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London Jewellery School are Looking for a Press Officer (1 Day a Week)

Job Advert: London Jewellery School – Press Officer

Part-time (1 day a week), Rate of pay: £9 per hour

About the Role:

The London Jewellery School are looking for a Press Officer to join their team and help promote the school through social media and traditional press avenues. The role is for one day a week which may be possible to do over two half days.

About London Jewellery School:

London Jewellery School is the UK’s largest independent jewellery training centre based in London’s famous jewellery quarter, Hatton Garden. With over 100 classes to choose from, more than 20 world-class jewellery tutors and two fully-equipped jewellery studios there is something at LJS for everyone. For full details visit www.londonjewelleryschool.co.uk

Roles and Responsibilities Include:

–       Developing and promoting the LJS Facebook page, Twitter page and Pinterest page.

–       Writing and sending out press releases

–       Taking and editing pictures

–       Writing and posting regular blog posts

–       Updating and maintaining the press area on the LJS website

–       Proof reading the website, newsletters and LJS documents as required

–       Developing the LJS mailing lists

–       Liaising with relevant magazines and members of the press about features for LJS

–       Inviting members of the press and blog owners to LJS classes

–       Handling email and telephone enquiries relating to press.

–       Liaising with the School Director and General Manager on press related matters.

Personal Specification:


–       Confident on computers, including macs

–       A good working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Blogs

–       Previous experience of writing press releases and blog posts

–       Professional with a personable phone and in-person manner

–       Ability to work efficiently individually as well as part of a team


–       Photography experience

–       Skills in Photoshop and photo editing

–       Previous experience of updating websites

–       Proof reading experience

If you have the required skills and passion to excel in this role please send a copy of your CV and cover letter, detailing your suitability for the job to Jessica@londonjewelleryschool.co.uk before 5pm on Monday 11th June

Happy Making


London Jewellery School – New Volunteer Position Available

The London Jewellery School are currently looking for a new volunteer to help out in the studio and office starting early in 2012.

The ideal candidate will be able to come in for ½ a day once a week during the office opening hours of 9am-6pm Monday-Friday. We also ask that volunteers can come in at the same time and day each week for consistency.

Most volunteer placements last approx 6-12 months but this is always flexible.

Travel expenses can be covered for up to £5 per day.

The roles vary depending on the volunteers experience and interests but the common activities include:

–       Posting out prospectuses to new students

–       Proof reading documents and letters

–       Assisting with website updates

–       Writing and sending out press releases

–       Helping with washing up cups, emptying bins and tiding the studio

–       Updating spreadsheets and databases

–       Putting leaflets in local jewellery shops

–       Assist with the planning and running of events and parties

& much more.

If you have some time to spare during the week and would like to get some experience of working in a busy and thriving, creative environment please get in touch and send a copy of your CV to Jessica@londonjewelleryschool.co.uk Before 14th January 2012

Best wishes and happy making


Job Opportunities: Gain valuable experience with Lily Gardener

London based jewellery designer Lily Gardener has some exciting opportunities coming up for those looking to break into the jewellery industry.
Have a look below at the current vacancies and visit http://www.lilygardener.com to find more about Lily and her fantastic designs…


At Lily Gardener Covent Garden Market jewellery outlet
1 or two days a week for at least 6 months

Days available Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Hours 9 – 6.30.

See http://www.lilygardner.com for details of the jewellery.
Enquiries to Poppy Ferguson at mail@lilygardner.com


Work placement positions for students.

Student workplacement people to help with:

jewellery assembly
production control
stock control
pick up and deliveries
press research
photo archiving
merchandising and helping brainstorm new ideas for window display
helping in the shop and at Covent Garden

Two days a week with possibility of development into a part time role.

Lily Gardner stalls are located at Chelsea Farmers Market,
Covent Garden and wholesale and website business so this should be a good
place to be exposed to every aspect of the business.