Boutique PR Agency, Purple Is Hiring A Fashion Assistant In NYC

The successful candidate must have a solid background with a minimum of 1 year PR experience in the fashion industry.
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The successful candidate must have a solid background with a minimum of 1 year PR experience in the fashion industry.

A boutique PR agency, Purple is looking for a bright and enthusiastic candidate to join its fashion team. The right candidate will be expected to have strong, existing press contacts and be able to secure maximum editorial coverage across all relevant media channels. Our offices are based in downtown New York. Purple also has a full service office in London.

The successful candidate must have a solid background with a minimum of 1 year PR experience in the fashion industry.

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordinating sample loans and look book send outs.

• Going through weekend supplements, glossy magazines and daily national newspapers for any fashion press coverage and fashion sections/opportunities.

• Scanning and formatting coverage.

• Reporting send outs, coverage achieved and forthcoming coverage and collating  coverage and data for monthly reports.

• Managing sample trafficking.

• Ad-hoc project work and carrying out specific or general research.

• Attending client meetings and special events

• Managing interns

• General support of the press office

Skills and qualities required:

-Knowledge of key press and influencer contacts

-Experience using Fashion GPS, sample loaning and gifting, messenger services, tracking press coverage

-General knowledge of all media including strong understanding of digital landscape and social media platforms

-Creative thinker

-You will be a hard-working and proactive candidate who is enthusiastic, works well within a small team and has a passion for media. An understanding of the fashion industry is vital.

Please send a resume and cover letter to jobsNY@purplepr.com

Based in downtown New York, Purple represents a variety of brands across different areas of expertise including Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, Hospitality, and Music. Purple is independent in philosophy, attitude and operation –offering a boutique in-house approach, the strategic requirements of each client are individually tailored from the outset. Purple’s services cover press relations, editorial procurement, product placement and high profile event management.

For more information please visit www.purplepr.com