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Temporary Assistant Researcher

Employer
British Fashion Council
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
25 Feb 2024

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Function
Administration
Level
Entry Level / Assistant
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Overview

Role: Temp Assistant Researcher

Duration / Term: Supporting on a 2 month project (full-time, 5 days a week)

Flat fee: £3,000

About Us

The British Fashion Council (BFC) is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to further the interests of the British fashion industry and its designer businesses by harnessing and sharing collective knowledge, experience and resources of the sector. Formed in 1983, the BFC is funded by industry patrons, commercial sponsors, and the government including the Mayor of London and the ERDF. It leads the industry through creative influence and is strategically repositioning British fashion in the global fashion economy.

The BFC encourages a culture which empowers, values, nurtures, supports and rewards its employees and promotes a positive environment with a focus on team collaboration and open communication.

The BFC is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Scope of work

  • Review BFC hard drives, pull and save content down
  • Outreach to media to access their archives
  • Outreach to photographers for access to their archives
  • LCF – outreach and locate archive of LFW schedules
  • Create a bank of assets
  • Pull together a timeline of LFW for the past 40 years
  • General research

To Apply

  •  Candidates should apply with a CV/covering letter, highlighting your experience for this role  to job@britishfashioncouncil.com with ‘Temporary Assistant Researcher’ in the subject
  • Application closing date: Friday 25th February 2024 at 5pm
  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Successful candidates will be notified by email and invited to a first-stage interview
  • Upon application, please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments for the interview
  • Due to the high volume of applicants, we are unable to provide specific feedback should your application be unsuccessful

Company

The British Fashion Council is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to further the interests of the British fashion industry and its designer businesses by harnessing and sharing collective knowledge, experience and resources of the sector. The BFC is funded by industry patrons, commercial sponsors and the government including the Mayor of London and the ERDF.

The BFC has five strategic pillars; business, reputation, education, digital & innovation and investment. 

The BFC showcases the best of British fashion design to an international audience with London Fashion Week, its showcase of womenswear and London Collections: Men, its menswear showcase was established in 2012. Each season LONDON show ROOMs takes emerging designers to Paris giving them the opportunity to promote themselves overseas. The BFC also organises the British Fashion Awards, the UK’s annual celebration of excellence within the industry and Vodafone London Fashion Weekend, a biannual shopping event open to the public. 

The BFC helps designers at various stages of their businesses through its support initiatives. These include the Colleges Council, BFC Fashion Film, Rock Vault, Headonism, Estethica; and its menswear and womenswear talent identification schemes NEWGEN, NEWGEN MEN and the BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund. The BFC also runs and owns charities including the BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund, the BFC Fashion Trust, the Fashion Arts Foundation and the BFC Princess of Wales Charitable Trust. The BFC has published the Designer Fact-File, an online handbook for designers, and the first ever in-depth statistic-based reports on the fashion industry, The Value of Fashion & The Future of Fashion (2012)

Company info
Telephone
2077591999
Location
Somerset House
London
WC2R 1LA
GB

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