Junior Product Developer

5 days left

Recruiter
Better Placed
Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
27 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
27681
Contact
Sophie Brocklebank-Fowler
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a lovely role at a personal care company based in London. They are looking for someone who has a few years experience in a marketing/creative role. If you have worked within consumer/FMCG in an internship, placement year OR are in the first few years of your career this is an excellent role for you!

Principal Responsibilities:

* Support the implementation and tracking of critical path of product line introductions and packaging artwork by working closely with suppliers, customers, design agencies and internal cross-functional teams including Operations, QA, R&D, Sales and Marketing.
* Work with a multitude of artwork systems.
* Manage all samples; this includes collecting and ordering samples from our suppliers and organising within our sample cupboard.
* Manage your own workflow effectively, ensuring all deadlines are met
* Support local UK and EU colleagues to realize NPD opportunities
* Manage internal and external resources, as necessary, to execute projects.
* Manage internal approval systems and artwork files.
* Work closely with, and support, your line Manager to execute multiple tasks within agreed critical paths

Experience:

* 2-3 years' experience as artwork and packaging coordinator, working for a private label company is a plus.
* Have previous experience working with new product artwork and packaging launches.
* Proven experience in new product and packaging artwork launches for retail customers delivering on schedule and working with cross functional teams such as suppliers, operations, marketing, design agencies.
* Experience in hands on, limited resources, fast-paced, ambitious, entrepreneurial business environment.
* Experience with product development and marketing within fashion industry would be useful.
* Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Project and ideally Illustrator. Ability to learn internal and external customer system programs.
* Experience in working with suppliers in the Far East
* University degree in business, marketing or related field.

Skills/Attributes:

* Strong organisational skills.
* Methodical
* Able to work well under pressure.
* Strong project management experience - attention to detail is key
* Ability to handle multiple priorities at one time, with minimum supervision.
* Takes initiative, plans and prioritizes well in a multi-tasking environment.
* Ability to work cross-functionally and internationally
* Be confident in Microsoft office programmes
* Strong interpersonal, writing, verbal, and communication skills
* English and German working knowledge would be ideal.

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