Marketing Instincts

Import Production Manager

2 years ago(5/13/2016 3:25 PM)
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When you build your career with Marketing Instincts, you're in good company!


Clients such as Microsoft Xbox, WB, EA Games, Ubisoft, Blizzard, Sony, Samsung, MTV Networks, BET Networks, American Express, and Pepsi trust our expertise to manage everything from high-end retail products to inexpensive swag.


Marketing Instincts is the video game, tech and entertainment industries' premier supplier of the Coolest Swag, Retail and Branded Merchandise. We specialize in custom product design, development & offshore manufacturing. Our award-winning team creates the most unique, hip, swag, branded & retail merchandise. 


The Import Production Manager works with international vendors and factories in China and is responsible for the on-time, successful completion of orders and projects. Core responsibility is to source and manage the offshore/China production and importation of retail and branded merchandise orders. Partners with external vendors, Marketing Instincts Account Managers, and other creative team members to keep all orders on schedule. Collaborates with account managers and our creative team on product development and refinement.


The position is full time and works at our Temecula, California office.


  • Successful experience working with overseas factories
  • Offshore/China manufacturing experience
  • Managing production schedules
  • Quality control
  • Purchasing, buyer
  • Importing & shipping logistics
  • Experience in sourcing products in china and other countries
  • Product design, development, and refinement
  • Importing and exporting logistics and working with freight forwarders
  • Familiarity with video games, especially Xbox & Paystation games and working with video game launches strongly preferred
  • Creative, proactive troubleshooter able to quickly identify and resolve problems at all levels
  • Thrive in deadline-driven environment while remaining flexible under pressure


Experience in the following fields a plus:

  • ASI Advertising Specialties/Branded Merchandise/Promotional Products
  • Offshore manufacturing, working with international factories
  • Marketing/Media Production Traffic
  • Advertising Production
  • Account Management
  • Printing
  • Graphic Art and Design
  • Project Management
  • International Manufacturing, Importing and Exporting
  • Video Game Launches

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