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Marketing Manager

Function of Beauty, New York, New York, United States of America Req #83
Friday, March 17, 2023
Who We Are:
Founded by a dream team of world-class cosmetic scientists, MIT engineers, and developers, Function of Beauty creates personalized shampoo and conditioner formulations that are individually filled and formulated based on one’s unique hair type, hair goals, and preferences.

The Perks:
Function of Beauty perks includes eligibility for medical, dental, and vision starting the month after you are hired. You also receive short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, paid time-off, safe and sick time, and discounted customized products. As a growing company there is plenty of room for professional growth. Function of Beauty believes in great employee culture so we often have employee events for our people.

 We Embrace Change ~ We Pursue (Pear)fection ~ We Hear You ~ We Work Hard, We Play Hard

Position Summary:


The Marketing team is hiring for a Marketing Manager that will report into the Executive Director, Marketing. The Marketing team focuses on launching new product categories and SKU’s. The team has a laser focus on delivering project milestones on time, in budget, and with superior quality while partnering with cross functional stakeholders.


We are looking for a seasoned NPD lead with a detail oriented lens and proven advanced portfolio management. As a Marketing Manager you will collaborate with Creative, Retail Marketing, Research & Development, Regulatory, and Finance. You are a self-starter who is excellent at follow-through and creative problem solving. You are persistent and adaptable, always eager to learn something new.


What You’ll Do:

New Product Feasibility Evaluation

  • Translate portfolio analysis into strategy and execution for the US Market
  • Find white spaces
  • Recommend SKU rationalization (fragrances, colors, low sellers)
  • Determine size of opportunity + target audience


Financial and Competitive Analysis

  • Forecasting
  • Pricing
  • Return on investment
  • Costing direction
  • Competitive review


Artwork Project Management

  • Create and manage timelines with stakeholders through creative and regulatory reviews
  • Organize briefs through to artwork trafficking and approval


Implementation of New Programs

  • Support team with formula testing and sustainability
  • Recruitment and tracking formula samples
  • Summarize formula evaluations
  • Maintain brand archives


External Partnerships with vendors

  • Support lab and contract manufacturer briefs for formula development for haircare
  • Identify packaging and fragrance direction


Who you are:

  • 5 years of experience in global marketing product development with 2+ years in developing hair products
  • Strong passion and enthusiasm for the hair care category
  • Experience in product concepting, ideation, packaging, formula design
  • Experience in go to market asset production: creative briefs to internal creative team and agencies
  • Proven track record of delivering and planning project timelines
  • Experience in working with labs, fragrance houses and CMS
  • Creative and analytical thinker with an ability to simplify and navigate through complexity to find ways to get the job done.
  • Leans in, helps teammates, makes it happen.
  • Creative thinking and flexibility.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functional teams with a positive attitude
  • Able to influence and provide feedback to shape business decisions, provide recommendations grounded in facts gathered from cross functional partners (labs, demand planning, retail team)



This is a hybrid role and is required to report to the NYC office 2x/week.


Employment Category:

  • Full Time, Exempt

The anticipated annual base salary range for this role is $75,000 - $95,000. Actual compensation will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, knowledge and skills.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to successfully do the job.

Function of Beauty is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Job Family Function of Beauty
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Job Start Date Monday, April 17, 2023