Creative Content Editor

Chiswick, West London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-4268
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
22/01/2021

CREATIVE CONTENT EDITOR, CHISWICK/ HOME BASED, WEST LONDON.

You will create the assets for fashion, beauty, food and wine creative content and marketing through photoshoot and content production.

What you will be doing:

  • To develop shoot concepts for product categories and other marketing incentives that require a creative identity. Ideas should be in line with the Harvey Nichols creative direction, brand values and commercial strategy.
  • Present ideas eloquently through visual presentations that can be shared to colleagues internally and creative partners externally.
  •  Approve all creative concepts with the Head of Creative & Content ahead of shoot production
  •  Source new talent, trends, contributors, models, locations etc. and maintain strong contacts in the industry.
  • Attend meetings with the buying teams to ensure that we have a thorough understanding of the key buys, trends and exclusives.
  • Develop shoot plan with the Head of Creative & Content that works in alignment with the creative content calendar, and PR & Marketing calendar.  
  • Working with all departments to ensure commercial viability of content
  • Feed into asset creation and product selection for content planning including emails, promos and homepage
  • Work with the Digital Content Manager to ensure commercial viability of all shoot assets
  • Work closely with the PR & Marketing team to ensure creative assets support seasonal planning
  • Define with the Head of Creative & Content the styling direction and product selection of assigned photoshoots.
  • Oversee the content administrator on sample requests and in-store booking out sessions, ensuring that product selection is aligned with the styling direction and fulfils the purpose of the shoot.
  • Manage the beginning to end production of shoots including budgets.
  • Source, approach, brief and negotiate with the approved photography and creative teams (Grooming, Location, Set Design, Model etc). 
  • Leading post-production in order to ensure image delivery meets deadlines.
  • Working with the Creative Content and Copy Teams to deliver compelling storytelling in line with shoot objectives.

A bit about your experience:

  • A background in styling 
  • Experience working within a Creative Content or Editorial team
  • Experienced in photoshoot production
  • Knowledge of luxury brands and current trends
  • Should ideally be educated to degree level 
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office

A bit about you:

  • Flair for fashion, beauty and food and a creative outlook.
  • An understanding of what Harvey Nichols stands for and its visual identity
  • An individual who is methodical, detail oriented and organised.
  • Responsible and sensitive to confidential budget information.
  • Face problems and challenges with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and remain approachable and helpful to others.
  • Excellent visual and verbal communication skills.
  • Diligent and self-motivated. 
  • A pro-active individual demonstrating initiative and imagination.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative way across all departments
  • Strong leadership skills (to develop the junior team members)

All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

Flexible working
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance

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