Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
£18000 - £25000 per annum
6 months ago
Are you looking for progression within a dynamic design sector? Do you have a marketing or product design degree? Are you looking to experience product development in China? If so, we'd like to hear from you.
About our Client:
Our client is a leading supplier of products for the home and garden sector. They cover a range of product areas and have some fantastic brands. They have been coming up with exciting products for their customers for nearly 20 years and help people make their outdoor space and homes more appealing. They are a close knit team, full of energy and enthusiasm for what they do. They stay on top of the latest trends in the market to ensure all of their NPD and products are cutting edge. They have a great reputation for quality and pride themselves in the products that they produce.
About the Job:
This role will support the Head of Brand across the product development and marketing cycle. You will use your creative skills to come up with great ideas to make the most of the trends coming into the market. You will use these ideas and creative edge to brief manufacturers in China and liaise with them to ensure the products developed meet the business requirements and are delivered to brief. You will support on the wider design and product development process and have your own lines to look after in full too. You will be proactive in managing the communication with the Chinese factories to ensure products will be ready for production to meet schedules for the seasonal product ranges. You will also be involved in the marketing of the products and be comfortable creating literature about the products to support marketing and sales. You will also be able to handle marketing campaigns on social media and prepare materials for trade shows.
The Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have a relevant degree in marketing / business / product design. You will have an interest in how the products that you see in shops make it to the shelves. You will need to be an excellent communicator, be proactive and be willing to learn all about the nuances of developing and importing products from China.
You must be a strong team player, be proactive and have a great can-do attitude. You will want to progress your skills and your career.
DOE ~£18k - £25k
The successful applicant will move through a two stage interview process. Some of the senior team are travelling to China, so this could take time to complete, but our client is keen to get someone in place for an October start if possible. If you feel you have the required experience pleased click on apply now. To discuss the role in more detail prior to submitting your application please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or firstname.lastname@example.org Job reference TEM12094