AWESOME BRAND MANAGEMENT ROLE -- GREAT GROWTH OPPORTUNITY
Assistant Manager, Marketing – Global Skincare
Contribute to the development of category and product strategies.
Lead new product development team meetings and keep minutes.
Collaborate in new product ideation and brainstorming, including creative packaging input.
Analyze new product feasibility (size of opportunity, target audience, forecasting, pricing, return on investment, competitive review).
Develop new product positioning statements and write new product concepts.
Participate in all aspects of new product launch including management of cost of goods sold.
Proof and approve all artwork relating to new and existing product packaging.
Contribute to the development and execution of brand advertising in television, print, and digital.
Generate, present, and apply insights from monthly business analysis (category, competitor, customer).
Uncover category, competitive, and consumer insights and recommend appropriate course of action.
Maintain and monitor project timelines and follow up with cross-functional team members on an ongoing basis.
Be involved in research initiatives and brand/category team meetings.
Assist Brand Managers with production budgets.
Work with US Marketing team to ensure category specific products are represented appropriately at the wall.
Contribute to and execute the Category Strategy, 3 year and annual plan.
Champion and implement improvements for product life-cycle management on brand sub-category.
Develop and execute new product ideation and development.
Works on all aspects of the commercialization process, including the stage/gate process.
Leadership and initiative
Strong strategic, analytical, and problem solving skills
Ability to conceptualize ideas, summarize research studies, write copy, and complete a business review.
Ability to work collaboratively across functions, work independently, and take initiative when appropriate.
Creative thinking and flexibility – ability to multitask and handle pressure in a fast paced environment.
Time management skills and ability to prioritize projects as necessary.
Good verbal and written communication skills
Some experience with Nielsen, Excel, PowerPoint.
Knowledge of administration and project management skills.
1 ½ - 3 years relevant work experience in Marketing or Brand Management
Experience in skincare and/or beauty and/or personal care categories a plus