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Careers at Angels

Social Content and Strategy Executive

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our online marketing team at Angels. With a range of different websites and two stores this is a fantastic opportunity for someone to transform and grow our social media platforms in an exciting and creative industry.

We need someone to:

  • Create and manage campaigns
  • Grow social audiences and reach
  • Help create engaging and inspiring content for our social channels
  • Help with general duties within the marketing team

You will be responsible for:

  • Content planning, creation and execution, primarily for the fancydress.com and fancydogs.com channels.
  • Meeting set KPIs and increasing followers.
  • Reviewing social media posts and tracking:  engagement reach revenue generation and ROI.
  • Engaging with followers and influencers.
  • Producing in-depth weekly platform reports with competitor analysis and insights to the success of activity and future focus points.
  • Tracking, monitoring and adapting content to ensure that we are maximising time, spend and returns.
  • Tracking individual platforms for trends, patterns and activity reporting on revenue and follower growth weekly and monthly.
  • Coordinating with online marketing so that there is synergy between online and social messaging and tone of voice.
  • Managing blogs, posts and content.
  • Launching the Brand on new relevant platforms and manage growth.
  • Creating FB/Insta ads in various formats (video, VR, multimedia photos etc working alongside design and our digital partner.
  • Editing/post production/VR/ video content for various platforms example YT/FB/Insta.
  • Dealing with PR / partner / follower requests

You will have:

  • A natural ability to build relationships
  • A good understanding of all social media platforms
  • Exceptional communication and organisation skills
  • Accurate spelling & grammar
  • A passion for film & costume
  • The desire to be a key player within a fantastic team
  • Over 2 years' experience within a social marketing environment

Desirable:

  • Photoshop and Photography Experience
  • Facebook & Instagram Ad Creation
  • Basic knowledge of Google analytics
  • Experience of working with video production
How to apply:

Please put together a social media post, video or visual creative to show us why you're the best person for the job and why you want it.

This is the perfect opportunity for you to get creative, so forget the usual spiel and show us what sets you aside from the rest.

Please send your creative along with your CV and a brief covering letter to Marketing@fancydress.com

Applications close on Tuesday 3rd April 2018


Internships

Angels The Costumiers are pleased to be able to offer internships in four of our departments at our Hendon HQ and at Angels Fancy Dress in the West End, please read all the details below before applying.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable work experience at the worlds largest costume house for film, theatre and TV. Placements are for eight weeks continuous.

A small part of the Angels warehouse

Costumier at Shaftesbury Avenue

Internships: Costume Hire at Shaftesbury Avenue

Angels Fancy Dress serves the public by supplying costumes from stock for parties and/or special events. The standard of our hire costumes far exceeds the usual fancy dress costume range, in quality and breadth of choice. The stock at Shaftesbury Avenue is very different to that held in Hendon, as it caters much more towards the party market. As well as formal wear and period costume, customers can choose from 'fantasy' costumes such as animals, fictional TV characters and celebrity figures.

All hire requests are handled by a team of highly experienced costumiers. Our costumiers are available to assist with selection or give inspiration!

Alongside our fabulous costumes to hire; customers can buy wigs, make-up, masks and a wide variety of retail costumes and accessories.

An internship at Angels Fancy Dress gives you an opportunity to experience a different side of the costume business in a fun, fast-moving environment.

You will have extensive contact with customers helping them to make choices, fit costumes and put looks together as well as maintain costumes and get some retail experience as well.

Suitable Applicants Must:

  • Have a passion for costume
  • Have basic sewing skills
  • Have a good sense of humour and good people skills
  • Be flexible and able to work well as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking

A dress fitting

Internships: Civilian Hire Department, Hendon HQ, NW9

A small number of placements are being offered to Costume/Fashion graduates in our Civilian Hire Department. As well as helping us to sort our amazing stock you will have the opportunity to shadow costumiers and experience the different kinds of work that we do. This may include preparing costumes for shows, basic alterations, returning costumes to stock etc.

Suitable Applicants Must:

  • Have a passion for costume
  • Have basic sewing skills
  • Be flexible and able to work well as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking

A Uniform Costumier at work

Internships: Uniform Department, Hendon HQ, NW9

If you have an interest in Uniforms or Military History, a placement in our Uniform Hire Department may appeal to you. As well as keeping our amazing stock in order you will have an opportunity to shadow costumiers and experience the different kinds of work that we do. This may include preparing costumes for shows, basic alterations, returning costumes to stock etc.

Suitable Applicants Must:

  • Have an interest in uniform / military history
  • Have basic sewing skills
  • Be flexible and able to work well as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking

Internships: Alterations Department, Hendon HQ, NW9

If you are more interested in construction, a placement in our Alterations Workroom may be more appropriate. Interns will gain valuable experience in working on a variety of costumes/fabrics from period pieces right through to modern fancy dress costumes as well as understanding how a professional workroom works and runs.

There are also a number of placements allowing graduates to work purely on the restoration and preservation of costumes in our stock.

Suitable Applicants Must:

  • Good sewing (hand & machine) skills
  • Be flexible and able to work well as part of a team
  • Be enthusiastic and hardworking
Angels Alterations.

Misc. Information

  • All internships are unpaid but pre-approved travel expenses within London will be paid
  • Educational Requirements: Costume / Fashion Degree or Equivalent
  • Location: Hendon NW9. Angels Fancy Dress: London WC2
  • Full-Time - 0900 - 17:30 - Monday to Friday (but may vary for Fancy Dress)

To apply please email your CV and letter of interest indicating which area you wish to be considered for: graduates@angels.uk.com