Practical Publishing International Ltd, the UK’s leading specialist craft media group, is looking for an enthusiastic and creative hands on crafter to join the team.
Are you passionate about crafts and have more ideas than you know what to do with? Are you incredibly organised and excellent at project managing, with superb attention to detail?
Do you want to work for a company with fantastic opportunities that will see your craft ideas brought to life and sold globally on-line and in supermarkets nationwide??
If so, then look no further as this is the job for you!!!
ABOUT THE COMPANY
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Craft Product Co-ordinator to join our highly skilled product design team based in our Stockport Office.
The business is a market leading international media group specialising in hobbyist markets serving publications, e-commerce, websites, subscription kits and products to its growing audience. This rapidly growing and innovative business is poised for further growth and as a result is seeking a dynamic person who is obsessed with crafting, bursting with new ideas and enthusiasm and who thrives off working in a busy environment.
ABOUT THE JOB
As a Craft Product Co-coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the Head of Product and will be tasked with ensuring the timely delivery of a wide range of high quality innovative craft products. This will be from concept, to briefing and liaising with designers and purchasing, through to manufacture, quality control, testing and product delivery.
With that in mind the ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
- You must be an experienced and hands on hobbyist crafter with experience of die-cutting and stamping techniques. Fabric and yarn craft knowledge would also be beneficial
- High level of competency in Microsoft packages, in particular Excel and Word
- Extremely well organised and great attention to detail
- Good understanding of the internet, such as Pinterest
- Multi-tasking and meeting deadlines in a fast paced office environment
- Ability to use own initiative to problem solve
- Adaptable to changing priorities
- Positive “can do” attitude
Experience of working in the Craft industry would be an advantage but is not essential, this job is suited to somebody who has experience of working in a fast paced working environment, who is extremely organised, and competent in Microsoft Office Excel and Word and of course an experienced crafter!
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Permanent and full time
Monday – Thursday 9.00am to 5.30pm AND Friday 9.00am – 4.00pm.
Salary: £Attractive DOE
This is an office based job located in our Stockport office and therefore all candidates will need to live within a commutable distance.
20 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays, plus Christmas closure, free car park (Rota basis), cycle to work scheme, free refreshments, modern offices, company social events, and flexible work patterns and auto enrolment company pension.
Please send your CV with a covering letter plus relevant examples of cards/projects you have made or a link to your on-line portfolio and ensuring that you detail how you meet the essential criteria outlined on the job description and person specification which can be found linked at the bottom of this post.
Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org using reference CRAFT2
CLOSING DATE IS 21 Sept 2019
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