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Paid Ecommerce & Social Administration Work Placement

Listing ID: 466043

Paid Ecommerce & Social Administration Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Perpiglia & Thomas
Location: Wandsworth, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: One month
Hours: Varied
Start Date: ASAP
Compensation: Paid
Salary: £7.25 - £10.00 per hour
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 week 22 hours
About: Perpiglia & Thomas is a newly formed menswear brand that focuses on infusing 1940’s style and culture with new contemporary fashion. Our devotion at Perpiglia & Thomas is to work with high quality natural and recycled materials to create a new concept of a ready to wear menswear brand combining vintage and contemporary style. We design ready to wear clothing menswear brand, which also design accessories, which are hand made in the England and Italy:

Perpiglia & Thomas are looking for a passionate, organised and eager to learn individuals who are currently studying in Fashion (Menswear, Accessories), Textiles, Tailoring, Knitwear, and Pattern Cutting for a travel expenses work experience in their studio based in Tooting.

The right candidate shall be gaining experience predominantly in production, so technical skills are desired. Knitting Pattern cutting, fabric cutting, sewing, drawing are essential (otherwise, be ready and willing to learn within a very short period of time). Knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign is highly desirable.

The work experience is mainly based in our studio in Tooting, however you must be ready and willing to travel around London if required. This opportunity covers travel expenses only.
Ideally we are looking for someone who can commit to the E-commerce and Social Media Work Placement for a minimum of months, for 2-3 days a week in South West London.  This role is for individuals who wish to enhance their knowledge of the Business side of the Luxury Menswear Knitwear brand Industry.  

Responsibilities for this role could include: 

Social Media Administration:

  • Implementing social media strategy across all Perpiglia & Thomas social media platforms. 
  • Sourcing and editing images to represent Perpiglia & Thomas.
  • Compiling image library. 
  • Creating relevant and engaging content for social media. 
  • Updating social media platforms daily. (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)
  • Increasing brand awareness whilst maintaining a strong brand identity across all social media platforms. (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)
  • Assisting with management of social media campaigns. 
  • Producing reports on social media performance. 

Sales & Ecommerce Administration:

  • Assisting customers with enquiries regarding footwear options and well-being via email & telephone. 
  • Identifying sales opportunities in order to convert enquiries into sales.
  • Processing customers orders, exchange requests and actioning any returns received. 
  • Writing product copy and uploading onto the site. 
  • Creating exciting and engaging content, graphics and imagery for blog posts.  
  • Editing product images.
  • Publishing products on the site, ensuring stock is correctly merchandised to the relevant sections of the website.     
  • Cross-merchandising of products on the site to encourage sales from complimentary categories. The right person for this role will have: 
  • Out of the box thinking & creativity. 
  • The ability to write creative and memorable content. 
  • Knowledge of social media marketing trends. 
  • A professional and confident telephone manner.
  • The ability to work alone, without direct supervision on occasion. 
  • The ability to build and foster positive working relationships as part of a larger team. 
  • Passion for fashion/footwear, foot care and well-being, luxury goods sector & start-ups. Skills & experience: 
  • Currently studying Fashion Marketing or Fashion Journalism, other disciplines will be considered if relevant to the placement.     
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills. 
  • copywriting/editorial skills with good attention to detail. 
  • Proficient in Photoshop/Illustrator. 
  • Excel and Microsoft Office packages


Creativity, innovation, perseverance and resourcefulness are characteristics we value at If you are Perpiglia & Thomas honest, reliable and punctual with a burning desire to apply your transferable skills and knowledge to a role at Perpiglia & Thomas, please apply with your CV and covering letter below.

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