Freelance Fashion Assistant & Writer working in fashion & lifestyle communication since 2014. After experiencing different areas within the business, I have chosen publishing as my expertise area. Familiarized with different methods and work environments due to previous work experience across some of the biggest companies in the media landscape in the UK.
Fashion cupboard management and organization; worked directly with fashion editor and stylist as the only assistant to achieve the best result at shoots; assisting in returns; liaising with PRs; doing research for upcoming pages.
Internships at Red, Prima and Good Housekeeping cupboard and Harpers Bazaar. Fashion cupboard management - sample management and booking couriers; liaising with PRs to do returns and get credits; assisting the fashion director in a photo shoot; organizing imagery library from catwalk shows; helping the team with ad-hoc duties.
Assisted the fashion director in photo-shoots and filming for JD Williams, and Marks & Spencer’s Christmas campaign with Twiggy. Sample management ensuring the products were sent back to the right brand or PR agency. Fashion cupboard organization and management. Product and imagery research for shopping and beauty pages. Compiled credits. Call-ins liaising with PRs to meet deadlines. Attended PR events on behalf of the company.
Clipped, tracked, and updated coverage reports for clients. Assembled media mailers for new product launches and managed feedback. Performed administrative and showroom management tasks, including sample inventory and parcel tracking. Coordinated stylists, editors and influencers requests ensuring the samples were delivered in time to the right recipient.
Maintained the showroom samples and catalog library so that they were available for customers to view. Assisted three different managers and lines prioritizing tasks and managing the workload. Assisted model fittings. Cross checked sales orders alongside with managers to ensure their accuracy. Participated in sales appointments with reputable clients such as Harrods, Harvey Nichols and House of Fraser.
Product copywriting and product uploading. Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, ensuring the prices and stock were accurate. Liaised with the graphic designer to maintain the website’s visual identity. Assisted the team with administrative duties and website management.
Produced client reports for senior team members. Worked directly with the team in press events. Prepared pitch presentations to be sent to the media. Managed and organized the showroom. Coordinated and tracked samples meeting deadlines.
Managed and organized the fashion & lifestyle cupboard. Liaised with PRs requesting samples. Coordinated pick-up and returns of samples to showrooms. Assisted with pre-shoot preparation and on shoot – model fitting, location set up, props organization and administration. Researched fashion and lifestyle trends for the main shoot.