Subject: fashion industry: 10 jobs we bet you didn't know about

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There are hundreds of different job roles in the fashion industry, making it not only an attractive and interesting career choice for many but a major employer within the UK economy. Many fashion students and those more experienced and looking for promotion in the industry are often very aware of the typical jobs available, usually in design, retail, marketing, wholesale and maybe garment technology. Although these roles are without doubt hugely significant in the industry, there are many more that aren't perhaps as appreciated or universally known.

University fashion departments are endeavouring to keep abreast of all the opportunities on offer but as for any industry, researching what is available and educating yourself on the different areas that make up each department will mean you have the latest roles on offer. You may discover an area that is better suited to you or will highlight your skill set better.

Here are 10 new fashion jobs that you should know about and consider if you are looking to work in the industry:

Production Manager

A production manager is expected to be heavily involved with the planning, coordination and control of manufacturing processes of the brand/company. Some production managers manage seasonal production, ensure delivery to retail outlets and warehouses are kept on schedule. They may also be responsible for looking after production budgets and ensure excellent quality control on all garments.

Influencer Marketer

An influencer marketer is expected to deliver a marketing strategy that will result in commercial results and scalability. They are responsible for coordinating collaborations with influencers, building new relationships and tracking the success of each influencer campaign. The marketer is also expected to generate marketing ideas, content strategies and creative content across all areas of the brand.

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