Product Development Coordinator

theBalm Cosmetics - Ross, CA3.3

30+ days agoFull-time

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


  • 4 year Bachelor's degree or Beauty Certification, at least two years of makeup artistry and some product development experience
  • Computer Skills: Excel, Outlook, Word, Internet Research
  • Must love makeup! You are going to try new things all the time. You will come to work fresh faced and leave with two different eye looks etc.- you’ve been warned!
  • Strong communication skills. Proficient in writing, editing and verbal communications. Bilingual a plus.
  • Capacity to independently see a project through from start to finish with minimal assistance.
  • Ability to move quickly, multitask, re-prioritize, and have exceptional follow through without sacrificing attention to detail
  • Keep an absurdly organized working environment
  • Must be able to use discretion and maintain a professional demeanor
  • Takes initiative but understands boundaries
  • Previous experience assisting or working closely with a CEO is a plus
  • Experience with on camera makeup (i.e for photography/makeup vlog etc.) a plus

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


  • Bachelor's (Required)