Brand and Communications Director

Emilia Wickstead
London (Central), London (Greater)
Closing date
15 Jun 2023

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Director / President / C Suite
Contract Type
Full Time

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Brand and Communications Director


Emilia Wickstead is hiring a Brand and Communications Director for the first time to set the overall brand vision and strategy for the business.  Reporting into the designer, the candidate will work to direct all Press and Marketing and will be a holistic brand and communications expert with a deep understanding and experience in the luxury fashion sector.

The Brand and Communications Director will manage all Press and VIP with strong senior level relationships with stylists, media, influencers, and industry experts.  The individual will have a 360 and global view of the brand and will build the marketing and social media within the business.

They will have a demonstrated history of devising and securing innovative partnerships, both digitally and physically, across fashion, art & culture as well as planning and executing events globally as well as running special projects across the business.

A true team player, this individual will be collaborative and never short of creative and innovative PR and communications ideas.


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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