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Product Development Coordinator  


The closing date of this requisition is December 10. We will be conducting first round interviews within two weeks after the closing date of this posiiton. It may take several weeks to get through the first round of interviews. We appreciate your patience.

We're looking for a Product Development Coordinator to join our team at Tableau. This position is responsible for the operational tasks within the Product Development Department of Tableau and will ensure the product development process moves successfully from inception to development and execution, ultimately ensuring a successful and effecient product launch. If you have office experience AND you have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and a sense of urgency in tasks, then this might be a great fit for you. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and monitors an organized system for sample requests, follow up, and vendor quotes.
  • Requests, tracks, and follows up on sample requests and revisions based on deadlines set.
  • Responsible for all packets going out and incoming samples. Will notify and confirm with vendors when items are sent and when product/samples come in.
  • Populates product development information into the Cost Document to be handed over to Operations as per our necessary deadlines.
  • Approves final “keep” samples – labels and hands over to Quality Control.
  • Approves and follows up on all retail packaging counter samples to ensure that vendor is clear on what is needed and that approvals are sent to vendors prior to production.
  • Orders, tracks, and works with vendors to request and approve photography samples.
  • Coordinates with warehouse team to ensure correct samples are pulled and packed for showrooms and photo shoots.
  • Preps and assists as needed for Photo Shoots.
  • Monitors and orders supplies needed for product development.
  • Coordinates with Art Houses/Art Director regarding licensed art to ensure all licensing. information is current and correct for contracts.
  • Keeps sample areas and shelves neat and organized.


Product Development Coordination:

  • Executes best practices to optimize product development processes.
  • Coordinates with management in the execution of critical decisions based on proper product development.
  • Coordinates overall product development activities with Operations and Marketing teams.
  • Aids in the research and development projects for new product development for the organization.
  • Collaborates in the effort to ensure that products enter the market successfully.


Communication with Suppliers/Vendors:

  • Tracks development with suppliers/vendors and updates team as needed.
  • Coordinates with Marketing to have necessary product samples ready and available for photo shoots.
  • Creates a system for product approval and communicate with suppliers/vendors as necessary to keep product production moving and fluid.


Project Flow and Consistency:

  • Maintain consistency and accuracy of information flow between development and the suppliers.
  • Streamline product development efforts.
  • Provide accurate status updates to management on a consistent basis.
  • Ensure accurate information is updated and current within Cost Document at all times.


What Is Convivial Brands?

Convivial Brands started 34 years ago with one brand - Design Design - that strived to create connections and moments with people through greeting cards. Since then, we have grown and expanded to five brands - Design Design, Verdant Graphics, Style Life, The High Five GR, and Tableau. We now offer a wide range of social expression products from greeting cards, gift wrapping/packaging, journals and notebooks to high end home entertaining and home decor products, printing services, and event planning and venue. 


At Convivial, we're passionate about empowered people, and we use a culture of accountability to empower our employees. We offer competitive pay and benefits, and work hard to provide our employees with opportunities for growth and advancement. Everything we do at Convivial Brands is centered around our mission to "Make Life Better" - not just for our customers and clients, but for our employees, as well, because they are the true drivers of our mission. 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Product Development Coordinator  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location Convivial Brands Corporate Headquarters  
EOE Statement It is our policy to offer equal opportunity to all, based upon individual merit and without
regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status,
height, weight, genetic information (regarding employee or family), family medical history,
Vietnam Era Veterans Status or physical or mental disability (provided that the disability -
with or without a reasonable accommodation - would not interfere with your ability to
perform the essential functions of the position applied for or constitute a safety hazard), to the
extent required by law.

We do not condone harassment relating to a person's race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, age, or physical or mental disability. We
prohibit the use, distribution, sale, or possession of drugs, and controlled substances while at
work. We prohibit reporting to work under the influence of alcoholic beverages, drugs, or
controlled substances.

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to the following: (1) you voluntarily agree to submit your Application and the information you
provided in it electronically; and (2) your electronic signature is your own.  

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