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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    IT
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    Marketing and PR
    Media
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      October 28,2020
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    Sample Coordinator

    The Team

    Fitting within the wider Marketing and Communications group, PVH STUDIOS (PVHS) produces over150,000 image assets each year for both Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein, primarily for the brands’ global Ecommerce websites. From its new state-of-the-art 23,500 sq. ft. facility in Amsterdam, PVHS strives to blend operational excellence with creative elevation to ensure best-in-class digital fashion consumer experiences, every day. With 9 fully-equipped Ecommerce bays running on the latest tech, 2 Editorial Studios with drive-in capacity, a Still Life Studio, Equipment Room, Sample Management area, cafe with full menu, kitchen, offices, meeting rooms and chill-out spaces (oh…and a jump-up sound system) - it is truly one-of-a-kind.


    The Position

    Reporting in to the Operations Manager, the Coordinator, Samples and Operations oversees a high volume workflow of samples within the studio for all our products photography. In this role you will build strong relationships with multiple business partners to successfully source, track and return samples ensuring a smooth production. You will be responsible for all the logistics and management of our samples throughout each stage of the shooting process. Working closely with in-house creative and production teams as well as freelancers and external vendors, you will efficiently deliver thousands of still-life and on-model digital product assets every season. The role requires excellent organizational skills and a problem-solver mindset and plays a key role balancing operational AND creative considerations. You will be comfortable working under pressure and flexible to accommodate any change in planning. In terms of behavior, the Samples & Operations Coordinator adeptly navigates ambiguity and remains calm and pragmatic when direction unavoidably changes. In this position you will role-model the PVH Studios’ HOW WE ACT principles.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Overseeing the flow of product and virtual assets through all stages of the studio workflow
    • Source, track and return products samples to and from multiples sources
    • Organize and maintain the sample set to maximize space
    • Lead a team and effectively assign priority according to planning
    • Create and maintain our seasonal database in our Photo Management System
    • Support creative team with products preparation and troubleshooting any sample issue
    • Work with production teams on short and long-term planning of incoming product samples to maximize bay utilisation and studio cycle time
    • Deliver status updates of seasonal shooting and studio reporting
    • Responsible for internal and external ad-hoc sample requests and returns
    • Improves execution of standard processes
    • Create and maintain training materials for new hire
    • Liaise with stakeholders and peers to communicate shooting status

    The Ideal Candidate
    • At least 2 years’ experience working in a high-volume commercial studio, or fulfilment center in an operational management capacity
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent communication and time management skills
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast pace environment
    • Flexible team-player who also works well independently
    • Proactive and quick learner with a positive attitude towards his/her work
    • Deep understanding of Microsoft Office especially Excel to include formulas, pivot tables, V-lookups.
    • Hunger to drive automation and standardize workflows
    • Strong sense of urgency
    • You are a go-getter person and you are not afraid to take ownership

    What You Can Expect From Us
    • A beautiful state-of-the-art Campus, complete with our very own People's Place Gym and People's Place Cafe's
    • A company culture that fosters development, offering training and learning opportunities through our very own PVH University
    • An international environment which respects diversity, equality, and individuality
    • A smart work program that empowers our associates to work at their preferred location within a flexible schedule
    • A chance to unwind with weekly social activities

    PVH Europe and our brands, TOMMY HILFIGER and CALVIN KLEIN, are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community of associates with a strong sense of belonging. We believe we are bettered by all forms of diversity, and take pride in working with top talent from every walk of life and corner of the world. In the spirit of inclusivity, qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ethnicity, ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, nationality, race, religion or sexual orientation.


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    Job Reference: EUHQ00138
     
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