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Menswear PR Coordinator - Part-Time

Employer
Couverture & The Garbstore
Location
Notting Hill, London (Greater)
Salary
Based on experience
Closing date
19 Feb 2023

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Function
PR & Communications
Level
Coordinator / Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Job Details

Overview:
We are looking for a motivated, adaptable and dynamic part-time (4 days) menswear PR coordinator to join our team.

About Couverture & The Garbstore

Established by husband-and-wife duo Emily Dyson and Ian Paley in 2008, Notting Hill based concept lifestyle store Couverture & The Garbstore has quickly gained cult status through their ‘shop independent’ philosophy, championing emerging and independent brands from around the world.

We are a company that prides ourselves on our independent, creatively driven approach both in the brands we work with and in the way we develop our roles and people.

PR Responsibilities:

  • Proactively pitch new season product and stories to top tier mens and contemporary streetwear media for product placement
  • Create, develop and drive multi-channel PR campaigns 
  • Drive Couverture & The Garbstore as a world-class shopping destination via international press, visitor guides and other consumer-facing platforms across online, print and socials
  • Proficient in preparing monthly coverage reports to share with wider marketing team
  • Liaise with Store Managers for sample product loans and call ins in a timely and efficient manner
  • Conduct in-store appointments with journalists, stylists, VIPS and influencers
  • Handle VIP dressing / loans to maximise brand awareness 
  • Research, manage and grow influencer relationships to drive awareness of Couverture & The Garbstore
  • Conduct VIP / industry seeding across mainstream fashion, music and lifestyle

As the ideal candidate you will:

  • Have an excellent network of mens and contemporary streetwear media press contacts including but not limited to nationals and supplements, consumer, style and trade
  • Have an established list of influencers and key industry players 
  • Have an established list of menswear stylists for press call ins and appointments
  • Be able to work independently and proactively 
  • Be able to to work efficiently with other departments throughout the business such as web, creative, retail 
  • Have a minimum of 3+ years of experience in the fashion and/or lifestyle PR and communications industry
  • Have an understanding of our competitors and awareness of the market activity
  • Bachelors degree in marketing / PR / communications or related 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Photoshop skills are desirable. 

Salary based on experience

Company

Couverture & The Garbstore is a world leading concept store in London, championing emerging and independent brands alongside cult international labels and its esteemed own-brand menswear line.

Couverture & The Garbstore was conceived as a creative concept by Emily Dyson and Ian Paley in 2008. Housed in a three-story converted period townhouse, this Notting Hill style haven transports you through an eclectic edit of womenswear, menswear, accessories and homeware, focusing on championing cult international labels, and stocking limited edition collaborations and exclusive products.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
02072292178
Location
188 Kensington Park Road
London
London
W11 2ES
United Kingdom
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