Position Retail Project / Traffic Manager with retail experience
Location Manhattan
Starts As soon as they identify the right person
Duration Freelance to Full Time
Status Freelance to Full Time
Rate DOE
Our national retailer client is seeking a Retail Project / Traffic Manager to join their team full time.

(Client is open to temp-to-perm if need be but the role is ultimately a full time position).

In order to apply for this position, you must have a background in retail and should have proficient expertise in Excel.

Our client's project management tool is Microsoft Excel. They will NOT be switching to any other software. You MUST be comfortable with this in order to apply and talk to your skills with this software in interviews.

The Retail Project / Traffic Manager will be
assisting their home goods department with the launch of a new pilot program which will enable them to start creating their merchandise in-house rather than outsourcing it to their vendors. They currently work on packaging projects for 100 different private label brands. They do NOT have a website so there will not be any eCommerce or digital components to this role.

This will involve working with the VP's, Packaging Designers, Buyers, Overseas Agents, Print Vendors and a variety of other team members to track the creation of merchandise from initial design until it hits the sales floor.

It is the Retail Project / Traffic Manager's role to oversee the timelines, calendars, etc. and ensure the process runs smoothly. You will also be in charge of setting up meetings accordingly. Everything will be tracked using EXCEL.

-2-5 years of project / traffic management experience from a retail company or from agency working on retail brands
- Experience working with buyers, vendors and a creative team
- Proficiency in Excel and tracking projects including workflow and calendar/ timeline management
- MUST have an eagle eye for detail because you will be copying and pasting data into multiple documents
- Any prior experience with print or packaging design projects is preferred
- Positive working attitude
- Comfortable in a corporate environment and calm under pressure

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc273@jobalert.creativecircle.com