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Marketing Category Leader - Beauty Wellbeing - Unilever International Korea

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Seoul, KR
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Category leader of Beauty & Wellbeing will play a key and strategic role in the achievement of beauty & wellbeing, which is one the biggest division for Unilever Korea. This role will play a strategic role in building Unilever core Beauty & Wellbeing brand in highly competitive market and opening new white space for Unilever Korea. Furthermore, this position will be a key hub to provide insights across local and Unilever International regions so that she/he can be crucial person in the know under Beauty & Wellbeing business group. Main brands are Ponds, Vaseline and there are many future core brands and new brands coming from our global portfolio. On top of those, this role should lead new brand/product development process in terms of Beauty & Wellbeing as Korea is the innovation engine for Unilever International

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and marketing plan for Beauty & Wellbeing aligned with global strategy
  • Manage category issues and opportunities and connect this with category and brand growth
  • Manage Beauty & Wellbeing brands and category P&L, understand drivers and identify issues, challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable growth
  • Be category guardian for responsible brands to drive brand growth in right way
  • Initiate new product development thru finding white space insights from market, consumer and customer and propose to Leadership Team, cross-functional and global brand team
  • Lead all NPD related briefing and give input related to NPD to innovation team
  • Plan and execute brand marketing plan and campaign
  • Review effectiveness / outcomes of campaigns and monitor the performance
  • Report issues/problems and come up with solutions/recommendations to improve effectiveness based on performance monitoring
  • Co work with innovation team to deliver new product on time
  • Collaborate with agencies and cross functional teams to deliver on-time brand/product launch
  • Develop and support integrated communication plan and track performance
  • Manage financial status (Sales/Profit/A&P etc) for Beauty & Wellbeing category and address any identified or potential issue

Experience Required:

-8-12 years of marketing experience, ideally within the FMCG industry & in a multinational company

-Brand management experience required

-Fluent in English communication


-Multi-national company experience preferred

-People manager experience preferred

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