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location

New York, NY

salary

$45,000

-

$50,000

employment type

Temp

category

Fashion Design

division

Fourth Floor

Product Development Coordinator- Fragrance

Our client, a well-known fashion brand, is seeking a Product Development Assistant to join their team!


Responsibilities:

  • Partner with PD manager on the development of product and fragrances; help brainstorm new ideas
  • Ownership of timeline management and execution with vendors
  • Owns communication on programs with fragrance houses and contract manufacturers
  • Distribute samples to team and brand for evaluation
  • Manage, organize and maintain the product closets and libraries
  • Responsible for following up with vendors
  • Manage the execution and processing of systems workflow
  • Assist and support set-up for evaluation meetings and presentations
  • Provide sampling support for consumer testing
  • Join teams to support on-site development (i.e contract fillers, fragrance houses)
  • Track base & fragrance submissions; participate with team in submission evaluation
  • Learn fundamentals of product and fragrance development
  • Research market trends for fragrance and pattern for innovative forms
  • Data entry and maintenance of competitive information, inclusive of databases, library, and reporting
  • Purchase competitive products as directed
  • Develop exposure and awareness to brand and relevant competitive store environments
  • Update reports and systems accurately
  • Gain exposure to the fragrance house and vendor brief process
  • Begin to build understanding of end-to-end work flow process and development milestones
  • Initiate and maintain professional relationships with external vendors


Qualifications:

  • Experience in accessories product development with working knowledge of product life cycle
  • Reviews and validates costs throughout the development process
  • Background in PLM and SAP, a plus
  • Strong administrative skills with proficiency in MOS suite
  • Has a constructive approach to problem solving with excellent analytical skills
  • Superb time management with sense of urgency
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and tight deadlines

Please submit your resume for consideration!

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