Communications Assistant

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
21 Jul 2020
Closes
03 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Emilia Wickstead is looking for an exceptional Communications Assistant to support the smooth running of the global Press Office. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the team and will report into the Head of PR.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the sample collections, ensuring seamless transitions between internal and external sample requests
  • Record all press and VIP requests, booking in and sending out samples using Launchmetrics / Fashion GPS
  • Maintain the condition of the sample collections and oversee the collection archive
  • Liaise with press on editorial opportunities as well as image and credit requests 
  • Assist with VIP requests and fittings, liaising with VIP stylist teams and VIP agency in the US
  • Work to nurture and grow strong relationships with global press and stylists
  • Monitor Emilia Wickstead press coverage globally, with a focus on the UK, Europe and the US
  • Compile press clippings, monthly press highlights and quarterly PR reports to analyse results
  • Oversee intern team who support with sample movement, media monitoring and logistics 
  • Support with database management and administrative duties 
  • Provide event support, including guest lists, invitations and logistics 
  • Support the team with the seasonal shows during London Fashion Week, working alongside PR agency to filter requests and on logistics 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Prior experience working in a press office and/or editorial environment
  • Prior experience managing sample collections / inventory / Launchmetrics
  • Knowledge of and keen interest in the global media landscape 
  • Prior experience in managing interns and delegation 
  • Professional, discreet and well presented with a keen eye for detail
  • Articulate with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good time management skills, well organised and has the ability to prioritise and work under pressure
  • Able to be an Emilia Wickstead brand ambassador internally and externally
  • Passionate, engaged and a team player!

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