Product Development Coordinator
Location: Ross, CA
theBalm is seeking an ALL-STAR Product Development Coordinator with a strong background in makeup artistry to support our product development team and CEO. We are an established cosmetics company with retailers across the globe.
We're looking for a person with working knowledge of product development, a keen interest in developing a long-term career in the world of cosmetics product development, a solid background in makeup artistry, excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills, and strong work ethic. We’d love someone interested in building a career in the field because we love to promote from within! Excellent communication skills are key. Supply chain or sourcing is a huge plus, but if you don’t have it we are willing to teach you - as long as you have the drive, persistence and the demonstrated ability to keep things organized. If you’re one of those people that makes lists for everything then you’re on the right track! Some international and domestic travel is required.
Tasks included but not limited to:
Assisting the product development team with the day-to-day activities to meet project launch goals
Source components and vendors
Conceptualize new formulas/ products
Follow up on emails, inquiries and samples of product development projects
Give feedback on formula submissions
Create and manage spreadsheets (cost of goods, project status, etc.)
Keep project sheets up to date and meet deadlines
Work with labs either on location or remotely to create fabulous products
Drop-off, coordinate and track packages with vendors
Perform internet research
Creating looks for our social media/marketing departments (on and off camera)
Keep project samples and deliverables highly organized
Manage and relay executive schedules at all times regarding personal and business affairs
Running miscellaneous personal and business errands
Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
Please explain in your cover letter how you fit the above qualifications and how your past experience may lead to success in accomplishing the above tasks. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in cosmetic product development, with definite potential to grow within the company.
Full medical coverage. Salary commensurate with experience.
Job Type: Full-time