Models display clothing and merchandise in commercials, advertisements and fashion shows and pose for artists and photographers.
$0,000 - $100,000+
Demand based on industry
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Model/Business Owner – Self-Made Couture.
I have been a business owner for 5 years now. I was born in Rwanda but grew up in Canada. I chose to become an entrepreneur because I love the challenge of building something for myself. The ongoing growth it takes to build a business and the people you meet along the way.
What is your educational background?
I was a student athlete at Lane community college then Warner Pacific University In Portland Oregon studying Business and Marketing.
What are your daily resposibilities?
I am currently responsible for generating sales, order fulfillment, and marketing content.
What hurdles did you face?
As a business owner there are many obstacles along the way that test your resilience, from lack of funds, problems with manufacturers, being behind on bills and sacrificing time with family & friends. Along the way there are also many people that wont be able to see your vision and constantly advise you to drop it to do something more “realalistic”. Consistency is key, if you put the work in anything is possible.
What advice would you give to the 15 – 18 year old version of yourself?
My advice to a 15-18 year old version of myself would be to trya s many new things as possible, educate myself in various areas, travel more and look into study/work abroad programs.
Display clothing or promote products on behalf of a given company
Act as industry influencers
Self employed/Hired by agency
Spend a lot of time working on set
Photoshoots can be long and quite challenging
Attributes & Abilities
Organized & detail-oriented
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(647) 968 – 3304
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Etobicoke, ON M9W 5J2