Product Executive

Burton Recruitment Limited
12 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Executive Our client, a reputable and innovative market-leader within the gift industry is actively seeking an experienced, vibrant and tenacious Product Executive to complement their growing team. Reporting directly to the Product Manager, key responsibilities will include; • Involvement in all aspects of new product development on selected brands from initial concept through to final production start-up whilst simultaneously providing continued support on all previously developed products once in production. • Maintain and improve strong relationships with licensors and international offices. • Be involved with all aspects of new product design and development including idea generation, briefing new concepts and following through to final production. • Development of designated products, conducting research in to their market position and gaining a thorough knowledge of the competition. • Produce detailed specifications for all new products including packaging. • Liaise with the relevant licensing houses to ensure new character licensed products are fully approved by the licensor, working with their online approval systems. • Assist in the presentation of new product concepts to sales team for feedback on suitability and price point. Keeping sales team up to date with development status. • Create and maintain product images and information in brand presentations • Upload, arrange and maintain images on internal sites (photo99 and CHIPS) • Working with the Design and Marketing teams to ensure that your new products are correctly represented in catalogues, TV commercials and assist with copy details as required. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 12 months within a product development role. You will demonstrate a natural flair for creativity with the confidence to work autonomously on your own concepts. In addition, you will be able to effectively adhere to KPIs with a solid understanding of product quality, range and competitiveness across multiple channels. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking company during an exciting period of growth, with a competitive remunerations package and plenty of opportunities for internal progression