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Senior Communications Executive (12-Month FTC)

Employer
Emilia Wickstead
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
21 Dec 2022

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Senior Communications Executive (12-month FTC)

 

 

Overview

 

The Senior Communications Executive is responsible for the smooth running of the press office, whilst supporting cross-functional marketing efforts. This role oversees global sample movement to maximize editorial and VIP dressing opportunities, nurturing relationships with key media whilst contributing to PR strategies, special projects and content creation to deliver exceptional and compelling brand communications.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

PR

  • Regularly update the marcoms calendar with key industry dates Contribute to PR strategies per collection/project. Compile pitch grids and databases Liaise with press on editorial opportunities and proactively pitch for product and news stories Work to nurture and grow strong relationships with global press and stylists Oversee the sample collections, ensuring seamless transitions between internal and external shoots Record and oversee all press and VIP sample requests using Launchmetrics Maintain the condition of the sample collections and manage the EW sample archive Draft and distribute press releases and materials Compile editorial calendars Support with database management and administrative duties  Monitor Emilia Wickstead press coverage globally, with a focus on the UK, EU and US Compile press reports to record and analyze weekly, monthly and quarterly results Contribute to social media planning by suggesting earned editorial & VIP content

  VIP Dressing

  • Compile event and industry calendars Contribute to target dressing lists Regularly share look books with key VIP dressing stylists/teams, nurturing relationships and creating new opportunities Pitch bespoke options during awards season and for key VIP moments, organize fittings Liaise with VIP dressing agency to maximize opportunities in the USA

 

 

Fashion Week

  • Support with press & VIP invitation and guest list management Manage VIP dressing Support with press outreach and global media release Support with production/logistics including internal critical path

  Events

  • Coordinate press and marketing events, including guest lists, invitations and logistics 

  Leadership  

 

  • Responsible for the management of communications assistant / interns within Communications department

 

Qualification and Experience

 

  • 2-3 years’ experience working in a press office and/or agency environment Prior experience managing sample collections / inventory Good knowledge of Launchmetrics Detailed knowledge of and keen interest in the global media landscape  Proficiency in MS Office and databases is required Experience with Photoshop/Adobe Creative Cloud is desirable Professional, discreet and well presented with a keen eye for detail Articulate with excellent written and verbal communication skills Good time management skills, well organized and has the ability to prioritize and work under pressure Able to be an Emilia Wickstead brand ambassador internally and externally Fluent in English

Company

Established in 2012, Emilia Wickstead has developed a clear point of distinction in its Ready-To-Wear collections, modern take and pace on Made to Measure, and immediate Made to Order offerings. Inherently feminine with a nod of old fashion couture, an instance on quality and unerring attention to detail.

British-based and New Zealand born, Emilia spent her formative years in Milan before gaining a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Fashion Design and Marketing at Central Saint Martin’s London with Honours in 2007. After graduating, Emilia worked at fashion houses in New York and Milan before returning to London to establish her own label in 2008. Originally commencing as a Made-to-Measure Atelier, Emilia’s collections now also include seasonal Ready-to-Wear and are showcased at London Fashion Week.

Emilia has received recognition from the beginning of her career including; winner of the WALPOLE Award for Brands of Tomorrow 2015; recieving an Arts Foundation Award for Patronage Donation from Gus and Irene Fisher in 2010; BFC Fashion Trust recipient 2014 and 2015; winner of ELLE Magazine’s Style Awards for Red Carpet Designer of the Year 2014; shortlisted for the WALPOLE Award for Best New British Luxury Talent 2015; the BFC/Vogue Fashion Fund in 2013, 2014, and 2015; British Fashion Award for New Establishment Designer in 2014; shortlisted for the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize in 2013 and the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2015. 

Emilia Wickstead is stocked in retailers globally including Net-A-Porter, Selfridges, Matches and Moda Operandi alongside of her flagship store, on London’s Sloane Street.

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