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What we're looking for

We’re looking for a Senior QC/QA Compliance Specialist with minimum 3 years’ experience in children’s products to join our team in our Toronto office.

Reporting to the Product Development Manager, as QC/QA Compliance Specialist, you will be responsible for the compliance of the company’s products, specifically children’s Softline goods. You will be the main point of contact for all compliance issues, testing QA and QC issues. You will be in charge of creating and maintain testing protocols, as well as maintain the company’s database for all compliance, testing and QA/QC information.

You will also be responsible for coordinating production schedules, and facilitating communications between manufacturing partners and sales, operations departments. You will also be required to keep all testing requirements up to date, and ensure all testing, audits and inspections from factories are carried out in a timely manner to maintain company’s production timelines and deliveries.

Product Testing and Compliance:

– Research and interpretation of regulations pertaining to all markets where Pehr product is offered for sale including, but not limited to, the US, Canada, and Europe.

– Set up and implement test protocols and provide regulatory input on projects and new business initiatives, ensuring compliance guidance is understood by all team members involved.

– Communicate/consult with team and factories on material/chemical compliance and reporting issues, making recommendations when necessary to address concerns.

– Provide expert knowledge and ongoing support to other associated departments on labelling requirements, CPSIA regulations, customer inquiries, wholesale client requests.

– Review and analyze test reports and maintain test report/compliance database.

– Liaise with other support departments (Product development, Fulfillment, Operations and Logistics) to establish and maintain effective procedures to improve and achieve targeted service level for all product categories.

– Establish supplier base compliance and ensure all audits and inspections are up-to-date and valid. Collating and analyzing performance charts, audits and data against defined parameters to ensure suppliers meet commercial, ethical, and quality requirements.

– Review factory production in-line inspections and audit reports before shipments are released.

– Manage and control departmental expenditures within agreed budgets for testing and establish methods to lower testing costs.

– Collaborate with Director of Product Development and Design to define and clarify quality and safety requirements and control plans.

QC/QA and safety:

– Oversee product quality feedback from customers

– Implement, maintain and improve the QC/QA system, method and procedure.

– Monitor, analyze and report on quality management. Report gaps and propose corrective actions.

– Review product for potential compliance concerns, consult with designers, product developers, merchants,and factories on product safety concerns in design and sampling stages.

– Create and provide training for cross-functional partners on quality, safety and testing topics.

Fulfillment/Operations:

– Manage and collect existing and new Vendor Compliance requirements and ensure Pehr and Exclusive programs meet these standards.

– Develop and maintain packing standards with all suppliers.

– Develop approval process for production goods prior to shipping from suppliers.

Qualifications/Experience/Skills

– Bachelor’s degree with focus in apparel, engineering, or other industry related field.

– Minimum 3 years experience in QC/QA, compliance and consumer product testing and analysis in a broad range of categories; apparel and/or children’s products experience is a must.

– Experience creating processes and procedures, and collaborating with vendors, testing laboratories and third party sourcing agents.

– High level of knowledge in Children’s Softline goods in areas of product performance, quality assurance,regulatory compliance, product testing techniques and processes.

– Deep understanding of today’s key global compliance requirements, children’s product regulations, and safety compliance issues.

– Experience implementing and addressing regulatory requirements in a supplier quality or new product development environment.

– Must have working knowledge of standard test methodology – AATCC, ASTM, ISO etc...

– Must have working knowledge and ability to provide guidance on global regulatory programs such as: CPSC CPSIA, FHSA, FFA, ASTM F963 Toy regulations, Health Canada – CCPSA, EU Consumer Safety Directives / REACH, California Prop 65 and other state regulations such as Washington Childrens Safe Product Act., CPC and GCC creation and issuance.

– Highly organized; able to manage several competing request and prioritize accordingly.

– Strong leadership skills with the ability to build strong cross-functional relationships

– Organizing, planning, time management and problem-solving skills.

– Able to manage complex scientific information.

– Superior written and verbal communication skills with both internal and external parties.

– Willing to travel domestically and internationally (US, India etc...)

– Technically strong in product engineering & quality standards.

– Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and adapt to change.

– Experience in apparel testing, working with outside labs, such as CTL, Intertek, and BV, for domestic and international testing.

– Knowledge of garment construction, textiles, fabrics, and technical packs.

– Understanding of printing and packing in a production setting.

– Familiar with pantone colors regarding screen printing and having an attention to detail.

– Passionate about delivering great product and value to our customers.

– Computer skills required: Excel, Word, Outlook Email. Reporting metrics and database experience preferred. Good statistical and numerical ability.

About Us

Pehr is an internationally recognized Lifestyle Brand. Our Team is based in Toronto and leads all design, development and marketing of the collections. Meticulous attention to detail, brand consistency and clarity are intricately woven throughout our daily actions. All Pehr products are carefully and ethically manufactured in India. The brand is currently sold in over 1,000 retailers worldwide and through our own and E-commerce website, pehrdesigns.com. Our culture thrives on passion and rewards hard work and loyalty. We look for articulate, innovative and bright people who are able to wear many hats, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are eager to learn.

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What we're looking for

We’re looking for a DESIGN INTERN (product, textile & surface) to join our team in our Toronto office. In this developing role, you will be able to wear many hats, and will have exposure to all aspects of the organization.

Reporting to our Director of Product Development, this Design Intern will assist with delivery of brand relevant, modern and sophisticated designs and technical specifications on a variety of home, lifestyle and children’s products and be involved with the execution of our social media, web presence. We are a looking for an intern interested in textiles and working in the retail industry. The ideal candidate is someone who takes initiative, is reliable, dedicated and detailed oriented. This person should have strong conceptual, design and technical skills. Knowledge and experience with fabrics and soft goods is a plus.

What you'll be doing 

- Create and design for new products, patterns and packaging


- Create detailed 2D illustrations to communicate with Sales, Marketing and Sourcing teams


- Research collection trends, themes, and concepts to develop and demonstrate a clear perspective for the brand/product.


- Assist with specific marketing initiatives including prepping and attending product photoshoots, retouching and resizing imagery


- Collaborate and participate in brainstorming sessions of new product ideas


- Organize and manage all samples Qualifications


- Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Specifically Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign)


- Creative thinker passionate about product, surface/package design and development


- Ability to sketch, illustrate and communicate visual ideas

- Team player outlook with the skill set to handle multiple projects


- Strong organizational and communication skills


- Able to work under pressure to execute projects in short timelines


- Product, package or fashion design experience is a plus


- Must have a laptop with Microsoft Office

About Us

Pehr is an internationally recognized Lifestyle Brand. Our Team is based in Toronto and leads all design, development and marketing of the collections. Meticulous attention to detail, brand consistency and clarity are intricately woven throughout our daily
actions. All Pehr products are carefully and ethically manufactured in India. The brand is currently sold in over 1,000 retailers worldwide and through our own and E-commerce website, shoppehr.com. Our culture thrives on passion and rewards hard work and loyalty. We look for articulate, innovative and bright people who are able to wear many hats, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are eager to learn.

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What we're looking for

We’re looking for a full-time MARKETING INTERN to join our team in our Toronto office. In this developing role, you will be able to wear many hats, and will have exposure to all aspects of the organization: e-commerce, wholesale, product development and operations.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Intern will assist with delivery of various marketing initiatives for a variety of home, lifestyle and children’s products and be involved with the maintenance of our social media and web presence.

We are a looking for an intern interested in gaining exposure to the marketing and retail space. The ideal candidate is someone who takes initiative, is reliable, dedicated and detailed oriented.

What you'll be doing: 

- Support the development and execution of the brand’s marketing and communications plans including advertising, social & digital media campaigns, print collateral and overall brand communication pieces.

- Work closely with the Director of Marketing and the Art Director to help execute and maintain creative components on our e-commerce portal, including CRM newsletters, promotional creative updates, customer requests etc.

- Monitor, review and compile the analytics from all social marketing components including Instagram, Ad Roll, Ad Words, Facebook etc. 

- Participate in all aspects of our photoshoots – prepping inventory, sourcing styling components and maintaining final photoshoot imagery.

- Working with the Brand Manager, upload images and update product information on wholesale and vendor portals.

- Compiling research and information for various projects when requested.

Qualifications: 

- Recent graduate or currently completing a university or college program in Digital Marketing or Marketing.

- Digital marketing education and hands on experience is mandatory.

- Knowledge of Shopify, social media remarketing and paid ads, email marketing, Banner Advertising, SEO and Google Adwords is mandatory.

- Results and detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.A proactive creative thinker who can generate new ideas/solutions to meet internal and external requirements.

- Have strong interpersonal skills with exceptional verbal communication skills.

- Fast learner, and must be comfortable working within a dynamic, challenging environment.

- Strong computer proficiency (Word, Excel).

About Us

Pehr is an internationally recognized Lifestyle Brand. Our Team is based in Toronto and leads all design, development and marketing of the collections. Meticulous attention to detail, brand consistency and clarity are intricately woven throughout our daily
actions. All Pehr products are carefully and ethically manufactured in India. The brand is currently sold in over 1,000 retailers worldwide and through our own and E-commerce website, shoppehr.com. Our culture thrives on passion and rewards hard work and loyalty. We look for articulate, innovative and bright people who are able to wear many hats, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are eager to learn.

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What we're looking for

We’re looking for a permanent Brand & Partnerships Manager with 5 years’ experience to join our team in the Toronto office. This role will implement the strategy and execution of Pehr’s brand marketing and social media efforts across owned channels and within integrated campaigns and partnerships with the goal of driving brand equity, awareness and sales.

Who you are:

You understand the Pehr aesthetic and you make sure that all content is in line with the Pehr vision. You excel at project management, are a self-starter and are detail obsessed. You are a content creator; always looking for ways to leverage UGC and in-house photography. No job is too small and big challenges excite you. You thrive in a start-up environment and bring enthusiasm and a can-do attitude to all that you do.

What you’ll be doing:

Social Media:

Establish and own a comprehensive social vision and voice across all channels. Create, maintain and execute a strategically driven content calendar across all social media platforms. Create and collaborate with like minded brands on giveaways to grow the Pehr following. Respond and engage with Pehr’s online community. Develop social KPIs and report on weekly, monthly, and quarterly insights and analytics.

Partnerships:

Seek, conceptualize and execute mutually beneficial marketing partnerships with new brands and existing wholesale partners that broaden Pehr’s reach and deepen awareness. Grow, manage and curate network of influencers and brand ambassadors. Send product, track and leverage relevant brand mentions, conversations and UGC.

Photography:

Lead on-figure and off-figure photoshoots for lifestyle and e-commerce from start to finish including ideating with co-founders, sourcing props, styling and project managing all details leading to it and day of. Support with team imagery requests and image bank management.

Copywriting:

Ensure brand and tone is consistent across website and all marketing collateral. Copywrite for marketing materials including emails and wholesale catalogues.

Programming:

Program pop-ups and workshops internally and externally to build brand, grow customer base and generate revenue in our showroom space. Leverage real life content digitally.

 

Qualifications

Must have 5 years’ experience in the digital communication space with extensive knowledge of social media platforms (lifestyle brand experience a plus) University degree in Communications, Marketing, Business or equivalent Proven track record of executing large social media campaigns across various platforms and producing photoshoots Ability to analyze data and summarize stories and insights Independent and organized with strong project management skills Excellent writing skills with ability to create editorial content in real time Ability to prioritize, manage deadlines, and make decisions under pressure Comfortable in a team-oriented environment Detail obsessed.

 

About Us

Pehr is an internationally recognized Lifestyle Brand. Our Team is based in Toronto and leads all design, development and marketing of the collections. Meticulous attention to detail, brand consistency and clarity are intricately woven throughout our daily actions. All Pehr products are carefully and ethically manufactured in India. The brand is currently sold in over 1,000 retailers worldwide and through our own and E-commerce website, shoppehr.com. Our culture thrives on passion and rewards hard work and loyalty. We look for articulate, innovative and bright people who are able to wear many hats, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are eager to learn.

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What we're looking for

Pehr is seeking an Ecommerce/Digital Marketing Director to lead strategy and solve intellectual, technical, and user experience challenges that create business impact. You'll create a shared vision and be the communicator who can get all stakeholders on board to deliver results. This is a highly collaborative role in which you'll partner on cross-functional initiatives with product management, operations and buying teams among others. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be a core member of the Pehr team at the fastest growing Children’s lifestyle brand in North America, known for its quality, design focus and growth-oriented vision.  If you're passionate about customer experience, innovation, and driving growth, we'd love to talk with you!

Responsibilities

Manage ROI-based strategy & planning ensure that revenue, margin, customer satisfaction, and other key performance indicators and objectives are met.

Drive innovation & collaborate with product management and other key stakeholders to meet customer needs and support your vision for a best in class approach.

Work closely with Buying to understand business priorities, market trends and to communicate status updates on projects and initiatives.

Leverage all customer data to understand and report on performance and identify opportunities, including gathering competitive intelligence.

Manage and work closely with agencies and internal teams to devise key strategies for acquisition channels, supporting website and multichannel objectives.

Drive and initiate online projects and site enhancements working closely with development and design to improve online customer journey, customer service and conversion rates.

Monitoring web analytics to identify areas for improvement / concern across the site and traffic sources.

Oversee daily, weekly and seasonal content updates of the website.

Ensure all messaging is aligned with marketing and promotional calendars.

Develop and implement strategic digital initiatives. Work closely with internal staff and agencies to drive the PPC, Affiliates, Remarketing and Display campaigns

Know the product selection and make sure that merchandising for items on our site exceeds that of other sellers

Oversee the end-to-end vision and design of the ecommerce experience, ensuring that customer needs are met with engaging, intuitive experiences and functionality.

Own all search engine optimization activities, driving competitive advantage.

Qualifications

BS or BA degree.

MBA or equivalent experience.

6+ years of relevant experience or equivalent track record in field.

Expertise working in a customer-focused e-commerce environment.

Technical background, or aptitude in picking up and understanding new technologies.

Strong analytical and data analysis skills.

Proven ability to solve difficult problems that span customer facing, strategy, and operations.

Previous direct management experience.

Strong understanding of ecommerce funnel flows and interactions, including understanding of impacts of digital marketing channel mix and activities.

An entrepreneurial spirit and drive with the ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic organizational skills.

About Us

Pehr is an internationally recognized Lifestyle Brand. Our Team is based in Toronto and leads all design, development and marketing of the collections. Meticulous attention to detail, brand consistency and clarity are intricately woven throughout our daily actions. All Pehr products are carefully and ethically manufactured in India. The brand is currently sold in over 1,000 retailers worldwide and through our own and E-commerce website, shoppehr.com. Our culture thrives on passion and rewards hard work and loyalty. We look for articulate, innovative and bright people who are able to wear many hats, have an entrepreneurial spirit and are eager to learn.

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