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CELEB / VIP ACCOUNT MANAGER IN FASHION PR AGENCY - NYC

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$70,000
Application Deadline: 
26th November 2021

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New York City based boutique PR agency, is looking for an experienced candidate to join its VIP division. The ideal candidate will possess a comprehensive network of relationships with the world’s leading celebrities, fashion stylists, publicist contacts, industry agents and influencers and be able to lead client accounts.  The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years Celeb and VIP experience in the fashion industry, proven relationships and a strong interest in relevant pop culture. Agency experience is preferred. 

 

Hours:                  Full Time      

Location:              Lower East Side, NYC           

Salary:                 Dependent upon experience  

Start Date:            ASAP           

Interviewing:        ASAP   

                    

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Proactively securing Celebrity/VIP opportunities for upcoming red carpet, press junket, events and street style placements. 
  • Strategize and oversee Celeb & VIP gifting programs across multiple client accounts simultaneously. 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stylists, managers, and VIP’s for strategic opportunities for clients. 
  • Multitask across multiple client accounts and projects under deadline. 
  • Identify and implement on brand VIP partnership opportunities (paid and unpaid). 
  • Discovering and nurturing relations with new talent. 
  • Interface with clients regularly via client calls and meetings. 
  • Managing the junior VIP team in New York.
  • Overseeing daily account management with assistant duties including sample send-outs, updating contact lists, developing recaps and agendas, and preparing weekly and monthly reports. 
  • Overseeing the reporting of send outs, coverage achieved and forthcoming coverage and collating coverage and date for monthly reports.

 

Candidates must be / have:

  • Proven relationships with key celebrity, stylist, publicist and manager contacts. 
  • Min. 3+ years of experience working in fashion + accessories public relations with experience managing multiple client accounts; agency experience is preferred. 
  • Experience managing contracts between celebrities, VIPs and brands. 
  • Team leadership skills. 
  • Experience developing strategies through execution with a track record of proven results; experience developing goals for team and clients. 
  • Knowledge of all media including strong understanding of digital landscape and social media platforms. 
  • Creative thinker and extremely detail oriented. 
  • Proven track record of dressing celebrities, a database of top stylists, VIPs and socials. 
  • Hard-working and proactive candidate who is enthusiastic, works well within a team and has a passion for Celebrity/VIP relations across all sectors. 
  • An understanding of the fashion industry is vital. 
  • Highly proficient with Fashion GPS/Launchmetrics, MS Word, Excel, Dropbox and social media platforms.

 

 

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