ROLE: The right candidate would be more than just a “model booker,” which is why I’ve created a unique job title for this. The role here is to assist in the growth of We Speak, a new type of modeling agency, which promotes healthy body image and builds a positive environment in the fashion industry. Being the Fashion Client Specialist for We Speak will require to deal with growing new and existing client relationships.
Wow. This sounds like every other job posting, right?
So, what does this really mean? If you love a challenge, to try new things and jump in head first, use your skills and knowledge to improve upon an existing idea, love modern marketing and branding strategies, have model agency booker experience, know who’s who in the fashion industry, are an advocate for positive, healthy change in the fashion industry and are not afraid of breaking barriers… then this may be a good fit.
STUFF YOU’LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Making client calls & bringing on new clients
Client growth & development
Assisting with booking models
Helping develop ways to reach new fashion clients
Stay up to date with the current major casting calls and whos who
Maintaining relationships with casting directors
We have real, tangible goals that we would like to reach together, and you will take home some of the major benefits.
Flexible working hours.
Earn commissions with the growth of We Speak.
Rewarding (You will be helping lead a fashion revolution.)
Growth into a more permanent position
You must be self-motivated with excellent negotiation, verbal, and written communication skills. But, that’s what everyone says.
Our ideal candidate needs to be passionate.
Experience in a NYC model agency or something very similar is an absolute must. A firm understanding of agencies and knowing where to look for connections is essential.
A background in marketing and PR or a desire to expand your marketing prowess, is ideal.
Soft sales experience can be helpful.
A strong sense of right and wrong is welcomed. At We Speak, honesty and positivity are of utmost importance in everything we do.
And, as stated before, our ideal candidate is a risk taker. We Speak is new and we want to explore it’s newness together. We are looking for a candidate who brings forward a valuable, irreplaceable set of skills.
Above all else, this candidate absolutely must be comfortable with his and/or her ability to generate new fashion clients in a market that doesn’t even know they need us – yet!
THE NITTY GRITTY
You are able to set your own hours, but they must be within normal business hours (any time between 9am and 5pm). This position does offer the potential for significant growth and development as the company grows, but that won’t happen overnight (or maybe it will).
Hours: To start, approximately 10 hours a week of work is most likely, depending on how you work and results. Depending on results, hours can be increased.
Where: Our client base is NYC to start, with potential to quickly grow nationwide.
Salary: 10% commission on all new clients generated resulting from you plus bonus plan (Minimum wage will be paid to start, but commission will replace that)
Trial: Looking to trial selected candidate for up to 45 days. After 45 days, performance will be reviewed and relationship with We Speak will either be continued or terminated.
Send resume and cover letter outlining specific relevant qualifications and experience to the fashion industry to firstname.lastname@example.org.