Senior Product Development Manager

This person will be responsible for managing the Goodhabit and Confessions of a Rebel brands within the whole product development lifecycle from concept to launch, interacting with vendors (formulation labs and packaging suppliers), managing timelines and ensuring all the key milestones are met.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

INNOVATION CALENDAR

  • Ideate and present new product concepts to VP & CEO/ Co-Founder
  • Identify and capitalize on new growth/white space opportunities through competitive analysis
  • Manage trend forecasting, concept ideation, and concept write-ups
  • Initiate competitive reviews and maintain a pulse on key emerging trends
  • Create in-depth and thorough PowerPoint presentations for new concepts
  • Create in-depth lab briefs for new product concepts
  • Purchases competitive products. Organizes distribution of these products; tracks and records feedback from Product Development Team
  • Lead market research, ingredient search, specific market analysis research, competitor’s product assessment and pricing.
  • Manage consumer testing on owned brands to confirm new product benefits and positive results.
  • Create positioning statements and Fact Sheets to support each new idea/innovation
  • Manage third party manufacturers/vendors in the formulation process. Including sample requests and submission forms to internal and external parties with accurate documentation and tracking systems.
  • Manage pricing strategy for owned launched, including pricing scales, COG targets, recommended SRPs
  • Manage COG and target margins for owned projects
  • Manage and organize product sample storage including not limited to: development submissions, product prototypes, product standards and manufacturer capabilities.
  • Maintains all PD documents and charts on excel, Word, PowerPoint and Asana

NEW LAUNCH PROCESS

  • Manage the NPD process for owned launches, partnering with all cross functional teams
  • Create & manage development timelines to ensure on time performance of projects

PACKAGING

  • Co-Manage the package development process including, but not limited to; initial package ideation, package brief creation, sourcing, COG negotiation, artwork turnover, PPS & production approval
  • Provide clear direction to packaging vendors (or package developer team member) on all formulation aspects to support appropriate packaging development (ingredients, actives, viscosity, color, and formula limitations)
  • Evaluate and co-approve proposed package submissions for evacuation, aesthetics, and functionality

COPY

  • Manage copy development of owned projects

What You’ll Need to Have:

  • 4+ years of experience in cosmetics or consumer goods manufacturing
  • Knowledge of packaging component manufacturing and finished good filling processes
  • Ability to predict, recognize and define problems, and generate, select and implement timely solutions
  • Experience in sustainable packaging initiatives
  • Detailed knowledge of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging types
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple complex projects in tandem
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects – prioritization and planning
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Process improvement experience

What You’ll Love About Us:

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Bonus program
  • Remote first
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k with company Match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, as well as Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Complimentary Scentbird Membership
  • A fun, creative and energetic work environment

About Scentbird:

Scentbird inspires fragrance lovers to go beyond the ordinary and sample scents that evoke passion, confidence, and the unknown. Our mission is to revolutionize the way we perfume by bringing the ultimate fragrance playground right to your fingertips and offering a digital subscription service that lets members choose from over 500+ designer perfumes each month.

About the Brands:

  • Scentbird: The easiest way for fragrance lovers to discover, try, and buy their favorite scented products without a commitment
  • Deck of Scarlet: Deck of Scarlet was created to break the boredom and shake up clean beauty. The line of bold cosmetics features vivid colors, innovative textures, and unprecedented finishes that bring the fun and creativity back to clean beauty.
  • Confessions Of A Rebel: We’re not afraid to provoke. Our fragrances are made to excite and inspire: some are subversive, others are straightforward, all are compelling in their own right. He, she, they, YOU - our confessions are not caged in by gender.
  • Goodhabit: Built for the digitally native generation, Goodhabit is pioneering the movement in defending your skin against artificial blue light and modern day skin stressors. We’re developing clean, conscious, and effective skincare solutions that keep you connected, and your skin, protected.
  • Sanctuary: Our newest brand to the Scentbird family. This fragrance, just like the playful creature that was its muse, this scent opens with an energetic blend of red berries and fresh bamboo as a nod to the Red Panda’s favorite foods, while pink pepper adds an extra lively twist. Verdant notes like white tea, violet, and oakmoss pay homage to its habitat in the Himalayan Forests and mountains of China, as cashmere woods evoke a soft, cuddly feeling.



Scentbird is committed to bringing individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives into the Nest. We strive to uphold an inclusive environment where individuals of all different backgrounds, ages, colors, ethnicities, gender, or gender identities, genetics, physical or mental abilities, protected veteran status, race, religious or sexual orientation, thrive. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated internally to going above and beyond in fostering diversity. Come as you are - we’re excited to meet you.