Job Call – Seeking an Executive Assistant

Company: Sage Paul
Industry: Fashion
Position: Executive Assistant
Term: Part-time, on-going with potential of advancement
Salary: $11/hour, 8hrs/week
To commence immediately

Please send your cover letter and resume by email only to sage@sagepaul.com by October 24, 2011 with “Executive Assistant Application” in the subject line.

Toronto-based indie fashion label Sage Paul is seeking a part-time Executive Assistant (8hrs/week) to start immediately. As Executive Assistant you will be self-reliant, enthusiastic, organized, and knowledgeable of and have a demonstrated interest in Indigenous aesthetics and the fashion industry. You will also have the resources to work remotely and the flexibility to work on-site as necessary.

Sage Paul is a new men’s and women’s ready-to-wear label for those who seek Indigenous-made and culturally inspired clothing that is bold, modern and chic. Sage Paul also buys and commissions unique, trendy and quality-made accessories and other Indigenous-made items. Sage Paul is authentic appropriations.

Sage Paul is a small company that is enthusiastic to bring on a new employee to play a huge roll in and assist in all aspects of the operations of the company.  You will report directly to owner and head designer, Sage Paul.  Sage Paul is a Dene/Hungarian designer who graduated Fashion Design at George Brown College in Toronto and has been working extensively in the Indigenous Arts Community since 2004.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepping products for delivery
  • Coordinating delivery/manufacturing/shipping of products with manufacturer (from development to completion)
  • Assistance with production of fashion shows and/or performance-based fashion shows
  • Assistance with fashion photo shoots
  • Assistance with online and social media communications
  • Scheduling and attending meetings as necessary
  • Providing weekly reports
  • General administration
  • Other duties as necessary

Skills:

  • Enthusiastic and self motivated
  • Works well independently
  • Takes direction well
  • Knowledge of the fashion industry, particularly men’s and women’s clothing
  • Understanding of and/or willingness to learn basic drafting, sewing and fitting where necessary
  • Extremely organized and deadline driven
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good computer skills