Getting a Job at Vogue Magazine, owned by the Conde Nast Publishing Company, is like getting a daily “brush with Fame”. Anna Wintour, Vogue’s Editor and Chief, is known as the most influential woman in fashion.
Working at the magazine is so prestigious Merrill Streep played Anna Wintour in a movie about working at the magazine, The Devil Does Prada, also starring Anne Hathaway as the “fashionless” personal assistant.
But in real life a job at Vogue can change your life. Ask Paris Mitchell about that. She landed the job a million women would kill for when she was hired as the assistant to US Vogue design director, Raul Martinez. Now out on her own, today she is constantly in-demand as a stylist and also co-founded online store The Mercantile and clothing line Paris Georgia Basics with pal Georgia Cherrie.
The culture of the fashion magazine can be summed up in the qualities that Anna Wintour looks for in an employee: Culture, Confidence, Point of View, Personal Style, High Energy, Ambition, Openness to Color (meaning wearing color) and finally Presentability.
Vogue Magazine has a circulation of 220,000 was founded 125 years ago and has been tracking and leading fashion since day one. Their website gets over 2 million visitors per month.
What is it like to Work at Vogue?
Of all the reviewers 85% would recommend working there to a friend and 100% approve of the CEO
Here are some of the comments posted by former employees on Glassdoor:
“Good experience and exposure to the fashion world”
“love working there. very friendly environment”
“Amazing exposure to fashion industry, Great connections”
“Amazing staff, loved the interaction, high end designers interaction”
“The best reason to work for American Vogue is for the people. Everyone is inspiring and everything is new, I couldn’t have asked for a better experience.”
“There where no cons, however if you don’t like long hours I don’t think this would be the right job for you.”
“Extremely competitive, low paying.”
“Fast paced environment, Highly competitive, hard to grow”
“The people who work in middle management are by far the weakest links in the chain.”
So take a look at jobs available now at Vogue Magazine and Conde Nast: