Junior Product Developer

Recruiter
Better Placed
Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
27 March 2019
Closes
27 March 2019
Ref
27681
Job Function
Marketing
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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