every step of the way. We’re the original ethical beauty brand. We’ve got a thing for empowering people and enriching our planet. We’re all about keeping it real, in every way possible. Our activist roots remain a huge part of everything we do, from our iconic window posters to our vegetarian products to our infamous campaigns. We’re never afraid to stand up and speak the truth. We like to do things a little differently around here.
The Body Shop, along with Aesop and Natura, is part of Natura & Co, a global, multi-channel and multi-brand cosmetics group that is committed to generating positive economic, social and environmental impact. Group owner Natura is Brazil's number one cosmetics manufacturer. Sustainable development has been the company's guiding principle since it was founded in 1969. In fact, this is an incredibly exciting time for The Body Shop. We’re fighting for what we believe in now more than ever. No holding back. Breaking the mould has always come naturally to us, and we need someone who’s not afraid to mix things up.
Within the global brand development team, this global Junior Brand Manager position will be part of the Sustainable Innovation team, working on cross-functional, cross-category innovation projects and getting involved in the development of global campaigns. The sustainable Innovation team are responsible for driving and cementing our position as a truly sustainable beauty brand through both new product development & new experience development – this role will be key in driving TBS towards our company 2030 Sustainability targets.
Product Development (Innovation): Master product development process from ideation to store launch. In charge of managing current portfolio and new product development (NPD) on specific ranges. Works alongside the Head of Marketing to develop a three-year innovation pipe aligned with global category targets, company objectives and sustainability targets.
Brand Development: Skilfully translate brand purpose and strategy into product concepts.
Brand Campaigns: First exposure to brand campaigns alongside the Head of Marketing. Responsible to deliver sell-in pack and content for market alignment at key stages in the product & campaign development process.
Collaboration: Work in close collaboration with cross-functional teams to deliver meaningful, customer-centric innovations & campaigns.
Consumer & Markets Intelligence: In-depth category knowledge acquired through competition and category research to feed into NPD conversations. Have a clear understanding on consumer and market trends to make our brand and NPD’s more meaningful & relevant.
Experience in similar Junior Brand Manager positions within a large, international retailer/FMCG (preferably within the Cosmetics Industry)
Experience in managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders
Strong analytical skills with ability to dissect data into concrete actionable strategies.
Ability to leverage meaningful consumer insights into NPD and campaign ideas.
Ability to work smartly with and prioritize.
Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills, being able to influence key stakeholders within the business.
Creative mindset and strong attention to detail.
Easily adaptable, able to thrive in a multi-cultural, fast-paced organization
Ability to build strong relationships across the business.
Proactivity and a positive can-do attitude
Passionate about and an advocate for environmental Sustainability
Actively engage with the business and products through store visits and key market alignments.
Partner closely with Commercial/Insights team to conduct robust competitive analysis and trend reports to identify business opportunities and ensure our brand remains relevant and competitive.
High fit with The Body Shop Purpose (culture, values), excellent understanding of the Brand Purpose strategic framework and ability to translate it into executional guidelines.
Is as excellent team player, works effectively in a multicultural environment, is an active listener and interacts effectively.