Assistant Project Manager

Our client is looking for an experienced Assistant Project Manager for a well- known apparel company in Baltimore, MD.  

Pay Rate: $17.00-18.00/hr

Contract: 6/10/2019- 10/19/2019 (temp-to-hire)

SUMMARY:

The company was founded on a product that differentiated from the rest of the performance brands. As a part of the product and merchandising team, we have the ability to solve athlete needs and help make all athletes better through innovation and design.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES :

Work in a dynamic environment, collaborating w/ your teammates ¿ each day is different!

Report to and train under a seasoned product team member

Help the Project Manager to outline and manage seasonal business plans to include category growth opportunity based on product range (styles/skus), price positioning, channel distribution, delivery launch and flow through

Work closely w/ your Project Manager to understand how to creatively drive your business by building profitable, market right, consumer right product that is inline w/ department and company financial targets

Have detailed knowledge of the product in your category keeping record of fabric, trims, fit, costing and approval timelines pertaining to each style

Understand and regularly utilize sales plans and selling reports to interpret style information that is relevant to your categories

Be fluent with our systems, and relied on to maintain updated style information in our database

Establish and grow relationships w/ your counterparts in Product, Design, Sourcing, Fabric and Development teams as you work w/ the Project Manager.

Be relied on to be most informed about the consumer and sport, with a substantial amount of time dedicated to consumer research and insight information

Be in touch w/ your consumer and the competitive market landscape traveling to research both

Work closely w/ the Project Manager, Marketing and Sales Groups to learn how to best represent your product offering and the brand in account doors and elsewhere through creative and relevant story telling

Assist in product category presentations internally and externally

Support the Project Manager by being pro-active and instrumental day in, day out as the team plans current seasons assortment and identifies future seasonal opportunities

Have the opportunity to grow professionally with your team and business

Develop a system of tracking and organization for in season prototype samples and SMS samples

Assist Team wear with Uniform Builder and Customization project related work

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to prioritize and execute across categories and functions

Clear, concise, professional and organized written and oral communication skills as this role will have ongoing interaction with multiple points of contact

Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; experience in excel and PPT

Experience within product management systems or digital merchandising tools is a plus

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Associates degree

1.5 + years as an assistant buyer and/or product building/merchandising experience in apparel

Outstanding organizational and communication skills

Strong presentation skills - the ability to present/sell in to all levels of the organization  

A balance of analytical and creative skills to be an effective planner and problem solver

An understanding for retail math and floor plan execution

Passion, an open mind and an enthusiastic appreciation for athletics!

 

Why Kelly®?

At Kelly Services®, we work with the best. Our clients include 97 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect with Kelly.

About Kelly Services®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. 

*Please note this position is not being recruited by your local branch but by the National team. Please send your resume directly to natalie.wright@kellyservices.com for immediate consideration.*

Why Kelly®?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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