Acting assistant manager. Supporting the manager with administration and financial tasks, and managing the shop floor and team, ensuring that standards are kept up, problem solving and delegating tasks. Opening and closing the store and ensuring banking is sorted is a daily task. It is also a key responsibility to ensure all of the visual merchandising is up to company standards. Taking charge of all administration and keeping in regular contact with all relevant people within head office to ensure that accurate figures are sent over.
Designing and developing concepts for photoshoots, as well as organising and managing the team of makeup artists, models, stylists and other photographers in order to ensure that everything runs smoothly. Exercising creativity, photography, management skills, styling and retouching was a very frequent part of this job.
A variety of duties, covering many areas such as general admin, maintenance and reacting to strenuous situations appropriately, Creating rota's and ensuring that the team is aware of tasks, as well as being the first point of call in any emergencies. Communication with residents and external contractors was important, as well as a high level of organisation and confidence in difficult situations.
Taking charge of ensuring the visuals for the diamond cabinets were as visually pleasing as possible. Learning a great amount about visual merchendising was a big part of this job, and attention to detail was essential. Taking charge of the shop floor when the manager was off, being in charge of opening the store, dealing with deliveries and any problems regarding customers.
Representing my course (Fashion Photography and Styling) on open days, by organising and demonstrating photoshoots. This job required a great amount of creativity and people skills, as well as great presentation both personally and of my work. Leadership and management skills were required to make sure that the day ran smoothly.
Assisting the head photographer, stylist and ecommerce retouchers in day-to-day tasks. Photographing models and still-life within industry, as well as assisting the stylists in ensuring that all of the clothes and accessories were perfectly presented. This job required great attention to detail, as well as creativity and initiative.
Fashion Photography and Styling