MCQ Press Assistant
Alexander McQueen - Regular
London - United Kingdom
We are currently seeking a Press Assistant to join our growing MCQ London team.
MCQ are looking for a highly talented candidate to support all day-to-day press and marketing activities as a key part of the communications team. Reporting to PR Manager daily and liaising with press, publications, influencers, and collaborators to ensure a wide range of coverage and a clear brand message with appropriate associations. Ideal candidate is a collaborative and highly organised, independent worker with experience in an in-house or agency role.
How you will contribute
Manage press office and press samples with LaunchMetrics system
Liaise with Social Coordinator on daily press achieved and management of press reports
Manage all send-outs, local and global with mail room
Handle credit requests, press enquiries
Ability to pitch product and news stories
Work with PR Manager and VIP Coordinator to identify and target appropriate influencers, celebrities and dressing opportunities
Manage all gifting and invitations with support of Comms team
Research new trends and industry news to have a current and up-to-date strategy in place at all times
Relaying information to team on daily news stories, events and consumer press
Distribution of lookbooks and all other brand assets internally and externally
Ensure all contacts in database are up-to-date and organised
Creation of reports and presentations for clients and internal use
Support PR Manager in end of season reports
Assist all brand events
Professional and ad-hoc help within team, aiding in all general communications office admin duties
Manage calendar and appointments with PR Manager for meetings, stylist showroom visits, collaborators
Working fluidly with wholesale team, production teams, design department.
Skills & Experience
Experience in fashion/sportswear press office
FashionGPS & LaunchMetrics fluent
Proficient in Microsoft Suite
Pro-active and uses initiative to work independently
Ability to work in fast paced environment and manage deadlines
Strong written skills and communication with global contacts
Good presentation skills
Ability to network and strengthen new and existing relationships along with PR Manager
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent organisational skills
Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards all tasks
Why work with us
This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.
- Full time
- United Kingdom