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Head of US Atelier Beauté , Global Long Term Development Retail Innovation
Chanel Beauty
New York
Beauty and Fragrance
Full time
Posted 3 days ago
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Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Beauty and Fragrance
Category: Strategy
Seniority: Director
Job Type: Full time

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Job Description

The Head of Us Atelier Beauté CHANEL will explore, test and iterate micro-experiments within new concepts and models, defining successful modalities to share winning ideas with the House. The person will be highly entrepreneurial, leveraging external trends, data-driven insights and new ways of working to design, build and deliver alternative models that provide new ways of broadening and deepening brand perceptions and testing disruptive hypotheses.

About the job

Based in Chanel’s offices in Midtown Manhattan and reporting to the Head of GLTD Retail Innovation based in London, the Head of Us Atelier Beauté CHANEL will provide fresh perspective and build capabilities for the House of Chanel by continuing to assert the role of this concept as an innovation lab. The role will develop complementary capabilities & conduct tests for the long-term benefit of the House. The role will lead the Us Atelier Beauté teams and will work closely with the GLTD team based across New York, London and Luxembourg.

What impact you can create at Chanel

In this role, you will leverage your unique skills and experiences to:

  • Partner with the Head of Retail Innovation and the other Global Long Term Development team members to test and iterate around the model and define its future for the NY location
  • Champion and continue to iterate on a long-term beauty retail innovation lab for Chanel in the US
  • Define and leverage forward-thinking KPIs and new evaluative frameworks for new tests that expand on and evolve from existing value models to drive business decisions
  • Develop new client segments with a focus on lifetime client value
  • Partner with new resources and vendors to identify and deliver new approaches to operational and strategic challenges in operating new businesses
  • Share back data and insights that can be leveraged by regions or divisions to continue to drive existing core business
  • Directly manage corporate and retail team members (~15 people) while collaborating with transversal functions on the team (Digital, Creative, Tech)

You are energised by

  • Acting as a leader and a coach to ensure team’s growth as well as their ability to develop, deliver and execute on business plans
  • Being both operational and strategic, leveraging your experience in running a business.
  • Understanding luxury beauty and its future possibilities and translating them to a real-world retail environment.
  • Understanding the value technology can bring to the client experience and to the business, given the importance of digital for the evolving world of luxury and for our clients.
  • Demonstrating a highly analytical and business-centric mindset, with deep curiosity to uncover new insights to drive business decisions, with the executional ability to operate and deliver.
  • Leveraging a commercial mindset to include both business management and evaluation of marketing channels.
  • Representing Chanel and the Atelier to internal and external partners with high-level leadership and influencing skills.

What you will bring

  • Entrepreneurial, solutions oriented and self-directed approach
  • Comfort with ambiguity and complexity, with the ability to translate to the concrete
  • Analytical ability to predict, measure and iterate on experiments and the unknown
  • Ability to build connections and bring people along through change
  • Strong leadership skills, both direct and indirect, with a proven history of developing talents and teams
  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to question the status quo
  • Internal consulting mindset and a sense of pragmatism to drive results
  • Strength in project management and execution as well as strategic thinking
  • Resourceful, solutions oriented and resilient
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA/ postgraduate degree preferred
  • Ability to travel occasionally and to be on-site at our offices or at the Atelier 3-4 days per week
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

What Chanel can offer you

This role operates as a general manager for a small team spanning both corporate and retail roles, with both local US and global team exposure and learning. It is a role and team that is constantly evolving with its context, which allows for thoughtful and hands-on development of a digitally-fluent and talented team as well as the chance to make a visible impact for our clients, businesses and teams. You will be part of a future-focused, innovative team that is in growth mode to deliver learnings and capabilities to the House for years to come.

At Chanel, we are focused on creating an inclusive culture that nurtures personal growth, contributing to collective progress. We believe the uniqueness of each individual increases the diversity, complementarity and effectiveness of our teams. We strongly encourage your application, as we value the perspective, experience and potential you could bring to Chanel.

About Chanel Beauty

CHANEL is a private company and a world leader in creating, developing, manufacturing and distributing luxury products.

Founded by Gabrielle Chanel at the beginning of the last century, CHANEL offers a broad range of high-end creations, including Ready-to-Wear, Leather Goods, Fashion Accessories, Eyewear, Fragrances, Makeup, Skincare, Jewelry and Watches.

CHANEL is also renowned for its Haute Couture collections, presented twice yearly in Paris, and for having acquired a large number of specialized suppliers, collectively known as the Métiers d’Art. CHANEL is dedicated to ultimate luxury and to the highest level of craftsmanship.

It is a brand whose core values remain historically grounded on exceptional creation. As such, CHANEL promotes culture, art, creativity and “savoir-faire” throughout the world, and invests significantly in people, R&D and innovation.

Head of US Atelier Beauté , Global Long Term Development Retail Innovation
Chanel Fragrance & Beauty
New York
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