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Emilia Wickstead
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
3 Mar 2023

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Communications Assistant





The Communications Assistant 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 and working on special projects to deliver exceptional and compelling brand communications.








PR and VIP  


  • Liaising with PR Agency, Press and Stylists on incoming sample requests globally Daily sample movement across Press VIP and internally using Launchmetrics Maintain the condition of the sample collections and manage the EW sample archive Compile weekly coverage report Compile monthly press and VIP reports to record and analyze results Compile editorial calendars Compile Media Grids ensuring maximum PR coverage is achieved PR and VIP Database Management Draft and distribute press and VIP releases and materials Support with database management and administrative duties  Monitor Emilia Wickstead press coverage globally, with a focus on the UK, EU and US Proactively pitch for VIP dressing opportunities



Fashion Week

  • Support with press & VIP invitation and guest list management Support with sponsorship on key areas for the show Support with production/logistics including internal critical path


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



  • Responsible for the management and hiring of interns within Communications department


Qualification and Experience


  • Minimum 1 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




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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