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Content Apprentice

Employer
The Business of Fashion
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Overview

Working with numerous departments at BoF, the Content Strategy team creates and publishes content across formats and channels, including: articles, video, podcasts, editorial franchises, newsletters and events. 

The Business of Fashion is seeking emerging talent to join this growing team. Candidates should have experience with the written word, research and presentation skills, be it in industry, academia or other forums, as well as an appetite to expand their skill set. Data analysis skills are also beneficial. 

This apprentice role is one of the most varied in the BoF business and is a great opportunity for engaged and dedicated talent wanting to learn a wide variety of skills. Work ranges from creating, sub-editing and producing market-leading written content, podcasts and events, as well as assisting on concepts and briefs for commercial partners, driving the growth of the industry’s most influential and innovative community. 

This is a 12-month paid apprenticeship scheme, starting mid 2023.

Who Are We?

The Business of Fashion (BoF) is a next generation fashion media company conceived for today's global and hyper-connected world. Founded in 2007 by Imran Amed, BoF is known for its authoritative, agenda-setting point of view on the global fashion industry, described as “The Economist of Fashion,” “A Daily Destination for Fashion’s Power Players” and “The Industry Bible.”

Providing tools and services to support the journey through the fashion and beauty industries, including News & Analysis, Careers, and Education, BoF has grown to be an indispensable resource for fashion executives, creatives, students and entrepreneurs in over 200 countries.

Commitment to Diversity

BoF is committed to building a diverse workforce and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer. All applicants and employees receive equal treatment regardless of race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity.

Commitment to Inclusivity

BoF is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and reach their full potential within their roles using a growth mindset. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture for our employees globally. 

Who you are

You are an emerging talent with an acute attention to detail and willingness to learn, with creative ideas and an open mind as to how best to tell and illustrate stories, and engage the BoF community. 

The most important attribute to demonstrate in the application process is a thorough attention to detail. 

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellent written and organisational skills, as well as a proven ability in critical thinking and balancing data-driven decisions with creativity. They will thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Experience in the fashion industry is not a prerequisite. However, the successful candidate will have an appreciation of global businesses or the fashion industry — including its commercial activities. 

What we need you to do

  • During this 12-month apprenticeship, you will:
  • Assist the team in the creation and distribution of regular communications and newsletters, including the Careers Newsletter and BoF Professional Partner Newsletters
  • Conduct interviews and write features Copy-edit features to ensure they are of an excellent standard
  • Be accountable for article production, image sourcing and formatting
  • Assist the team with timely research and transcripts

Contribute ideas for custom creative concepts with partners

You’ll Know You’re Successful When...

  • Newsletters and communications are delivered on schedule and free of errors
  • Articles are published according to our Style Guide, tone of voice, and free of errorsArticles are supported by strong, engaging and on-brand visuals
  • You are able to identify what makes a BoF story, the nuances of content types and audiences
  • You successfully contribute talent suggestions and topic themes to large creative projects like podcast series
  • The ideas you suggest are backed by data and user behaviour
  • You demonstrate scrupulous attention to detail in copy-editing and research  

 

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