Krupp Group Is Hiring A Fashion Account Assistant In NYC

Krupp Group is currently looking to hire an Account Assistant for a newly created position on the Fashion Team in the NY Office. Must have at least a year of fashion pr experience (internship / work).
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Krupp Group is currently looking to hire an Account Assistant for a newly created position on the Fashion Team in the NY Office. Must have at least a year of fashion pr experience (internship / work).
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Title: Account Assistant, Fashion
Position Reports To: Junior Fashion Account Executive, Fashion Account Executive/Senior Fashion Account Executive, Fashion Account Director

Krupp Group is currently looking to hire an Account Assistant for a newly created position on the Fashion Team in the NY Office.

Essential Duties:

  • Inventory
       - Check in inventory at the beginning of each season
       - Check inventory out at the end of season
       - Maintain inventory throughout each season, updating it with acquired/gifted pieces
  • Coordinating and trafficking sample requests
       - Duties including sample requests, strict sample return deadlines, shipping, and shoot details/deadlines so samples arrive at the outlet in time
       - Keep a track record of outstanding samples
       - Oversee Fashion interns in writing up sample requests, checking in sample returns, and properly storing information in pull book and on Krupp server
       - Pack-up, create a shipping label and track all sample requests
  • Credit checks
       - Obtaining information from each client where the team is copied so all are informed of activity
       - Cross referencing given credit information with clients’ seasonal line sheets to be sure info is correct before submitting to outlet
       - Entering information into the upcoming monthly report
  • Press
       - Monitoring secured press at the beginning of each month
       - Searching daily for any press resulting from our product blasts, press releases, etc. where an official credit check has not been sent from the outlet
       - Requesting advanced copies from editorial assistants
       - Clipping, scanning and properly saving any secured press (or overseeing intern) in a timely manner
       -  Sending (via email) clients all press that is secured in a timely manner
  • Proactive Outreach
       - Brainstorm new and creative ideas for client awareness
       - Send editors digital lookbooks each season for each client
       - Create weekly e-mail trend blast
       - Promote client Sample Sales
       - Help supervisor with any additional pitching efforts, as needed
  • Press Previews
       - Assist in preparation of press previews
       - Assist in outreach, scheduling, documenting, and confirmation of all appointments
  • Fashion Week
    *Please note these are general fashion week responsibilities & dependent on specific show, tasks could change
       - Assist senior staffs in all pre and post fashion week preparation
       - Coordinate invites, envelopes, stamps, mailings, and messengers for all hard copy invitations
       - Mange all sales, personal, and additional guests lists for freelancers
       - Mange RSVPs for events, fashion shows, or presentations
       - Organize supplies
  • Organize seasonal look book mailings/giftings
       - Facilitate and delegate mailings and gifting
  • Compile monthly client reports outlining all sample/image requests, credit requests, secured coverage and missed opportunities for JAE, AE/SAE and AD to review
  • Sending clients all weekly and monthly reports (via email) once Supervisor has approved them
  • Oversee and delegate responsibility to fashion interns
  • Assistant Supervisors with any necessary research
  • Coordinate meetings directly with clients, and Cindy’s assistant if necessary

Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience in fashion public relations (internships or full-time work experience)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage several clients and their needs
  • Positive attitude
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook and familiarity with Fashion GPS is preferred

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter (in pdf format) stating why you are interested in the position to jobs@kruppgroup.com. Please put “Account Assistant, Fashion Position” in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please!

Krupp Group is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment