Retail Product Coordinator
Me to We
Toronto, Ontario
35d ago

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
  • Marketing :

  • 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.

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