Coty US LLC Assistant Marketing Manager - Fragrances in New York, New York
Global Marketing Assistant Manager, Fragrance - philosophy
Coty, New York, NY
We're Coty, a global leader in beauty. We're World \#1 in Fragrance, World \#2 in
Professional Hair Care and World \#3 in Color Cosmetics. Our iconic portfolio of more than 77 brands are sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world.
smell good, feel good. philosophy fragrances were created with one goal: change the way women wear fragrance. what if wearing fragrance became a more personal way to connect with yourself? what if one spray could make you feel beautiful? lift your mood? enhance your well-being?
in 1996 philosophy launched the iconic fragrance, amazing grace eau de toilette, a scent that transcended generations. amazing grace was designed to not only smell clean but to calm the senses, created for people who have a most sensitive sense of smell. fast forward to today it is the \#1 selling fragrance in america\*.
\*source: the npd group/u.s. prestige beauty total measured market, excluding home scents, unit sales, 12 months ending december 2019
We are actively looking for our future Global Assistant Marketing Manager to focus on fragrance portfolio. This person will manage a portion of the philosophy fragrance portfolio and will have the mission to build ground-breaking campaigns and bring bold ideas to life. This person will get to work across many product categories (fragrance, ancillaries, home...), develop digital-driven campaigns to drive brand awareness and disrupt the beauty market.
This person should demonstrate a strong passion for fragrance both professionally and personally, have a high degree of knowledge about the market, and of course be an avid and enthusiastic consumer of the segment. This person's responsibilities will be to manage the processes for new product concepting, product development, communication and 360 launch campaigns within the philosophy fragrance categories:
\* Identify market trend & consumer insights to build strong fragrance/ancillaries/home fragrance product concepts and launch calendar to further the brand's growth objectives and market share
\* Proactively initiate and manage programs, driving deadlines and marketing deliverables in all aspects of new global program development, from concept and formulation to program kickoff to final program and campaign delivery, on time and within COG guidelines and budget.
\* Manage day-to-day communication/development with all cross functional teams including R&D, ILN, LCM Packaging, Creative, influencer/PR, Digital, Trade, Merchandising, Finance, Legal and Production to ensure timetable/milestone adherence. Includes leading all briefing meetings to kick-off program development, tracking key milestones in weekly cross-functional meetings, submitting and updating necessary briefs and cost feasibilities, requesting and tracking codes and forecasts, and reviewing product artwork mechanicals.
\* Work closely with the R&D team and fragrance houses to develop new and unique products leveraging consumer insights and latest technologies
\* Work closely with launch management team to identify accurate forecasting benchmark and track program success post launch
\* Continuously work towards increasing SKU profitability with close attention to cost and SRP strategy, take part in pricing and discontinuation exercise once a year
\* Stay abreast of global competitive activity and trends, conduct competitive analysis, assess new competitive product launches, and create presentation materials as needed
\* Analyze competitive data (NPD Rankings, product mix, retail pricing, top selling promotions) to utilize as tool in seasonal planning and as needed
\* Drive creation of internal presentations (i.e. Global Marketing Meeting, Strategic Plan, Budget Reviews, etc.)
WHAT YOU WILL BRING
We'd love to see candidates who have:
4-year Undergraduate Degree in Marketing or Related Field, MBA preferred
4+ years related experience (marketing, traditional CPG); strongly prefer Global fragrance Marketing experience
Must demonstrate leadership, strategic thinking, independence, proactiveness and ownership; embracing both big picture objectives and follow-through on details
Must have experience in developing unique product formulations and working with R&D
Must be able to seamlessly work across multiple projects involving multiple stakeholders and must easily adapt to change and be proactive in identifying problems and finding solutions
Must be a self-starter, professionally mature, accountable, resourceful, organized and highly detail-oriented with accurate work output
Must possess the ability to build, foster and nurture strong relationships and gain the respect of members of the cross-functional and affiliate teams
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent Microsoft skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Must be passionate about Beauty and understand philosophy's unique point of difference in the market
SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Strategic-Planning, administration, facilitation, creativity, problem analysis, decision making
Business-Work-flow structuring, monitoring, product knowledge, account administration, automated office systems, multi-tasking, analytical, quantitative, organizational, detail-oriented, time management
Creativity and Innovation- Creativity, Business savvy, originality, intuition
Leadership and Personal-Motivating others, development of employees, communication, objectivity, integrity, dependability, initiative, flexibility, sensitivity, impact, tenacity, autonomy, collaboration
Technical-Powerpoint, Excel, and Word
POTENTIAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Manager, Global Marketing
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