JB298 Good Housekeeping UK – Full Time Beauty & Grooming Testing Manager (maternity cover)

Posted 2 months ago

Company Values: We’re the UK’s leading premium publisher, and the people behind iconic media brands such as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Country Living. We’ve created a working environment that encourages everyone to pull together. We never stop looking for brave new ideas. We’ll always try to develop and improve, we trust each other to do our best, and we have fun as we build on our heritage to make history.

Job Description: Beauty & Grooming Testing Manager (maternity cover)

Good Housekeeping UK is looking for a Beauty Testing Manager to join the Institute in Feltham. This role is available immediately. You will lead this rapidly expanding testing category and help drive revenue and expertise across the Good Housekeeping portfolio.

We’re looking for an expert in beauty and grooming and a follower of emerging trends in that world, with a keen scientific eye focused on product performance.

You will help create and be responsible for delivering the beauty testing strategy across editorial and commercial platforms with content sitting across Good Housekeeping. Built on decades of product testing and expert editorial know-how, the results of our testing can influence purchasing decisions and assure consumers of the quality and value of a product or service.

Key Duties:

Work with key internal stakeholders to generate a testing strategy for the Beauty and Grooming category. Create testing protocols for the myriad of different beauty and grooming products we test. Utilise our testing panel to recruit testers for projects. Work to the pre-agreed testing timescales, with attention to detail and to a high standard. Complete commercial projects related to your category and deliver results to key stakeholders. Assist in building new revenue streams and ensuring all projects are completed to a high level of professionalism. Occasional PR spokesperson on behalf of the category for TV and/or radio interviews. ABOUT YOU

An expert In Beauty and Grooming Someone with a willingness to be hands-on with product tests Demonstrable experience in leading projects Eagerness to try new and inventive products Quick thinking Problem solving skills Articulate when writing test results Computer literate Excellent interpersonal skills Demonstrated history of working in the FMCG industry

Pay: At Hearst UK, you can choose from a huge range of perks and benefits that can help you learn well, work well and live well including:

25 days’ holiday (with the option to buy up to 5 additional holiday days) Hybrid working – Four days per week in the office Discounted gym membership Healthcare cash plan Spend a charity day with your favourite good cause Life assurance and pension scheme Regular socials and more!

Hours: Full time Monday to Friday. 4 days in the office, 1 day from home.

Location: Feltham

Job Category: Beauty Manager

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