Manager, Product Marketing

Kosas

Kosas

Marketing & Communications, Product
Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

The Future of Beauty Is Here. And It's Thrilling. We're looking for innovative thinkers and rebellious spirits to join our team.

The Manager, Product Marketing, will help develop and implement Kosas’ global product portfolio, innovation pipeline and product marketing strategy to drive the brand’s growth and market share.

How You’ll Contribute

  • Support Sr Director by gathering and analyzing data to make recommendations for Kosas’ product portfolio, including consumer insights, sales data, comprehensive competitive analysis and input from retailers and markets.
  • Ensure accurate and timely issuance of marketing briefs for all new products and sampling, clearly communicating project details and objectives to all cross-functional partners.
  • Develop and brief promotional product programming (sets, GWPs, etc) to help support the needs of the sales channels.
  • Manage Annual Sampling plan with input from retail marketing team to drive recruitment and innovation.
  • Anticipate, identify and seek resolution of developmental and operational issues throughout the product launch process.
  • Prepare pricing analyses and provide SRP recommendations for portfolio architecture, new launches and limited-edition product pricing.
  • Manage cost of goods for launch programs and make cost savings recommendations.
  • Support presentation development for key internal and external product marketing meetings, including monthly leadership alignment.
  • Work with sales and demand planning to prepare volume opportunity estimates and drive global forecasts.
  • Prepare timely communications for retailers and markets including product launch calendars, pricing, positioning, strategies and support.
  • Communicate new product messaging, claims development and educational support (sell sheets, etc) to stakeholders.
  • Work with retailers and markets to ensure product strategies and objectives are being met.

Who You Are

  • You are able to learn quickly and take initiative, as our company is dynamic and ever-evolving. To succeed in this position, the following qualities are paramount:
  • Ability to think strategically and analytically
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Ability to inspire and influence partners and gain their acceptance for a strategy
  • Goal and results driven, team player
  • Capacity to understand culture and brand needs in each market
  • Customer obsessed
  • Creative, forward-looking thinker
  • Intuition for synthesizing data to drive business decisions

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree; MBA a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in Product development marketing preferably within prestige beauty industry, in both makeup and skincare, leading the process end to end
  • Experience with Gift with Purchase, Promotions and Gift Sets
  • Packaging knowledge and manufacturing understanding (both basic and promotional product)
  • Product development knowledge, including process, lead times and systems
  • Regulatory (Global) knowledge, including claims
  • Strong customer understanding, with an eye to innovation and future trends
  • Advanced Excel skills

Logistics

  • Based in LA
  • Travel locally + internationally based on needs of the business

The range of base salary for this full-time position is between $85,000 - $125,000 per year. Please note that the base salary range is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as experience, skillset, education, and work location.

Kosas is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regards to race, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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