Job Details

Job title

Marketing Executive, British Fashion Council

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Executive / Coordinator

Function

PR, Marketing & Communications

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

The BFC is looking for a Marketing Executive to join the Communications team helping to execute the global marketing strategy across the company’s full portfolio of projects, events and initiatives; including London Fashion Week, London Fashion Week Men’s, London Fashion Week Festival and The Fashion Awards.

The Ideal Candidate

Responsibilities

  • Act as the Marketing team’s point of contact for all internal teams, taking briefs, scheduling workloads and ensuring objectives of projects are met and delivered on time and to brief
  • Work closely with the Marketing team to ensure messaging and creative is aligned to the relevant creative campaign
  • Support on all aspects of content management to deliver required content according to the Marketing Calendar
  • Liaise with and co-ordinate all third party agencies and vendors ensuring the flawless execution of projects
  • Coordinate social media activations alongside wider team for large projects and at events i.e London Fashion Week
  • Attend relevant client meetings, pitches and presentations and ensure notes and actions are captured, shared and reflected in timelines
  • Break projects into manageable actions and communicate these to the team
  • Develop timelines and ensure that all projects are delivered on-time and within budget
  • Report on all campaigns and projects
  • Oversee Student Placements and Marketing Assistant

Skills & Requirements

Person Specification

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Highly organised and efficient
  • A quick learner with common sense
  • A practical thinker and problem solver
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Cool, calm and approachable
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Team player

 Professional Experience & Skills

  • 2 – 3 years relevant marketing experience agency or in-house
  • Process driven with the ability to identify opportunities to improve existing processes
  • Experience working with creative teams
  • Confidence managing multiple projects at once
  • Previous experience in a client facing role
  • Digital and social experience
  • Ability to manage and communicate with team members at all levels
  • Experience of project management practices and tools to create, manage, and track project performance and cost
  • Strong knowledge of the fashion industry preferable
  • Solid organisational skills, with attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • Experience using of MS Office toolset (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and Google Docs would be beneficial

Salary & Benefits

  • Job type: Contract
  • Salary Band:  Dependant on experience
  • Standard company benefits, including 25 days annual holiday
  • Standard company working hours, flexibility required during events, exhibitions, etc
  • Confirmation of appointment and eligibility to benefits, subject to successful completion of a 3 month probationary period
  • This salary is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This is due to the BFC being a recipient of ERDF funds and as such employees are required to keep a record, via monthly time sheets, of the work undertaken relating to ERDF funded activities

How To Apply

  • Candidates should apply in writing with a covering letter highlighting your experience for this role, attaching your CV and email to annabel.waterhouse-biggins@britishfashioncouncil.com with ‘Marketing Executive’ in the subject line
  • Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK
  • Successful candidates will be notified in writing and invited to a first-stage interview

About Us

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 Fashion Week Men's, 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 Fashion Awards, the UK’s annual celebration of excellence within the industry and London Fashion Week Festival, 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; and its talent identification scheme NEWGEN. 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)