Design Assistant

Paid Internship

To apply for this role, email with your CV.

Deadline: Friday 14th December

We have an exciting internship opportunity in our London studio.

The Role
To support the team and keep the studio running efficiently. Field Grey is a design company that delivers effective uniform solutions. No previous industry experience is essential for success in this role, however, you will need to have formal design/marketing or business training and be eager to apply that in a commercial environment. You will also need to be resilient and be able to handle demanding situations with a smile and a “can do” attitude. This is vital, as the role will include a high level of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities
• Office and Studio tasks including stationary orders, ensuring the office is running efficiently and is clean and tidy, dealing with incoming and outgoing post, answering phone and email queries.
• IT solutions including logging IT problems and booking IT assistance.
• Logistical tasks including booking of FGL deliveries and logging and checking deliveries.
• General office administration including timesheet/data entry and filing.
• Diary management.
• Day to day project activities required by the design team including:

a. Contacting clients by phone or email to obtain important project information.
b. Providing assistance to the design and production team. Tasks would be in line with the projects.
c. Attending design meetings and preparing notes for the design production team.
d. Organisation and preparation of material for client presentations and meetings including relevant paperwork, garments, equipment, references and IT requirements
e. Responsible for assisting the smooth running of meetings Ensuring the meeting space and communal spaces are clean and tidy and arranging refreshments.

Other Specific Responsibilities

• Excellent organisational and communication skills
• Researching for design presentations assisting with; Proposals and pitches

• Chasing suppliers for orders
• Ordering samples from suppliers
• Returning samples
• Responding to client queries and demands

Marketing and Business Development
• Contributing to sales calls, pitches and presentations
• Database entry
• Contribution to social media

About You

You must be eager to work in design and apply yourself in a commercial environment.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and positive individual. As well as being a strong team player, you will enjoy working in a busy but rewarding environment and taking on new challenges every day.

Essential attributes include
• Outstanding interpersonal skills
• Advance level user of relevant IT software including, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Passionate interest in the value of design, particularly applied to everyday practical problems
• Fast, reliable, accurate attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Confident telephone manner
• “Can do”, “will do” attitude
• Highly organised

Desirable attributes include
• Advance level user of In-design, Photoshop, Illustrator
• Previous relevant experience
• Project management experience (we give relevant training)
• Second language an asset

To apply for this role, email with your CV.

Deadline: Friday 14th December