Krupp Group Is Hiring An Account Assistant, Jewelry In New York, NY

PR Agency, Krupp Group is hiring a Jewelry Account Assistant. Candidates must have at least 1 year of experience in fashion public relations (internships or full-time work experience).
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Company: Krupp Group
Title: Account Assistant, Jewelry
Position Reports To: Jewelry JR. Account Executive and Jewelry Account Executive

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
       o Retrieving all letters of responsibility/ insurance for each sample request
       o Compiling all loan sheets with pertinent information
       o Packaging all jewelry appropriately in time for pick-ups
  • Traffic inventory on a regular basis
        o Checking-in sample returns in a timely fashion
        o Communicating with editorial assistants at various publications on sample returns
        o Informing Account Executive on any overdue returns
  • Facilitate credit checks
       o Obtaining and/or confirming correct information from each client as needed
       o Entering the credit check details in a press report in order to track upcoming placements
       o 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
       o Packing shipments in a way that protects the item shipped while also complying with insurance protocol
       o Organizing shipments on behalf of our clients in order to accommodate and maximize fruitful media opportunities
       o Planning shipments with clients when swapping out inventory as needed
       o Tracking all packages that are coming into office or are sent out of office
  • Record and track press
       o Monitoring due press at the beginning of each month
       o Clipping and scanning each placement to send to the client in a timely manner
       o 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
       o Facilitating mailings and product gifting as needed
       o 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