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Are you a member of the beauty industry seeking a new challenge?  Or perhaps you are looking for a change in career and have a passion for beauty.  Whatever your motivation, view our latest job listings below.

NPD Assistant

  • Posted: 04 September 2019
  • Salary: £22,000 (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Location: Chelsea, London
  • Positions type: Full Time

Job description

NPD Assistant

• Working closely with Director and Founder to build, maintain and manage the category NPD calendar and pipeline

• Develop and manage new product concepts, formulas and packaging that are globally viable within COG targets across categories

• Trend and competitor research, writing concept briefs, setting benchmarks, sourcing packaging

• Work to agreed critical paths with relevant stakeholders to ensure actions are achieved within deadlines and to hit launch windows

• Prepare clear and comprehensive copy and artwork briefs

• Route and approve copy and artworks through with designers, including creating mock ups for internal review and approval

• Build and maintain strong relationships with all third suppliers

• Assist with preparing concept presentations and training sheets to share with the sales and marketing team and retailer partners for successful sell in of new concepts

• Provide regular competitor analysis and reports from shopping trips and trade fairs to identify emerging trends / ideas

• Graduate with 1-2 years’ experience within a beauty brand with specific skincare experience

• Ability to manage projects in a highly organised, structured fashion, showing attention to detail, good judgement and an ‘eye’ for opportunities

• Effective prioritisation, implementation and monitoring skills

• Strong team player with ability to listen, support, contribute and influence

• Excellent communication/presentation skills

• Proactive self-starter, with a sense of humour, able to work under pressure and who is flexible and comfortable with productive change


Email: zahra@mzskin.com