Styling Assistant- Mimco

Date Posted: Posted18 days ago
Melbourne VIC

Job Description

Job no: 986802
Work type: Part-Time
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner
Categories: Marketing

The Role:

MIMCO are seeking a Styling Assistant who will be responsible for assisting our Styling Manager on online, campaign and bespoke photo-shoots. The candidate needs to be detail oriented, highly organized and passionate about fashion and the retail industry. Reporting to the Styling Manager, this position will assist in the styling preparation, on-set and post-production of all MIMCO photo shoots (fashion and still life).

*Please note this is a part-time role for 4 days per week*

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise, pull and prepare MIMCO product & clothing for photo shoots
  • Assist Styling Manager in sourcing apparel for on-body shoots
  • Assist Styling Manager on-set of fashion and still life shoots
  • Ensuring there is a flow to the shoot in terms of the order in which product will be shot to aid achievement of target, working with the Styling Manager to achieve this
  • Prepare and steam apparel for on-body photo shoots
  • Shepherd and care for samples throughout the photo process
  • Assist in set-up and running of styling sessions/fittings
  • Organise styling wardrobe ensuring new product, shot product and old product are in designated areas
  • Ad hoc duties include assisting Styling Manager on David Jones and Myer styling collateral
  • Assist with errands and administrative tasks as needed
  • Assist with post production duties: ie liasing with photography studios on retouching and colour corrections
  • Assist Styling Manager and Creative Manager on production tasks ie: calls sheets, runsheets and production aspects of MIMCO photoshoots
  • Ensuring there is a full styling kit on all photoshoots

The Ideal Candidate has

  • Fashion background and previous studio and styling experience essential
  • Strong interest in fashion and current trends
  • Ability to stay calm in a fast paced environment and remain proactive and professional
  • Have excellent organisational, administrative, time management and verbal communication skills
  • Have strong attention to detail in order for you to present the product in the best possible way
  • Understanding of current catwalk trends and how these relate to the MIMCO customer
  • Relevant BA degree or equivalent experience in a professional environment
  • Some experience of Adobe CS is advantageous (InDesign)
  • Microsoft Excel experience

Why work for us?

  • A competitive remuneration package, including incentives
  • Bi-annual product allowances and generous discounts for you and your immediate family on all Country Road, Trenery, Witchery and Mimco products. Further offers and discounts available at David Jones.
  • Birthday roster day off
  • Excellent career progression involving regular training and on the job development
  • A genuine, open and high performing culture
  • Opportunity to become involved in our Corporate Social Responsibility program, by supporting our community partnerships

About Us

MIMCO designs unique accessories collections.

We dream, explore and play with whatever gives us delight in the moment. Our environments are full of precious personality-filled products and our in-store experience is all about you - the strong individuals who are drawn to something different.

Advertised: 29 Nov 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 17 Dec 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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