|Salary Range:||$36k - $40k annually|
|Benefits:||Excellent benefits package|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Enesco, LLC has been awarded "National Best & Brightest Companies to Work For 2012", and also|
"Chicago’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies To Work For."
Enesco, LLC, is a global leader in the giftware and home and garden décor industries. Serving more than 44,000 customers worldwide, Enesco distributes products to a wide variety of specialty card and gift retailers, home décor boutiques, mass-market chains and direct mail retailers. With subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, France, Canada and Hong Kong, Enesco serves markets operating in Europe, the Americas, Australia and Asia. The company’s product lines include some of the world’s most recognized brands including Heartwood Creek® by Jim Shore, Foundations®, Our Name is Mud®, Gund®, Boyds®, Country Artists®, Walt Disney Classics Collection®, Disney Traditions™, Border Fine Arts ™, Cherished Teddies®, Trail of Painted Ponies®, and Lilliput Lane®, among others. Further information is available on the company’s Web site at www.enesco.com.
The position is primarily responsible for supporting the product development, marketing, and sales project coordination, as well as day to day office administration.
|Duties:||Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:|
-Item setup in PeopleSoft for each product launch.
-Organize digital reference library.
-Maintain and update all the lists for each product launch (line list, photo sample list, sample list).
-Research reference and artwork material from Licensor’s creative resources for preparation for product briefs.
-Coordinate Burbank office samples (receiving, shipping, and inventory).
-Assist in getting Licensor’s product approval.
- Product launch set up, including product setup in PeopleSoft, proof read catalogs and powerpoint presentation.
-Maintain assortment boards in office.
-Format images as needed.
-Participate in product brainstorm meetings.
-Assist marketing with market research.
-Generate customized Item Set Up Grids for key customers.
-Pull needed assets for key customers (images, editorial, product safety report, etc.)
-Review customer purchase orders for availability and accuracy.
-Run, prepare, format reports.
General Office Duties
-Assist with day to day office administration.
|Qualifications:||Experience, Competencies, and Education:|
-Bachelors degree; recent college graduate preferred.
-Energetic, willing to learn.
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to focus on multiple tasks within a team environment.
-Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially Excel, PowerPoint necessary.
-PhotoShop skills desirable (general Creative Suite software).
-Social media skills desirable.
-Well organized and ability to assist others with organization.
-Ability to learn PeopleSoft, Cognos application software via training from staff.
Career Growth Opportunities
-Learn entertainment-based consumer products from an industry leader.
-Pick up skills in product development, brand management, marketing, key account sales through working with managers and directors in these departments.
-Work on business involving the top intellectual properties and artists in the industry.
-Creative development in contributing to product ideas, marketing and web presentations or editorial.
Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, legal, retirement plan with a company match, short and long term disability and life insurance.
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