Junior Still-Life Stylist

London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-5083
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
03/06/2022

JUNIOR STILL-LIFE STYLIST

Topical, bursting with creativity and a love for all things fashion, food, beauty and beyond? This exciting role is at the forefront of the evolving vision of Harvey Nichols content. Working as part of the Creative Content team you will be working across all families of business to execute weekly still life shoots with our studio. You will collaborate with the Market Editor, Creative Content Editor and buying to ensure product selection is commercially viable, and execute concepts in line with company directives.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Collaborate with buying and the Market Editor to ensure key commercial opportunities are shot in a timely manner to support key launches.
  • Collaborate with the Market Editor and Creative Content Editor to ensure images have visibility across the varying platforms.
  • Create engaging concepts for still life product across all families of business, Food & Beverage, Menswear, Womenswear, Kids and Beauty.
  • Build an in-depth knowledge of seasonal buying packs, regularly liaising with buyers to ensure product accuracy and viability.
  • Attend fortnightly content meetings with buying, content and digital teams alongside the Market Editor communicating still life workflow.
  • Be the gatekeeper of the buyers’ seasonal catalogue; ensuring awareness of commerciality of product as well as suggesting product to shoot from an editorial point of view.
  • End to end sample management for all weekly still life shoots. Working with buying, stock pickers and the fashion warehouse to ensure all stock is received in a timely manner for shoots.
  • Understand regulations relating to the movement of store merchandise. To ensure all procedures are adhered to when taking stock out of the store.
  • Collaborate with the studio to ensure every shot is as briefed and executed to a high standard.
  • Travel to Northampton studio where required on bigger projects to style and execute the vision of the Head of Creative & Content and Creative Content Editor.
  • Present weekly still life shoots via email to the wider business and share brand coverage externally.
  • Work closely with the Creative Production Manager and the Design team to ensure assets are shot and delivered on deadline.
  • Manage an image log, updated frequently to track asset utilisation across the business.  
  • Attend regular cross-departmental meetings with the confidence to represent the Creative Content team and communicate our strategy
  • Maintain relationships with all departments and stores across the HN business, as well as PR teams and brands.

About your experience: 

  • Experience within a publishing or marketing environment within fashion and/or luxury lifestyle brands.
  • Proven experience of editing product
  • Experience with shoot concepting and still life styling.
  • Efficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to manage a varied workload, and work to deadlines.
  • Must have a passion for fashion leading to broad knowledge of the industry.
  • Ability to work excellently within a team, putting the team first
  • A strong knowledge of fashion, designers, brands and influencers
  • Unflappability and positive spirit when under pressure

About you: 

  • Passionate about image creation with an impressive knowledge of the industry.
  • Methodical, process driven and well organised.
  • Full of creativity with the ability to see beyond the product.
  • Face problems and challenges with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and remain approachable and helpful to others
  • Excellent visual and verbal communication skills.
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Diligent and self-motivated.
  • Dynamic time management skills.

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

Please provide a cover letter and portfolio to support your application.

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