About Lovevery

Lovevery is a fast-growing digitally native brand co-founded by successful serial entrepreneurs and based in Boise, Idaho. Our customers are parents, and our mission is to help them feel confident they are giving their children meaningful development experiences in the critical early years of life. Taking a science-based approach, Lovevery products have won awards from Red Dot, Parents’ Choice, and NAPPA. Lovevery was named one of Fast Company's 10 most innovative education companies of 2022.

The Role

Lovevery is looking for an Associate, Product Development to join the Physical Product Development team. An Associate will support Product Development Managers (PDM) with daily tasks and in-depth interactions with cross functional teams required to bring the products from concept to reality through a fast paced, cross-functional product development cycle. Cross functional teams include Innovation, Design, Testing, Engineering, Marketing, Content Creation, Operations, and Manufacturing. This position will report directly to the Product Development Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Support Product Development Managers for the daily operations to bring new products to market
  • Work closely with overseas Sourcing and Engineering teams to track product quotes and sample deliveries
  • Keep the COGS sheet up to date with the Sourcing team for PDM
  • Project manage the creation of printed materials, working with writers, Product Team, and Creative Team to develop Play Guides and game instructions
  • Work with Quality, Compliance, Packaging Engineers, and Graphics Team to create necessary Warning and Instructions sheets and distribution packaging materials
  • Manage creation and/or acquisition of outsourced product assets such as illustrations or stock photos
  • Coordinate with Marketing Team for creating necessary marketing materials
  • Create and maintain work tickets in Asana with Creative Team
  • Be the driver for the SKU creation and replacement parts planning with cross-functional teams including Operations, Marketing, and Customer Experience
  • Create Product Description sheets for new products
  • Work closely with EU and APAC operations teams for product globalization projects
  • Coordinate with Design, Engineering, Quality and Compliance teams to ensure the products meet the global regulatory requirements
  • Manage SKU creation for international items and assist EU and APAC teams for Purchase Order creations
  • Manage translation requests and maintain the translation database
  • Facilitate Product Team meetings (i.e. Stand up etc) and be the point of contact in the absence of PDM
  • Collaborate closely with Customer Experience (CX) team to ensure the Product Encyclopedia site is up to date and provide product training to the CX team

The following attributes in a candidate are essential to succeed in this role

  • Incredible Attention to Detail — You have strong organizational skills and a keen attention to detail. You catch the mistakes that others miss.
  • Humble Hustle — You are a go-getter who makes things happen. You’re aware you don’t know everything, are willing to learn new things and have an idea/methodology to go about getting things done.
  • Collaboration and Communication — You’ll be working in a cross-functional team where strong communication and collaboration will be key to the team’s success. You are skilled at structured and complete communication, and you are comfortable articulating what needs to be done when things are ambiguous.
  • Project Management — Work ethic, responsiveness, and results orientation matter in every role at Lovevery. You are organized, reliable, and love being a part of a broader team making great things happen.

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and ideally with the experience in physical product development management
  • Experience in managing the creation of printed materials including copy, photos and illustrations is a plus
  • Interest in working with operation teams and overseas manufacturers
  • Extreme attention to, and care for, detail
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks and adjust priorities based on the circumstances
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Ability to work and remain adaptable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including negotiation and group facilitation
  • Self-motivated & self-sufficient, but also a team player
  • Professional and positive approach
  • Creative and resourceful problem solver
  • Root cause identification skills when issues arise
  • Proficiency in Office applications, especially in MS Excel and/or Google Sheet
  • Ability to quickly familiarize yourself with all Lovevery product lines, including all of the printed materials included in physical products
  • Familiarity with using Adobe Illustrator is a plus
  • Empathy and intuition for parents, caregivers, and young children

    Benefits/Perks You'll Enjoy

    • Competitive salary, benefits and stock option package
    • 3 weeks PTO in year 1 +14 paid holidays
    • Generous parental leave
    • Any equipment you need to get the job done
    • Free/discounted Lovevery products
    • Global summits in Boise to meet your colleagues IRL

    Lovevery is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in all forms. All employment decisions at Lovevery are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, marital status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.