Company Description:

Mented Cosmetics is a venture-backed, premium beauty brand transforming the industry with products and marketing that celebrate the beauty of diversity. Mented was started in a 1-bedroom Harlem apartment; we’ve got humble beginnings and a global vision, and we need teammates with the humility and big dreams to match. At Mented we bring our whole selves to work, because changing the landscape of beauty - and the world along with it - requires more than intelligence; it takes passion, grit, and character. We’re building a diverse team that loves helping our community feel beautiful - if that sounds like it’s up your alley, read below to learn more about this opportunity. 


Position Description:

Work under the direction and in partnership of the Operations Lead to develop, plan and execute the sales strategy for Mented. Drive retail promotional programs, analyze sales and business data, meet profitability goals while striving to optimize efficiencies and capture additional sales opportunities. Anticipate and analyze retail sales trends to implement strategic action plans in favor of the business. Maintain strong relationships with both external partners and internal cross-functional teams to ensure success and accomplishment of target goals.


Responsibilities:

  • Oversees retail relationships, sales and operations
  • Has monthly and quarterly reviews with all retailers
  • Responsible for inventory and sales reporting on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Creates and maintains a retail calendar with events, promotions, shipping schedules, etc
  • Creates and maintains a retail sales order tracker with actual and forecasted monthly sales and shipments
  • Manages inventory demand by retailer and works with Planning Manager to incorporate it into overall supply chain
  • Maintains accurate new and existing product and company data in all retail systems
  • Plans and executes on all retail requests and addresses all retail issues and concerns
  • Create quarterly competitive reviews for all retailers
  • Work with Operations Lead to communicate all pertinent retail information company-wide
  • Performing store audits and communicating that information to the relevant parties
  • Responsible for invoicing for all retail accounts
  • Work with freight forwarding partners to manage all shipments to retailers
  • Work with warehouse for inventory counts and reconciliations, retail work orders, and other product related requests
  • Responsible for working with warehouse to process all retail orders and ship them to the respective retailer
  • Manage all retail product data on various internal platforms

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 3+ years retail operations, sales, or related field
  • Advanced competency in Microsoft Excel and the ability to quickly master new applications and systems
  • Strong analytical, financial modeling and problem solving skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize workload
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent project management and analytical skills
  • Results ­oriented with an ability to multi­task effectively
  • Team player capable of working cross ­functionally
  • Willingness to extend yourself and assist other team members 

Some benefits and perks of working at Mented:

  • Opportunity to join a small, agile company chasing a large, underserved market
  • Great health and dental plans for individuals and dependents, commuter plans, competitive equity packages, flexible vacation and personal days as needed
  • Fun working environment
  • Generous holiday calendar and work-from-home flexibility
  • Stock options for positions starting at Manager and above

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Mented Cosmetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You can view brand website at www.mentedcosmetics.com

To Apply:

Email info@mentedcosmetics.com with the job title in the subject line and please include your resume.