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Assistant Product Manager
Ref No.: 18-05026
Location: Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/24/2018
Description: Marketing temp needed:
ideal candidate should have a retail background (in store or merchandising/marketing/buyer role) and the ability to manage projects and timelines focused on details.

Responsibilities and requirements:

Accessory launch support
1) 40% Data entry using Microsoft excel (vlookups and basic excel formula knowledge are required)
a. Product entry and packaging support
b. Promotional database and submissions

2) 30% working with cross functional marketing and merchandising teams
a. keep working knowledge of all product launches to be able to respond to questions
b. understanding promotional system and figuring out solve
c. working with creative teams for launches
d. product setup, generic testing, and launch schedules

3) 20% time working as a liaison with a sourcing team
a. Keep detailed notes and logs of actions between this teams work and the U.S. teams goals
b. Managing products going to and coming from this team into the U.S. and keeping details of such
c. Keeping team on task to make sure all critical items on either side are closed to maximize Asia direct sourcing

4) 10% of time spend on various tasks supporting the product managers

Required Skills:
· Proficient in Microsoft Excel
· Detail oriented
· Familiarity with database concepts – to assist in conversion of accessory/device data into database.
· Demonstrate process improvement skills
· Entrepreneurial Creativity
· Ability to work with internal and external teams
· Proactive problem solver Plus: Retail, Assistant buyer, or Product experience

Attributes :
Strong Time Management
Strong communication
Strong follow up
Strong presentations