JOIN THE TEAM!!!

House of Maffia is currently looking for interns in Admin and PR as well as Fashion Writers to report on events, new designers and street style and other features on our blog.

We are also looking for an In-house Fashion Photographer & Make-Up Artist, to join our Creative Director. You’ll work closely with the House of Maffia Studio, Editorial and Design teams to help showcase our products and brand.

Fashion Writer

Dedicated, passionate and most importantly “in the know” writers to report on events such as, fashion shows, emerging designers, collaborative projects and launches. This is an exciting opportunity for a writer with a passion for style, fashion and writing looking to gain experience in online publishing in a varied and fast paced role.

The ideal candidate will have experience in an editorial role, or at the very least relevant work experience in consumer publishing, as well as a hands-on approach and a can-do attitude.

We will consider all applicants but particularly those already in a creative field (art, fashion, media, film etc). Fluency in the English language is essential. We want enthusiastic writers who represent the House of Maffia ethos so young journalists or students will be considered.

If you think that you are able to take on the challenge, email Selina Dyer with a cover letter stating why you’re suitable with a short CV and a couple of examples of your writing. We’d really like to see any previously published material that shows your skills so include links and send to selina@houseofmaffia.com

Admin Assistant Intern

We are looking for a professional, organised intern to work within our friendly team, providing admin support in our busy office.

The ideal candidate will have previous office experience, preferably in a similar environment. Be conscientious with the ability to multi-task and show attention to detail. Confident and self-motivated you will be a strong team player with a friendly personality who is able to work independently, on their own initiative.

Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook etc) as well as excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are mandatory.

Key responsibilities and experience gained:

  • Undertaking a wide variety of administrative tasks and general office duties; including filing, letter-writing, dealing with incoming calls, the post
  • Direct contact with customers and stakeholders and be responsible for dealing with enquiries internally and externally efficiently
  • Answering the phone
  • Answering general e-mail queries
  • Forwarding post and messages to relevant persons
  • Assisting with expenditures/invoices etc
  • Organising / updating company databases
  • Diary Management
  • Filing, scanning, posting, faxing
  • General office administration

If you’re interested in joining our team please send us an updated CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d be perfect for this role with your contact details to: selina@houseofmaffia.com

PR Assistant Intern

Confident, committed and personable, the PR intern will be an important addition to the team at an exciting time in the development of the brand. This is the perfect role for a friendly and positive individual looking for experience within the fashion industry.

The ideal candidate will be completing/completed a degree in Fashion or a related subject and have basic administration skills and office experience as well as an interest in pursuing a career in Public Relations. Previous experience in cold calling and in a similar role is desirable.

Key responsibilities and experience gained:

  • Assisting with the co-ordination of an integrated press and marketing campaign
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Corresponding with local and national press via email and phone
  • Attending and promoting events to the media
  • Event management, including press days and promotional events
  • Collating, analysing and evaluating media coverage

If you’re interested in joining our team please send us an updated CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d be perfect for this role with your contact details and examples to: selina@houseofmaffia.com

In-House Photographer

The In-House Photographer will shoot for both still-life and on models for both location and studio. Experience in web and fashion photography, lighting and shooting to a very high level is required. This role will be based in the in-house studio and reports to the Creative Director.

The ideal candidate will be creative with a good eye for colour, shape, form and tone is required to shoot advertising, editorial, products and fashion stories for House of Maffia.  A motivated and self-confident individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills will have the natural ability to direct on set. The ability to work well with a team, under pressure and to tight deadlines is essential.  Own digital camera, previous studio experience, technical aptitude and a flexible schedule are also required.

Key responsibilities and experience gained:

  • Working alongside our Creative Director to ensure products are showcased to their best advantage
  • Selecting appropriate cameras and accessories and setting up lighting and equipment
  • Executing images to an exceptional standard maintaining the brand look and feel
  • Photographing for advertorial, editorial and product pages including the seasonal lookbook
  • Providing images for the e-newsletters, website, blogs and marketing materials
  • Photography for our events and shows
  • Managing alongside the Graphic Designer post-production including colour corrections and re-touching where necessary

If you’re interested in joining our team please send an updated CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d be perfect for this role also include examples of your work and your contact details to: selina@houseofmaffia.com

In-House Make-Up Artist

House of Maffia requires a make-up artist to retain in-house for shoots with models on location and in the studio working with the In-House Photographer. This role will be based in the in-house studio and reports to the Creative Director.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a studio environment preferably in a fashion capacity. Must be able to work well within a team and take direction well from the Creative Director, Photographer and Stylists, with the ability to work quickly and effectively when under pressure. Be able to adapt make-up techniques for models of different skin tones and take into consideration the shape, bone structure, eye shape and complexion. Be aware of health & safety. Must have flexible schedule and own equipment.

Key responsibilities and experience gained:

  • Working alongside our Creative Director and Photographer to ensure models are showcased to their best advantage
  • Make-up for advertorial, editorial and product pages including the seasonal lookbook
  • Developing concepts for make-up for shoots alongside the Creative Director
  • Make-up for events and shows
  • Styling hair

If you’re interested in joining our team please send an updated CV and a covering letter explaining why you’d be perfect for this role also include examples of your work and your contact details to: selina@houseofmaffia.com

Please Note: Initially these roles are unpaid, although we will cover travel and basic expenses. However, for the right candidate, there is a strong possibility this placement will become a longer term, paid position and we can offer you a glowing reference and help contribute to your impressive portfolio.

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