Fashion Editor Job Description

If you want to hire a Fashion Editor to help you with your publication, you may not know where to begin. The first step is to understand what a Fashion Editor does and what tasks can be delegated. This article explains those tasks and will help you in your search for the right staff member.

About the Fashion Editor Position

Do you have a passion for fashion? Are you an excellent writer and editor? We’re looking for someone like you to join our team as a Fashion Editor. 

As a Fashion Editor, you’ll be overseeing all the steps that go into creating content for our high fashion publication. From planning stories with writers to presenting finished pieces to our editor-in-chief, you’ll have a hand in it all.

Fashion Editor Responsibilities

  • Create and plan story ideas that highlight new and exciting fashion trends
  • Maintain relationships with a variety of professionals in the industry, including fashion designers, models, and photographers, collaborating with them as needed
  • Lead a team of fashion writers
  • Edit and proofread team member articles, preparing them for publication
  • Manage the layout of the [website/magazine/newspaper]
  • Stay updated on the latest fashion trends
  • Attend fashion shows as a representative of the publication
  • Suggest new and trendy fashion products, ideas, and styles
  • Supervise different projects and take on additional tasks as needed

Fashion Editor Requirements

  • [3+] years experience as a Fashion Editor
  • B.A. in journalism, fashion design, or similar field; M.A. preferred
  • Portfolio of previous work
  • Extensive knowledge of both current and previous fashion trends
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb editing, copywriting, and proofreading skills
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes a good Fashion Editor?

A good Fashion Editor truly has a passion for fashion, keeping their finger on the pulse of new trends about to hit the scene. Having strong communication skills is a must, whether preparing articles for publication or building lasting relationships in the fashion community.

Who does a Fashion Editor report to?

A Fashion Editor reports to the editor-in-chief.

What is the salary range for a Fashion Editor?

The salary range of a Fashion Editor is $56,000 to $76,000.

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