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Director of Product Innovation/Beauty-San Fernando Valley, CA

Job title: Director of Product Innovation/Beauty-San Fernando Valley, CA
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Van Nuys
Industry: Beauty
Remote: No
Salary: $140k-$160k due
Reference: 465956
Contact name: Cristina Sparkman

Job description

Our client is a rapidly growing beauty and personal care products company with a portfolio of brands sold in multiple channels of trade - and they are looking for a highly creative, innovative and detail-oriented Director/Sr. Director of Product Innovation who can thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment where multi-tasking is essential. Our key accounts include T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods and Amazon with lines for additional retailers in development.
ON SITE FULL TIME AND IN SAN FERNANDO VALLEY!!!!!!


Key Responsibilities
• Work closely with SVP to rapidly develop new brands and line extensions for existing brands considering competitive landscape and current trends in active ingredients, componentry and package design.
• Manage these new product launches from concept to delivery, with a strong focus on design and time/cost management, ensuring a full pipeline of products with an appropriate cadence to meet the demand of our retailers.
• Oversee management of individual product P&Ls to ensure profitability of each new launch.
• Facilitate cross functional team collaboration around product ideation, product development, component sourcing, design and manufacturing ensuring timely delivery of on-trend products.
• Collaborate with all department heads to help structure and formalize processes as company grows rapidly and expands into new product categories and classes of trade.
• Help develop and manage a digital strategy that addresses both immediate and long-term needs. 

Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience
• 8+ years of marketing/product development experience in beauty/personal care supporting new product launches and effectively interacting with buyers
• Proven project management skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities
• Proactive and enthusiastic personality with the ability to work well both individually and in team environments
• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
• Social media and tech savvy a plus
• Experience with off-price retailers a plus Details
MUST BE OPEN TO WORKING ON SITE FULL TIME!!!!!
• MUST HAVE A PASSION FOR BEAUTY & PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS AND AN IMPECCABLE SENSE OF DESIGN
• MUST BE ABLE TO QUICKLY IDEATE NEW PRODUCTS IN ALL CATEGORIES OF BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE AND PROVIDE A BROAD RANGE OF DESIGN INSPIRATION
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