Krupp Group Is Hiring An Account Assistant, Jewelry (NYC)

Krupp Group is currently looking to hire an Account Assistant, Jewelry 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, Jewelry 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, Jewelry in the NY Office. Must have at least a year of fashion pr experience (internship / work).  

Title: Account Assistant, Jewelry

Position Reports To: Jewelry Account Executive and Jewelry Director

Basic Function: Organizing packages of inventory and executing the steps that go into scheduling package pick-ups and returns in order to support sample requests efficiently while also properly adhering to company protocol; managing inventory, maintaining accurate inventory records, processing jewelry shipments, facilitating credit checks when a placement is secured, monitoring and documenting press in a timely manner. The Account Assistant will need to provide a solid foundation to support the needs of the team as dictated by our clients’ scope of services.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage the logistics in executing sample requests
    Retrieving all letters of responsibility/ insurance for each sample request
    - Compiling all loan sheets with pertinent information
    - Packaging all jewelry appropriately in time for pick-ups
  • Traffic inventory on a regular basic
     - Checking-in sample returns in a timely fashion
     - Communicating with editorial assistants at various publications on sample returns
     - Informing Account Executive on any overdue returns
  • Facilitate credit checks
     - Obtaining and/or confirming correct information from each client as needed
     - Entering the credit check details in a press report in order to track upcoming placements
     - Informing clients of any updates on credits as changes occur
  • Upkeep inventory records on a daily basis and organize periodical inventory updates with clients when feedback is relevant
  • Execute and oversee shipments
     - Packing shipments in a way that protects the item shipped while also complying with insurance protocol
     - Organizing shipments on behalf of our clients in order to accommodate and maximize fruitful media opportunities
     - Planning shipments with clients when swapping out inventory as needed
     - Tracking all packages that are coming into office or are sent out of office
  • Record and track press
     - Monitoring due press at the beginning of each month
     - Clipping and scanning each placement to send to the client in a timely manner
     - Informing each client of any credit cuts or changes in scheduled content as needed
  • Organize the distribution of seasonal look book mailings and/or gifting product
     - Facilitating mailings and product gifting as needed
     - Ordering envelopes, print out labels, and postage in preparation for any significant mailers as planned
  • Create weekly trend blasts and media alerts when relevant
  • Assist in compiling client reports and activity updates
  • Oversee and delegate responsibility to jewelry interns

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 as well as a positive attitude and team oriented
  • Diligent attention to detail and notable organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize the management of several clients and their administrative needs
  • Forward thinking mentality and ability to proactively problem solve
  • 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 Position” in the subject line of the email. No phone calls please!

Krupp Group is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment