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Merchandise and Product Development Manager

Job Title: Merchandise and Product Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Inner Suburbs Sydney, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH9434_1599637462
Contact Name: Rachel Walker
Contact Email: rachelw@trakrecruiting.com
Job Published: September 11, 2020 11:46

Job Description

Little Party Dress

Our client, Little Party Dress is an online boutique that specialises in affordable pieces to make you feel fabulous. They create unique styles that have a signature LPD twist. Think: bold prints, added sleeves, elastic waists, and…. POCKETS!

They tweak their designs to create what you love, and what makes you feel comfortable and confident, and ready to step out the front door. Their sizes range from 6 to 18, and they show their clothes on diverse body shapes and sizes because Queens come in all different packages- and because that's important when you're shopping online.

After starting her career in the marketing world, their gorgeous founder wanted to work on something she was truly passionate about: fashion and shopping. And so, from the bedroom of her apartment, the concept of Little Party Dress was born, with colourful dresses and mirror selfies!

Our Purpose:

LPD believe that style shouldn't cost the earth, and they are proud to say that Little Party Dress is playing its part. They have the most amazing relationship with and trust in their suppliers.

Each item is designed either in-house or by our suppliers and they work with Australian artists and designers to create prints exclusive to Little Party Dress. Their items are then manufactured by their supplier partner companies in China, with all factories adhering to the garment industry standards and policies.

They believe in giving back to the community. Little Party Dress supports The Smith Family, a national, independent children's charity helping disadvantaged Australians to get the most of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves.

Company Values:

They love their LDP community! They are the most amazing bunch of joyful, intelligent and delightful women. Best of all? They're HONEST. They wear and snap there LPD outfits and share their personal experiences in our reviews, so you can discover every little detail about every single item.


Job summary:
The role of the Merchandise and Product Development Manager is to source, develop and launch high quality products in line with agreed design parameters, sales targets and business goals.

The role is responsible for procurement, merchandise planning, stock analysis, forecasting and delivery of product on time and in full, in line with quality standards.

Responsibilities

  • Product Design and Development
  • Buying and Merchandise Planning
  • Product Reporting and Analysis
  • Trend Analysis
  • Procurement
  • Stock analysis
  • Forecasting
  • Relationship Management with key suppliers and partners
  • Delivery of product on time and in full, in line with quality standards.

Key skills and experience required:

  • 5+ years Product Development, Buying and Planning experience within fast fashion industry
  • Understands fashion trends and has a good eye/ taste level and design aesthetic
  • Able to work independently
  • Intermediate Excel experience
  • Experience using MS office
  • Experience in a Digital/ E-Commerce environment using Shopify or Magento
  • Strong process orientation, organisational and analytical skills
  • Is hands on and able to multitask in a fast pace environment

How to Apply:

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For any enquiries, you may contact Ann-Maree on 0451 920 740 or ann-mareec@tshr.com.au.

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