WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Our vision is to shift the world from me to we.
Our mission is to empower all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative outcomes for themselves and others.
WE Making doing good, doable.
ME to WE is seeking a Product Coordinator to join the Product Development team to support the creation of ME to WE products and support on marketing initiatives.
The Product Coordinator’s main responsibilities will be to :
Support product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities, alongside the Product Development Team
Specify market requirements for current and future products by supporting market research and analysis
Maintain product sampling from development to sales support
Overall support to the Product Development Team assisting with product related requests and projects
This individual must be passionate and committed to the core beliefs of the organization the WE.org Philosophy.
The position is based out of WE’s office in Toronto .
Your Impacts : Product Coordination :
Product Coordination :
Supports the Product team with their day-to-day activities.
Assist with preparations and follow-up to product design trips
Cataloguing and organizing all product samples
Assist with internal product knowledge for sales support tool implementation
Preparation of samples and collateral for buying meetings for sales opportunities
Key liaison with country production and external vendors to ensure that deliveries of samples are within agreed timelines.
Liaise with designer and vendor to ensure all required documentation is in order for production
Maintain product development check-list to ensure all key deliverables are met
Ensure all merchandising materials and signage are available for internal and external meetings
Ensure all data on product packaging is accurate before going to print
Support team in all product hand-offs and presentation
Manage photography of all product, coordinating with marketing partners for internal photography and country teams for external photography
Support PR with Media Reviews : short lead and long lead
Reviewing seasonal catalogue information to ensure it is correct
Assist product team with Creative project briefs
Amalgamating marketing shot lists at bi-annual photo-shoots
General Responsibilities :
Report to and consult with the Product Managers
Share vision, goals and drive activities to reach department and organizational goals
Finding personal satisfaction in activities and responsibilities available in the job; enjoying the cycle of product development, project coordination, and embracing and cultivating the ME to WE culture.
What you bring :
Project management, retail product or marketing experience is required
Keen interest in jewelry design and products that are Handmade with Love
Passion for learning
Very strong written communication skills
Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills, maturity and professionalism with proven ability to drive projects forward
Friendly, outgoing self-starter
Powerful work ethic, both as a team member and independently
Positive and a get-it-done’ attitude
Highly organized, detail-oriented, resourceful and flexible
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database management and online research
Ability to work with Creative Cloud is an asset
What makes us unique
WE is a family of organizations making doing good, doable. WE Charity empowers domestic and international change. ME to WE is a social enterprise that creates socially conscious products and experiences to help support the charity.
And WE Day fills stadiums around the world with the greatest celebration of social good. WE enables youth and families to better the world supporting 2,500+ local and global causes by volunteering millions of hours of service, shopping daily with an impact, and raising millions of dollars that directly benefit their local communities and the world.
Globally, our teams in Asia, Africa, and Latin America have provided more than 1 million people with clean water, built 1,000 schools and schoolrooms overseas, and empowered more than 200,000 children with access to education.
WE was founded more than 20 years ago by social entrepreneurs, brothers Craig and Marc Kielburger. Join the movement today at WE.org
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and welcomes all interested parties to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We sincerely thank all those who apply, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.