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Specialist, Shopper Based Design

Title: Specialist, Shopper Based Design

Location: Calabasas, CA (TEMPORARY WFH)

 

ABOUT WELLA

“Wella’ is one of the world’s leading professional and retail hair companies. It is a beauty collective with a mission to enable consumers to look & feel like their true self. Its love brands, which include beauty icons such as Wella, Clairol, OPI, and ghd (all together “Wella”), are co-created by & designed for the beauty junkies of today & tomorrow. Following the signing of an agreement with global investment firm KKR for the divestiture of Coty’s Professional and Retail Hair businesses, “Wella” is on its way to become a fully independent, standalone company with its own management team and operational structures. At closing, our new Company will have presence in over 100 countries and an estimated annual net revenue of $2.3Bn. “Wella” and its brands, are and will remain committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about “Wella” please visit www.wellamicrosite.com.

 

THE ROLE

We are seeking a Wella - Shopper Based Design Specialist: Nail who will be responsible for execution excellence for our Planograms and Fixtures. 

This role will focus on  executing best in class permanent displays and shelf layouts for the OPI brand in support of national initiatives and custom strategies for our priority customers. 

  • Reporting to the Senior Manager of Shopper Based Design, the SBD Specialist - Nail will play a critical role in partnering with internal and external teams including but not limited to 3rd party vendors, brand marketing specialists, customer sales team contacts and other connections as needed.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Planogram: Under the guidance of the manager & senior manager, you will create planogram schematics for top customers line reviews, initiative sell ins, and national brand deployments based on aligned assortment and layout strategy. 
  • Fixtures: You will manage production and implementation of permanent fixtures and displays and work with 3rd party installation companies as customers require. You will be responsible for communicating customer warehouse requirements to fixture vendors and ensuring timely delivery.
  • Spare parts and New Stores: You will own production and implementation of annual fixture needs for spare parts/new store openings. 
  • Budget Reconciliation: You will open and track purchase orders and you will reconcile open PO’s and invoices against the approved budget. You will provide current status to the manager & senior manager in advance of quarterly budget connects with finance.
  • Assets and graphics: You will facilitate fixture graphic production with marketing or shopper marketing by providing vendor-created die lines and ensuring timely return of final graphics for production needs. When needed you will work with marketing teams to pull pack shots or product renders for fixture vendors.
  • Product database: You will own the accuracy of our product database and be responsible for ensuring all new items are added as soon as they are available.

 

YOUR PROFILE

You thrive in a fast paced, customer focused delivery environment. You have the ability to analyze and integrate knowledge from a variety of sources, including customer input and shopper understanding, to assess opportunities and influence brand plans and customer choices. You stay in touch with current industry trends in beauty and fashion as well as the latest innovation in fixture and display manufacturing. You are skilled at building strong cross-functional relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. You are committed, conscientious and always lead with integrity. You recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization. You believe in the value of teamwork. You bring a high level of knowledge and know-how plus creativity and enthusiasm to your work and to everything you do.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Business Administration, Marketing, or similar discipline.
  • Experience of 3+ years in marketing or sales in the retail industry.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and flexibility to juggle many priorities across top customers and all brands.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and disciplined.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient computer knowledge: Microsoft Office: Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc
  • Experience with planogram software or aptitude to learn.
  • Beauty industry and merchandising experience.

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR WELLA

What you can expect from us:

  • Attractive salary package
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Wide range of benefits (health insurance, pension, car lease and/or mobility allowance for selected roles as well as wellbeing benefits)
  • Continued learning and growth opportunities
  • Truly international and diverse environment where you can be your true self

 

 

We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We comply with national, federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. 

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