Assistant Manager, Product Development, Naturium

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About the Company e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. stands with every eye, lip, face and paw. Our deep commitment to clean, cruelty free beauty at an incredible value has fueled the success of our flagship brand e.l.f. Cosmetics since 2004 and driven our portfolio expansion. Today, our multi-brand portfolio includes e.l.f. Cosmetics, e.l.f. SKIN, pioneering clean beauty brand Well People, Keys Soulcare, a groundbreaking lifestyle beauty brand created with Alicia Keys and Naturium, high-performance, biocompatible, clinically-effective and accessible skincare. We have annual revenues of ~$500 million and our business performance has been nothing short of extraordinary with 19 consecutive quarters of net sales growth as we have grown to #4 mass cosmetics brand in the US and are the fastest growing brand among the top 5. Our total compensation philosophy offers every new hire competitive pay and benefits, bonus eligibility (200% of target over the last four fiscal years), equity given to every full-time employee as a part of their new hire package, flexible time off, year-round half-day Fridays, and a hybrid 3 day in office, 2 day at home work environment. We believe the combination of our unique culture, total compensation, workplace flexibility and care for the team is unmatched across not just beauty but any industry.
Position Summary:
The Naturium Product Development Assistant Manager will report directly to the VP of Product Development and will support in all phases of product development and marketing initiatives. This role will be responsible for managing all administrative, operational, technical, and creative needs related to product development.
Responsibilities:Manage the full formula development cycle from conception to launch, with a formula focus on clinically proven key ingredientsManage all day-to-day formula development operations: supplies, sample organization, submission distribution, shipping, and competitive shoppingOwn process to provide formula submissions to internal and external partners, track evaluations and relay feedback to the team, & communicate feedback in a timely manner to 3rd party contract manufacturersCommunicate formula status/updates in weekly product development meetingManage scheduling and preparation for bi-monthly innovation meetingAssist VP of PD in weekly R&D meetings, preparing agendas and recording detailed notesManage vendor communications & requestsManage communication with cross-functional team members relating to marketing, regulatory, operations, packaging and creativeTake the lead and create internal formula development profiles, marketing/brand product briefs, and external briefs (for ex., lab briefs)Manage and track safety and clinical testing samples, ensuring their receipt to third party testing facilities, and working to ensure study start dates/study execution, and receipt of final reportsManage and track regulatory documentation, working to ensure PIFs (product information files) are complete in a timely manner, following formula approvalsAudit and review existing PIFs, ensuring files are complete with documentation needed for formula ownershipManage production & lab standardsManage bulk approvals for newness/innovation & on-going businessManage internal documents, spreadsheets and maintain all up-to-date informationOversee and track project milestones and ensure deadlines are metManage copy development process, working to help create master copy worksheetsManage artwork review, routing, & release processLead trend reports, market research, ingredient innovations and competitive analysisParticipate in brainstorms and conception ideationOther duties may be assigned as required Requirements:Bachelor’s degree3+ years experience in new product and packaging developmentExperienced in beauty, skincare and/or regulatoryWorks well in a fast paced, start-up environmentHighly organized and detail orientedCreative problem solverProactive, self-starter with a high sense of urgencyPassionate about the beauty industryStrong verbal and written communicationWorks well cross functionally and productive in a work from home environmentTimeline management skillsProficient in Google Workspace/Excel/Microsoft applications This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this position. It also reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be considered, as detailed description of all the work required inherent in the job. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, and it is subject to changes and exceptions at the supervisors’ discretion. e.l.f. Beauty respects your privacy. Please see our Job Applicant Privacy Notice ( for how your personal information is used and shared.

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