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August 26, 2010 By Andy Ross

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Positions Vacant - Selvedge

Selvedge, the magazine for textiles people, is advertising an office admin. post. The magazine is a great publication and would be a really good place to learn more about the publishing and textiles world. For the full advert, read on.
Office Administrator – Temporary position
Location; Highgate, North London
Selvedge Ltd
Selvedge magazine is a textile publication directed towards an international, discerning audience. Selvedge covers textiles in every context: fine art, interiors, fashion, travel and shopping. As well as being a bi-monthly publication, we have a retail space and mail order site selling textile products and the publication.
Selvedge is currently seeking an administrative assistant to provide support to all areas of our business. This is a temporary role until the end of the year. This is an ideal position for a recent graduate looking to gain confidence and experience within an established but growing company.
Duties:
- Â Â Â Customer service
- Â Â Â Attending trade fairs - this will involve selling subscriptions, promoting Selvedge to potential customers and the merchandising of our stand
- Â Â Â Helping with the organisation of our upcoming Christmas Fair. This will involve liaising with exhibitors and the venue on a regular basis
- Â Â Â Assisting customers in our retail space
- Â Â Â Packing orders and working with our drygoods range, pricing and organising stock
- Â Â Â Subscription mailings and assisting with sending out all new subscriptions from our office on a weekly basis
- Â Â Â Editorial research for upcoming issues
- Â Â Â Updating the website, including regular blog posts and emailers
Requirements:
- Â Â Â Flexibility, you must be willing to work some weekends
- Â Â Â An excellent telephone manner, the ability to talk to our customers with confidence is essential
- Â Â Â Excellent computer skills ideally on Macs, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop
- Â Â Â You must be a quick learner and able to take instruction
- Â Â Â A good work ethic is essential
- Â Â Â Previous office experience is preferable
- Â Â Â You must have an interest in magazines and in textiles
- Â Â Â You must be able to work independently
- Â Â Â You must live in London
- Â Â Â You must be available to start this position immediately
Selvedge is produced by a small, dedicated team. The suitable candidate must be able to work effectively within the team with the ability to operate efficiently and decisively in a fast paced environment.
Hours: 40 hours a week. Please note this will involve weekend work as we have many trade fairs on the lead up to Christmas. Please do not apply if you cannot work weekends.
Website: www.selvedge.org
To apply: Please send your CV with an accompanying letter to: marketing@selvedge.org
Closing date: Monday 6th September 2010
Selvedge | 162 Archway Road | London N6 5BB | GB
Office Administrator – Temporary position Location; Highgate, North LondonSelvedge Ltd

Selvedge magazine is a textile publication directed towards an international, discerning audience. Selvedge covers textiles in every context: fine art, interiors, fashion, travel and shopping. As well as being a bi-monthly publication, we have a retail space and mail order site selling textile products and the publication. Selvedge is currently seeking an administrative assistant to provide support to all areas of our business. This is a temporary role until the end of the year. This is an ideal position for a recent graduate looking to gain confidence and experience within an established but growing company.

Duties: -    Customer service-    Attending trade fairs - this will involve selling subscriptions, promoting Selvedge to potential customers and the merchandising of our stand-    Helping with the organisation of our upcoming Christmas Fair. This will involve liaising with exhibitors and the venue on a regular basis-    Assisting customers in our retail space-    Packing orders and working with our drygoods range, pricing and organising stock-    Subscription mailings and assisting with sending out all new subscriptions from our office on a weekly basis-    Editorial research for upcoming issues-    Updating the website, including regular blog posts and emailers Requirements: -    Flexibility, you must be willing to work some weekends-    An excellent telephone manner, the ability to talk to our customers with confidence is essential-    Excellent computer skills ideally on Macs, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop-    You must be a quick learner and able to take instruction-    A good work ethic is essential-    Previous office experience is preferable-    You must have an interest in magazines and in textiles-    You must be able to work independently-    You must live in London-    You must be available to start this position immediately Selvedge is produced by a small, dedicated team. The suitable candidate must be able to work effectively within the team with the ability to operate efficiently and decisively in a fast paced environment. Hours: 40 hours a week. Please note this will involve weekend work as we have many trade fairs on the lead up to Christmas. Please do not apply if you cannot work weekends. Website: www.selvedge.org To apply: Please send your CV with an accompanying letter to: marketing@selvedge.org Closing date: Monday 6th September 2010 Selvedge | 162 Archway Road | London N6 5BB | GB