Aquent's Fortune500 client in Woonsocket, RI is looking for a Category Manager focused on Beauty for a 12 month assignment (40/hrs 5 days, onsite) with strong potential to extend beyond.
Overview: As a Beauty Service Category Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the broader Beauty Service team with reporting, communication, and training tools for the Beauty Consultant program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Create and maintain various reports utilizing internal applications to analyze sales data across the Beauty Service program • Provide weekly and monthly sales and staffing reports to field • Help manage and maintain beauty budget and master store list • Own and manage creation and distribution of monthly beauty box and other beauty programs • Submit invoices, SAF entries and payroll submissions for field Beauty Consultants • Create and distribute monthly Beauty Service Newsletter • Coordinate monthly National Conference Call and Agenda • Manage Beauty Service Hotline • Support 3rd party vendor relationships through coordinating meetings, trainings, conference calls and annual Trade Shows • Partner with 3rd party vendors to help identify appropriate product trainings and materials for the field • Partner with various internal departments including but not limited to Store Operations, Finance, Compensation, HR Shared Services, IS, Legal, Talent Management and Labor Relations.
Experience Prior experience in analytics, strong communication skills, verbal and written, are a requirement.
Business or Financial degree (Bachelor’s) a minimum