Product Development Associate (Fashion & Home / Merchandising)

Remote / Central London (must be UK based)
Job Terms:
£30,160 - £34,798 per annum, pro rata
Start date:
Feb / March 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


The Role

Aquent is helping a household name recruit up to three Product Development Associates to join their London team.

In this flexible Product Development role, you will work closely with Fashion & Home Product Development (PD) team on PD trends.
Here are some of the things you could expect to do:

  • Review samples and designs
  • Act as the brand ambassador on all product submissions
  • Approve or reject submissions
  • Review and provide detailed comments on the concept, pre-production, and final samples
  • Ensure a smooth working approval process

To succeed, you should have a minimum of 2 years experience in Home & Fashion product development, merchandising, or manufacturing/sourcing together with good communication, organisational, and PC skills.

Other requirements include but aren't limited to, the ability:

  • To interface professionally with departments, licensees, and management
  • To acquire/work with knowledge of copyrights and trademarks for use in product approvals
  • To acquire/ work with knowledge of properties in all categories
  • To learn about art production/manufacturing processes
  • To learn about handling digital images




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


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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.