Assistants all over the world ask us: how do you land a job as a celebrity assistant? Tune in to Part 2 of Bonnie and Vickie’s conversation with Kelly Engstrom, Personal Assistant to Nate Berkus and President of New York Celebrity Assistants (NYCA.) So where do you even begin to look for a job working for a famous person? Kelly talks about what skills to have, networking with the right people, and being in the right place at the right time and lots more. How do some assistants work for certain celebrities for years and others experience “Devil Wears Prada”-type experiences? We discuss what assistants can do right from the interview to set themselves up for success. And once you land the job, what do you do then? Tune in to find out!
Related Links for Working as a Celebrity Assistant: Behind the Curtain with guest Kelly Engstrom
Rue Magazine feature story on Kelly Engstrom’s apartment designed by her celebrity employer Nate Berkus! http://www.ruemag.com/magazine/issue/issue-thirty-seven#68
Rue Magazine companion piece on the apartment makeover http://www.ruemag.com/home-tour-2/rooms-we-love/5-things-we-learned-from-this-small-space-makeover-by-nate-berkus
Business Insider piece featuring Kelly and several members of New York Celebrity Assistants http://www.businessinsider.com/7-celebrity-assistants-who-run-new-york-city-2015-7
Nate Berkus website http://www.nateberkus.com
Antiques from Nate https://www.1stdibs.com/dealers/nate-berkus/
New York Celebrity Assistants www.nycelebrityassistants.com