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China Marketing Manager--Cosmetics Ingredients

Date: May 15, 2022

Location: Shanghai, CN, 200062

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

Lucas Meyer Cosmetics is the business unit of IFF which develops, manufactures and markets innovative ingredients for the cosmetic and personal care industry. We offer active ingredients, 
functional ingredients, and delivery systems from various origins.

The Marketing Manager – China is responsible for supporting the APAC team in the deployment of the marketing strategy and sales support in China. 
We are looking for multi-tasked and self-starter who possess scientific knowledge and creative thinking as well as extreme organization and communication skills. As a marketing manager, you are responsible to drive the marketing growth and outreach in the Chinese territory through deploying China marketing plan aligned to global strategy. This position will require technical knowledge and strong business acumen. You will lead the marketing communication initiatives in China and be able to deliver technical presentation to local customers. You will also be challenged on day to day basis in a fast-paced environment. 

You will be part of a global marketing team, reporting directly to the APAC Marketing Manager, based in Singapore, and interacting constantly with China Sales Manager based in Shanghai. 
Ability to work both in Chinese and English is mandatory as you will be interacting on a daily basis with your international peers.

In consideration of the current COVID-19 situation, the first two round of interviews will be conducted virtually.

Job Requirements

Overview of responsibilities:
- Familiarize with our portfolio and deliver educational (technical) presentations
- Assist and support the sales direction in the deployment of the sales strategy in China 
- Monitor China market dynamics, industry regulations, and competition 
- Organize local tradeshows and seminars 
- Customize presentations on customer demand 
- Help sales and customers to design stories and concepts around our portfolio 
- Create and present Market trends reviews to customers 
- Translate global marketing and product-related materials 
- Increase brand outreach by developing and implementing marketing communication initiatives specific to China market 
- Develop marketing communication content particularly social media, editorial, advertising 
- Provide technical support and answer technical questions on LMC entire portfolio 
- Collaborate with marketing team across company and teams from separate functions such as legal, formulation, R&D
- Provide technical training to sales and customers 
- Manage marketing budget 

Qualifications & Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as cosmetics science / chemistry
- A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in the cosmetic ingredients industry in marketing or technical roles
- Experience or familiarity with cosmetics industry tradeshows and digital events
- Experience with WeChat communication 
- Experience in English to Chinese and vice versa translation
- Good understanding of China cosmetics regulations and patents rules a plus
- Pro-active, independent, and motivated 
- Attention to details and highly organized 
- Fully competent to communicate, written and verbally, in Chinese and English
- Be creative and passionate about cosmetics!

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