Join The Team

WE ARE HIRING

 

Retail Executive
 
Bird On A Wire is seeking a driven, talented and highly creative individual to support and nurture the growth of our online store/ sales platforms and new studio retail space in central Lisbon.

 

THE ROLE:

This is a diverse, hands-on role suited to a passionate self-starter with proven retail experience, a broad skill set and aptitude for learning fast. We are looking for a self-motivated, creative thinker with ideas to contribute and a hard-working ethos.

You will be involved and be participating in several elements that facilitate the smooth running of Bird on A Wire. The main aspects of which will involve a focus on retail/sales elements as well as the creative production and promotion that will accelerate the growth of this burgeoning fashion start-up.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

Managing the preparation and fulfillment of orders from stock room to dispatch. Stock up-keep and over-all product maintenance of our online concessions.

The management of our product, inventory and stockroom maintenance.

Maintaining a timely and high standard of customer service both online and during our showroom appointments/ sales events.

Compiling and producing weekly/ monthly sales reports. 

 Producing immersive creative content for our blog, social media channels, and weekly newsletters in order to facilitate click-through and expand our online reach.

Merchandising for the showroom and shoots, this involves the hands-on preparation of stock for photography and display.

Creating concepts for still life product photography, styling and shoot concepts. Producing succinct, witty and engaging written blog content.

Visual research for our inspiration archives. Development of our customer, ambassador and collaborator databases.

WHO YOU ARE:

You thrive on variety and would call yourself a multifaceted creative. You are a visual person who is passionate about fashion, especially within an independent, slow and sustainable context and your knowledge of global brands, designers and labels is as broad as your knowledge of online fashion, art, design and culture platforms.

With proven past experience in a retail setting as well as shopfloor experience, you have a for passion styling/dressing and visual merchandising.  Attention to detail is something you like to maintain a high level of at all times and you love both the challenge and freedom working with a small team can bring.

Fluency in English is a must as well as a proficiency using some of the adobe creative suites, Photoshop/Illustrator. You use or are very familiar with all social media platforms from snap-chat and Instagram to Tumblr and Pinterest.
You have the ability to work quickly, independently and to agreed daily targets and deadlines.

Writing proficiency is a bonus as is a flare for photography and business management! 

We love hearing from you and want you to be as ambitious as we are, this is a permanent position that will evolve as the business does, with the scope and opportunity for partnership or a stake-hold for the right individual. 

Is Bird on A Wire a platform you are really excited about? Is this a position you can commit too long term? Are you willing and wanting to get your hands dirty in all areas of the role from answering customer queries to growing our online click-through and social media following?

If all of this is a yes, please get in touch right away with a bit about who you are, what makes you tick and your experience to date. Include a current CV, links to your portfolio if you have one or any other published/finished work you feel will support your application or will be of interest. 

This is a full-time position and you must be available to work a minimum of two Saturdays monthly with flexibility for more.

Please send your application to info@birdonawirevintage.com

Thank you.

Details of salary and working hours will be discussed on application. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30.11.17


Fashion eCommerce Intern
THE ROLE
Bird On A Wire Vintage is seeking a reliable, hardworking and creative intern to join the dynamic team assisting with the day-to-day running of our website/studio and weekend sales outlets. 

Based at our Lisbon studio you'll be assisting with a variety of tasks ensuring a smooth running of the website as well as our other online marketplace concessions.

Daily tasks will include assisting with the wrapping and dispatch of orders, preparing product for photo shoots,  photo research for our online features and social media feeds.

You will gain experience assisting on product shoots as well as facilitating the preparation of them, booking models, researching locations, sourcing props etc.

You’ll learn how to conduct image research as well as how to curate and produce interesting attention-grabbing still life imagery. Assisting with generating content for our social media feeds including the blog, Facebook and Instagram.

We're looking for a hardworking, imaginative and passionate team player that’s brimming enthusiasm for learning how a small but thriving eCommerce fashion business is run. You must have a keen interest in fashion, have a good knowledge of online marketplace sites including  Etsy and Depop and be a social media obsessive!

This will suit an undergraduate student studying the arts on fashion or communication-related degree, photography or graphic design.
Photoshop skills are a must, photography, design or styling skills are an advantage!
If this sounds like a role you'd love to be involved in then send your CV and a cover letter  to info@birdonawirevintage.com tell us why you're right for the internship. 
GOOD LUCK! 
MODELS
Are you 5"6 or taller? Have great skin, healthy hair and the confidence and creativity to move and pose for the Bird On A Wire camera? 
We'll then send us a selection of pictures and a bit about yourself and your availability weekly.
We are looking for confident girls with energy, that really know their bodies and are creative thinkers. Modeling is an art, you need to know how to portray a mood/ feeling and style. You don't need previous experience other than having flicked/scrolled through a tonne of fashion sites/magazines and or have just mastered it via your selfie portfolio! 
You'll need to be available on a weekly basis during the working hours of 10 -18H.
Think you've got what it takes? Email us at  info@birdonawirevintage.com with the following:
FIVE PHOTOGRAPHS or a link to your online portfolio or profile.
(photos must include headshot, profile and full body shot)
HEIGHT: 
 
AVAILABILITY:
ABOUT YOU:
ARTISTS/ MAKERS/ DESIGNERS/ DOERS
We are on the hunt for people to collaborate with! Are you a photographer, graphic designer, jewelry maker, ceramicist, artist or blogger? 
Then we'd love to hear from you with your ideas and why you and Bird on A Wire are a good fit. 
We're looking for people to work with from all creative fields be it for collaborative projects, or if you'd like your product or work stocked or displayed and promoted in our studio space and online store we'd love to hear your ideas and make friends! Drop us a line and come by for some coffee and cake!
Email: info@birdonawirevintage.com with a link to your portfolio, images of your website/blog or work and why you think we'd be a good fit.
Speak soon.