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Join the Emma J Shipley team!

20th April 2015

Great news! The Emma J Shipley team are looking for a super efficient and passionate intern to join our busy studio in Hackney! If you want the chance to gain experience working for a quickly-expanding luxury fashion brand across a range of areas then read on to find out more....

THE BRAND:

Emma J Shipley is a luxury lifestyle brand known for graphic artistry and imagination. Our fantastical, unconventional and meticulous designs are hand-drawn by Emma in London and printed onto the finest luxury fabrics in Lake Como, Italy, before being finished by hand.

Emma studied at the prestigious Royal College of Art and was awarded a number of prizes during her studies, in particular for excellence in drawing and her use of colour. On graduating in 2011, the famous London boutique Browns bought her graduate collection of printed silk scarves. Following on from this success, more recently Emma J Shipley has won the Emerging Fashion Brand prize at the WGSN Global Fashion Awards and the RISE Newcomer Award at the UK Fashion & Textile Awards, presented by HRH Princess Anne.

Emma J Shipley creates original and subversive pieces that captivate and inspire, to be treasured for years to come…

THE ROLE:

We currently have a part-time unpaid placement available for up to three months in our studio in Hackney, East London. The role is open to students on undergraduate or postgraduate degrees only. We are looking for someone to assist our busy team on a variety of tasks, including some of the following:

  • Assisting the team with studio admin and research.
  • Assisting in coordinating and delivering social content on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Tumblr.
  • Generating ideas and publishing short posts on our popular Emma J Shipley blog.
  • Helping to keep the website up-to-date on a daily basis.
  • Assisting on the organising and smooth running of any events such as pop-up shops.
  • General studio duties and errands.

SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a student currently studying for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.
  • Knowledge of and a key interest in luxury fashion, textiles and fine art.
  • Any relevant fashion experience in the industry is desired.
  • An understanding and experience of using social media.
  • Able to generate unique and interesting digital content ideas for our website and social channels.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and confidence to learn in a small but busy team.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Must be reliable with excellent organisational skills and a desire to learn!
  • Passion for the Emma J Shipley brand.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send the following to Lucy at info@emmajshipley.com:

  • An up-to-date CV.
  • A cover letter letting us know why you would be perfect for the internship.
  • Three potential blog post ideas for the Emma J Shipley blog (these could be based around Emma J Shipley designs or other relevant subjects our readers might be interested in), plus the first paragraph of one of these (max 200 words).

We are looking for someone for an immediate start so please state your availability. We look forward to finding the next star member of the Emma J Shipley team!

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