Innovative Agency, Pool Represents, Is Hiring A Business Development Assistant In NYC

Pool Represents, the Agency Representing Garance Doré and Other Creatives and Influencers in Fashion, Seeks Business Development Assistant.
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Pool Represents, the Agency Representing Garance Doré and Other Creatives and Influencers in Fashion, Seeks Business Development Assistant.
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Pool Represents, the Agency Representing Garance Doré and Other Creatives and Influencers in Fashion, Seeks Business Development Assistant.

Who We Are:

Pool Represents is an innovative agency that works with game-changing creatives and influencers in the fashion, beauty, and lifestyle space. We represent multi-talented women whose strong identities and aesthetic sensibilities engage style-oriented audiences. We work with these talents to develop their unique voice and presence, build partnerships, and facilitate collaborations on content, events, and other creative projects. The agency also advises clients directly on compelling ways to tell their brand story, including developing digital content and partnership strategy.

Pool Represents was founded by photo industry veterans Walter Schupfer and Delphine Del Val, and its current roster includes: Garance Doré, Ana Kras, Brianna Lance, Sarah Slutsky, and Bernadette Marie (formerly Pascua).  

We seek a sharp and highly motivated business development assistant who will work closely with the owners of the company. The chosen candidate will be experienced in identifying, developing, and negotiating new business opportunities for talents and the agency, as well as handling executive assistant tasks for the founders. The candidate will be highly motivated, even-tempered under pressure, comfortable handling both administrative and sales-oriented tasks, and interact with clients and talents in a warm and professional manner.  

Job Description:

We seek a sharp and highly motivated business development assistant who will work closely with the owners of the company. The chosen candidate will be experienced in identifying, developing, and negotiating new business opportunities for talents and the agency, as well as handling executive assistant tasks for the founders. The candidate will be highly motivated, even-tempered under pressure, comfortable handling both administrative and sales-oriented tasks, and interact with clients and talents in a warm and professional manner.  

Tasks include:

  • Research and identify target brand, agency, and media outlet partners for creative projects and partnerships, and handle outreach to these potential clients
  • Develop and pitch creative projects to existing and prospective clients, including preparing presentation materials, and maintain relationships with these clients
  • Handle assorted administrative and executive assistant duties, including organizing project files, managing agency and talent calendars, and liaising with agency accountant as necessary
  • Stay updated on digital and influencer marketing trends and PR strategy in the fashion, beauty, and lifestyle sectors
  • Act as liaison to company’s talents and clients, providing project support and follow-up as well as solutions to any issues or concerns, and tracking projects from start to completion

Requirements:

  • Moderate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Basic to moderate knowledge of Adobe Photoshop 
  • In-depth knowledge of and significant interest in fashion, beauty, digital media, and the digital influencer arena

We would prefer, but do not require:

  • Prior business development experience at a media, PR, or digital marketing firm
  • A background or basic proficiency in graphic design 

Please send all resumes to info@poolrepresents.com, with the subject line “Business Development Assistant Position.” Salary is commensurate with experience.