The Estee Lauder Companies Manager, Local & Cultural Innovation Skincare in New York, New York
Manager, Local & Cultural Innovation Skincare
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
Closely partner and collaborate with the ED/Director in product and commercial innovation projects that provide expertise to the brands and R&D to growth $, share and relevancy with skin of color consumers.
Pivotal member of the team to enable R&D and the Brands to deliver value based upon local/cultural intelligence and identified technology, subcategory, product and execution opportunities.
Partner and/or lead various projects to:
Be a source of expertise on benefits, unmet and unarticulated needs to support Global/Regional Affiliate brands, R&D, to accelerate growth
Be a source of expertise of North American/UK Multi-ethnic Consumer to insure considerations are designed into R&D briefings and subcategory strategy
Collaborate in consumer, expert and influencer discovery to surface relevancy opportunities, trends for action in development and commercial execution
Be an expert on where there are both synergies and differences across various skin of color populations within and across markets.
Monitor competitive lines/products and draw conclusions re their success/failure in meeting the needs of skin of color consumers. Highlight learnings, unique or niche opportunities where seen.
Surface players and hero products that may not be on the radar for evaluation/analysis
Develop toolkits and other materials that can action and accelerate big idea programs and existing hero products/franchises with SOC consumers
• Existing expertise regarding multi-ethnic/skin of color consumers is not necessary, but passion and ability to learn is a requirement
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Detail oriented
• Excellent ability to collaborate across functions and levels
• Ability to synthesize and curate large volume of information
• Creative thinker with ability to ideate and filter new ideas with potential for brand implementation
-5 years beauty experience in any of marketing, product development, Insights, Education or related disciplines
-College degree required
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 211036
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