Question by  indu1955 (8)

What is involved in becoming a bridal assistant?

I love planning weddings and would like more information on becoming a bridal assistant.


Answer by  Backlar (8)

To become a bridal assistant you need a basic knowledge of bookkeeping, advertising and time management.You should also have some skills such as how to hire professional caterers and photographers, how to coordinate showers and receptions.


Answer by  patti (29325)

The job title generally implies that the position would involve assisting bride's or assisting the wedding planner, or being dispatched by the wedding planner to help the bride. Because of the ambiguity of the term, you must define the job responsibilities or look to a potential employer to do that.


Answer by  mannersandsuch (1796)

Training under someone who is already successful at this job is the best way to break into the job. Also getting jobs in other industries relating to the bridal field can be a jumping off point. Good Luck and be presentient.


Answer by  aggiesan (314)

You have to check bridal magazines to look for bridal assistant to hire, or you can advertise that you can be a bridal assistant.


Answer by  patti (29325)

Experience and connections are the two most important factors. Help friends to start, and make nice with as many service providers as possible. Develop a business based on info gathered.


Answer by  Ashley37 (65)

To become a bridal assistant, i think it is important to have a keen sense of style, passion, and organization. You also must be a people person who is willing to take someone's views and turn them into a magical ceremony--not just use your ideas. Good luck. Have fun!


Answer by  diva25 (4016)

You will need to do some calling around to bridal stores and bridal salons and see what they say. Learn about different dress makers and different styles of dresses. Go and give your resumes to various stores in person and see what they say.


Answer by  jisha (39)

To become a bridal assistant you have to understand the make-up which is suitable for that person. I think proper make-up can make any lady a beautiful one. For that you have to view different types of hairstyles and varities in make-up. Understand her physique and choose her dress which should give the impressive look!

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