Studio Coordinator

Location
London
Posted
27 Aug 2021
Closes
17 Nov 2021
Ref
R912
Hours
Full Time
Working at Stella McCartney is a truly rewarding experience. As a luxury fashion company with a strong ethical standpoint we are leaders and innovators in our industry.

Overview

Reporting to the Studio Manager, the studio assistant will offer comprehensive management and support to our global Design studio, alongside assisting with related projects and shows. The role is located in our London design studio.

Your Mission:

As part of a small Studio Management team, you will be responsible for:
  • Managing and coordinating travel, accommodation and itineraries for employees across the design studio.
  • Support in reviewing and managing the studio schedule on a weekly basis, managing amendments as required and communicating dates to the various teams.
  • Anticipate the necessary arrangements according to the Studio calendar (including but not limited to travel schedules, petty cash requests, research and catering).
  • Provide financial administrative support to the Design studio, through managing the quarterly budget, processing employee's monthly expenses (in accordance with Company policy), and managing petty cash and advances
  • End-to-end support for the organisation of the Seasonal shows, including travel and accommodation bookings, expense processing, dispatching deliveries, equipment and stationery for the Designers, preparing the backstage, allocating runners and the setting up of a temporary atelier.
  • General Studio Management support, to ensure a smooth, efficient and effective running of the studio to facilitate collection launches (including IT set-up, design equipment, management of stationery and haberdashery supplies, co-ordination of hired archive samples, courier coordination and compliance with H&S procedures at all times).
  • Support in coordinating design resources and the management of ad hoc projects, including fittings, scheduling models and liaising with press and stylists in preparation for photo shoots.


Working as part of the Studio Management team requires resilience, excellent time management and communication skills. Success will be achieved through effective communication, thinking on your feet and demonstrating resourcefulness in a creative and fast-paced environment. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with a passion for fashion, working as part of a team offering comprehensive studio management exposure.

Your Talent:
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface regularly with internal and external personnel at all levels
  • Proven ability of building and maintaining relationships
  • Hard-working, resilient and flexible
  • Problem solving and solution orientated with a 'Can-do' attitude
  • A strong team player who is considerate of colleagues
  • Ability to be discrete, confidential and reliable at all times


Systems and Essentials
  • Previous experience in a similar role where you have been required to prioritize and multi-task various and competing demands
  • Computer literate, including excellent knowledge of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel &PowerPoint)
  • Educated to degree level in a related discipline with evident interest in fashion
  • Knowledge of the design process
  • Intermediate or higher conversational French is favourable but not essential.


Reward

Our philosophy is to go beyond monetary return and consider ourselves responsible for your wellbeing, your family, your health, your time and the community.
  • Up to 50% discount on Stella McCartney products
  • Exclusive staff sales and sample sales - Including other LVMH brands
  • Matched pension contribution up to 6%
  • Extensive private medical and critical illness insurance, as well as life assurance
  • Annual Health Screening
  • Annual Leave Shop where employees can buy or sell annual leave
  • Flexible working/core hours
  • Enchanced Maternity/paternity packages
  • Matched Give as You Earn charity scheme
  • Fitness membership (Classpass credits) and onsite yoga
  • Volunteer and Birthday leave
  • Health cash plan
  • Financial wellbeing program
  • Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support Services
  • Employee referral bonus


Optional/ Paid Benefits

Childcare vouchers, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, tech scheme, travel and dental insurance and more.

We welcome people with disabilities and endeavour to make reasonable adjustments, if you do require such adjustments please let us know within 48 hours of your interview.

At Stella McCartney, we like to be bold. For us this means challenging ourselves and the wider industry in which we operate. As part of our commitments to inclusive fashion, we have an ambitious strategy to put diversity, equity and inclusion at the centre of everything we do. Our starting point is to create a workplace where different voices are respected, heard and empowered in equal measure regardless of factors such as culture and backgrounds, and to influence and disrupt fashion and other industries by providing opportunities for global diverse talent to shine.

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