This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Production Manager to join an Independently owned Boutique Promotional Merchandise Agency. They have an ever-increasing portfolio from cutting edge, youth orientated, trendy products to more classic corporate merchandise. You will be trusted with taking the lead on a diverse spectrum of premium and promotional campaigns for a number of clients.
As a Production Manager, you will be responsible for applying your subject matter expertise to consult on premium and promotional campaigns. This will include developing the client and supplier relationships at to ensure the delivery of innovative next-level campaigns. Understanding their premium and promotional needs is equally as important as using your initiative and knowledge of best practice to proactively suggest constant improvements. Managing the projects from A-Z is key, as is being the central communication point for your stakeholders. Promoting the firm as a superior supplier of marketing solutions at all times is a must. Procurement of materials and development of the local and worldwide supplier networks are also part of the role.
The Required Skills and Experience
To be successful as the Production Manager you will need relevant experience and knowledge of running Promotional Merchandise campaigns for clients in the areas of Premiums and Promotional Items. Knowledge of classic campaigns (pens, USBs) is great but knowledge of bespoke, innovative campaigns is even better. A link to the Luxury, FMCG and Technology / Consumer Electronics brands would also be advantageous. You will have the ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver successfully within agreed SLA’s. You will also have knowledge of procurement – managing relationships with domestic and international suppliers.
In return for your skills and contribution as the Production Manager for Premiums and Promotional Items, the company is offering the opportunity to become a local leader within a young and vibrant environment. There are plenty of progression opportunities and competitive salary of £29,000 per year is on offer.