(CelebrityAccess News Service) — Eileen Z. Wolter has been named director of business development for Knitting Factory Entertainment, a newly created position. Wolter’s responsibilities will include creating targeted marketing opportunities, developing new strategic business initiatives and activation of industry partnerships. She will also work closely with the festival, special event and talent buying departments to evolve current relationships.
“I am thrilled that Eileen is joining the Knit family. She brings with her a mixture of event
marketing and entertainment industry experience, alongside great energy and an expansive knowledge of key players and trends which I feel will be a great asset as the company continues to grow in new directions,” stated Jared Hoffman, president Knitting Factory Entertainment.
“I’m very excited to be joining The Knit at this exciting time and look forward to creatively
building the brand,” added Wolter.
Prior to joining Knitting Factory Entertainment, Wolter produced marketing events for a wide range of clients, including launch parties for Iggy Pop’s current album “Skull Ring” and “American Idol” fragrances, as well as The Andy Warhol Foundation and Warner Bros. Previously, Wolter planned special events for Virgin Records America and worked at Creative Artists Agency.
Knitting Factory Entertainment is a diversified entertainment company operating the world-famous Knitting Factory Clubs in New York and Hollywood, Knitting Factory Records, The Instinct Records Label Group, and KnitMedia, a developer and producer of musical events such as the Boru Irish Rhapsody Music Festival, and The Pontiac Vibe Beatfest and Road Trip. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen