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Req ID:  88057
Function:  Marketing
Posted:  May 14, 2023

Manhattan, NY, US, 10022

Global Marketing Director- Sally Hansen

Director, Color Innovation




COTY is looking for smart leaders who are tenacious, passionate, and fearlessly kind.


If you're hungry to make a mark at Coty and on the beauty industry, join the SALLY HANSEN team! We are a Global marketing team that is responsible for setting the brand’s global strategic vision and brand identity and the development countless new collections and color stories each year. To make this happen, we outline a clear strategic prioritizes and focus on flawless execution against these strategies, but also being nimble and agile to the changing marketing realities.  With the intense and competitive pace of the beauty category, you need to be fully immersed in the latest trends, but also being a thought-leader in bringing external inspiration into the SALLY HANSEN business. 


What you will OWN on one of the most iconic brands in beauty:

The Director, Innovation for GLOBAL SALLY HANSEN, is responsible for developing and executing the color portfolio business strategy.  This includes all aspects from ideation to execution of new product launch and management of existing portfolios across SALLY HANSEN. He/she will make business recommendations to SALLY HANSEN senior leadership and business decisions relevant to overall segment growth.  He/she will also be responsible for overseeing the planning, forecasting and analyzing the relevant business segment and sub-brands.  This individual will be responsible for shaping the future of SALLY HANSEN’s strategy and portfolio and drive a profitable business to grow the brand. 



In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Sub-Brand Portfolio Management
  • New product development across relevant segments (color focused)
    • Portfolio Strategy: Gap assessments, Pricing Strategy
    • Concept development and Testing
    • Consumer insight mining
    • Package and Product design
    • New product financial planning and volume forecasting / P&L
    • GATE Review Process
    • Market Research/Market Intelligence
  • Innovation Customer Sell In
  • Business performance tracking
  • Leading cross functional teams on innovation projects.  Managing timelines, budgets and processes to gain alignment on move projects from ideation to activation.  Works with R&D, Marketing, technical groups, Consumer Market Insights, Product Supply and Outside Vendors.
  • Leverages data, trends and support from internal teams to build a robust and actionable learning plan to address knowledge gaps in consumer, brand, product, business and marketplace learnings for innovation.




We’d love to see candidates who have:



  • Experience: 10+ years of prior CPG or Beauty experience  Color Cosmetics, Skincare, Nail Color, Nail Treatment experience strongly preferred.  
  • Education: 4-year undergraduate Degree, or equivalent; MBA preferred
  • Strategic - Planning, administration, creativity, problem analysis
  • Business - Work-flow structuring, product knowledge, account administration, automated office systems, multi-tasking, analytical, quantitative, organizational, detail-oriented, time management
  • Creativity and Innovation - Creativity, originality, intuition
  • Leadership and Personal - Communication, objectivity, integrity, dependability, initiative, flexibility, sensitivity, impact, tenacity, autonomy, collaboration
  • Technical - PowerPoint, Excel, and Word



  • Leads – Segment Ownership: We are a team of business owners focused on driving the growth of the business from development to implementation. We are looking for a Senior Brand Manager/Brand Manager who has the skills necessary to drive the innovation of our business.
  • Executes with Excellence: The cosmetics category is fast, complex and constantly evolving. We are looking for a Senior Brand Manager who can handle many projects at once from ideation and creation, to leading a cross functional team through execution in an accurate, well-organized and timely manner.
  • Embraces Change: We are constantly re-evaluating every part of the business model. Therefore, we're looking for a Senior Brand Manager / Brand Manager who truly embraces change and can help us move the brand forward with an open, agile mindset and approach, and a bias towards action.
  • Builds Diverse, Collaborative Networks: SALLY HANSEN is a beauty brand built on relationships - with our multifunctional partners and with a myriad of external partners. You will need to navigate across agencies, key suppliers, and even celebrity talent. It can be a complex system, but provides great training in managing and collaborating with others!
  • Passion for Beauty (we talk about beauty all day, every day!)
  • Exceptional marketing strategy and analytical capability
  • Exceptional project management, organizational and communication skills
  • Communicates and works effectively with people at all levels both internally and externally




This is a unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work in a diverse environment with a team of professionals who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way.


Coty’s global omni-working policy provides the option to work up to 50% of your month remotely.  We believe that a more flexible philosophy of remote working will give everyone the freedom to choose what works for their individual circumstances and empower them to always perform at their best.




Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.


Coty is deeply committed to Changing the Conversation around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in an effort to create a more open, inclusive, and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic 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. Coty complies 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 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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Salary Posting Range: $130,000-160,000

Country/Region:  US
City:  Manhattan

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City