Junior Product Developer
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.