Job Posting: Assistant to the Creative Director at Two Penny Blue

Position: Assistant to the Creative Director
Company: Two Penny Blue
Location: Chicago, IL
Compensation: Paid
Hours: 30+ hours / week

Description: For anyone interested in a creative career, this is a great opportunity to be a part of a fast-paced, innovative fashion company.  The ideal candidate must be an extremely organized self-starter willing to wear many hats, from editorial to production, social media to styling. This person must have excellent taste and an eye for style. He/she should be an administrative pro with excellent communication skills (phone and written). The perfect fit is someone who is driven, has a great work ethic, takes direction well, is analytical and creative, and can work independently on projects as well as collaborate with other team members.

 Handle daily office administrative tasks including customer inquiries, order fulfillment and customer service. Assist in collection development—design direction, sourcing fabrics, fit meetings and production schedule. Assist on all aspects of photo and video campaigns including model castings, fashion styling and photo editing. Assist with social media outreach, graphic design, email campaigns, blog writing and press releases. Assist with sales appointments and coordinating the sales team.

 The ideal candidate must be a team player with a great attitude and strong knowledge of the fashion industry (designers, stylists, blogs, brands, collaborations, tastemakers). Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and have excellent communication and customer service skills. Must be proficient with MAC computers and have a strong understanding of all social media platforms including twitter, facebook, instagram, pinterest; experience with Hootsuite is a plus. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel. Graphic design skills, including experience with WordPress, Adobe CS5+ and MailChimp, are a plus.

To apply, E-mail your resume, a link to your portfolio or blog (if applicable), and a cover letter about why you want to work with Two Penny Blue to