Krupp Group Is Hiring An Account Manager, VIP In Los Angeles

Candidate will manage the LA Team and support the VP as well as the bi-coastal VIP services team in executing and facilitating celebrity requests and initiatives for clients. You should have at least 4 years of experience in fashion pr.
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Company: Krupp Group
Title: Account Manager, LA
Position Reports To: Vice President, LA

Basic Function: To manage the LA team and support the Vice President as well as the bi-coastal VIP services team in executing and facilitating celebrity requests and initiatives for clients. Working directly with select account on VIP needs, events, celebrity media, strategies, etc.

Essential duties:

VIP Coordination

  • Search for celebrity images on a continuous and frequent basiC
       - Search for product loaned directly from showroom, in any category
  • Work with the team to facilitate celebrity requests and returns
       - Oversee stylist pulls and help as needed
  • All requests should be pre-approved so you know what brands to offer
       - Work with team on any past due loans or “issues” end of each week
  • Oversee all celebrity gifting, and coordinate/delegate to coordinator’s, assistant and intern to complete within a specific time frame on a weekly basis
  • Pro-actively work with the team to outreach for all upcoming red-carpet events

Executive responsibilities

  • Strategic planning, event planning and conference calls
  • Provide managerial support to coordinators and interns
       - Work with the coordinators and assistant on a monthly calendar of all press appearances, upcoming movies, festivals, white and red carpet events updated weekly
  • Build and strengthen relationships with stylists and other celebrity influencers

Account responsibilities

  • Oversee all inventory, with day-to-day support from team
  • Approve all clothing & accessory weekly and monthly reports
  • Send out clothing & accessory related VIP media alerts
  • Oversee the team to make sure all VIP clippings are sent weekly
       - Manage the team in adding client credits online and in weeklies

Editorial / Blogger

  • Pitch all client VIP placements and trend stories to celeb media
  • Continue to build regional editorial relationships
  • Work with NY teams to pitch clients when necessary
  • Continue to build on LA blogger relationships and support the NY Digital team for gifting, events, etc. when necessary

Celeb Wrangling / Events

  • Work with east coast VIP Director for celeb wrangling as needed ie. fashion week, CFDA awards, store events, etc.
  • Support event needs in both LA and NY

Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of experience in fashion public relations
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and positive attitude
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook and familiarity with Fashion GPS is preferred

To Apply: Please send your resume to jobs@kruppgroup.com.