• Creative Assistant

    Job Locations UK
    Job ID
    2019-2427
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administration
    Salary
    c£22-25k + benefits
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Creative Assistant provides administrative support and assistance to the CEO as a valuable member of a small focused team working closely with some of the most exciting creatives around, deeply engaged with the worlds of art and fashion, to create a fusion menswear brand. The role will suit a recent graduate with a keen interest in the worlds of art and fashion, with a genuine passion for culture. An aptitude for creative writing and social media will also be an asset.

    Responsibilities

    Creative Assistant

    • Point of contact for all creative consultants and suppliers.
    • Liaise with manufacturers in Portugal and Turkey regarding product requirements and calendar timelines.
    • Keep CEO abreast of deadlines and outstanding emails, with regular updates and reminders.
    • Help prepare for all meetings by gathering the required information and paperwork ahead of time.
    • Record, transcribe and distribute minutes from meetings and calls, ensure follow up points are acted upon.
    • Complete expense sheets for monthly expenditures. Liaise with the accounting teams to ensure financial information is submitted in a timely fashion.

    Social Media Assistant – kicks in Spring ’19

    • Help to develop an optimal posting schedule.
    • Research audience preferences and discover current trends.
    • Help to create engaging text, image and video content.
    • Write copy and review individual posts for accuracy.
    • Measure web traffic and monitor engagement rate of posts. Also create weekly reports that can be shared internally.
    • Stay up-to-date with changes across all social media platforms ensuring maximum effectiveness.

    Qualifications

    • 1-2 years’ experience in the creative industries.
    • Aptitude for social media and creative writing.
    • Advanced computer skills including Keynote, Excel and Outlook. Comfortable with Apple iPhone OS and Apple Mac OS.
    • Proficiency in InDesign, Merlin Project and Photoshop a plus, but not essential.
    • Talent for research and the collating and presenting of information.
    • Can-do attitude and desire to grow within the company by showing initiative and being proactive.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems independently.
    • A finger on the pulse of the art and fashion world, with a genuine passion for culture.
    • Excellent communication skills, impeccable English both written and spoken.
    • Confidentiality and discretion.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Organizational and planning skills.
    • Knowledge of standard administrative practices and procedures.
    • Comfortable operating in a tight-knit team.

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