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Fashion Communications Assistant

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Primark

14d ago

💼 Graduate Job

London

AI generated summary

  • You must be a fashion graduate with 1 year of PR experience, interested in social influencers, skilled in MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, have strong communication skills, proactive, style-conscious, detail-oriented, and creative.
  • You will manage online image banks, write PR materials, pitch to press and influencers, coordinate events and gifting, monitor press coverage, assist with influencer campaigns, stay updated on industry trends, and maintain the press office at Primark.

Graduate Job

Marketing, Creative Arts & FashionLondon

Description

  • The Fashion Communications Assistant is a key member of the Global Fashion Communications PR team. Based in the Primark Press Office in London and working closely across offices with Fashion Communications Co-ordinators and Officers, the Fashion Communications Assistant will ensure the day-to-day elements of the Fashion Comms office are working efficiently and effectively. The ideal candidate for Fashion Communications Assistant maintains a keen interest in influencer culture and is up-to-date with the latest fashion developments, showcasing the capacity to thrive in a continuously evolving workplace. The Fashion Communications Assistant will also work closely with internal departments and across brand comms to ensure that the team operations run smoothly. The Fashion Communications Assistant will be responsible for the co-ordination of the press office, showroom and content studio; focusing on the management of samples, image databases to influencer activations.

Requirements

  • Graduate with a fashion based or PR and marketing qualification
  • At least 1 year’s work experience working at a PR agency or in-house on a PR/Marketing team
  • Keen awareness and interest in the social influencer landscape
  • Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook are essential
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is beneficial
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Be proactive & assertive reacting to key business requirements in a timely manner
  • Be an enthusiastic learner with a firm understanding of the global fashion industry with a positive approach to PR, the media landscape and influencer marketing
  • Be a style conscious, Primark obsessed, independent thinker with an attention for detail and a creative eye

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Marketing
Creative Arts & Fashion

Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain the online image banks regularly (PR shots, Digital DAM, iHeart) and update the wider team
  • Research necessary collateral for press events proposals and seasonal trend activations
  • Write all types of effective PR materials including drafting press releases, social media plans, event running orders, briefing documents
  • Be highly proficient at pitching to online press, print and influencers
  • Compile fashion and news alerts for global markets and keep an updated calendar of comms in line with wider brand comms marketing calendar
  • Support on the implementation of PR strategies in line with global marketing calendar and Primark brand
  • Managing of media and influencer gifting, seeding and production of goody bags for media and events
  • Coordinate the day to day PR samples to media, influencers, external agencies and other Primark international showrooms
  • Manage & organise the day to day store appointments with media, influencers and external agencies – sending product for relevant press opportunities
  • Ensure samples are recorded, monitored, and stored appropriately and returned in a timely and organised manner if required
  • Managing and filing of press folders and reference material, archiving press clippings and tracking all brand coverage received daily through Kantar and our own influencer monitoring system
  • Working on the global report with senior team members
  • Assistance with ad-hoc day-to-day press activity, press events, in-store events, influencer activations
  • Good knowledge of 360 influencer marketing campaigns, agencies and how paid activations work
  • Attend relevant team meetings to review progress and identify future priorities for yourself and the department
  • Maintain a good knowledge of the ever-changing social media landscape including Instagram, Tik Tok, YouTube and other emerging tools
  • Responsible for up keep of press office - keeping it new and fresh with key product and working with product business partners to ensure this
  • Staying abreast with industry developments, keeping up-to-date on fashion trends, styles, celebrities and the online community in specific markets

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

London

Benefits

  • 27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
  • Flexible Working, opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
  • Primark Perks – Discounts with some local partner business to our offices