Fashion Assistant

Mac Duggal
Burr Ridge, Illinois
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Entry Level / Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Overview:


Mac Duggal is searching for a smart, eager, and confident individual to serve as an in house Fashion Assistant. The Fashion Assistant will work closely with lead designers on a daily basis. Our ideal candidate has the ability to multi-task and thrive in a flexible and often-changing work environment. This position is an opportunity to gain insights from top designers on the day to day business affairs and inner workings of a fashion house. We are looking for Fashion Assistant candidates who can grow with the company and be a valuable addition to the brand. 





Act as the point of contact between the executive and other colleagues


Manage the designers calendar and set up meetings


Handle and make calls for designer when needed


Draft emails/communications for the designer needed


Produce reports, enter products and orders to internal software system


Attend client meetings, take detailed notes, and provide general support of team
Assist on photo shoots


Running personal errands for designers when needed


Travel with designers (when COVID is over and it is safe to travel)
Assist the design team with overseeing large scale design projects through completion


Request quotes, pricing and samples from vendors.


Create proposals, purchase orders and finalize orders. Make sure items are shipped/received in time and work to replace any items that arrive damaged


Assist in preparing client presentations for meetings





• Proven ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks


• Excellent time management skills


• Well-developed organizational skills


• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent computer skills / ability to learn new software


• Excellent verbal and written communication skills


• Professional discretion and ability to take direction well


• Ability to quickly learn the fashion business inside and out
• Eager to collaborate in a team environment


• Ability to multi-task and thrive in a flexible and often-changing work environment


• Excellent communication and organizational skills


• Excellent skills in all aspects of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Adobe Suite


• Strong attention to detail and self-starter


• CAD and Photoshop skills
• AIMS360 is a plus



Education Requirements:


College degree is a preferred and/ or relevant experience in the fashion industry.


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