Date Posted: 2021-06-22
Job ID: EB-3880904002
Category: Consumer Products
Location: Greater Philadelphia, PA
Our client, a fast-growing Toy Company that is on an upward trajectory, is seeking a Product Development Manager to work with key internal and external teams to facilitate product development and marketing. This position will oversee several brands and categories in a fast-paced and exciting environment!
• Oversee manage all aspect of product lines – sales, trends, and profitability.
• Manage schedules, costs, and timelines for all brand deliverables for product initiatives from concept to launch/production.
• strong team and project leadership skills to communicate with and manage cross-functional teams and achieve deliverables.
• Work closely with Licensors and internal teams to ensure that items developed are on brand, price appropriate and financially viable.
• Work cross functionally with product development team, Far East team, marketing/licensing, packaging, sales, and design
• Prepare for Sales/ Marketing events including internal and external sales preview shows and events as well as licensor specific meetings.
Ideal candidates will have:
• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field and 5 + years’ experience in children’s consumer goods
• Plush or Pre-School Plastic experience is preferred
• Proven track record in product/ brand management and or development.
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