Production Assistant • Product development - researching ideas for products, sourcing for suppliers, developing ideas, writing product specifications. • Project management - issuing purchase orders, working closely with suppliers. Ensuring that the production of all items runs smoothly and in a timely manner from the beginning to end and identifying and resolving any issues. • Negotiating payment terms and achieving contract obligations, raising LCs. • Maintaining high standard of products through quality control of items. • Obtaining translations and proof reading labels to ensure content is correct. • Working closely with the Production manager - ensuring products are tested and meet safety requirements and goods meet delivery schedules. Administrative Assistant • Co-ordinating and monitoring imports and exports, liaising with suppliers and forwarders; and preparing shipping documents to ensure a smooth delivery of containers. • Reception duties – answering phones, dealing with post and greeting visitors. • Providing administrative support for office – raising purchase orders, sourcing quotes; resolving and chasing any issues as and when they arise. • Checking samples and photographing the goods when required. • Dealing with art submissions, liaising with artists, carrying out surveys; and sourcing and contacting potential artists.
(A paid position at SPH Magazine, Singapore’s Top magazine publisher) • Writing features, articles, regular fashion and lifestyle columns. Selecting images for articles. Styling, sourcing items and co-ordinating photo shoots. • Interviewing celebrities and industry experts. Transcribing interviews from audio files. Research for features. Reviewing life style treatments, products and restaurants. • Attending events and press conferences. Liaising with PR and relevant parties.