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Product Development & Production Coordinator

12 month FTC

office location: London/ Hybrid (3 days in office, 2 days at home)

about Woo

Woo is a first-of-its-kind, feelgood media platform and marketplace, on a mission to turn generation anxious into generation zen. Brought to you by ITV, we make wellness discoverable, aspirational and culturally relevant - through the lens of entertainment, products and storytelling.

We engage our audience with their passion points - music, fashion, activism and culture - all through a wellness lens. We take unconventional practices that are designed to improve the human experience, align them with cultural icons and deliver them in a way that feels desirable and relatable. Documentaries, reality series, endorphin-releasing videos, audio and beyond.

the role

An exciting opportunity has opened to join the Own Brand team at Woo. The Own Brand team are responsible for taking design concepts from idea to realisation, covering a range of product categories; from fashion apparel, to home and lifestyle.

Creating amazing, feel good products for our customers, to be sold DTC via the Woo marketplace and B2B through retail partners.

This role will be fundamental in supporting the team to deliver key KPIs within the growing own brand space.

what you'll be doing

  • Raising PO's and assisting in all procurement activities; from apparel orders through to labelling regular trend and competitor analysis.
  • Support the manager on the building of the departmental critical path.
  • Working closely with merchandising to maintain upkeep of seasonal product range plans.
  • Assist the manager in sourcing new suppliers.
  • Launching appropriate product/fabric testing with testing labs as and when required.
  • Managing the booking and communication of timelines and capacity management, with all factories and partners.
  • Following all delivery stages in the critical path process; from initial sample approvals right through to production deliveries.
  • Counter-sampling with factories, to achieve best price, make and quality.
  • Costing reviews of all categories pre wholesale selling market & ensuring all information is accurate.

minimum criteria

  • Experience working as a Product Developer and/or Production Coordinator (or something similar).
  • A strong understanding of how to take a product from concept to realisation (ideally with apparel).
  • Experience working with international suppliers, factories and designers.

key criteria

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Microsoft Excel proficient.
  • Strong attention to detail and organisation with the ability to meet deadlines, often while working independently.
  • An interest in youth culture products across wellness, fashion, beauty & lifestyle.
  • A keen interest in sustainable product design and development.
  • Creatively driven with a strong sense of initiative for new product ideas.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, working within a fast-paced, continually adapting environment that requires an agile team player.
  • ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from disabled people and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you are disabled, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage* (minimum criteria above).

We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application & selection process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So, we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything... our email is talkingcareers@itv.com.

Find out more about our benefits http://www.itvjobs.com/why-join-us/benefits/

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance.

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.

  • There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.
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