Associate Brand Manager, Dove Hair Innovation - B&W


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Englewood Cliffs, NJ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Background & Purpose of the Job

Dove is one of the world's leading Personal Care brands, operating across multiple categories, such as Hair Care, Skin Cleansing, Deodorants and Skin Care. Dove is known as a brand, inviting all women to realize their personal potential for beauty – a mission we aim to reflect in everything we do.
Dove hair is one of the most fast-paced, innovation-driven categories within Dove. With our brand being present in more than 81 countries, we craft mixes that would allow us to be relevant and competitive for women across the globe, taking into account similarities as well as intricacies of their relationship with hair. To make sure that hair becomes a source of happiness that pushes them forward and never holds them back.

Associate Brand Manager supports US Dove Hair Sr Innovation Manager in development and execution of innovation projects for North America, with specific focus on Scalp, Premium and ecommerce portfolio. This role includes delivering on the innovation agenda channel and customer priorities in the US and overseeing brand budget and artwork approvals process. Assistant Brand Manager works closely with the cross functional innovation planning team to implement global and local roadmap from ideas to launch.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

  • Support US Dove Hair Sr Innovation manager in leading dedicated regional networks with cross functional deploy teams for Scalp, Premium and ecommerce portfolio

  • Support US Dove Hair Sr Innovation manager in designing and crafting Innovation Big Bets, including concept, design, product, pack, and full mix development for Scalp, Premium and ecommerce portfolio

  • Seek US Dove Hair Sr Innovation manager approval for innovation-related budget spend, submit Purchase orders for approval, track monthly budget compliance

  • Brief design agencies on new 3D and 2D design, oversee delivery of artwork toolboxes, print trials and final Artwork approvals in Blue

  • Work closely with ecommerce team to develop & land Design 4 Channel Innovations.

  • Depending on team workload & agenda and according to Agile principles, this role might carry some Engagement Development (Communication assets) in the future.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field required; Master’s degree preferred

  • 3+ years in Marketing, with experience in Innovation Crafting.

  • A well-informed Beauty “gut” coupled with an eye for aesthetic, design and attention for details, with focus on delivering premium, high-quality execution across all aspects of product mix

  • A Passion for Consumers and Shopper Understanding.

  • A balance of art & science – ability to think creatively & strategically, with strong business mindset.

  • A Problem-Solving mindset and willingness to challenge the established norms.

  • Comfortable with using data throughout aspects of the role, turning consumer and social insights into strategic thinking.

  • Passion for big iconic brands and desire to leave a mark.

What We Can Offer You

For office-based, Research & Development, and remote positions, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to be eligible for employment. Religious and/or medical accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


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