Luxury Fashion Designer Brand is looking for an Executive Assistant to Creative Director/Chairman (NYC)

Candidate will be liaise between the creative director and the rest of the company. Must be a forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
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Candidate will be liaise between the creative director and the rest of the company. Must be a forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.

Luxury fashion design brand is hiring an Executive Assistant to their Creative Director / Chairman.

Job Description:

  • Liaise between creative director and rest of company. Help creative director manage output, workflow, and office deadlines.  
  • Handle designer's mail and business messages and meetings. Take notes at meetings.  
  • Draft, type, and dispatch all of creative director's correspondence.  
  • Liaise with relevant individuals, external organizations, etc. to arrange meetings, prepare agendas, and draft minutes.  
  • Keep office and affairs organized and maintain a comprehensive filing system.  
  • Arrange and co-ordinate director's travel in conjunction with in-house affairs, and arrange local transportation when necessary. 
  • Works closely and effectively with the owner to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Acts as a "barometer," having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping owner updated 
  • Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects for the owner some of which may have organizational impact. 
  • Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the owner's ability to effectively lead the company.  

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail 
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors 
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills 
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability 
  • Emotional maturity 
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently 
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response 
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment 
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions 

To apply, please send your resume to Danielle at humanresource.fashionhouse@gmail.com.