Style Assistant

Style Assistant
Location: London
Reporting to: Style Editor
Company Overview
Time Out London is a comprehensive arts and entertainment multi-platform
media business, delivering engaging features, local listings and critical
reviews to active and informed residents and visitors of London. Sometimes
irreverent but always intelligent, Time Out London provides passionate
coverage of music, film, theater, dance, shopping, dining and more. Time Out
London is the head office of the Time Out Group, the global media business
delivering local information and cultural guidance in 67 cities across 37
countries and encompassing a worldwide audience of more than 34 million.
The Role
Time Out London is looking for an enthusiastic, bright and meticulous Style
Assistant on the shopping desk. An interest in all things fashion, beauty and
lifestyle in London is a must, but that must be underscored by a diligent
approach to research, excellent organisational skills and an aptitude for
producing accurate, witty copy that’s consistent with the Time Out tone of
This role would be ideal for someone who has already got some relevant
industry experience or a few internships under their belt and is looking for a
permanent role.
Key Responsibilities
Writing sales and events listings, and uploading features and events to
the style section of Time Out’s website.
Daily research into fashion and shopping news and product round-ups.
Picture research to source images for listings and features.
Adding venue reviews to the CMS, and putting together round-ups and
top tens for the site.
Contacting PRs, store-owners and event organisers to fact check and
get quotes, and developing a strong relationship with PRs across the
Representing the section at industry events and launches.
Delivering content on time, to brief and to the standards laid out by
Time Out style guides.
Calling in and returning products for shoots.
Some basic admin.
Ad hoc features writing for section.
Social media publishing of shareable fashion content
Skills and Experience
Excellent proven writing skills
IT literate, with knowledge of a CMS and Photoshop.
Demonstrable love and knowledge of fashion, from high-end designers
to weekend jumble sales.
Super organised and able to multi-task
Eager to try out all aspects of a fashion role, from producing
enthusiastic copy and calling in products to shoot, to managing their
safe return and checking the finer details of a sample sale
Have an established black book of contacts in the industry.
Must be active on social media, with an eye for shareable content
Successful candidates will be required to attend at least one face-to-face
interview at our London office. Please submit a CV and covering letter to [email protected] quoting Style
Assistant in the subject line.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 13th April 2015.
Applications after this date will not be considered.