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The Estée Lauder Companies is the global leader in prestige beauty — delighting consumers with transformative products and experiences, inspiring them to express their individual beauty.

Estée Lauder is the flagship brand of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Founded by Estée Lauder, the world’s first female entrepreneur, the brand today continues her legacy of creating the most innovative, sophisticated, high-performance skin care and makeup products and iconic fragrances — all infused with a deep understanding of women’s needs and desires. Today Estée Lauder engages with women in over 150 countries around the world and at a variety of touch points, in stores and online. And each of these relationships consistently reflects Estée’s powerful and authentic woman-to-woman point of view. 

About the Job 
The Assistant Manager of Global Skincare Product Marketing will report into the Product Marketing Executive Director helping to manage and develop all aspects of the marketing and business plans for key skincare SKUs and makeup SKUs within the Re-Nutriv franchise. The Assistant Manager will assist in all aspects of program development from concepting to new product development to support plan creation.  The role entails close partnership with cross-functional teams to drive programs to completion.     


About Your Responsibilities 
•Support in managing the product development and pipeline strategy for key Re-Nutriv SKUs
•Assist in development of 3-year innovation strategy and detailed calendar including new product launches and compelling storytelling campaigns 
•Responsible for all daily project management pertaining to the key Re-Nutriv SKUs
•Responsible for extensive quantitative and qualitative analysis
•Support in the development of 360-degree launch support plans and storytelling campaigns
Lead all daily project management related to the Re-Nutriv franchises
•Lead bi-weekly cross-functional team new product launch meetings to track and manage the development of the Moisturizer programs
•Manage the program timelines and ensure that all key deadlines are met
•Responsible for managing programs within the Innovation Portal
•Oversee the accuracy and timely issuance of all relevant milestones, including Forecast Offerings,  Bulletins, Program Brief approvals, and Copy Releases
•Cultivate close collaborative relationships with the cross-functional development team – supply chain, procurement, insights, design, packaging, creative and product development to ensure successful completion of all key tasks
Responsible for financial, forecasting and pricing analysis
•Work with Finance to accurately project and maintain cost of goods from target costs to final costs for all new key Re-Nutriv SKUs, saleable and non-saleable
•Work with the Global Business Planning Group to compile sales forecasts for all of the key Re-Nutriv SKUs.
•Work with the Global Pricing Group to conduct pricing analysis related to all of the key Re-Nutriv SKUs
Drive competitive and market-level analysis
•Collect and analyze sales trends, category shifts, COG changes, market intelligence and competition within the luxury market 
•Compile analysis and deliver reports to team and brand leadership
•Make recommendations to increase market share based on analysis
•Support in managing ad hoc business analysis requests as needed
•Compile launch post-mortems
•Create competitive launch recaps for the key competitive launches within the luxury competitive set
Serve as liaison to the regional and market-level teams
•Cultivate close collaborative relationships with Regions to meet both regional and global brand needs
•Liaise regularly with regional marketing teams to ensure programs meet regional and market needs
•Manage daily requests from regional marketing teamsSupport the Marketing Director and the Consumer Marketing and Creative teams in developing 360-degree support plans
•Support in developing the 360-degree launch support plans and storytelling campaigns focused on the luxury consumer journey on and offline
•Assists in the development of creative briefs for all programs and launches
•Assists in the development of the product and campaign copy
•Remain relentlessly up-to-date on emerging and future trends across all relevant industries 

Qualifications

About You
•Focus on attention to detail
•Curative lens on what is innovative 
•Capable of synthesizing data to drive business decisions
•Forward-looking thinker
•Trend-hunting mindset
•Highly collaborative 
Qualifications You Have
•Position requires 3+ years of related work experience
•College degree required
•Should be a self-starter with a keen ability to work on multiple projects
•Must be highly detail oriented, proactive, strong follow through and ability to multi task
•Demonstrates ownership of programs; embracing both big picture objectives
•Must possess excellent communication, analytical, creative and computer skills
•Must be flexible and determined; possessing the ability to handle a multitude of projects
•Must be an excellent team player; possessing the ability to build, foster and nurture strong relationships and gain the respect of members of the cross-functional and affiliate teams
•Understanding of China and global luxury market 
•Appreciation for a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
•Must have the potential to assume increased responsibility

How You Will be Successful
•Detail Oriented
•Team Player
•Strong project management skills
•Strategic agility 
•Financial fluency
•Disruptive mindset 
•Insights driven
•Consumer-first 
•Change champion

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