Krupp Group Is Hiring An Accessories Account Coordinator In New York, NY

Boutique PR agency, Krupp Group is hiring an Accessories Account Coordinator with at least 2 year of experience in fashion public relations (internships or full-time work experience).
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Title: Accessories Account Coordinator
Position Reports To: Accessories Account Executive and Accessories Account Manager
Company: Krupp Group

Essential Duties:

Seasonal Collateral

  • Communicating editorial calendar deadlines to client each season
  • Coordinate receiving all seasonal collateral from clients in a timely manner (high res images, sample sets, linesheets, lookbooks, etc)

Facilitating sample requests

  • Fulfilling all sample and image requests and updating both client and publication in a timely manner
  • Coordinate sample returns
  • Compiling monthly reports for AE to review, complete and submit  

Credit checks

  • Acting as liaison between client and publication when facilitating credit requests

Press

  • Proactively search for press coverage
  • Thoroughly review press for any edits needed and communicate needed changes to editor before sending through to client
  • Promptly inform the client of any changes (ie. if the story is pushed to another date/issue)
  • Assist AE in sending through all secured editorial placements to clients in a timely manner

Press Previews, Editor & Stylist Appointments

  • Informing Showroom Manager of appointments, specific appointment needs and timing  
  • Add appropriate info to Krupp Group’s Calendar as soon as it’s confirmed and reserve needed office space for press preview/appointment Reserve any office space needed for appointment and a
  • Supporting AE in all duties relating to seasonal press previews, including: invites, RSVPs, scheduling and confirming appointments, set-up, and assisting AE in appointments day-of
  • Compiling the press preview recap for each client immediately following preview

Database, Reports and Schedule

  • Upkeep of the Accessories team’s master contact list reflecting any changes within the fashion industry
  • Updating Accessories master pitch grid with new outlets and product focused press opportunities
  • Sending Accessories team calendar reminders, conference call times and info, schedule conflicts, etc. and working closely with the Executive Assistant to coordinate anything that Cindy Krupp should attend
  • Compiling seasonal reports recapping NYFW trends to share with clients

Pitching

  • Developing writing skills to play a more active role in pitching product and eventually feature stories
  • Proactively checking in with press on a daily basis for upcoming product-focused stories, particularly for the March/April and September/October issues
  • Pitching product placement pieces across all media (long and short lead print, online and broadcast) and consistently researching new press opportunities for clients
  • Creating a strategic blast schedule each season featuring trends and specific product from clients’ collections for AE to approve
  • Drafting the seasonal product/trend email blasts for AE to approve
  • Sharing any helpful editor feedback from day to day dialogue with the rest of the team
  • Being carefully observant of any holes, missed opportunities, room for improvement, or potential issues (ie. a client not being included in a March “Bag Guide” or excluded from a December gift guide when several items could have worked) and immediately communicating it to the team

Other

  • Organize and prepare giftings
  • Attend client meetings and calls to take notes and compile recap for AE to approve and send to client
  • Provide managerial support to Showroom Manager, Accessories Assistant, and interns
  • Continue building and maintaining editor relationships

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 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, please send your resume and cover letter in pdf format to jobs@kruppgroup.com