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Trade Marketing Director, Kylie & Skkn

Country : USA USA

State : New York

County : New York County

Town : New York

Category : Marketing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description



COTY is one of the world's largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance, color cosmetics, and skin and body care. COTY is the global leader in fragrance and number three in color cosmetics. COTY's products are sold in over 150 countries around the world. COTY and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment. For additional information about Coty Inc., please visit www.coty.com.


COTY is looking for smart individuals who are fast and passionate.

The Global Trade Marketing Director of KYLIE JENNER AND KIM KARDASHIAN BEAUTY BUSINESSES will play a leadership role in providing strategic commercial guidance to drive global business development, sponsor commercial excellence and readiness and support the delivery of Net Revenues Growth and Market Share Gain of our two iconic brands.

The Director will work hand in hand with both affiliates and DTC team to deliver robust, innovative, on-brand and high-quality launch and activations programs. He will serve as as key partner with our JV teams based in LA.

He/She will effectively leverage experience, knowledge and skills to encourage strategic thinking and set challenging goals and objectives balancing brand, company needs.

As these functions overlap between multiple teams, the individual will need to demonstrate and maintain a strong communication framework across the various organizational groups and drive best practice across the region to ensure maximum revenue production.

Key other stakeholders include the global multifunctional partners and regular interaction with Senior Leadership.

The Director is a well-rounded dynamic and passionate professional with experience in the beauty industry, background in selective distribution to lead and evolve the brands' presence globally, aligned to the broader strategies and objectives of the business. His/her team will lead the bridge of marketing strategy and commercial effectiveness.

The Director will report into the Global Senior Vice President Global Integration with a strong collaboration with the General Manager and the JV lead team.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  1. Commercial excellence
  • Define Commercial Guidelines and ensure that defined strategy is well implemented (OGSM / Product / Distribution / Price/ Promo / Media)
  • Based on Global Business plan, guide /lead by influence and partner with country / channel leads to elaborate their business plan and budget
  • Ensure Global Trade Marketing Team stays on top of operational marketing strategy deployment in regions/channels, consolidating trade plans, monitoring results, providing key learning and recommendations.
  • Lead commercial readiness to ensure respect of the timelines to achieve maximum launch success.

  1. Global markets (including DTC) coordination and JV partnership
  • As a voice of the brand and marketing partner in regions, support brand growth, and contribute strategic marketing plans definition by market/channel (DTC).
  • Ensure that regions/markets needs are perfectly captured, consolidated and integrated in the global brand tool kits.
  • Provide overview of brand overall performance in regions and define white space / opportunities
  • Supervise turnover monitoring, risks, opportunities and propose mitigation plans
  • Help define and optimize Key Performance Indicators for the business
  • Serve as the commercial point of contact for omni overview with our JV partners.

  1. Strategic - 3Y plan development
  • Co-lead the strategic plan development in providing strategic guidance on Brand A&CP model, launch innovation rate and commercial initiatives.
  • Manage 3Y brand P&L through driving recommendations and decisions to achieve the brand's global objectives.
  • Responsible for defining winning line-up, initiative seizing and right price positioning with the help of LCM and Brand Team.

  1. Transversal chief of staff activities supporting the business planning & governance process
  • Refresh rules of engagement for full omni business covering areas such as but not limited to IMP cadence or promotional strategy.
  • Regularly drive and present topline executive business reviews to Senior Leadership and Licensor
  • Lead, coach drive & develop Trade Marketing pole including development of managers for both businesses

We'd love to see candidates who have:


  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA is a plus
  • 10+ years of related trade / marketing experience
  • Prestige/luxury brand experience preferred
  • Desired:
  • Inspiring engaging interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people in various disciplines and cross-functions as well as present to senior leadership
  • Must be autonomous, decisive, with a strategic thinking
  • Must have the potential to assume increased responsibility
  • Foster best practice thinking
  • Must have ability to manage complexity
  • Must have strong business acumen and be results/success oriented
  • Must be an excellent team player; possessing the ability to build, foster and nurture strong relationships and gain the respect of members of the cross-functional, affiliate teams and Joint ventures
  • Must be mature, responsible, accountable, organized and must possess the potential to manage and develop direct report
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills.

This is 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.

Per the NYC Vaccine Mandate, COVID-19 vaccinations are required to work in any Coty office, Retailer, or partner facility. You may find Coty's NYC Covid-19 Vaccination Policy here.


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 [email protected] 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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