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Brand Manager, Men's Shaving Group

Location: 

Tokyo, 13, JP

Req ID:  1868
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Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Brand Manager - Men's Shaving Group

Tokyo, Japan

Permanent Role

Competitive salary & benefits

 

Let’s Talk About You

You’re ambitious, but you want a career with purpose—we love that. You’re up for a challenge and ready to write the next chapter of your career story with a great group of encouraging colleagues. You want to make your mark and let your personality shine. Well, if you’re interested in our Brand Manager role, this might be your next step! You’re looking for the chance to develop your career in a growing market within consumer goods, and you want to make an impact with a global consumer goods business with a portfolio of over 25 brands (Schick, Hawaiian Tropic, Banana Boat, Bulldog Skincare…just to name a few!).

 

Now, Let’s Get Down to Business

You will be reporting to Senior Marketing Manager, and the successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of marketing associated with Men’s wet shaving.

 

Here's a list of things that you will be responsible for:

  • Develop brand objectives, strategies and annual marketing plan with Marketing Manager
  • Lead and execute annual marketing plan, such as TVC/Magazine Tieup/Digital (contents marketing, SEO etc)/Package design/In‐store Display & POP/ promotion/PR while effectively involving/collaborating with Global team/Multifunctional team (Sales, Supply etc)/external agency at the right timing
  • Lead business analysis and project review (market size, share, competitors, customers, P&L etc) to identify business opportunities for further sales growth/profit improvement and develop marketing plans
  • Develop trade story for new products/marketing programs in order to successfully execute plans with excellence.
  • Responsible to effectively manage Marketing budget and recommend to the Marketing Manager the timely reallocation of resources for maximum business impact
  • Lead media Planning/Buying while collaborating with external media agency
  • Responsible to manage daily work (e.g. product registration etc)

 

The right person for this role will work closely with sales, global marketing and external media agencies, so a good communicator is a must. If there’s one thing you’ll get here at Edgewell, it’s a collaborative group full of likable, diverse and nurturing colleagues. They’re an inspiring bunch. While your experience is of course important, we’re all about making useful things joyful, so we love when our prospective candidates are passionate about this too.

 

Are You Ready to Show Us What You’ve Got?

We’ll need you to be comfortable taking the reins and guiding your colleagues along the way. We are looking for the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum 5+ years marketing experience in product management/ development and execution of marketing plans in consumer goods, especially FMCG and cosmetics is preferred
  • Experience in working with Global team driving a brand strategy
  • Brand management of long history matured brand
  • Experienced in product development
  • Strong commercial skills and acumen
  • Strong strategic/logical thinking skill and analytical skills
  • Creative thinking to challenge and overcome new experience
  • Multiple projects management skill and capability with strong leadership
  • Deep understanding of consumers' insight based on research/test result
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing), native Japanese

 

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.