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Product Development Consultant (Beauty)

Job title: Product Development Consultant (Beauty)
Contract type: Freelance
Location: New York
Discipline: Beauty
Remote: No
Salary: $45-55/hr DOE
Reference: 442729
Contact name: Bridget Mascolo

Job description

Job Summary
As a Consultant on the Product Development team, you will actively support the team in the development of our formulations.  Core responsibilities will be focused on helping the team with a variety of tasks to ensure we deliver new developments on time - reformulations are of primary focus and secondarily new products. 

Key Job Responsibilities
•    Support Sr Manager on reformulations; preparing briefs when necessary as well as working collaboratively with the labs, and other cross functional teams.
•    Track key milestones on all reformulations ensuring timely feedback is given and aligned through key team members to support on time formula approvals.
•    Partner with the labs and marketing to ensure testing support of key claims.
•    Review and approve relevant artworks in a timely and thorough way.
•    Ensure key product development milestones are met on time for all reformulations - including formula approval, claims testing results, review of relevant AW elements and market registration.
•    Monitor and track new product, ingredient, technology and larger macro trends through a variety of sources; evaluate strategic importance and potential implications to the brand.
•    Attend weekly development meetings to help PD team track key needs such as sampling programs, market samples, market registration and artwork approval
•    Support team on product / formula / ingredient questions from other teams / markets
•    Manage key system inputs  – enter purchase orders and prepare shipments
•    Provide other miscellaneous ad-hoc team support and meeting prep

•    College degree is required
•    2+ years of working experience – ideally in beauty; product development experience is a plus.
•    Very strong attention to detail and an obsession with organization is required.
•    Proactive, resourceful, can-do attitude is a must
•    Individual should be a team player eager to collaborate and engage with others
•    Strong project management mindset including ability to develop timelines, track of project status and move projects forward to meet deadlines on time
•    Strong communication skills – able to share complex details with multiple functions to achieve milestones.
•    Ability to juggle multiple priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment
•    Creativity and ability to work independently, with minimal oversight once on boarded
*Must be located in the NYC area, this role is hybrid
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