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Product Development Specialist

Location: Providence, RI
Job Type: Temporary Position
Posted: 06/12/2018

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  • Karen Maki
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Job Description

Product Development Specialist

 

Our fun, fast-paced client in Rhode Island is looking for a Product Development Specialist to join their team for a contract role.  In this role, you will partner with category teams to review licensee's proposed line plans and outline key process steps throughout the product development process.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage product development approval process from conceptual designs to post-production
  • Proactively manage product and packaging approval processes
  • Maintain an understanding of and educate others on product/packaging/merchant/licensing style guides, approvals, assets, marketing decks, etc.
  • Set up and maintain an archive of all approved artwork, samples and production for all developed product and packaging
  • Develop and implement promotional strategic and marketing plans to deliver industry leading results
  • Complete sell-in reports and reconciliation against product approvals; prepare commercial deal memos
  • Attend Trade Shows and Sales & Marketing meetings

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Product Development/Design, Marketing, Management or related discipline
  • 3+ years of product development experience as part of a creative/commercial team; licensing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Fashion and Textiles development processes or 3D product development and manufacturing/tooling
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, highly organized, detail-oriented, excellent time management skills
  • MS Office - Excel and PowerPoint a must

 

If you are a fit for this role, apply today!


Benefits

As a CM Access employee you'll enjoy an excellent compensation package. Our customizable benefits package includes a variety of medical, dental, and vision options, tenure pay, company matching 401k, direct deposit, weekly payroll and referral bonuses.

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