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About the Role
The Assistant Brand Manager (ABM) Jewelry & Home supports development of category brand strategy across all existing channels, including brochures, flyers, avon.com, and avonnow.com and emerging channels. You will ensure all Representative and Consumer touch points for all base and new products are managed to completion while establishing meaningful relationships with multiple teams.
You will report to the Director, Fashion, Jewelry and Home Marketing.
Support developing an 18 month rolling product innovation calendar using trends, size of line simplification, SKU productivity, volume threshold, margin targets and pricing guidelines for the Jewelry and Home (home cleaning) category.
Help guide decision-making on the evolution of the product portfolio by applying data, consumer insights and product expertise.
Partner with Marketing Director to develop annual sales plans, margin, inventory management, and performance plans including the forecasting of all new products, existing products and performance tracking.
Manage Jewelry and Home products from initial concept to go-to-market including: concept brief, copy, product positioning, competitive advantage, forecasting, pricing, margin, copy, artwork, merchandising.
Establish positioning, identify target audiences, and develop marketing plans with specific goals across the channels.
Execute and track projects with a detailed understanding of the NPD process.
Manage spreadsheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets) for tracking products/projects for weekly/daily reviews.
Work with outside vendors to manage vendor information; sample submissions, fact sheets, costs and quantities.
Evaluate all brochure campaigns to ensure all merchandising tactics meet the thresholds per page (net per concept, net per page, product flow, pricing).
Support any additional product updates, system maintenance, documentation updates, report analysis on as needed basis.
A Bachelor's degree is required; with 5-7 years of experience in product development, marketing, or merchandising in Jewelry/Home categories.
Fluency in Korean a plus.
You have previously worked in a marketing i=role within the digital landscape, (i.e., social media, e-commerce, analytics, online).
Experience demonstrating analytical thinking, data-driven decision-making, and forecasting experience required.
Experience with trends and how they relate to our customer.
Experience in successful partnership with R&D / Supply Chain / Sales organizations to develop new products supported by specific and relevant story-telling, then execution is required.
Eligible for benefits as of date of hire (health, dental, vision, life and other voluntary programs)
You are immediately vested in Avon’s matching contributions to the 401(k) Plan. Avon matches your contributions dollar-for dollar up to 3% of your eligible pay, and $0.50 per dollar on the next 2% of your eligible pay.
Company sponsored Life insurance, AD&D and Disability benefits with option to buy up
Wellness incentive programs
Commuter, Health Reimbursement (HRA) and Flexible Spending (FSA) accounts
Family Care (back-up child and elder care) benefit Programs
Additional voluntary benefit programs available such as group legal, critical care, accident, pet insurance and identity protection insurance.