Manager - Creative Direction & Design

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  31. July 2024

Are you ready to make a significant impact on Pandora's Global Product team? We are seeking a Collection Management Manager to support Creative Direction in building Pandora’s global product portfolio and fostering cross-functional collaboration. Your role will be crucial in executing the creative vision and product strategy, ensuring commercial growth. 

 

A strong creative mindset and an inherent understanding of the fashion and jewelry market are essential. You must also have a keen commercial perspective and a precise ability to ideate and identify new product opportunities incrementally, as part of the creative & design team. 

 

Key Responsibilities:


Portfolio Development:

  • Enrichment: Evolve the product portfolio by collaborating with Creative Directors and Design Leaders, generating new ideas, creating roadmaps, and exploring new opportunities.
  • Incremental newness: Develop new projects, identify commercial gaps, and gather market insights to shape storytelling.

 

Creative Collaboration:

  • Concept & Storytelling: Create compelling narratives for projects from concept to final product in collaboration with Creative Directors and Design Leaders.
  • Competitor Analysis: Provide insights on competitors, aspirational brands, and market needs based on priorities set by Creative Directors.

 

Cross-Functional Coordination:

  • Alignment: Work with Marketing and Assortment Planning teams to ensure collections align with Creative Direction goals.
  • Integration: Partner with Design Leaders to meet commercial and brand objectives. Participate in cross-functional meetings with a focus on incremental collection building.

 

Team Dynamics:

  • Culture: Help to foster a positive and collaborative team environment, enhancing interactions within the Design team.

 
Required Skills:

Soft Skills:

  • Curiosity and inquisitiveness
  • Global perspective and local insights
  • Strong knowledge of creative industry trends and strong connection with cultural evolution
  • Understanding of the luxury goods market
  • Emotional intelligence and empathy
  • Deep passion for jewelry
  • Strong understanding of design and design process

 
Hard Skills:

  • Data analysis proficiency
  • Understanding of design and development processes
  • Well versed in financial and marketing language 
  • Ability to navigate a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Effective time management and planning skills
  • Stakeholder management

 
Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Design, Fashion or Marketing.
•    3+ years of experience in a role related to design, trend analysis, concept development, or portfolio management within the creative industry.
 
Join our diverse, inclusive, and international team at our Global Office in Copenhagen. We look forward to welcoming you to Pandora!

 

Did we get your attention? 
If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of the Pandora’s future, please do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible. We encourage you to attach a CV and Cover Letter
into the application. We look forward to hearing from you! 

 

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site  - www.pandoragroup.com 

 

Icing on the cake   
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud
of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.  

 

About Pandora   
Pandora is the world's largest jewellery brand. The company designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,500 points of sale, including more than 2,500 concept stores.      

 

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 32,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED-certified facilities in Thailand. Pandora is committed to leadership in sustainability and will purchase only recycled silver and gold for crafting its jewellery by 2025 and halve greenhouse gas emissions across its value chain by 2030. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 26.5 billion (EUR 3.6 billion) in 2022.
     
Pandora’s recruitment procedures are designed to be transparent and clear for all candidates. This helps us ensure that applicants are provided with a fair and equal opportunity to demonstrate their competencies and skills by removing blocking factors, possible biases, and risks of discrimination. We encourage everyone applying to our vacancies to refrain from adding identity-related elements such as a photo, marital status and age.