Fashion Assistant

New York
Mar 11, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time
Niche Media is looking for a driven professional to join our high-performing New York team and assist the fashion and accessories department for all publications, working closely with the fashion editors. The primary duties for this position include the following:

•Research the market for great merchandise from designers, advertisers, as well as up & coming designers.
•Organizing the sample closet, invoices, ordering and returns
•Building strong work relationships with other departments within the organization (art, photo, copy, fact, events, finance, etc)
•Coordinating with finance the petty cash for intern jewelry returns and sample delivery to photographer studio
•Verifies facts, dates, and statistics for fashion stories.
•Contacts specific retailers for fashion supplies for publications.
•Keeps detailed record of items being sent through messenger to include the item, supplier, and dates shipped.
•Organizes and maintains file system for fashion department, and files correspondence and other records.
•Prepares outgoing mail and correspondence, including e-mail, messenger packages and faxes.
•Run errands such as deliveries or pickups for Fashion Department as needed.
•Attends and works company and client events as requested.
•Coordinates schedules for fashion team members and makes appointments.
•Assists with training and working with fashion interns.
•Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•Associate's degree (A. A.) from two-year college or technical school in Fashion or related field; or 6 months to 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Ability to operate a computer and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook and InDesign.
•Ability to use MAC platform.

Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.

We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: and indicate “Fashion Assistant" in the subject field.


No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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