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Job Vacancy - Trainee Product Manager (Graduate)

Location - Liverpool

The UK’s number one housewares company is growing fast. A fantastic opportunity exists to join an established and growing Marketing Department, based in our Liverpool Head Office. This is a key opportunity for a vibrant, creative and driven Graduate to work with the Product development and promotions team. Working alongside the Promotions manager, you will be liaising with factories internationally on all new projects and helping to bring them to market. On-going training will be given to get you to the position of Product Manager. Reporting to the Promotions Manager you will be expected to research, develop and source new products internationally which will be suitable and desirable for the UK and Global Kitchenware Market. This involves visiting current and potential customer stores, visiting fairs and looking at trend areas.

The Role
  • Work with factories; negotiating prices, dealing with issues and chasing projects
  • Manage photography briefs under the Brand Managers guidance. Review all artwork and packaging artwork sent to suppliers
  • Work closely with the National and International Sales Department to develop customer specific ranges under the brand
  • Work with Purchasing and Stock Control to help progress existing products and ranges including delays/ issues with new developments on a daily basis
Key skills
  • Degree in Business specialising in either Marketing, Buying or Supply Chain Management
  • Highly organised with attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel
If you have the relevant attributes and are keen to join our first class company please email - craigh@rayware.co.uk.