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Director, International
La Mer
New York
Beauty and Fragrance
Full time
Posted 6 days ago
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Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Beauty and Fragrance
Category: Merchandising, Strategy
Seniority: Director
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

Position Summary

Support in driving the growth of the La Mer International division by managing strategic and business development projects across regions, markets, and channels. Lead all brand strategy projects globally, oversee implementation of specific strategic initiatives. Conduct analysis and generate reporting and presentations. Collaborate effectively with Regional teams and Global departments.

 

Responsibilities:

Business Analysis and Operational Support (50%)

  • Conduct financial modeling and analysis to support annual brand strategy, budget process, market development projects, and other initiatives as needed.
  • Create, own, and manage monthly financial reporting for international division.
  • Identify areas of financial risk/opportunity and elevate to SVP/Director. Identify areas for improvement in reporting, proactively implement changes.
  • Support SVP/ED with reporting and analysis for market visits, retailer meetings, Senior Management presentations and other ad-hoc items as needed.

International Business Development (20%)

  • Support execution of business development initiatives to achieve markets’ growth objectives.
  • Help lead new market launches and new channel development: develop business plans, financial model, and launch strategy, oversee key activities to facilitate successful execution.
  • Develop presentations to support roundtables, international retailer meetings, new hire orientation, budget meeting, brand immersions, and others as needed.
  • Maintain select international-led tools (Retail Operations Manual, New Market Launch Toolkit, Brand Presentation); lead creation of new tools as needed.
  • Monitor competitive and market trends and identify global best practices, share insights with relevant teams.

Global Brand Strategy (15%)

  • Lead annual Global Brand Strategy process, work with cross-functional teams to build consensus on strategic objectives, goals, and operational plan.
  • Create content for presentation to Leadership Team, clearly define process and ensure all deliverables are met.
  • Define and create strategy for big global business opportunities (e.g., strategic retailers, distribution channels, etc.). Partner with relevant teams to support execution.
  • Support process and content creation for the annual Innovation Strategy meeting.
  • Follow up on action items from all strategy-related meetings and initiatives.

Customer Service (15%)

  • Represent the interests and needs of international markets within global.
  • React quickly to requests from Regions and markets, elevate issues accordingly.
  • Follow up with relevant teams on action items resulting from market visits and roundtables; liaise with markets to provide information in a timely manner.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Ability to think strategically and clearly define forward-looking vision
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, effectively manage time, prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Passion for La Mer and the global beauty industry
  • Undergraduate Degree Required, MBA Optional

About La Mer

The Estée Lauder Companies are the global leader in prestige beauty — delighting consumers with transformative products and experiences, inspiring them to express their individual beauty.

Crème de la Mer is a brand that represents hope, healing and one man’s deep respect for the power of the living sea. It all began over fifty years ago when Dr. Max Huber, a physicist, embarked on a healing quest after a lab accident. Twelve years and 6,000 experiments later, Miracle Broth — the legendary elixir — was born.

Since joining The Estée Lauder Companies in 1995, La Mer has become the most coveted skin care brand in the world. Based in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City, La Mer is a collaborative, dynamic and closely connected group that has built the brand into a global beauty powerhouse and a leader in ultra-luxury skincare.

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La Mer
New York
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