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Director Brand Management - Kenra Professional at Henkel Corporation in Agoura Hills, California

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:




At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.




  • Architect the global innovation strategy and pipeline as well as execution in partnership with senior leadership and cross-functional teams

  • Create and manage all aspects of the marketing plan, including brand and product marketing strategy, product positioning, packaging strategy, creative strategy briefs, market research and consumer insights.

  • Manage and work with brand team and cross functional teams on product development - from concept feasibility and selection, consumer research, production, and marketplace success.

  • Define clear messages to present to top management and accompany the teams in the preparation of meetings • Manage, train and develop a diverse team of talents • Identify desirable new business opportunities and market expansion potential by conducting sales and marketing competitive analysis of current and potential business.

  • Manage the financial aspects of a portfolio of the brand, including costing and pricing, P&L, budgeting, SKU rationalization and profitability analysis.



  • Bachelor’s OR Master’s degree in a related field preferred.

  • Strong organizational skills & proven ability to multi-task and manage complexity.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work in a fast-paced environment and against tight deadlines.

  • High passion for the beauty/fashion industry paired with a creative, conceptual mind-set

  • Professional beauty salon industry experience required.

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with cross-functional departments.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convince & influence.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.