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JOB PURPOSE 

With direction from Manager, assists with the creation/development and implementation for independent sales force product education initiatives that support existing and new Company products and promotions. Delivery methods of education (online, video, print, in person) will vary based on strategic needs of the Company. Communicates and works closely with cross functional partners to assist Manager in creating consistent product messaging.  With guidance, manages projects from inception to completion.      

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES     

1.      Acts as a resource to other internal teams (Consultant Education, ISD/NSD Education, Product Marketing, Consultant Marketing, Consumer Marketing, and Corporate Consumer Marketing) regarding product education.

2.      Works closely with Manager of Product Education to develop and implement product education delivered at Company events (Seminar, Leadership Conference, Career Conference, Go-Give Workshops).  Knowledge of makeup artistry informs content presented at these events.

3.      Conducts Employee Product Education Events, demonstrating product knowledge and makeup artistry, on a quarterly basis to provide employees with product knowledge and build brand ambassadors within the Company.

4.      Attends Company and sales force events to cultivate relationships with sales force members, understand how the sales force sells product, and determine gaps in the sales force’s product knowledge.

5.      Markets and creates awareness of product education assets.  Participates in the writing of educational and promotional articles.  Works closely with Sales Force Communications to ensure information is successfully communicated to the independent sales force via email, InTouch, Company publications, etc.

6.      With guidance from Manager, conceptualizes, develops and executes product education videos through the following channels:  Beauty Extras, Pink Link, IPTV events, and E-plan. Includes writing creative briefs and scripts, selecting and coaching sales force members, demonstrating makeup artistry, producing and editing.  Interfaces with Product Marketing, Sales Force Communications, Creative Services, A/V, Regulatory and Legal.

7.      Maintains Product Central website with new products, product phase-outs, quarterly product promotions, changes to ingredients and product fact sheets. Conducts quarterly analysis on site traffic.  Maintains and updates product knowledge workshops hosted on Product Central.  Interfaces with Product Marketing, Consultant Marketing, Creative Services, Sales Force Communications.

8.      Maintains web based color and skin care education sites (Color Confident and Skin Care Confident).  Updates with product changes, new content, quizzes and sales force feedback as necessary.  Knowledge of makeup artistry informs updates made to the programs.  Promotes program through sales force recognition and communication channels to encourage the sales force to participate and earn the designations.  Conducts analysis and reports on participation levels.  Interfaces with Product Marketing, Sales Force Communications, Sales Force Recognition, MKConnections, Interactive Consumer Marketing, IST, Creative Services, A/V, Regulatory and Legal.

9.      Conducts research to better understand the product education needs of the independent sales force. This research includes strategically-located discussion groups, creating and utilizing surveys, and compiling independent sales force ideas. Collaborates with Market Research as needed to plan or execute complex research initiatives. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES    

Education 

Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or equivalent experience is required. 

Experience

A minimum of three years of project management experience, such as developing strategic and creative educational or training materials is required.  A minimum of 1 year in the Cosmetic/Beauty industry.

1.      Makeup artistry skills required.  Cosmetology license preferred.

2.      Develop artistry and product knowledge of independent sales force through hands on demonstration and coaching.

3.      Strong project management skills with the ability to lead complex projects from inception to completion over an extended time period and manage resources accordingly.  

4.      Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent presentation skills are also required.

5.      Must have the ability to develop strong working relationships with internal staff and sales force.   

6.      A successful candidate will have a high level of creativity and be open to change.

7.      Critical thinking and excellent problem-solving skills.  Must have a proactive working style with a strong sense of ownership and urgency.  Must display a positive, friendly attitude with a genuine interest in contributing within a team-driven environment.

8.      Analytical abilities are needed to assess sales force product education needs based on company direction, business needs, and feedback from the sales forces as well as determine the appropriate programs and materials to be developed.

9.      Requires superior time management and multi-tasking skills.

10.   Domestic overnight travel required approximately 15 % of work time to periodically visit sales force members, attend major Company events, and attend training seminars.

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