Product Development Coordinator - Softlines

Glendale, CA | Freelance | Job ID #64046 |
Posted Earlier this month
 

Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a Product Development Coordinator to support Softlines to join the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work on the production line from concept developer
  • Partners with management and vendors to develop and execute product that meets supports the brand and sales objectives
  • Design and develop pin assortment from art development flow from concept to the final product.
  • Assist in sourcing product/art development flow from concept to final product for MOG soft lines, hardlines, and souvenirs and internal business unit/project team orders
  • Comply with vendor sourcing criteria, negotiating in the best interest of goals
  • Maintain development tracking and timelines for milestones including internal approvals, production scheduling, and product releases.
  • Work with Quality Assurance Program to ensure all products pass the Product Safety & Reliability tests and Federal safety standards
  • Monitor and stay current on market trends including national trade shows for purchasing where necessary.
  • Provides support in in-store visual design and merchandise planograms
  • Participates in the replenishment of the sales floor merchandising, product placement, and additional merchandising tasks based on the needs of the business
    Loss Prevention and Administration
  • Actively support securing company assets through effective Loss Prevention in compliance with company policies and procedures. Participates in all physical inventories
  • Support a positive and creative working environment

Musts:

  • 2-4 years experience at coordinating marketing activities, including product development, production scheduling, and management specifically in soft lines
  • Strong knowledge of visual merchandising principles desired. Previous skillsets/experience as a graphic artist strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience and/or knowledge of the Disney Brand
  • Must have project planning skills as well.
  • Well versed in the working knowledge of computer software Microsoft Word, Excel, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Power Point
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effectively communicate with guests, peers and management within and among all the Walt Disney business units
  • Highly motivated, results oriented, and able to work independently
  • Ability to work as a team player in a fast-paced and high energy retail environment
  • Visual merchandising display savvy
  • Strong organizational skills, versatility and ability to multi-task
  • Proven success in decision-making, diplomacy, and flexibility
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service through product and show

​Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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