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Fashion Showroom Placement

Listing ID: 211829

Fashion Showroom Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Sewn Agency
Location: East London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 3 months
Hours: Full Time
Specified Hours: 9:30am - 6pm
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: Lunch and travel expenses within London covered
Twitter Handle: @sewnagency
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 day 15 hours
About: Sewn Agency is a small, dynamic sales and PR agency representing a diverse collection of mid to high end fashion brands based in the heart of East London

We are looking for dedicated students for work placements from now for our SS18 season to assist during our main selling period from June - October. We will cover expenses of travel within London and daily lunch money.

This is a great way for you to get an insight into the industry, gaining useful skills and contacts that can be applied to both fashion wholesale, PR and buying.  As we are a small team this is a very hands on role where you will be given responsibility and opportunities to develop new skills, you will be an important part of the team structure.

We are looking for a minimum of 3 months and you need to be doing the internship as part of a course. 

The role would include:

  • Working with the sales team to assist them in preparing for and during the sales season, this includes prospecting new potential clients, liaising with clients on queries and chasing orders placed and possibly assisting selling collections
  • Setting up sales appointments with buyers for the AW16 seasons
  • Telephone reception and greeting buyers when they arrive for appointments
  • Participation in the Paris sales campaign
  • Checking in and out samples received from designers and press
  • Merchandising new collections in the showroom
  • Processing orders and checking order confirmations

What you will learn / we will teach you:

  • An extensive understanding of sample management and organisation.  
  • How to successfully communicate with UK & International buyers. 
  • How to sucessfully organise apperances at UK and International Trade Shows. 
  • To sucessfully conduct flawless customer service. 
  • How to assit the company Director in key sales meetings and appointments. 

Spoken and written English & French would be advantageous. Please also mention any other foreign languages spoken and sales experience in your covering letter.

Application:

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