Product Assistant.

  • Fleetwood, Lancashire
  • £22000.00 - £24000 per annum

Product Assistant

  • Fleetwood, Lancashire
  • £22000.00 - £24000 per annum
  • Posted March 8, 2024

The Recruitment Co are currently recruiting for an a Product Assistant to work for an established, growing business in the Fleetwood area.

Product Assistant salary: £22,000 – £24,000 (depending on past experience)

Product Assistant hours: 8.30am – 5pm or 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week)

Product Assistant company benefits:

  • 23 days of holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Access to a car park and a subsidised canteen.
  • A vibrant and friendly working environment in Fleetwood.

Product Assistant Roles and responsibilities:

  • Form close working relationships with Product Managers and wider team members, gaining knowledge of the systems in place and developing an understanding of technical/production methods.
  • Accurately document all competitor reviews, ensuring a full understanding is gained on their attributes and market position.
  • Assist in the delivery of detailed product specifications for all new development including packaging.
  • Liaise with the relevant licensors to ensure new licensed products are fully approved through all stages of a products development. Correctly use and fully understand any relevant online approval systems.
  • Attend development/approval meetings as required, taking notes where needed and assisting with setting up the VC equipment for online meetings.
  • Maintain accurate file details of all products, in line with current systems that are in place. Ensuring that product progress is always transparent and accessible.
  • Helping to prepare presentations showing new product concepts to the sales teams. Working the Teams Cameras and supporting during sales meetings
  • Assisting with sample requirements for displays, trade shows and sales requirements.
  • Maintaining Product Catalogues with up to date and accurate product information. This may require work on Abode Photoshop, training can be given.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of product specification on EPDS (internal system).
  • Working with the Design and Marketing teams to ensure that new products are correctly represented in catalogues, TV commercials and assisting with copy details as required.
  • Assist with the preparation for trade shows, showrooms and any other displays/events as required.
  • Ensure the Showroom is always presentable, all products are in the correct place and arranged neatly.
  • Under supervision write copy text for all new products for internal and external use.
  • Provide assistance, when required, at photoshoots and Demo videos. Maintain relevant documentation, ensuring all photography is tracked and photography briefs are created for all items being shot.
  • When required help to provide mock up samples and packaging for products.
  • Assist with sourcing and creating sound files for new products.
  • Document competitive shops on PowerPoint, printing and binding the document as needed.

Skills / Requirements

  • Must enjoy toys and be able to help conceptualize gameplay based on the characteristics of a
    brand or character.
  • Well organised, diligent, and capable of multi-tasking in a dynamic environment.
  • Show excellence at working under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to quickly assess situations, take initiative and act accordingly to get the job done.
  • Ability to thrive in a high energy, entrepreneurial high growth environment.
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal.
  • Wish to succeed and make a difference.
  • Excellent team working skills.

If this sounds of interest, please do feel free to apply through the link below, or alternatively please do get in touch on 01253 751511, or drop me a message on LinkedIn – and I will be happy to discuss further!

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

This opportunity is no longer accepting applications.

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