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Production Coordinator

Product & Operations | Mountain View, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We're backed by leading investors and were named one of the "20 Startups to Watch" by Business Insider and "Hottest Companies in Silicon Valley" by Lead411. Our office is located in Mountain View, CA within walking distance from Caltrain.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the review and ordering process for products in the eCommerce Store, as well as subscription line re-orders

  • Work closely with the Product Design, Editorial, and Graphic Design on all proofing and approval processes

  • Interact with domestic and overseas vendors to execute sampling process, while ensuring that quality and margin targets are hit, and delivery dates are on track

  • Track and manage final graphic art files, dieline files, and collateral files

Required Qualifications:

As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.

  • Communication skills. Exceptional communication skills with vendors and team members; friendly and pleasant demeanor over email and phone.

  • Hands-on, "get things done" mentality. Eager and able to solve challenges and tackle opportunities. Identifies potential issues and hurdles and develops ways to get around them. Adapt to quickly figure out a way to get things done and to assume new responsibilities as needed. Excellent organizational, analytical, and multi-tasking skills are musts.

  • Detail-oriented. We move quickly, but we bring care and thoughtfulness to everything we do. We care deeply about the details.

  • Resourceful. You see a project from idea stage through successful completion - and whatever it takes to make it a success, and your job will be fast-paced. Hurdles are inevitable, but you take it upon yourself to take ownership, assess options and get something done.

  • More about you: You're positive, motivated, dynamic, thoughtful, analytical, creative, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial with excellent judgement.

Desired Experience:

  • BA/BS required

  • Experience managing projects, calendars, product development process or logistics all a plus

  • Excellent English writing skills, ability to communicate succinctly

If you’re passionate about creating and driving a business that produces innovative, delightful, and enriching products for kids, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply by submitting a resume and cover letter telling us why you're interested in KiwiCo and what you think you'd bring to this specific position and our team.