Holly Watkins

Product Developer (Junior)


About me

With 3 years experience within the FMCG sector, I am familiar across areas such as retail, brand, licensing, product development and packaging development. I am highly motivated and am keen to take on new challenges and develop my skills in product development and licensing across categories. in a creative and dynamic environment


  • Account Co-ordinator
  • Account Manager
  • Administration
  • Brand Management
  • Marketing
  • Problem Solving
  • Product Development
  • Relationship Management
  • Licensing Industry

Work history


Account Manager

VCG Kestrel

Aug 2014
  • Account Manager for a Graphics & Repro company based at Marks & Spencer, overseeing the artwork process for food packaging within the Confectionery category.


Implementation Co-ordinator

Kinnerton Confectionery Ltd

Nov 2012 - Aug 2014
  • • Liaising with licensors (including Disney, Nickelodeon, Hit Entertainment, Entertainment One, Sanrio, Warner Bros & Hasbro) to develop characterised kids confectionery products both seasonally and AYR; guiding the development of a new product from concept stage, through design to production. This included licensor approvals of all components such a packaging as well as novelty items sold with confectionery, and covered both our UK submissions as well as those for our sister company Zetar France. • Working closely with the Implementation/Product Development Manager and Marketing Director to provide creative support, and manage relationships both internally between departments and with external parties.



English Language Literature

University of Portsmouth

Aug 2008 - Jun 2011