**Vogue Boss Anna Wintour Seeks New Assistant: Apply Now!**
Fans of the cult classic *The Devil Wears Prada* can finally apply for the job that “a million girls would kill for” because Vogue’s boss Anna Wintour is seeking a new assistant.
Like Anna Hathaway’s character, Andy Sachs, the new hire will manage the 73-year-old icon’s calendar, including meetings, calls, and events. The job listing emphasizes strong writing and time-management skills, as well as an “impeccable attention to detail.”
**A Tremendous Opportunity for Fashion Enthusiasts**
“This is a tremendous opportunity for an ambitious, business-savvy professional who is passionate about culture, fashion, digital media, and content,” the listing reads. However, interested candidates should apply promptly as the job ad has already gone viral shortly after Condé Nast posted it.
**Dream or Nightmare: Divided Opinions on the Job**
Unsurprisingly, the job opening sparked comparisons to the 2006 movie *The Devil Wears Prada* starring Meryl Streep as the intimidating magazine boss Miranda Priestly. Just like in the film, fans are divided on whether managing Anna Wintour’s calendar would be a dream or a nightmare.
Many commentators expressed concerns that the apparent stress of the role, likely influenced by the portrayal in the film, is not worth the salary range of $60,000 to $80,000. A creative director warned candidates on Instagram that the compensation is insufficient considering the demanding nature of the job. Others jokingly mentioned having “other ways of torturing” themselves and questioned the low stress and lucrative aspects of the opportunity.
**Behind the Scenes: The Inspiration for *The Devil Wears Prada***
The role of Anna Wintour’s assistant gained fame after Lauren Weisberger wrote the 2003 novel *The Devil Wears Prada*, which was later adapted into a film. Weisberger based the story on her own 10-month experience working as Wintour’s assistant.
Despite the glamour of attending events like the Met Ball and working for one of the fashion industry’s most influential figures, Weisberger is not the only former employee of Wintour to warn of the nightmarish aspects of the role. In a 2022 biography titled *Anna*, Laura Schechter, one of Wintour’s first assistants, claimed to have lost eight pounds in just two weeks due to the grueling demands of the job. Another assistant, Meredith Asplundh, alleged that she was instructed not to leave her desk even to use the bathroom unless another assistant was present, mirroring a scene from the movie.
Lily Stav, Wintour’s most recent assistant to quit, has been sharing her love for the job through TikTok videos that have gained millions of views. In a viral video, Stav revealed that Wintour is a fan of outfit repeating, which is apparently a common practice among the fashionable staff at Vogue.
In another video, Stav provided insights into how she landed the sought-after role, highlighting the valuable lessons she learned during her tenure as Wintour’s assistant.