French Connection United Kingdom was founded in 1972 by Stephen Marks, who is still leading the company today. French Connection is a premium high-street brand that prides itself on its unique philosophy: a French style blended with a fearless British personality. It is fashion that leads, not follows. It uses provocative marketing, always with a sense of humour.
KEY OBJECTIVES OF THE INTERNSHIP:
-Understand the role of Licensing within a fashion company
-Having the opportunity to work with internal (design, marketing, retail, etc.) and external (licensees) stakeholders
-Understand and participate in the New Product Development process from idea generation to launch (where possible), and post-launch sales analysis.
KEY DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Support the Licensing team with day to day tasks and licensee management
- Assist team with new product developments
- Work on internship projects (see below)
KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
-Attention to detail
KEY SKILLS THAT WILL BE DEVELOPED:
-UK high-street retailers knowledge
-New product development