• Product Development Coordinator

    Job Locations NL-Amstelveen
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/13/2018 5:02 AM)
    ID
    2018-1679
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Licensing
    Location : Location
    NL-Amstelveen
    Job Post Information* : External Company Name
    CPLG
    Job Post Information* : External Company URL
    www.cplg.com
  • Overview

    Since 1974 we’ve been making it our business to connect the best brands with the best partners. Whether the objective is maximising your property in the short term or engaging your audience over the long term, our experts manage some of the most profitable and enduring brands in the world today and they’re here to help you. CPLG operates across 12 offices covering 27 countries and also has a strategic alliance with Tycoon Group, the largest licensing network in Latin America.  The alliance provides a ‘one-stop-shop’ licensing solution for brand owners and retail partners looking to maximise brand opportunities around the globe.

     

    Overview:

    This is an exciting opportunity to work on some of the top properties in entertainment, design, and sports. With us, you can work on some of the most beloved kids brands on the market today like Paw Patrol, Pink Panther, SpongeBob, Hatchimals, UglyDolls, Barbie, Hot Wheels and many more. The product development team oversees the creative and brand assurance process across a wide range of categories. 

    Supporting the Product Development Manager in a fast paced environment, the Product Development Co-ordinator is responsible for helping to ensure the clients’ approval processes are strictly adhered and creative execution on all product ranges are best in class. Using your ability to start or spot trends you’ll also have the chance to use your creative, design, and analytical talent to develop great products.

     

    You will work closely with sales and marketing teams. Your customers are in the Benelux, Nordics and CEE regions with mostly foreign licensors from the USA, Canada and UK. 

    Responsibilities

    • Support product development across a wide number of brands and categories
    • Support the approvals process for new fashion, accessories toys and other products
    • Receive style guides, trend guides and other ad-hoc assets from clients and maintain a digital library of assets for the team
    • Ensure product quality control is of the highest standard
    • Ensure all of the clients’ product development processes are adhered to, licensees understand each process and the assets available to them
    • Be responsible for storage of product, ensuring products are easily accessible and stored correctly
    • With support from the Product Development Manager, research trends and complete general design admin tasks
    • Prepare product briefs for suppliers and communicate feedback on samples
    • Support with product photography for approvals and presentations
    • Assist with planning and organising product development

    Qualifications

    You will be a great fit with our team if you:

    • Have a sense of licensing and product/design trends
    • Demonstrate minimum HBO working and thinking
    • Are organised and can juggle multiple tasks
    • Have knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft packages
    • Are proactive with good attention to detail
    • Have excellent knowledge of Dutch and English
    • Are willing to travel occasionally
    • Demonstrate the ability to communicate with a wide variety of stakeholders

     

    THANK YOU to all of those who express interest in being part of CPLG! Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. 

     

    CPLG will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

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