Junior Personal Assistant | Fashion Vacancy

StyleSociety has a three-month contract opportunity for a Junior Personal Assistant to join our team.

This is a three-month contract that has the potential for permanent employment for the right candidate who displays enthusiasm, initiative and passion for the work. First and foremost, I should highlight that if you are keen to apply for this position, please make sure you tick all of the boxes before sending in an application. In other words, ‘no, chancers, please’. 

Please bear in mind that this is not exclusively a fashion position; We will consider only candidates with strong creative, social, and organisational skills.

This post requires a flexible candidate who can adjust to working within ‘personal and fashion’ environments.

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Creative thinking and problem-solving are fundamental as we push the boundaries of fashion and creativity. If you’re up on all the latest trends, can work your way with a camera and spot a Chanel or Valentino from miles away, then this position is for you.

This is an opportunity to work alongside our Fashion Director, assisting in the branding, marketing and planning of our Pop-Up Boutique; and, for the editorially savvy, contributing to our online magazine and engaging and helping with StyleSociety’s social media.

You should be an excellent writer with extensive knowledge of The Web and social media marketing and be able to assist the brand in getting much-needed visibility.

You will be required to assist with all fashion-related projects, pop-up boutiques and represent the brand at major fashion events! But also be prepared to make tea and fetch laundry! It is not always glamorous, so you must be committed to work! If you’re not an animal lover, please do not apply!

Junior Personal Assistant

A bubbly, tenacious, well-groomed, excellent communicator with a positive disposition and strong work ethic is required for a flexible home-based office environment in the Cape Winelands.

– Excellent fluency in written and spoken English
– Organised, with an ability to meet deadlines, with high standards of quality
– Ability to manage small and medium-sized projects with appropriate support
– Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
– Willingness to work with a rapidly-changing set of priorities
– Strong creative and strategic thinking skills
– Maintaining confidentiality on all projects
– Assist in the development of strategies
– Build online/offline awareness and engagement
– Enthusiastic, proactive with a ‘can-do attitude
– Researching and assisting with editorial content
– Producing original photography for content
– Social Media Strategy and evergreen content creation
– Must be available out of office hours as and when required !!!
– Practical time management skills with highly accurate data capturing skills
– Exceptional organisational skills, with strong attention to detail
– Ability to manage own workload, with some supervision
– Extensive diary management
– Organising extensive international travel
– Minute taking and general office duties
– Finance administration tasks (training provided)
– Drivers licence and own reliable transport
– Non-smoker
– Animal lover

The working hours are 9.30 am to 4.30 pm – Mondays to Fridays.

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In your application, please include:
Cover letter with your updated rèsumè
Headshot photo
LinkedIn URL
Your ideal work schedule

  • Introduce yourself, and tell us a little about what you love and why you’re applying for this position.
  • Why do you want to work at StyleSociety?
  • Please remember to send a short resume and links supporting your creative experience and strengths
  • We would love to see links to all your socials – especially Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter
  • Tell us about your past creative positions and what you will bring to the brand?

Candidates who have competing interests or loyalties and are involved in any conflicting fashion, style, online businesses will not be considered for this vacancy.

You can send applications directly to: 
Kumari Govender

Please Note: Applications for this position are now CLOSED. We will contact all shortlisted candidates to arrange interviews. Due to the volume of applications received – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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