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Fashion Cupboard Work Placement - Red, Prima and Good Housekeeping

Listing ID: 1079381

Fashion Cupboard Work Placement - Red, Prima and Good Housekeeping

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Hearst Magazines
Location: Leicester Square, Central London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 4 weeks
Hours: Full Time
Specified Hours: 9.30am-5.30pm Mon-Fri
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: £12 a day
Reporting To: Fashion Assistant
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 5 days

We are offering a Student Work Placement at Hearst where you'll be able to see what the “behind the scenes” of a fashion magazine is like.  During your work placement you'll be involved in supporting the smooth running of the fashion cupboard at Red, Prima and Good Housekeeping magazines, providing an insight into what it is like to work in a busy editorial environment.  These three magazines share one fashion team, so within the fashion cupboard you will be dealing with all three titles.

What you will be doing:

  • Processing all incoming samples
  • Processing and sending samples back to PR's & clients
  • Communicating with the fashion teams and supporting with daily tasks and admin
  • Liaising with the post room regarding all expected deliveries and urgent call-ins
  • Ensuring all post and fashion deliveries are collected from the mail room on time
  • Assisting with shoot run-through sample preparations when required
  • Supporting fashion assistant with sample and shoot preparation
  • General fashion cupboard upkeeping
  • When possible, providing extra fashion assistance prior to shoots e.g call in’s
  • Assisting on shoots but due to scheduling this can’t be guarenteed

Profile:

  • Attention to details & organisation skills
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • Interest and passion for women’s fashion 
  • Able to work under pressure in a busy environment

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • How to hold a professional e-mail conversation by talking to the PR agencies and clients as well as fashion assistants and fashion directors;
  • An understanding of the “life of a sample”, starting from its arrival to the cupboard, unpacking, editing, styling and then finally ending up on a page of a magazine
  • What a shopping page is and what the steps are for compiling them for each separate title
  • An understanding of what the different demands are from each magazine whilst being able to multitask across all three titles
  • How to call in imagery and request credit information from designers and PR companies

Application:

Please apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.


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