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Press Assistant

Listing ID: 734186

Press Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Skinnydip London
Location: Primrose Hill, North London, London, UK
Hours: Full Time
Twitter Handle: @SkinnydipLondon
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 1 day
About: Skinnydip is a London based brand creating effortlessly cool fashion accessories for the ultimate stylish girls.

Launched in 2011, we create fun and fearless statement products that are influenced by fashion, social media and current trends. Designed by our in house design team, we launch new styles weekly to ensure your fast fashion needs are met. We’re always in the know for hot new trends and creatively add that Skinnydip edge. Much loved by the likes of Kylie Jenner, Bella Thorne, Miley Cyrus, Ella Eyre and Millie Mackintosh, Skinnydip is fast becoming one of the most recognised accessory brands within the UK and across Europe and America.

Skinnydip’s designs can be found on skinnydiplondon.com, our stores off Carnaby Street, Neal Street and Westfield as well as major High Street retailers Topshop, ASOS, Selfridges, Harrods, Nordstrom and Nasty Gal.

Fashion Press Assistant Job at Skinnydip in Primrose Hill, North London.

We have an exciting opportunity to work within our Skinnydip London Press team. The primary focus of this role is to assist the Head of PR and Social with all aspects of press and publicity with a focus on brand projects, influencer liaising and building brand awareness. We are looking for a Press Officer who is proactive, friendly and goes the extra mile.

Responsibilities:

  • To support the PR Manager with organising and distributing seasonal campaign, press and news assets
  • Continue to grow a strong network of contacts including press, bloggers and celebrity
  • Contact media relations weekly and ensure all targets are met
  • Grow Skinnydip’s brand awareness by securing weekly/monthly/online coverage.
  • To assist and plan events, press days, activities and events
  • Manage and distribute samples by working closely with merchandiser and design team
  • Compile reports inc press coverage, influencer outreach and activity.
  • Seasonal Gifting
  • Participate and instigate press entertainment with key editors and contacts
  • Write and distribute seasonal collection releases and news releases
  • Contribute ideas to design and social media team

Essential Experience and Skills Required:

  • Educated to degree level in a PR, Marketing or Business related qualification or equivalent
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Strong contacts and knowledge across UK press, media, bloggers as well as celebrity & influencers across womenswear and accessories.
  • Experience in planning public and private events

About You:

  • Highly tuned interpersonal skills with clear and concise written and verbal skills
  • Highly systematic and well organised with the ability to prioritise own workload to meet set deadlines
  • A reliable, confident and outgoing individual who enjoys working with and meeting people
  • An interest in fashion and accessories

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Experience in planning public and private events *

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