Personal assistant to founder (fashion and lifestyle brands)

A rare opportunity to work with the founder of over five fashion and lifestyle brands is available in Sydney. With a strong online presence, top tier international stockists and a recent flagship Sydney store launch- the role is varied and challenging. 

 

This is the business side of fashion and suits a hard and diligent worker that can multitask and work under pressure. You won’t be hanging out at photoshoots or casually managing an Instagram account. You will ultimately be taking care of all the tasks that can be delegated so my client can focus on the essential parts of her work. 

 

This can range from general admin tasks to driving between the warehouse and the retail store to solve an unexpected stock issue. Therefore it is essential to demonstrate common sense in this role and professionalism is the most valued attribute we are seeking. 

 

Duties will include:

  • Email and communication management.
    • Help maintain inbox 0 by delegating tasks to appropriate team members and flagging emails that need the attention of my client
    • Provide daily summary reports issues that have been sorted by others and those that need attention. 
    • Responding to common requests with templated responses
  • Calendar management- setting up meetings with buyers, suppliers, agencies and other employees- across multiple time zones.
  • Ad-hoc problem solving that could be related to supply, customer or retail issues. 
  • The ability to work independently and remotely. May need to travel between warehouse/showroom, retail store and my client’s home in the eastern suburbs (occasionally) 
  • File management of line sheets, product/campaign images, supply correspondence and design files. 

 

You will have:

  • Experience in admin, office support or PA. Fashion experience preferred but not essential. 
  • Excellent communication skills. Please include a cover letter to demonstrate this. 
  • Proficient with online tools, cloud software, email systems and the applications expected to manage this job. 
  • Drivers license (and own car preferred) 
  • Business, marketing or communications qualifications prefered or suitable work experience. 

 

You will get

  • A competitive salary based on your experience. 
  • A supportive work environment
  • Great career progression opportunities in business and operations. 

 

Please apply via seek with a cover letter and CV. We will not consider applications without a personalised cover letter. 

 

Flexible hours for the right person (part time or full time considered). Six month contract with the opportunity to become permanent.  

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