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Product Development Assistant

Job title: Product Development Assistant
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: $55,000- $65,000 DOE
Reference: 447532
Contact name: Amelia Bitton

Job description

Client Overview: Our client is a women's contemporary RTW brand.

Product Development Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Manage the customer lifecycle and recommend opportunities to increase user engagement 
  • Maintain and create product development calendars to ensure key milestones are met and product launches are delivered within schedule
  • Partner with Buying, Sample Operations and warehouse teams to access samples, help resolve any product issues with vendors, and manage the returns to vendor process
  • Develop and implement product management strategy and design concepts to build a product roadmap in partnership with design and engineering teams
  • Track and communicate cost margin updates with an understanding of cost engineering
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings that meet quality expectations
  • Facilitate strong external and internal communication around product and specs
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key suppliers and sourcing partners

Product Development Assistant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years’ product management experience
  • Excellent follow up skills
  • Strong knowledge of sourcing, sampling, and the costing process
  • Experience with Excel/Google Sheets, and PLM systems
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