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Job Title:  Global Junior Brand Manager

Date:  13-Jan-2022
Location: 

London, LND, GB, SE1 2JP

Full Time/Part Time:  Full-Time
Contract Type:  Regular/Permanent
Hours per week:  37.5


 

 

Your role in a nutshell

Want to work for a global brand that's a force for good?

Do you have experience in a Junior Brand Manager position within FMCG (preferably within the Cosmetics Industry)?

Are you passionate about Beauty and Sustainability...we'd love to talk to you....APPLY NOW

Working within the global brand development team, this Junior Brand Manager position will be part of the Bath & Body team, working on cross-functional innovation projects and getting involved in the development of global campaigns.

This is a hybrid role based in our Global HQ in London Bridge, this role will work closely with the Global Brand Manager and Head of Marketing for the category.

More about the role

Product Development: Master product development process from ideation to store launch. In charge of managing current portfolio and new product development (NPD) on specific ranges. Works alongside the Brand Manager and Head of Marketing to develop a three-year innovation pipe aligned with global category targets and total company objectives. Ensure all elements of the marketing mix are respected, especially product and pricing.

Brand Development: Skilfully translate brand purpose and strategy into product concepts.

Brand Campaigns: first exposure to brand campaigns alongside the Head of Marketing. Responsible to deliver sell-in pack and content for market alignment at key stages in the product & campaign development process.

Collaboration: Work in close collaboration with cross-functional teams to deliver meaningful, customer-centric innovations & campaigns. Teams include Brand Experience, Insights, R&I, Creative Studio, Product Development, Digital, Visual Merchandising, Communications, Commercial, Retail Academy & Key Markets.

Consumer & Markets Intelligence: In depth category knowledge acquired through competition and category research to feed into NPD conversations. Have a clear understanding on consumer and market trends to make our brand and NPD’s more meaningful & relevant.

The Body Shop

When Anita Roddick founded The Body Shop in 1976, she had a vision. Business as a force for good – that’s us. Over 40 years later, we’re proud to be pioneering cruelty-free beauty every step of the way. We’re the original ethical beauty brand. We’ve got a thing for empowering people and enriching our planet. We’re all about keeping it real, in every way possible. Our activist roots remain a huge part of everything we do, from our iconic window posters to our vegetarian products to our infamous campaigns. We’re never afraid to stand up and speak the truth. We like to do things a little differently around here. 

The Body Shop, along with Aesop and Natura, is part of Natura & Co, a global, multi-channel and multi-brand cosmetics group that is committed to generating positive economic, social and environmental impact. Group owner Natura is Brazil's number one cosmetics manufacturer. Sustainable development has been the company's guiding principle since it was founded in 1969. In fact, this is an incredibly exciting time for The Body Shop. We’re fighting for what we believe in now more than ever. No holding back. Breaking the mould has always come naturally to us, and we need someone who’s not afraid to mix things up. 

What we look for

Experience in similar Junior Brand Manager positions within a large, international retailer/FMCG (preferably within the Cosmetics Industry)

Experience in managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders

Competencies required:

Passionate about beauty & sustainability

Strong analytical skills with ability to dissect data into concrete actionable strategies.

Ability to leverage meaningful consumer insights into NPD and campaign ideas.

Ability to work smartly with a clear sense of prioritisation.

Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills, being able to influence key stakeholders within the business.

Creative mindset and strong attention to detail.

Easily adaptable, able to thrive in a multi-cultural, fast-paced organization

Ability to build strong relationships across the business.

Proactivity and a positive can-do attitude

Benefits

That’s a lot to ask for – so in return we offer

* a 6% contributory pension plan,

* 23 days holiday plus bank holidays - time to refresh and recharge

* Discretionary bonus scheme

* 3 additional days a year to volunteer in the local community to support the causes you feel most passionate about

* LOVE money to spend on YOUR wellbeing - pamper yourself on us. Every year.

* 50% staff discount and access to product sample sales

* Access to Perks at Work, our online shopping channel with exclusive deals & discounts

* AND - we have also implemented 'Work Wise' into our HQ - flexibility of 'in-office' hours, the ability to work remotely and a new meeting charter.

If you are excited by all that - you might just be the sort of person we need to help us make the impactful change the world needs within a business that invented the culture of ‘joyful collective' and everything that means and stands for.

We have something special to offer and we’re looking for someone special to help us to do that. Show us how you can contribute to the next step in the evolution of The Body Shop.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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