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Sundial / Unilever

eCommerce Media and Content Lead

Englewood Cliffs, NJ

As the eCommerce Media & Content Lead for Sundial and Unilever brands, you’ll help lead and shape the thinking around how to drive the core business and innovate to grow eCommerce performance. You will be a part of the Digital Commerce team for Beauty & Personal Care and will help to take the eCommerce Consumer experience to new heights.

 

  • Lead, in partnership with brands and a creative agency, the development of enhanced brand content (e.g., A+, Web Collage)

  • Build an unparalleled shopping experience and optimize digital shelf presence and brand performance by leveraging analytic tools and techniques to understand content performance

  • Work with internal pure play and omnichannel teams to build the promotion strategy, activation calendar and optimization sessions across their respective channels

  • Create a robust SEO strategy for product detail pages, including a roadmap of initiatives to drive growth

  • Lead the media briefing and investment process for pure play and omnichannel teams

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field; Master’s degree preferred

  • At least 5-7 years of experience across the eCommerce landscape is highly preferred

  • Strong business and analytical acumen

  • Ability to lead a cross functional team to deliver complex global eCommerce projects

  • Proven track record in optimizing Direct-To-Consumer websites and Amazon to maximize conversion

 

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UNILEVER

Customer Business Manager

MultiCultural Hair Care

Rogers, AR (USA)

Customer Development (CD) is what we call our Sales organization at Unilever. CD works closely with customers to create and implement joint business plans that deliver value for the customer and company.  CD leaders pioneer new products, build categories, and deploy best-in-class retail and shopper capabilities.

The Customer Business Manager (CBM) develops sustained business relationships and drives profitable sales volume for Unilever Multicultural Hair Care at Walmart. The CBM will exceed sales and share goals while improving return on holistic customer investment, in line with joint business plan targets and customer and brand strategies.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Undergraduate degree is required

  • 7+ years’ Customer Business Manager experience required; Account Management/Customer management experience within CPG a must.

  • Walmart or Mass channel experience is a plus.

  • Trade Marketing and Category Management experience is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of omni-channel capabilities and eCommerce capabilities

  • Working knowledge of Nielsen, AMPS and Customer POS Data is strongly desired

  • Must be skilled in verbal and written communications

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LVMH / Fresh Beauty

Vice President, Creative Operations & Production

New York, NY(USA)

The Vice President, Creative Studio Operations and Production Management for fresh Global Headquarters, will be responsible for the overall management and supervision of the Creative Studio's operations, budgeting, end to end project management, production, resource coordination and team management.  Possessing a strong creative operations and production background, the Vice President, Creative Studio Operations & Production Management, will partner with the Fresh Artistic Director to execute the creative vision.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong creative operations and production background required

  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Studio Operations, Creative Operations, Photo Production, Marketing Operations in an ad agency, design studio, production company, or related field

  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent required, preferably in Graphic Design/Marketing

  • Knowledge of graphics programs

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage large creative team (20+) and ability to navigate cross functional teams

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CURiO BRANDS

BRAND DIRECTOR

Minneapolis, MN (USA)

The Brand Director is responsible for developing and leading the assigned brand strategy for all categories of business that achieve the company’s short and long-term business objectives. This position is responsible for overseeing strategy and subsequent campaigns and launch plans that help build our brands, drive distribution, and stimulate consumer awareness and sales. The position presents a short and long-term Branding Strategy each year and is responsible for the plan's ongoing implementation. The Brand Director has direct reports that consist of any of the following positions: Brand Manager, Assistant Brand Manager, Brand Coordinator.   

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience: MBA preferred

  • Ten years of consumer marketing or packaged goods experience

  • Five years’ experience effectively managing, supervising, and mentoring staff

  • Computer and/or software qualifications:

  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Power Point

  • Demonstrated experience and success in all aspects of consumer brand management, integrated marketing and portfolio management

  • Ability to function as a strategic thinker with good organizational skills and ability to prioritize, plan and oversee execution. 

Contact:  humanresources@curiobrands.com 

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URBAN SKIN Rx

Director, Marketing

Charlotte, NC (USA)

Urban Skin Rx is seeking an innovative, entrepreneurial-minded leader to join our company in the role of Director of Marketing.  The person in this role will manage all day-to-day, strategy and budgeting for Marketing including PR, Digital, Social, Tradeshows/Expos, Paid Advertising and all other marketing activities.  This person will be responsible for a team, and should have 7+ years marketing experience (preferably 5+ digital, beauty/cosmetics/CPG and multi-cultural consumer) and have worked in a managerial level marketing position supervising teams and managing all facets of marketing for a consumer product company.  Suitable candidate must have strong desire to be constantly learning about new marketing and product trends and help shape the business growth from the ground up, and have superior attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or related field

  • Minimum (7+) years of experience in a marketing role with a focus on digital, beauty/cosmetics/CPG and/or multi-cultural consumer

  • Management experience with a focus on direct to consumer and retail (mass, drug, home shopping and prestige distribution) in a growth-driven environment

  • A strong understanding of technologies supporting impactful digital marketing, social media and integration with brick and mortar

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URBAN SKIN Rx

Brand Marketing Manager

Charlotte, NC (USA)

Urban Skin Rx is seeking an innovative, entrepreneurial-minded leader to join our company in the role of Brand Marketing Manager.  The person in this role will manage all product launches from A to Z, help develop strategy plans, oversee the marketing department calendar, conduct market brand and product research and competitive analysis.  This person should have 5+ years marketing experience (preferably beauty/cosmetics or CPG and multi-cultural consumer) and have worked in a brand manager level marketing position for a consumer product company.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or related field

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a marketing role with a focus on product launches, beauty/cosmetics or CPG and the multi-cultural consumer

  • Management experience in ecommerce and digital with a focus on direct to consumer in a growth driven environment and mass/drug retail

  • Strong project management and financial budget skills

  • Ability to comfortably interface with all levels of team and executive leadership team to communicate cross-functionally in a structured and clear manner

  • Ability to travel

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SUNDIAL

Sr. Research & Development Manager

Farmingdale, NY (USA)

Hair Care is a, growing, complex and highly competitive category, not only because of global competitors, but also because of local brands that are the ones driving more growth in the category. Our Sundial share is strong in the textured hair care market.  Our Ambition is to continue to grow and maintain our strong Global #1 position through technical innovations.

 

As part of the Sundial Hair Strategy, future growth will come from New Brand initiatives.  These are brands that will be new to the market delivering consumer benefits across the key markets like US, EU, Canada etc with disruptive technologies.

 

This role will be to pioneer the new ways of working to technically lead the creation of new brands with new trendy propositions, as well as unique and appealing product mix.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Chemistry, Engineering or related field of study

  • Experienced in leadership and delivery of innovation projects through the chain of Global Design and Cluster Design.

  • Strong Scientific technical Background.  Minimum of 7 years technology development 

  • Holding pioneer/’start-up’ spirit, open-minded and embrace new ways of working, willing to take new challenges and explore new approach to drive speed and novelty in innovations.

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SHISEIDO GROUP

Senior Manager, Strategy and Mergers & Acquisitions Integration (Group)

New York, NY (USA)

The Senior Manager, Strategy and M&A Integration will support the design and execution of strategic initiatives that address key challenges and deliver sustainable top-line and bottom-line performance improvement in the region.  The role will also support the integration of acquisitions (brands, technologies, etc.) into the Shiseido Group, globally.

  • Support the development of new initiatives that drive sustainable Sales and/or Operating Profit improvement. Initiatives include larger transformational projects like shared service organization design or Marketing Effectiveness as well as smaller strategic initiatives like Make vs. Buy decisions 

  • Perform financial analysis, best practice benchmarking (internal and external), and operational assessments to identify and define new areas of value creation

REQUIREMENTS:

  • MBA from a top tier business school or equivalent experience

  • 2-3 years post-graduate experience in management consulting or corporate strategy required (Ideal candidate is a Senior Associate / Consultant or new Manager), OR

  • Consumer Goods or Retail experience required; Prestige Beauty experience preferred

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SUNDIAL BRANDS

eCommerce Portfolio Lead

Englewood Cliffs, NJ (USA)

As an eCommerce Portfolio Lead for Unilever Hair and Sundial brands, you’ll help lead and shape the thinking around how to drive the core business and innovate to grow the eCommerce performance.

 

Working within the Digital Commerce team for Beauty & Personal Care (BPC), you will be a be a key force driving the engagement and conversion between the always-on consumer and our always-on brands to drive growth in this exciting and fast paced environment. 

 

You are a passionate eCommerce innovator that can think and act strategically and creatively. You are obsessed with providing world-class brand experiences and a deep understanding of what drives and influences eCommerce sales and outstanding consumer experience.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field; Master’s degree preferred

  • At least 5-7 years of experience across the eCommerce landscape is highly preferred

  • Strong business and analytical acumen

  • Ability to lead a cross functional team to deliver complex global eCommerce projects

  • Proven track record in optimizing Amazon or Walmart.com or Direct-To-Consumer websites to maximize conversion

  • Proven track record in portfolio management, catalog management and driving profitability

  • Experience in leading projects and awareness of project management best practices

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GUERLAIN

Marketing Manager, Travel Retail

Miami, FL (USA)

The Marketing Manager will directly report to the Regional Travel Retail Americas Director and will be responsible for the marketing/retail strategy and its implementation within the region.

  • Operational marketing:   optimize and adapt all marketing resources available in order to meet sales turnover objectives (sell in, sell out) for all channels) + maximize brand visibility within the region

  • Retail development: in conjunction with the Regional Travel Retail Americas Director, define and implement the regional retail strategy in line with the brand positioning

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have valid US work authorization

  • 4 Years Experience

  • Fluency in English and Spanish. French is a plus

  • Excellent computer skills and software skills: excellent with MS Office, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Leadership and diplomacy: able to collaborate well with others and work as a team while also able to be autonomous

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FRESH BEAUTY

FP&A Director / Finance

Jersey City, NY (USA)

The FP&A Director is responsible for the oversight of the global function while providing organizational and administrative support for the financial operations of the business. He or she will take action under the direct supervision of the VP of Global Finance, and the indirect supervision of the Chief Operating Officer. He or she will work collaboratively with other members of the corporate management team and local controlling groups and will implement and enforce company policies and procedures.

  • Manage budgets/forecasts/strategic plan process with the markets: review and challenge main assumptions, provide recommendations

  • Support in Monthly Close Review Process: manage and review monthly P&L results and comments against budget and prior year (contribution analysis) for all markets and subsidiaries, working closely with local controlling teams to understand operations and variance explanations. Organize monthly international P&L reviews attended by COO & VP Finance. Address inquiries raised during meetings. Prepare meetings minutes and distribute to P Finance, COO, CEO, and GM. Ensure consistent reporting treatment across all markets.

  • Manage delivery of performance commitments from markets. Identify and analyze major variances. Identify risks and opportunities, alert executive management and propose acceleration and/or profit protection plans if needed in coordination with markets

REQUIREMENTS

  • 8 Years experience in Financial Planning & Analysis senior positions, Controlling, and Reporting

  • MBA highly preferred

  • Excellent strategic and analytical skills, detail-oriented

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

 

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CHRISTIAN DIOR

Director, Marketing

New York, NY (USA)

Develop and execute strategic marketing programs for Dior's Makeup business in accordance with Management's objectives. Meet growth objectives and contribute to overall corporate profit through new product launches, as well as the ongoing support of basic business within a given outlined budget. Oversee implementation of promotion and strategy aligning with key retailer objectives, with a focus on the Lip, Eye and Looks category. Manage, train, develop, and motivate direct reports.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred

  • 10+ years of Marketing experience in the beauty industry, specifically on being a North America local affiliate market working with product development teams abroad

  • Color Experience preferred 

  • Prestige makeup experience preferred

  • Strong analytical skills, oral and written presentation skills, and excellent computer skills, including Excel, and PowerPoint; NPD analytical skills preferred

  • Exhibit a keen ability to be proactive as well as handle a multitude of projects at one time

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented

 

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SUNDIAL BRANDS

Global DTC Lead

New York, NY (USA)

The Global Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) Lead for Sundial brands (SheaMoisture, Nubian Heritage and Emerge) will run point for marketing strategy, planning, development and execution to drive traffic and sales on the platform, and to build a virtuous cycle of data and personalization through full funnel and CRM integration. As a key consumer touch point, the sites must promote and deliver premium brand shopping experiences, while simultaneously achieving monthly sales targets, customer acquisition goals, and ensuring a positive user experience and increasing consumer lifetime value. The lead is also responsible for global roll out and international expansion of the Sundial portfolio of brand sites. 

 

As a part of the Digital Commerce team for Beauty & Personal Care, you will help to take the eCommerce consumer experience to new heights.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field; Master’s degree preferred

  • A minimum of 7 years of experience across the eCommerce landscape

  • Strong business and analytical acumen

  • Ability to lead a cross functional team to deliver complex global eCommerce projects

  • Proven track record in leading DTC business and maximizing for conversion

  • Proven track record in driving CRM strategies to optimize for consumer life-time value

  • Expertise in data driven marketing strategies of full funnel and precision marketing

  • Experience creating best in class SEM strategies, inclusive of content optimization

 

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SHISEIDO

Manager, Product Development

New York, NY (USA)

DESCRIPTION

The Manager of Global Product Development, Complexion, will manage and support the Global Product Development functions for the Complexion category for all regions. The Manger will collaborate with Global Brand Marketing to deliver robust and innovative product pipeline.  The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of Product Development fundamentals, experienced in formulations, excellent color eye, good communicator and presentation skills, and works well with cross functional teams.  This role will manage one direct report a specialist, and will provide ongoing training and mentorship within the scoop of product development.  The Manager will work in collaboration with the Executive Director on category strategy and concepting, and provides a strong partnership throughout all phases of product development.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree required

  • 5-7 years of total work experience

  • 4-5 years of beauty product development experience; must have experience developing color formulas; prestige brand experience is a plus

  • Must be capable of managing and developing direct report(s) where relevant

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