Fashion Coordinators

Fashion coordinators produce fashion shows and other promotional vehicles for companies and designers. Some are responsible for a particular department, for example, men's apparel, while others may be responsible for the promotion of the entire apparel and accessories line. The majority of these workers are employed by design firms, retail corporations, and apparel centers. Some fashion coordinators work in the entertainment industry.

Quick Facts
Duties Produce and manage fashion shows and other promotional events for companies and designers
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Most opportunities exist in urban areas (especially fashion meccas such as New York, Miami, and Los Angeles)
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Art
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Theater/Dance
Experience Several years' experience in general fashion and fashion merchandising and sales
  • Business Management
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
Licensure/Certification None
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Product Developer or Fashion Forecaster
  • Fashion Coordinator
  • Stylist, or Assistant Fashion Coordinator, or Fashion Buyer
  • Retail Sales Associate or Manager

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