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Head of Fashion

UMENCO is recruiting the role of Head of Fashion to join the team at a leading fashion communications agency, based in Sydney.

In this role, the Head of Fashion will work across strategy; planning; campaign delivery; team leadership; client profitability, and budget management, in addition to new business pitching and development.

They will oversee client planning and will devise end-to-end strategies that meet client objectives, timelines, and KPIs, ensuring each new strategy is presented to the team to ensure a cohesive and common vision across each.

Additionally, the Head of Fashion will lead brand pitching and features for their clients. They will outline a quarterly pitching matrix and will work to update this month-on-month.

Across all of their efforts, the Head of Fashion will ensure that client relationship management is a priority, perpetually working to develop and retain their client list, and undertaking client care, project updates, and client relationship building at every opportunity.

This role also encompasses leadership responsibilities that will see the Head of Fashion manage and mentor their team of publicists. In doing so, they will nurture, motivate, encourage and challenge team members, devise succession plans, and support team members with goal-setting and growth.

The Head of Fashion will also be accountable to lead the planning, strategy, and conceptualisation of all event projects.

The Head of Fashion will have an embedded knowledge of their client’s needs, will confidently understand the mechanics of marketing campaigns, and will have critical analysis and problem-solving skills.

At all times, they will have a comprehensive understanding of, and will adhere to all client budgets, ensuring project budgets are managed from start to finish, allocating and approving budget distribution for best use.

They’ll also have a strong sense of account ownership, a team-oriented mentality, and a proactive and collaborative approach to driving results for their clients.
Our ideal talent will hold a minimum of five years of relevant experience as a publicist working with fashion and beauty clients.

They will align with the company values, demonstrating their ability to think creatively, problem-solve, and deliver committed, attentive service to clients.

Sydney, Australia 2011



To confidentially apply, please email Angela at umenco@umenco.com and include your curriculum vitae.


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