London / End date: October 31, 2021

Freelance Sample Assistant

We are a highly successful integrated creative content company, working with over 160 retailers from start-ups to some of the biggest brands and names in the world of fashion & home. We build relationships, create content and deliver results that matter.

Our team of 150 based across Manchester, London & Mumbai have the capability, creativity and commercialism to provide creative solutions for our clients that deliver results and increase their sales.

Our services include branding, web design, digital marketing, creative, photography, production and video all of which are wrapped with end to end account management and logistics production – put simply we plan, create, deliver and optimise content for our clients.


About The Role

As a Sample Assistant you will play an essential part in the seventy7 Production team, based in London. You will be responsible for the overall management of all incoming and outgoing samples used for photoshoots. You will work in collaboration with our experienced production, studio management and client services teams. In addition, externally you’ll liaise with sample suppliers, couriers and ad agencies where relevant.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurately checking in and out all photographic samples within the business.
  • Reporting of sample status i.e. outstanding samples and discrepancies/queries to Production and Client Services teams.
  • Ensuring the samples are suitable for the photo shoots and returned in a great condition
  • Communicate all incoming and outgoing samples to Producer/Production Coordinator
  • Taking deliveries from couriers and booking couriers for outgoing samples
  • Make sure all outgoing samples are packed up and addressed accurately (to include checked off sample list)
  • Understanding alongside the production team the shoot schedule and prioritising workloads accordingly
  • Responsible for requesting needed packaging supplies for the purpose of returning samples
  • In charge of keeping the sample area orderly and tidy

Required Skills:

  • Super organised
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Impeccable attention for detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive
  • Similar experience working in a fast-moving stockroom, or creative studio environment desirable.

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