Holly Watkins

Product Developer (Junior)

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  • LocationMitcham, United Kingdom

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

Skills

 

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

Work history

Currently

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.

2014

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.

Education

2011

English Language Literature

University of Portsmouth

Aug 2008 - Jun 2011