Vogue divides opinion with controversial job ad for Anna Wintour’s assistant

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Fashion lovers can now live their lives Devil Wears Prada dream (or “nightmare”), as the trend not hiring assistants other than anna wintour,

This week, the trend Publisher Condé Nast posted a job listing For Assistant to Chief Editor american vogue and Global Chief Content Officer in New York City. as Anna Hathaway’s character Andy Sachs in the 2006 film the devil Wears Pradathe trend is looking for a candidate to help coordinate meetings, manage events and engagements, and oversee the overall flow of communication and information in and out of Anna Wintour’s office.

The ideal candidate is highly organized, deadline oriented and able to multitask in a fast paced environment. Maybe it wouldn’t hurt to know the difference between turquoise, lapis and cerulean, or where to get an advanced copy of the seventh harry potter Book.

Minimum requirements include a college education, one to two years of work experience in administrative support, and strong writing skills. Salary range is $60,000 to $80,000.

The listing reads, “This is a tremendous opportunity for an ambitious, business-savvy professional who is passionate about culture, fashion, digital media and content.”

Unsurprisingly, the new job listing drew many comparisons to the beloved film the devil Wears Prada, which starred Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly – an intimidating magazine editor heavily inspired by Anna Wintour. The 2006 film was adapted from a book of the same name by one of Wintour’s former assistants, Lauren Weisberger.

Since it was posted, many people have shared their reactions to the job listing by posting meme And iconic moment From the movie “A million girls would kill for this job!!!!” author tweeted matt ortileWith a screenshot of the job posting.

“Y’all haven’t seen The Devil Wears Prada?” one person asked.

“It really does seem like a nightmare,” said another user.

“Does it come with change from Stanley Tucci,” someone else joked.

Meanwhile, others couldn’t help but point out the annual job salary, which ranged from $60,000 to $80,000 per year. Some believed that this was little more than a payday given the amount of work Anne Hathaway’s character had to do for her boss throughout the film, while others felt that it was too much to live in New York City. is a fluctuating salary for – where is the monthly rent soared to a record-high number,

One user claimed, “The salary is f***ing travesty for Vogue, they should be ashamed.” “You can’t afford to live in NYC based on this salary alone”.

“If Andrea Sachs was actually paid $80k (and in 2006, no less), I would understand her sticking with Miranda for so long,” said someone else.

Another person wrote: “The salary range on this is *interesting* but it goes to show who gets a spot in fashion – often a demo [demographic] who do not need to work for a living. In turn, the way the demo reaches work + their co-workers/office…”

Anna Wintour has served the trend Editor-in-Chief since 1988 and Global Chief Content Officer for Condé Nast since 2020. Lauren Weisberger, one of Wintour’s two assistants from 1999 to 2000, wrote the novel. the devil Wears Prada in 2003 based on my experience of working in the trend, However, it seems the fashion giant has no memory of the former personal assistant who penned the famous novel.

In Amy Odell’s 2022 book, Anna: The Biographyshe claims that Wintour Who among his assistants did not know Could have written a 2003 fiction novel. “On May 21, 2002, women’s clothing daily reported that the devil Wears Prada Reportedly sold to Doubleday for $250,000. When Anna came to know about the book, she said [Laurie] Jones, ‘I can’t remember who that girl is,’ writes author Amy Odell.

Odell also claimed that a friend of Wintour, William Norwich, said that she “really didn’t care”. the devil Wears Prada, even after six months the new York Times Best-seller list.

He said, “I don’t think Anna is as interested in cultural phenomena as the rest of us are.” ‘Anna has told friends, ‘I’m so bored with myself’. It’s one reason she doesn’t plan to ever write a memoir. ‘She doesn’t want to stop working to reflect,’ Norwich explained. ,'” Odell writes.

However, the author noted that Wintour attended the premiere of the film adaptation dressed in Prada with her daughter, Bee Schaefer. Odell wrote, “Anna had a seat at the end of the row and, although she had a habit of sitting out boring plays, watched the whole movie.” “At one point, the bee turned to her and said, ‘Mom, they really got you.'”