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Freelance Associate Manager, Trim

New York, NY 10022

Posted: 08/07/2018 Job Category: Design Job Number: 99228

Job Title: Freelance Associate Manager, Trim

Location: New York, NY

Start: ASAP

End: on-going



  • Partner with design team to develop and manage trim
  • Attend and manage Design hand-off meeting; ensure accurate design development information is communicated and execute throughout development stages.
  • Adhere to and manage trim corporate calendars for each brand.
  • Partner with trim suppliers on development; follow through development and manage status of development.
  • Work with vendors to present solutions to trim related issue.
  • Manage negotiations with vendors for pricing and ensure high quality partnership with vendors.
  • Organize and maintain trim library.
  • Drive effective and efficient communication with internal and external customers
  • Manage the team’s History notes to trim suppliers, sending of trim cards, standard reference and colour swatches for developments.
  • Responsible for maintenance of accurate tracking trim development chart, lead-time, price, OTB dates and trim submit dates.
  • Manage uploading of trim information to PLM IDs with accuracy.
  • Maintain and update seasonal trim cost saving chart, vendor’s sales volume.
  • Liaise with supervisor(s) on special projects or set trim presentation boards.
  • Work closely with supervisor and trim suppliers to gain trim product knowledge and functions.
  • Handle administrative duties i.e filing, archiving and consolidating of trims history, manage and track daily packages


  • College Degree
  • 2 years of work experience with a focus on basic trim knowledge, trim types, finishing, apparel construction and good colour sense.
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent organizational skills
  • Strong detail orientated
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to build constructive relationships
  • Strong follow up skills
  • Strong result orientated personality
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Well-developed computer skills/system orientation

Demonstrated Ability to:

  • Foster open communication
  • Build relationship
  • Execute efficiently
  • Meet customer needs

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