waste, conscious living and inclusive employment. We aim to raise the bar for the social enterprise industry in Singapore and inspire social-impact champions in all that we do so as to create an economy for good. We currently have 2 outlets at Kreta Ayer Road and DUO Galleria.

We are looking for Retail, Events & Marketing interns to join our team! You will be assisting the Retail & Marketing team in retail operations, sourcing, planning and coordinating our workshops and events, all surrounding the theme of sustainability and eco-consciousness. With plenty of real-life experience up for grabs, this opportunity will put you right in the heart of the bustling #socialenterprise scene. This role requires the candidate to be resourceful, independent and extremely creative.


Main duties include:

1. Retail operations

a. Including tracking inventory and fulfilment of online and corporate orders

b. Managing our e-commerce platform, including creating and managing product listings

c. Assist with customer enquiries and cashiering duties at the physical outlets

d. Set up and maintain visual merchandising displays

2. Marketing

a. Assist in marketing and social media efforts to spread awareness on our own social mission, as well as the causes supporting by our amazing partners.

b. Helping to plan and create simple Instagram posts and reels

3. Events

a. Assist in event planning, execution and brainstorming

b. Manage RSVP for guest list for events

c. On-site set up and coordination with vendors/clients

4. Administrative

a. Assist in general administrative and data entry tasks



· Singaporean or PR, aged 17-25 years old

· Passion for social and environmental causes

· Very pro-active and a multi-tasker

· High attention to detail

· Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and drive results

· Team player who is resourceful and great with problem solving

· Able to work with minimal supervision

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Other Information

· Commitment period 5 - 6 months from Aug 2024

· 5-day work week, including one weekend

Application Instructions
This position is part of the NYC YouthCorps Community Internship Programme. Visit this link for more info:

If you are keen to be a part of our team, drop us a note and let us know why you support our social & environmental cause, and why you think you'll be a good fit!

Applications without a cover letter will be rejected.

If you are keen to be a part of our team, drop us an email at and let us know why you support our social & environmental cause, and why you think you'll be a good fit!

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The Social Space
Pros: Free staff meals, coffee, in house toilet
Cons: Depends on individual patience and empathy to work with special needs and pmhi 15min or 45 min break
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