Proactive editorial assistant and freelance writer with solid experience, excellent team and networking skills and fine attention to detail seeks part-time opportunities in fashion editorial and journalism from January 2016 to compliment MA course in Fashion Journalism at Central Saint Martins.
Pitch and write content for site, coordinate social media and pitch commercial partnerships. Diary management, administrative aid, interview and photoshoot organisation. Sample co-ordination, fashion week scheduling and attending press events on the publication's behalf.
Assistant to the editorial assistant and deputy features editor in research, transcription, photo shoots, credits, written copy and social media in a multi-faceted, digitally-motivated environment. Acted as editorial assistant over absences.
Assist the features and fashion features assistants and wider features team with transcription, social media, online copy and research for features content over one month, as well as casual administrative tasks.
Assisted in sample coordination, from exercising creative direction in their calling-in and styling, to their care and safe return domestically or internationally. Collated credits and high-res images for editorial copy. Generally maintained organisation and tidiness of fashion cupboard.
Main responsibilities included care and coordination of the fashion cupboard samples and collating online and social media content over one month.
Assisted in calling in samples, images and conducting research for features, and writing some online copy over one week.
Assisted in general administrative tasks on the fashion desk over two weeks. Conducted research for online stories and liaised with PRs to collate and co-ordinate images for shopping galleries.
Primarily managed the fashion cupboard and oversaw the organisation, care and co-ordination of samples from request to return over three months. Assisted on photo shoots through management of samples on location and dressing models.
Assisted the fashion team in day-to-day magazine operations. Liaised with PRs and media contacts to manage samples, both logistically on shoots and through their care and storage in the fashion cupboard. Acted as Junior Fashion Editor over press trip absence.
Assisted the fashion features and main fashion team over one month. Organised the fashion samples call-in and return rotation from both local and international resources. Liaised with media contacts and assisted the editors on shoots. Exercised discretion, professionalism and courtesy whilst working under pressure to tight deadlines and with high-profile clientele.
Joined the team during their busiest marketing period for AW14 and undertook the role as editorial assistant. Worked as a styling assistant and sample manager on a catalogue photo shoot as well as assisting in the sales environment during international buyer presentations.
Pass with Commendation in Fashion Media
BA hons, 2:1
Awarded Vice Chancellor's Scholarship to study MA in Fashion Journalism at Central Saint Martins from January 2016.
Allocated award for project work in the fashion media module as part of the Vogue Certificate Conde Nast College, based on quality of work and teamwork skills.