Product Development Associate (EMEA - Toys, Games, Food & Beauty)

Remote / Central London (must be UK based)
Job Terms:
£133 p/day / £34,798 per annum, pro rata
Start date:
Jan 2022
Posted By:
Mandy Brar
12-month contract (w/scope to go permanent)

Job Description:

This role will be worked remotely until further notice, with onsite working in Central London, Holborn, once offices reopen again.

This role is paid on a PAYE basis and you'll be entitled to 28 days paid holiday, pro-rata, inclusive of bank holidays


Please note for this role, our client is also very open to backgrounds outside of Toys, Health and Beauty


The Role

Aquent is seeking a talented and enthusiastic Product Development Associate to join our client's collaborative EMEA, Toys, Games, Food & Beauty team. 

As a flexible EMEA Product Development Associate, you will work closely with our client's Toys & Games, Food & Promotions Product Development (PD) team on PD trends. You will also review assigned products
submitted by EMEA affiliate office licensees through the product development/approval process.

Some of your PD Associate responsibilities will include:


  • Reviewing samples and designs to ensure all submissions meet the brand guidelines and legal requirements
  • Acting as the brand ambassador on all product submissions
  • Approving or rejecting submissions based on the creative standard and legal guidelines set

To succeed in this product development position, you will need a minimum of 12 months experience experience in product development / merchandising or manufacturing/sourcing.

A design degree or qualification is also preferred.

In addition, you will require excellent PC skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel and at least a very basic working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design.



Please can you apply with your CV for consideration. Next steps will be shared with shortlisted candidates asap!


PLEASE NOTE: We are currently receiving a large number of applications for job roles, so please ensure your skills are relevant before applying. Bear with us, as going through applications will take longer than usual. We are unable to reply to unsuccessful candidates due to the overwhelming volume. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Client Description:

Our Client is a multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate that boasts a variety of iconic entertainment, news and sports brands. They believe in bringing people, technology and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection.


We want to make a world of difference, so it matters to us that we hire differently. Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity and is proudly an equal opportunities employer.