The British Fashion Council (BFC) is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to further the interests of the British fashion industry and its designer businesses by harnessing and sharing collective knowledge, experience and resources of the sector. Formed in 1983, the BFC is funded by industry patrons, commercial sponsors, and the government including the Mayor of London and the ERDF. It leads the industry through creative influence and is strategically repositioning British fashion in the global fashion economy. The BFC encourages a culture which empowers, values, nurtures, supports and rewards its employees and promotes a positive environment with a focus on team collaboration and open communication. The BFC encourages a culture which empowers, values, nurtures, supports and rewards its employees and promotes a positive environment with a focus on team collaboration and open communication. The BFC is committed to being an Equal Opportunities Employer. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. They’re more than just words. We are inclusive. We celebrate and champion multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. So together we’re building a culture where difference is valued. Our commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, disability and experience drives us forward every day internally and externally. Everyone is welcome, as an inclusive workplace the BFC encourages our employees to bring their true self to work and we commit to develop your skills and advance your careers in a culture of creativity.BFC salaries are part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This is due to the BFC being a recipient of ERDF funds and as such employees are required to keep a record, via monthly timesheets, of the work undertaken relating to ERDF funded activities.
The BFC is looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to support the communication department and help ensure it delivers its yearly comms strategy and seasonal event targets. While completing the Business Administrator apprenticeship L3.
The Designer Relations & Membership Department primarily works towards London Fashion Week and onboarding new members to our Membership scheme, along with additional designer support and communications. BFC are looking for an ambitious and highly-motivated Executive to support the Designers Relations and Membership Manager.