Health, Beauty & Fashion Trends Coordinator (Retail Accessories)

Toronto
Job description

For the last 60 years our Toronto client has partnered with mass-market, mid-tier and independent North American retailers. The goal: to turn their private label collections into must-have wardrobe essentials. They specialize in hosiery, head wear, lounge wear, fashion accessories, and health & beauty - combining fashion-forward designs and an uncompromising commitment to quality production to help our retail partners build internationally-recognized brands that deliver strong bottom-line results.

They are currently seeking a Trends Coordinator to join the Custom Sales team.

This new position who will work closely with the Team Leaders to bring new ideas to collections and presentations. They are looking for a self-starting, positive individual who has exceptional trend and fashion knowledge.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the creation of trend mood boards for each season tailored to each client
  • Market research - assist with gathering information from social media, online publications and competitor shopping (Some travel will be required for comp shopping)
  • Assist in the curation of season assortments
  • Prep for meetings
  • Assist in the sample and packaging approval process alongside QC and packaging teams
  • Communicate with buyers regarding samples and packaging
  • Organize samples and swatches pre and post season
  • Collaborate with sourcing for new product development
  • Collaborate with design for presentations

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 3 years’ experience in trend forecasting and market research
  • Experience working with apparel, hair, health & beauty accessories is an asset
  • Familiarity with the retail landscape
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Self-motivated with excellent organization and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work under pressure

Salary: Commensurate with experience, Benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00-$55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location



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