Freelance Fashion Assistant

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Job Title: Fashion Assistant

Type of Contract: Freelance

Reporting to: Katie Shillingford, Fashion Director

About Us:  

Dazed Media is the world’s leading independent fashion and culture media brand. 

Thirty years ago Jefferson Hack and Rankin Waddell set up a magazine that would become a movement: Dazed & Confused. The title became a lightning rod for cultural provocation – radically reframing international style culture. Today, we are an agenda-setting publishing powerhouse and the most efficient way to reach the world’s most influential audiences. 

Dazed Media powers an ever-evolving network of premium digital channels and iconic print titles including Dazed and AnOther.

The company also encompasses a pioneering creative studio, award-winning video production, exclusive events, industry-leading talent network and efficient third-party distribution. Dazed Studio specialises in fashion, luxury and lifestyle communications. We partner with the world’s most ambitious brands and agencies to create brave, pioneering ideas for a global influencer community. 

Select clients: Alexander McQueen, Apple, Beats by Dre, Belstaff, Burberry, Chanel, Channel 4, Converse, Diesel, Google, Gucci, Liberty, LVMH, Mercedes-Benz, Miu, Miu, Nike, Ray-Ban, Samsung, Sonos, Swarovski, YouTube Music.


Role Summary:

As a first assistant to Katie Shillingford you will be responsible for all shoot preparation. You will handle external communication with PR’s and have an excellent knowledge of luxury brands and young designers. Assisting on all of Katie’s fashion shoots, this role requires someone comfortable working within a fast paced environment and who also has a strong ability to juggle numerous tasks.

This is a freelance role split between AnOther and Katie’s commercial work outside of the magazine, this would be arranged through Katie Shillingford and is not the responsibility of Dazed Media.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and assist on large scale photoshoots, UK and international 

  • Assist on magazine sign off, completing fashion credits etc.

  • Assist on the general running of the magazine and assisting our contributors

  • Visual Research

  • Assist on fashion shows, lookbooks & campaigns etc.

Skills, experience and personal attributes 

  • Experience and proven ability in assisting stylists

  • Experience in team management

  • Proven relationships with local and international PR agencies 

  • Excellent knowledge of luxury brands, young designers, commercial brands and accessories designers  

  • Enthusiasm and passion for Dazed Media editorial platforms and products

  • Super organised and meticulous with detail and able to juggle numerous tasks

  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure; handling multiple projects in a fast paced environment

  • An entrepreneurial spirit

  • Excellent communicator

  • Creative, ‘out of the box’ thinker

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Experience in showroom pulls and vintage appointments


These duties and responsibilities are indicative and not exhaustive but serve to give a realistic overview of the role and requirements. The company reserves the right to change this role description in response to the changing needs of the business.

At Dazed Media we promote a working environment in which diversity is recognised, valued and encouraged. We acknowledge the multicultural and diverse nature of the UK workforce and society in general. We are committed to principles of fairness and mutual respect. We particularly welcome applicants from those who are significantly underrepresented in our sector.

Date Posted: 14th September 2022


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