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Merchandise Production Manager25/04/2018
  • SectorCreative
  • TypePermanent
  • LocationReading

 Our client, one of the UK’s leading music merchandise companies is looking for an experienced Merchandise Production Manager with practical knowledge of the process of bringing exciting products to life.

 Main responsibilities of the role will include:

·         Direct meetings with management, artists and designers to translate their creative ideas into reality

·         Client liaison to develop product ranges using in house creative team and network of suppliers to produce a suitable product line, based on client demographic and activity

·         Manage the small in house creative, purchasing and administrative team to ensure product range is developed and approved

·         Liaise with suppliers to develop product and negotiate best prices

·         Develop key supplier relationships, sourcing new suppliers where required

·         Ensure purchase and sales orders and invoicing is maintained

·         Create and monitor order lists to ensure expected delivery dates are met

·         Compile supplier information ensuring pricelists, T&C's, brochures are updated

·         Manage all aspects of the end to end purchase order process

·         Liaise with Tour and Ecommerce teams over product requirement and timelines

·         Supply chain management from creative inception to delivery destination

·         Represent the company at live events


The successful candidate must have the following skills and experience:


·         Excellent client and supplier relations within the music industry

·         Experience within merchandise production

·         Experience of creating and monitoring budgets

·         IT literate with sound experience using Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft programmes

·         Experience of managing projects to tight timelines

·         Strong organisational skills

·         Excellent time keeping and ability to meet short deadlines

·         Ability to work under pressure individually and as part of a team

·         Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously

·         Flexible approach to working to fast moving, changing demands


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