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PACKAGING DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - CLOSING DATE 30TH DECEMBER

Role: Working alongside the product development, QA teams and design teams, this role initiates and evolves packaging and graphics from original concept to production

 

Location: W10 6TH

Salary: £30,000 per annum


 

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Manage core packaging (woven/swing tags) care labels with approved suppliers

  • Oversee stocks, costs, critical path and packaging manuals

  • Carries out surveys and analyses customer’s reactions to product & packaging

  • Undertakes market research, analysing sales figures and proposing marketing and promotional campaigns

  • Initiate and develop new packaging concepts to support the CK product range, with an innovative and creative approach.

  • Create all cutter profiles and artwork for new and existing packaging

  • Create packaging graphics and layouts in line with the brand

  • Work closely with buyers and QA to create adequate labelling/wording

  • Brief suppliers and follow up quality from concept to production

  • Handles supplier accounts

  • Familiarises and keeps up to date with products and competitors

  • Ensure synergy between buying ,QA, design departments

  • Create high quality mock-ups for sign-off meetings

  • Suggest suppliers when necessary

 

Competencies:

  • Self-Motivated

  • Highly organised

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong colour sense

  • Good Understanding of the CK brand

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent CAD skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, In design…)

  • Excellent drawing skills to create graphics in line with the brand

  • Clear understanding of the brand’s handwriting

  • Strong multi-product technical knowledge from printing to packaging construction and substrates

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Experienced understanding of the Printing process.

 

To apply for this role please send us a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating salary expectations to: headofficerecruitment@cathkidston.co.uk

 

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