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Paid Fashion Assistant Internship

Listing ID: 935462

Paid Fashion Assistant Internship

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Nylander Couture
Location: Central London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 9 months minimum
Hours: Full Time or Part Time
Compensation: Paid
Salary: National Minimum Wage +
Twitter Handle: @Nylandercouture
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 6 days
About: Nylander Couture offers Tailoring, pattern cutting, sample making and bespoke services for men’s, women’s & children'swear clients . Our team of trained professionals specialise in different sectors to complete collections from initial sketch to production. I have been working as a Tailor and Pattern Cutter for my own company Nylander Couture since 2000.

I am currently working for Harrods as a menswear and womenswear Bespoke Tailor and devote around 30 hours per week building up my company Nylander couture.
My love for freelancing has taken me to companies such as Alexander Mcqueen, Ralph Lauren, Erdem, Burberry and Julien Macdonald courtesy of fashion agents I have worked with over the years.

I have also worked as a Tailor for Chloe as well as London Fashion Week designers such as Mary Katrantzou ,JW Anderson and Hussein Chalayan. My passion for tailoring and pattern cutting has given me over 20 years experience and has know brought me back to Maurice Sedwell as an ambassador.

Nylander couture is looking for a talented Fashion Assistant Intern to assist for a minimum of 9 months.  We offer Tailoring, pattern cutting, sample making and bespoke services for men, women & childrenswear clients. Our team specialised in different sectors from initial sketch to production working with worldwide clients. We are currently working with luxury menswear and womenswear clients.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As an Assistant you will be at the heart of the business. Working closely with the operations manager you will prove invaluable in assisting with the day to day running of the business, with a pivotal role in providing administrative and secretarial support.

You will:

  • Act as first point of contact on behalf of the manager: dealing with correspondence emails and phone calls
  • Manage diaries and organise meetings, appointments and events
  • Remind the manager of important tasks and deadlines
  • Manage databases and filing systems
  • Liaise with staff, suppliers and clients
  • Conducting research on behalf of the manager
  • Organise the manager’s personal commitments
  • Work on garment creation ( woven and knitted garments)
  • Assist the pattern cutters, tailors and designers with sourcing and administration requirements
  • Support external factory agents and graphic designers when necessary
  • Contact our VIP links with products and foster business relationships
  • Build, improve and update social media presence
  • Develop and maintain relationships between suppliers and designers, creating a fashion label from design sketches all the way through to sales

Nylander Couture Benefits

  • Job opportunities within Nylander Couture and companies we work with
  • Discounts on clothing we produce
  • Experience in how companies start up a fashion company
  • Building up your portfolio, CV and skillsets

Requirements:

  • Owner of a laptop
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Shrewd business sense and ability to deal with initial briefs
  • Excellent standard of English (both written and spoken)
  • Attention to detail - good eye for spelling and grammar
  • Fashion background/ strong interest in fashion (must keep up with fashion magazines, stylists and runway shows)
  • Experience in knitwear
  • Familiar with managing social media platforms
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and Dropbox
  • Motivated, pro-active and hard-working with a positive attitude
  • Ability to continually adapt, work independently and use initiative

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