ASSISTANT PRODUCT MANAGER - Cosmetic Manufacturer (MANASSAS) ENTRY LEVEL POSITION WITH INCREDIBLE POTENTIAL FOR ADVANCEMENT!
Manage communications, both internally and externally, for effective project management and coordination for new cosmetics products and television retailing.
HELP MANAGE NEW PRODUCT PROCESS
Maintain our efficient SKU assortment by making recommendations on key segment launches and phase-outs
Create and issue Project Scope to obtain fill/assembly prices and lead time confirmation from Contract Manufacturer.
Participate in new product brainstorming meetings
Manage communications (verbal or written), both internally and externally, for effective project management and coordination for new products.
Resolve issues as they arise during New Product Development cycle by identifying potential problems in sufficient time for corrective action to be taken.
Develop and maintain overall project plans, schedules and input/update project milestone dates.
PROVIDE ADMIN FOR TELEVISION RETAILING (QVC)
Participate in promotional planning: collaborate with Marketing, to develop and evaluate promotional offers while maintaining pricing compliance
Analyze data and leverage consumer insights to improve overall performance and profitability, maximizing sales
Cultivate and develop relationships with buyers
Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to QVC accounts including copy, models, and hosts.
Identify growth opportunities within QVC businesses
Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to each teams' needs and objectives
Work with operations team to manage all purchase orders
Strong Excel skills required
Strategic and proactive business thinker with an ability to think both creatively and analytically and demonstrates ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations
Strong ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
Ability to work cross-functionally with several different departments and different levels within the organization
Proven track record of high level of detail and organizational skills
Ability to build and maintain relationships with all levels of the organization
Sense of humor, fun and humility are a must!