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Ella Valentine Apprenticeship

14-05-2014   


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Reporting to:
Business owner and designer at Ella Valentine

Key responsibilities:
Responsibilities include supporting the owner and designer in the following:

PR, client relations, social media strategy & implementation, content management for website, creating and updating client facing documents such as presentations, database management, simple administration projects (E.g. recording and tracking sales, expenses and VAT) research projects (E.g. marketing materials, leather sourcing, creative mood boards, next season’s colour boards, trend forecasting) event management, preparing shipments for clients, stock management.

Background & Key Skills/Personal Attributes:
The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic & bring a level of energy and independent thinking to the table. Ella Valentine is a young (3 years), independent label. We are growing quickly and this could be a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate. You must be highly motivated, energetic, well presented and outgoing. The ideal candidate is not only creative, but also has an apt 
commercial sensibility and is able to work with numbers. 

You will be working from a large home office in a beautiful home in Hampstead, directly with the owner. It is a very hands-on role with an opportunity to learn a lot across the board. We may be moving into a space near Charlotte Street during the course of the year, although a definite date has not been set. It is important to realize that this is not a buzzing office role, though there are lots of opportunities to assist in 
meetings with clients, tradeshows, or other fashion related events. We currently do not have full time employees, and you need to be able to enjoy work independently and be self-motivated. This also means that you will be given more responsibilities and independent projects than perhaps in a larger corporate setting. This could be the perfect opportunity to join a fast growing fashion label and secure a position at 
the end of the internship.

Technical Skills Required
Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel, Word, Indesign (would be a plus, not a requirement), CMS (will be taught)

Professional Skills Required
▪ Good communication skills both verbally and written. (This point is on top of our list for good reasons!),
▪ Good organisational skills,
▪ Demonstrating attention to detail,
▪ Ability to maintain trust and confidentiality. 
▪ Good self presentation & people skills,
▪ Product development inc. pattern development an advantage, 
▪ An understanding of retail and manufacturing practices,
▪ Ability to maintain trust and confidentiality,
▪ Positive attitude across the board, 
▪ Being able to work under time pressure,
▪ 100% professional at all times.
 
Ella Valentine believes in creating an extremely positive, innovative, respectful environment, in which new ideas are born and realized on a daily basis. This requires a commitment, dedication, drive and passion from each individual who works for Ella Valentine. At the same time, it creates the necessary nurturing ground for any talent to emerge and succeed.

For further information on Ella Valentine please go to:
http://www.ella-valentine.com
https://www.facebook.com/EllaValentineLondon
https://twitter.com/ellavalentine_
If you match all these requirements then please contact jenni@fashion-enter.com or apprenticeship@fashion-enter.com to apply.



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