• Voluntary Work Opportunities

Jewellery Design & Product Development Intern

The London office of Vivienne Westwood is currently recruiting an intern to assist in the Jewellery Department.

This placement will be to assist the jewellery designers and jewellery product manager with all aspects of their jobs, offering a unique learning opportunity.

You will obtain a valuable insight into the collection from design, initial research and ideas, through to design development.

You will see the sampling stages from prototypes to final samples, and will be involved with assisting the designers and product manager in the preparation of show jewellery.

The applicant will be required to have suitable skills to fulfill the following tasks:

-Marketing and trend research

-Researching new materials/components

-Practical skills are an asset when working on show jewellery

-General admin

You will need to be adaptable, and helpful and above all motivated. This position is for someone who is truly interested in learning and being part of a team.

Good communication skills are a must as should be the applicants spoken and written English.

The candidate must have a good working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Word and Excel.

The role will be for approximately 5 days a week, Monday to Friday between the hours of 10 am to 6 pm, although as this is a voluntary position, these requirements are flexible.

Please also state your availability.

Closing date: 17th February 2014.

Due to the high volume of applicants we will only be able to reply to successful candidates.

To apply for this internship please send your CV and covering letter here.

Web Product Editor for E-commerce

The London office of Vivienne Westwood is currently recruiting a web product editor to assist in the e-commerce department.

Your main responsibilities will involve renaming and uploading product images for the e-commerce website and organising the product image layout for each page. The successful candidate will also work with and create product spreadsheets as well as generally supporting the e-commerce team.

Required Skills:

- Basic networking and Microsoft Office skills

- Experience with Drupal software is desirable

- Adobe software – In particular Photoshop experience desirable

The ideal candidate will have a good eye for detail as well aesthetic, excellent organisation, and an interest in e-commerce. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience of the fashion and retail sector.

The role will be for approximately 5 days a week, Monday to Friday between 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, although as this is a voluntary position, these requirements are flexible.

To apply for this internship, please send your CV and covering letter here.

Please also state your availability.

Marketing and Licenses assistant

The London head office of Vivienne Westwood is currently recruiting an intern to assist in the Marketing Department.

This role will primarily involve:

-        Continuous market research (store visits, internet, magazines, fairs and exhibitions, surveys)

-        Competitors analysis – price comparison, merchandising, GWP (gift with purchase)

-         Analysis of sales data for strategy planning

-         Assisting in the product development process

-         Admin assistance with current and old projects

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience of the fashion and retail sector and it would be a good opportunity for those aiming to work in the fashion industry or related field

The candidate must be:

- Good at excel and power point (in general good with numbers)

- Very good organizational skills/ creativity

- Marketing/ merchandising/ commercial experience

The right candidate must have business orientation and willing to improve the business knowledge of the global brand.

The role will be for approximately 5 days a week, Monday to Friday between 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, although as this is a voluntary position, these requirements are flexible.

To apply for this internship please send your CV and covering letter here.

Please also state your availability.

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