Lead Fashion Assistant, W

New York, NY /
Editorial – W /
W Magazine is seeking an in office Lead Fashion Assistant to oversee all W fashion closet operations. The Lead Fashion Assistant will work closely with the Fashion team to help prepare all fashion for W photo shoots- celebrity covers and portfolios, fashion stories, features, and digital shoots. Candidates for this position should be a team player, highly organized, and have a keen attention to detail.


    • Oversee all fashion closet operations 
    • Arrange messengers, check in samples
    • Handle returns, liaising with public relations agencies
    • Schedule Fedex shipments for fashion pickups and returns
    • Schedule Worldnet / IBC trunk shipments
    • Oversee trunk shipments in terms of packing, carnet, tracking, etc
    • Update and oversee the fashion server - appointment pictures, trunk photos, check-in and return photos, etc
    • Assist Fashion Director with regards to scheduling and expenses
    • Assist Fashion Editors with the RTW markets - communicate with them closely in regards to shoot preparations/incoming samples/returns/etc
    • Be available to prep/send out shoots from the office 
    • Edit and execute RTW closet pulls for shoots
    • Contribute to wmagazine.com shopping posts
    • Help with RTW credit information 
    • Assist on set when needed
    • Schedule cal tools/Zoom meetings
    • Maintain an organized fashion closet and office space
    • Manage part-time closet employees and hiring extra closet hands when needed
    • Work in tandem with our Lead Accessories Assistant with regards to daily closet operations


    • NYC based and able to work out of the office when necessary
    • Strong communication skills
    • Prior experience with fashion sample trafficking
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