Tropic Skin Care Ltd
As Tropic’s evolution continues, we’re looking for an ambitious, innovative and passionate Gifting Product Manager to join our incredible product development team to strategically grow Tropic’s collection and gifting business covering events and special occasions throughout the year!
You will look after, grow and develop Tropic’s gifting and special edition collections, taking it to new levels by combining your on-trend knowledge and expertise to come up with unique, luxurious gift collections. Our gifts encompass existing and newly created products whilst ensuring Tropic s values shine through.
This role will facilitate the exciting development of the most incredible gift ideas. Together with other key areas of the business, you will work on the journey from concept, ingredients, formulation and packaging through to production.
Represent Tropic s ethos by becoming the Gifting subject matter expert for the development of new gifts that align with Tropic s values.
Create bright, fresh and exciting new gift concepts using the latest and most effective, ethically and organically sourced ingredients to help grow the Tropic brand.
Carry out in-depth research and analysis across multiple areas, including key competitors, gift occasions, organic, ethically sourced and naturally derived ingredients and formulations, feasibility, production, packaging and delivery.
Present new and exciting gifting findings and product ideas to the Brand Director, CEO and wider teams.
Manage multiple project timelines and oversee project milestones, including concept, design, production, testing, sampling and packaging, through to delivery.
Write and implement an insights-led strategy for Tropic s gifting category in order to drive growth.
Work closely with the Marketing and Design teams to convey new concepts.
Assist with the marketing of the range and help to communicate key selling points in product marketing materials for customers and Ambassadors.
Work with external parties, where applicable.
Collect and collate all feedback and product suggestions to enhance and inform NPD and EPD decisions, where applicable.
Monitor sales activity in-depth and provide reports on performance.
Identify which products / gifts need marketing attention to improve sales performance.
Manage financial administration, including budgeting, negotiating and invoicing.
Identify any continual improvements required for product enhancement and implement action plans and timelines to make any necessary changes.
Contribute to the creation of a wide range of content, blog posts, training documents and videos for social media, customers and Ambassadors.
Create innovative gifting and product collection ideas for relevant events and celebrations all year round.
Responsible for following internal procedures and processes to bring products to market. The administration of the process and a high level of accuracy is key to achieving efficient product launches.
Attend industry and trade events and exhibitions in order to develop the best gifts for Tropic (may include infrequent international travel where applicable/necessary, etc).
At least 5 years of experience in product development for beauty and/or personal care brands.
A true passion for creating new, innovative, effective and ethical gifts and products for relevant events all year round (e.g. Christmas).
A strong, creative and intuitive mindset, with the ability to create and implement new products, sustainable packaging and gifting ideas.
Demonstrable product and gift development experience.
Demonstrable experience in writing and executing strategies for beauty brands in order to drive growth.
Understands the importance of adhering to process when developing innovative products and gifts.
The ability to interpret multiple types of data, including sales figures, feedback and costings, across key areas of the business and to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines.
A proactive, positive and professional approach to projects with high levels of personal accountability.
Able to demonstrate flexibility, create structure and opportunities in the face of ambiguity.
A strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office programmes.
Experience of working with international, luxury beauty and skincare/bodycare brands would be advantageous.
Full time role: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Hybrid working with a minimum of 3 days a week in the office.
Office is conveniently located just 3 minutes walk from Beddington Lane Tram stop, which is connected to East Croydon and Wimbledon – both 20 minutes away. Approx. 30 min travel time from South West London, 35 mins from South London (Brixton, Stockwell etc.)
Position available immediately.
Salary is subject to experience.
Healthier. Greener. More empowered – that s the Infinite Purpose behind everything we do at Tropic, from funding education with every sale we make to all the plant-powered, sustainably sourced goodness we pack into our multi-award-winning, clinically proven skincare and beauty products. We’re here to shake things up in this industry for good. Certified vegan, cruelty-free and CarbonNeutral , we double offset our emissions, because when it comes to sparkling skin and a happier planet, we believe you really can have both!
Our founder and CEO, Susie, started out at just 15 years old, whipping up batches of our Body Smooth in her kitchen, pouring them into jam jars to sell on Greenwich Market to help her mum pay the bills. Flash forward a number of years and a whole lotta green science-backed skincare later, and Susie, with the help of an ever-growing team, has built a business that strives to make a positive impact there s just one thing we re missing, you!
By joining our team, you ll become part of a dynamic, diverse and talented troupe, with a big family feel to boot! So, if you re a skincare and planet enthusiast like we all are, believe in doing good beyond beauty and want to shake things up too, come and join our colourful crew – we can t wait to meet you.