Brand Manager KENDO Brands Middle East (W/M)

  • Société : Kendo
  • Pays/Région: United Arab Emirates
  • Secteur d'activités : Parfums & Cosmétiques
  • Type de contrat : Emploi à durée indéterminée
  • Métier : Marketing
  • Expérience requise : Minimum 2 ans
  • Référence : KEND00108
  • Date de publication : 15.09.2019


Kendo Holdings, Inc. is a San Francisco-based beauty brand developer and wholesaler owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton, the world's largest luxury group. A play on the words "can do", Kendo has become the hub of creativity and next generation beauty product development for global Sephora channels and selective retailers outside of Sephora.

Through original development, collaborations and acquisitions the Kendo stable of brands will always be creative, inspiring and innovative. A dynamic engine of speed, expertise and market-savvy, the Kendo team continues to redefine the beauty industry through great product, great storytelling, great retail and direct-to-consumer partnerships. This shows up in everything we do and in what we stand for:

  • ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT: We seek creative ways to get things done
  • PERSEVERANCE: We are moved by Winston Churchill's words, ‘never, never, never give up'
  • GENEROSITY: The power of giving
  • STORYTELLING: Creating authentic stories to inspire
  • QUALITY OBSESSION: Our product quality is a reflection of ourselves
  • FUN:   Work, life, and fun are woven of a single fabric

The Kendo house of brands currently includes: Bite, Kat Von D, Marc Jacobs Beauty, Ole Henriksen and Fenty Beauty.

Brand Manager Middle East - Dubaï (M/W)

Responsible for the planning and execution of 360 marketing plans along with the implementation of the Brand Strategy, reporting into the Senior Marketing Manager:


  • Develop, execute and pilot the brand strategy:
    • Develop, implement and pilot the 360° launch and marketing plans in collaboration with the marketing team (Media, PR, influencers, Merchandising, in-store animation, CRM, training, sampling ...) in accordance with the defined budgets and the strategy of the brand in interaction with the US teams
    • Build the assortment by offering recommendations and in interface with the Visual Merchandising and Sephora's Category Managers teams
    • Analyze the performances and adapt the actions if necessary
    • Reporting
    • Fueling brand strategy by conducting market, trend and competition analyzes
    • Propose development recommendations to the brand's product development team
    • Communicate and deploy identified business opportunities
    • Maintain a healthy assortment and work closely with planning and the retailer
  • Guarantee the brand performance through the regular analysis of the results and the marketing inputs for the sales forecasts



  • 4+ years of experience in operational / Trade Marketing in cosmetics industry
  • College degree related to Marketing
  • Passion for beauty/cosmetics
  • Autonomous, organized, results-oriented and with a real analytical sense
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a deadline-intensive environment
  • Aware of digital issues
  • Must be fully fluent in English, Arabic speaking would be a real plus

Information à l'attention des candidats

Role based in Dubai


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