Assistant Manager, Marketing – Global Skincare

New York, NY
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Robin Legator

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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. 

Position Requirements:
 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