About Us

    Harry Barker creates, manufactures and distributes innovative and cheerful products for dogs and cats.  The company’s commitment to sustainable practices and materials has been honored by numerous awards, including NYNOW’s prestigious Sustainability3 Award.  Products include collars, leashes, beds, toys, treats, food storage canisters, bowls, treat tins, and dog spa products.  Harry Barker was founded in 1997 by its president Carol Perkins, a former Ford model and fire-eater. 

    General Position Summary/Job Scope


    Studio Designer

    Our product-development design team seeks a proactive hands-on designer well versed in Adobe Suite who can assist in creating our line of eco-friendly pet products. Extensive experience in Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign required. Ability to prepare production spec sheets for factories, retouch imagery in Photoshop, develop web promotions, e-blasts and various sales materials a must. A knack for creating and following patterns, cutting & sewing soft goods a plus. This freelance position requires taking direction from creative leadership and working on site at our office in Hanahan, SC. Hours are approximately 24+ hours a week depending on workload. Please email nancyw@harrybarker.com with resume and portfolio.

    Marketing/E-Commerce Spring Intern

    Reports to: Marketing Director Department: Marketing/E-Commerce

    General Position Summary/Job Scope

    The Digital Marketing/E-Commerce Intern assists the E-Commerce and Marketing team with the back-end management of the website (www.harrybarker.com) as well as the day-to-day executions of Digital Marketing and Social Media tasks. The intern will work directly with the Marketing Director and E-Commerce team on tasks related to website maintenance, social media posting and scheduling, web promotions, social media advertising, Google Adwords, press, public relations, blogs and email campaigns.

    Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities

    • Implement back-end changes to the website via Magento (content management system) such as image updates, product description updates, loading new product and creating new pages on the site.
    • Curate and post content for social media channels including Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Snapchat.
    • Assist with paid advertising campaign implementation and management on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Google Adwords.
    • Contact list creation for press, social influencer and blogs.
    • Pulling and organizing media editorial calendars and developing press pitch ideas.
    • Assist with weekly marketing reports that will include results from organic social media, paid social media, paid search, retail and wholesale emails and website analytics.
    • Blog ideation, creation and uploading.


    Essential Attributes

    • Organized
    • Creative, thinks outside the box
    • Analytical
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Detail-oriented
    • Comfortable with frequent changes
    • Understands sense of urgency
    • Willingness to learn and ask questions


    Specific Job Skills

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Experience and familiarity with all Social Media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube and Snapchat
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as Google Docs including Google Pages and Google Sheets
    • Experience in Google Analytics and Adwords desired but not a requirement
    • Experience in Magento desired but not a requirement
    • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at once and catch on quickly to complicated processes
    • Ability to gather insights quickly from large quantities of data


    Education and/or Experience

    • Two or four year degree or currently in college preferably majoring in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Public Relations or Business
    • Experience working in an office setting is preferred


    Work Schedule

    • Part-time: 10-20 hours per week, Tuesdays and Thursdays preferred


    Physical Duties

    • Ability to stay seated for majority of eight hour work day
    • Ability to perform computer work and answer phone
    • Possible lifting of boxes up to twenty-five pounds
    • Please note there are dogs on occasion at Harry Barker. If you are allergic or uncomfortable being around dogs, this is not the intern position for you.


    To apply, email your resume, cover letter and available days/hours to Sarah Lovingood (sarah@harrybarker.com).