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Fashion PR Executive

Listing ID: 208249

Fashion PR Executive

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Sewn Agency
Location: Hackney, East London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Specified Hours: 9:30am-6pm
Salary: Based on experience
Reporting To: Founding Director
Twitter Handle: @sewnagency
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 2 days 8 hours
About: Sewn Agency is a dynamic sales and PR agency representing a diverse collection of mid to high end fashion brands based in East London

Fashion PR Executive Job at Sewn Agency in Hackney, East London

About us:
 
Sewn Agency is a comprehensive Fashion Sales, PR & Creative Agency based in London. We believe in giving all our clients a complete representation through a targeted approach with an in depth brand, product and market knowledge.
We do this while offering creative support and freethinking solutions. Guiding the perception of our brands and designers to further their visibility in the media landscape, securing the right exposure and retailers. Leading publications, platforms, ambassadors and stores that in their place impact on the desired consumer helping to generate further organic coverage.
 
The Candidate:
 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is working in a junior role within a PR environment and is looking to evolve into a more senior role. You will be working closely with the director and the rest of the team on current and new business.  
 
Job Description:

  • Build new and maintain current relations with consumer and trade media, management teams, and a network of bloggers, stylists and trend influencers
  • Maintain regular day to day contact/relations with key press
  • Reaching monthly print and online targets for each client, managing their expectations
  • Plan and execute promotional events, launch parties, presentations, press breakfasts, press days, sample sales
  • Hiring, managing and training interns
  • Ensuring the press area is visually pleasing and organised at all times
  • Arrange and attend showroom appointments with freelance stylists and London based members of press
  • Writing and editing Press Releases
  • Pitch new collections, trends and stories to trade and consumer UK & International press
  • Organise meetings with key members of UK consumer and trade press
  • Creating and generating editorial and feature opportunities to appropriate titles
  • Manage and scheduling agency & brands social media accounts (WordPress, instagram, Twitter, Facebook)
  • Co-ordinate and create UK and International Mailouts using Mail Chimp
  • Develop strategic seeding channels, VIP Dressing & product placement
  • Identifying trends and seasonal strategies
  • Generate monthly and yearly PR Reports using Adobe InDesign
  • Coordinate all press requests and oversee sample movement
  • Represent agency at UK and international trade shows & meetings.
  • Working along side the director creating new business proposals and developing and executing social media and PR strategies for the agency and its clients.
  • Using Adobe InDesign/Photoshop the agency artwork e.g. Invites, Posters, Social Posts for Press events & Sales seasons.
  • Co-ordinate assets including pack shots, samples and lookbooks

What we are looking for:

  • A true agency ambassador with a genuine interest and appreciation for our type of clients
  • A confident, independent and social individual, with a passion for young independent fashion brands
  • Experience and contacts within the fashion industry & press
  • Experience working on events and special projects.
  • Must be mac literate and have good working knowledge in: Microsoft Excel, MailChimp, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Hootsuite.
  • Willing to work outside of normal working hours and travel for special events.

Application:

Apply with a CV and cover letter via the form below.


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