Position Product Development Specialist
Location Westchester
Starts This Month
Duration Full-time, Monday - Friday
Status Full-time with benefits
Rate Salary is DOE, $60K+
Our client, a gift and product company, needs to hire two full-time Product Development Specialists, one of whom will support their signature gift and home décor line and the other a more playful, colorful children's toy division.

Experienced Product Managers with a passion for creating new product ideas from concept to completion are welcome to apply!

Experience with a variety of materials is required (wood, metals, ceramics, horn, etc.) since the 20+ collections for the signature division are diverse, with a high sense of style and a refined aesthetic around various themes.

Toy experience is required for the other division.

The ideal Product Development Specialist has a creative spirit with a passion to learn all that the home products / giftware industry has to offer. They must have a great sense of style, be a strong communicator, be very detail-oriented, with a desire to start or redirect a career in the home decor and/or giftware industry.

Product Development Specialist Responsibilities:
• Support a team of Product Managers in the development of product from concept through production.
• Place sample orders with factories/vendors.
• Create and maintain tracking of all samples to ensure all deadlines are met.
• Receiving, tagging, preliminary pricing of those samples.
• Maintain Vendor Database to ensure that all information including compliance, MOQ, production timelines and materials is current.
• Maintain Product Image Files and Inspection Report Files.
• Market Research including but not limited to category pricing, trend and competitive lines.
• Attend and maintain notes for Product Line Review Meetings.
• Assist in the proofing of all catalog and marketing materials.

NOV. 2019

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc241@jobalert.creativecircle.com