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Senior Manager, Global Trade Marketing

WELLA - Senior Manager, Global Trade Marketing, Clairol

New York


“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


You will be responsible for leading Clairol Innovation Design from Trade Marketing side and translating it into compelling category growth story for our retailers.


  • Ownership and delivery of compelling category growth stories for Hair Color category and Clairol innovations;
  • Reinforcing the category growth importance, based on customer and consumer insights;
  • Co-development of brand strategy and plans for the next 5 years including defining initiatives, launch timings and go to market strategies;
  • Translation of brand vision into global 5Ps strategies for base business and innovations;
  • Strong cooperation with the markets throughout Fit For Use process in order to deliver best fit innovation with positive impact on category value;
  • Overseeing local implementations of launch plans with local teams and tracking the results.



You thrive at building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions. You are committed, conscientious and always lead with integrity. You recognise 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:

  • 5+ years of experience in Trade Marketing / Sales / Brand Management role (Beauty / Cosmetics experience is a plus)
  • Great understanding of retail: pricing, promotion, distribution, merchandising
  • Experience in working with top global mass retailers (focus on US and UK)
  • Both local and international experience an advantage
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize effectively and work under pressure.
  • Highly detailed with strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships, both internally & externally
  • Demonstrates a pro-active attitude and flexible approach.
  • Degree in related discipline or equivalent
  • High level of numeracy, and excellent PC skills
  • Able to demonstrate a creative flair and a passion for the brands



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. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at:

We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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Nearest Major Market: New York City