Production Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Salary £22,600 - £25,000 DOE
Discipline Brand and Creative
Contact NameRyan Brewer

N Brown – who we are and why work for us? 


At N Brown, we’re committed to building a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive environment that values equality for all. Our vision is that by ‘championing inclusion, we’ll become the most loved and trusted fashion retailer’. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are, therefore, at the heart of our culture. 


We’re a forward-thinking digital retailer with a financial services proposition to be proud of. We’re customer-obsessed, serving them through three core brands: JD Williams, Simply Be, and Jacamo. We’re experienced, with over 160 years of trading under our belt. We’re inclusive, as we believe in fashion without boundaries; and we’re sustainable, striving to make as little impact on the planet as possible. 


The role 


The Production Assistant will support our ecommerce production team in the the day to day running of our in-house studio. 


What’s in it for you? 

  • 24 days holiday (+ 8 bank holidays) with the option to buy an additional 10 days 

  • Annual bonus scheme 

  • Enhanced maternity and adoption leave 

  • Access to Apricity, a self-funding IVF benefit at a reduced rate 

  • Company pension with up to 8% N Brown contribution 

  • Mental Health support both internally and externally, including access to our wellbeing champions and counselling services 

  • A range of financial wellbeing support 

  • Colleague discount across all N Brown brands 

  • Onsite café with subsidised rates and local restaurant discounts! 

  • Life Assurance and Private Medical Insurance 

  • Paid volunteer time – all our colleagues can take a full day paid to volunteer for a charity of their choice 

What will you do as a Production Assistant at N Brown?  

  • Secure options and book models for ecomm studio photography.  

  • Support the producing team in collating day to day photography requirements  

  • Raise and track PO numbers for model bookings.  

  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing model agencies and studios. 

  • Be first line contact for external studios for day to day activities, ensuring they have the most accurate information available.   

  • Manage production issues, flag up to senior management any issues that may impact delivery or budget. 

  • Create and issue call sheets for shoots to all stakeholders.  

  • Book freelance photographer, stylists and H&M as and when required.  

  • Every member of staff is expected to show respect to their colleagues, to understand and adhere     to our values; they are also expected to work together and to support all the teams with which they have contact in achieving the company objectives. 

What skills and experience will you have? 

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to build cross-functional relationships 

  • Excellent project management skills in order to organise tasks and activities to meet deadlines 

  • Excellent budget management skills with meticulous attention to detail  

  • Pro-active, positive & flexible with a ‘can-do’ attitude, able to motivate a team to achieve excellence 

  • Identifies when team members need support and coordinates its provision.   

  • Supports development of others by sharing experience and expertise 

  • An open-minded, flexible and positive attitude toward new challenges, with a willingness to embrace new technologies and business change 

  • An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential 

  • 3 years working in Photographic shoot production, minimum of 2 years in a line manager position. 

Our promise to you: 


We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

What happens when you apply to a role at N Brown? 

As soon as we receive your application, we’ll send you an email to let you know. We always aim to come back to you as soon as possible with an update and we really appreciate you taking the time to apply for a role with us. Good luck!