Thank you for your interest in Hourglass. To learn about current opportunities with Hourglass, both at our corporate office in Los Angeles and at store locations, please send your resume and a cover letter to careers@hourglasscosmetics.com

If there is an opportunity in which your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you. We regret that we are unable to respond to all inquiries. Hourglass is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.


Account Manager

Luxury cosmetics brand is currently seeking dynamic, self-motivated individual to continue to develop business at prestige retailer located in York, UK – John Lewis.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-       Achieve sales goals while delivering the highest levels of client service
-       Present and sell merchandise in a professional manner through expert makeup applications
-       Develop client base with thorough and consistent follow up protocols
-       Manage all counter systems: daily sales analysis, assist with product orders, manage tester replacement and product rtv on a monthly basis
-       Submit monthly counter schedule and manage 30-hour resident makeup artist
-       Partner with Account Executive to plan seasonal strategies, including store events
-       Act as brand ambassador, developing relationships within cosmetic department and entire store

Qualifications and Requirements:
-       Experience in retail cosmetics management
-       Excellent skills as a makeup artist and sales person
-       Exhibit effective communication skills with clients, peers and management
-       Analysis of sales results, forecasts and promotional planning
-       Ability to use a computer keyboard, standard telephone and other related business equipment
-       Availability to work weekends is required
-       Previous clientele a plus


Senior Director of Sales
This position reports directly to the Vice President of Sales and supports retail activity and sales analysis across distribution points to ultimately increase brand awareness and build sales.

Responsibilities include:

  • Direct management of key personnel and accountability for sales goals within assigned domestic accounts
  • Create implement and track strategies to drive the business at each point of sale
  • Ensures forecast accuracy and inventory level targets are met
  • Maintain high level of market awareness and strong internal and distributor networks
  • Initiate conference calls with store teams to review daily sales figures, business opportunities, training updates and any open issues
  • Track sales on a daily basis and create weekly sales reports to discuss at corporate sales meetings
  • Manage open to buy, writing monthly orders as well as monitoring shipping, tracking and returns processes to ensure optimal stock levels in store
  • Allocate all saleable, non-saleable and marketing tools including product launch forecasts
  • Create and execute impactful in store events and promotions
  • Spend time in store to reinforce product knowledge, sales techniques and clientele systems
  • Develop innovative pull-thru programs

Required Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge of sales management theories, principles, methods and practices
  • Extensive knowledge of industry competitors and trends
  • Strong skills in talent management and development
  • Ability to make effective and efficient use of financial resources to achieve objectives
  • Strong skills in development of sales goals and objectives

Job Requirements:

  • 5 – 7 years progressively responsible sales management experience in consumer goods industry
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Multitasking, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • Makeup artistry and selling skills
  • Strong proficiency with Outlook and MS-Office is necessary – including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be willing to travel



Packaging Manager

Job Description:

  • Oversee new product launches with a focus on packaging
  • Work closely with packaging suppliers to help develop new packaging options
  • Lead and attend briefing sessions with cross-functional team members on product packaging reviews, timelines and launch plans
  • Work closely with Regulatory team to ensure compliance of packaging claims for existing and emerging new markets
  • Collaborate with Quality Control team to establish standards for Quality Assurance
  • Oversee and review technical specs to develop both stock and custom packaging
  • Request, follow-up and distribute packaging samples in a timely manner
  • Oversee packaging artwork process in a timely manner
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and cross functional teams
  • Work closely with Product Development Manager to develop package development calendar
  • Conducts consumer and competitive research as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications:

  • Proven cosmetics packing development experience from concept to launch
  • Familiarity with domestic and international regulatory guidelines
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with the luxury beauty category
  • Must have a college degree with at least 5+ years of work experience or equivalent experience
  • Effective negotiation experience with contract manufactures
  • Proven track record of ownership and driving results
  • Experience in working in a fast paced, collaborative, team oriented environment is a must
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)



Marketing Manager

Job Description:

  • Drive customer growth through strategic marketing initiatives and product launches that uphold brand values and help brand achieve marketshare.
  • Partnering with cross-functional teams in the development/execution of key marketing strategies.
  • Leads the process of new launches and promotions, working closely with Sales team
  • Strategically analyzing the brand’s strengths and opportunities vs. competition
  • Lead the development of engaging promotional campaigns by leveraging consumer insights, understanding of gaps in the market and portfolio.
  • Establishes communication flow with internal and external customers
  • Increases market share by developing and driving annual marketing plans
  • Work closely with Marketing Director to develop promotional calendar.
  • Conducts consumer and competitive research as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • Identify new business opportunities and strategic alliances to increase brand awareness and relevance.
  • This role will require the ability to manage multiple accounts and build relationships with retailors.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the current market environment and industry trends; oversees category and competitive analysis.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant brand management experience in Beauty
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with the luxury beauty category
  • Ability to communicate plans both verbally and in written presentations to all internal support groups (i.e. creative, sales, and operations team)
  • Must have ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Must be a team player with strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • NYC Fashion Experience is a plus



Art Director

Job Requirements:

  • Collaborate closely with marketing team as a key strategic partner. Understand their business objectives and help them to drive the business forward by proactively contributing strategic and creative ideas.
  • Set direction and manage design team from concept through project completion of all projects including packaging, retail display, special promotions, emails, banners, presentations, etc.
  • Understand the company goals. Develop and innovate strategic direction on methods to improve the overall user experience and visual presentations of the brand at all customer touch points.
  • Adhere and meet all deadlines set for each project as determined by weekly and master productions calendars.
  • Build and maintain relationships with photographers, agencies, vendors, design and cross-functional teams.
  • Oversee department daily workflow, allocate project workload, and manage deadlines and budgets as needed for design team.
  • Inspire, develop and evaluate team members through project development, performance management and career development.

Job Qualifications:

  • BA in Design or similar discipline
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in art direction
  • Experience with packaging, retail displays and advertising
  • A thorough understanding of print/web production, functionality, site architecture, navigation, email marketing standards, interactive design principles, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Indesign, Bridge, PowerPoint, Keynote, Acrobat and FTP protocol.
  • Strong typography skills are required.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Maintain a consistent professional and positive attitude with an openness to change and new ideas
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills including the ability to articulate creative concepts and collaborate across disciplines with team members at all levels
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to manage and lead a team
  • Ability to translate creative direction into engaging, functional, and friendly user interface designs
  • Must have full studio designer capabilities (cannot simply be an art director who depends on other designers to execute)



Director of Sales – Asia
Position is based in Hong Kong

Position Summary:
Director of Sales, Asia is responsible for managing and developing Hourglass sales activities in Asia.

Job Responsibilities:

Director of Sales, Asia is responsible for business development of retail sales and net shipments goals, developing, presenting and executing marketing and merchandising plans, development of budgets and P&L, staff management, education and recruitment, inventory, management press events and PR distribution training tools.

The job responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Manage all business plans for Asian distribution (Sephora Asia/Asia retailers and others): planning, inventory, P&L, identifying new business to increase distribution and meet sales goals.
  • Research the possibility of new distribution in Asia by analyzing market potential; estimating volume and profit potential, and preparing sales forecasts.
  • Develop and implement sales strategies to successfully launch and grow sales, especially related to existing markets.
  • Maintain close relationships with key customers by making periodic visits, exploring specific needs and resolving problems. Implementing marketing calendars for each market.
  • Build and manage field sales team, which includes: hiring, training sales coordinators within budget.
  • Develop educational materials and training modules along with educating retail staff.
  • Act as brand ambassador in Asia.
  • Liaise with US Team on product development processes, requirement for Asia market, weekly conference calls and updates; develop marketing tools to support growth.
  • Coordinate merchandising – fixtures, fixture updates and testers replenishment.

Job Requirements:

  • 5 – 7 years industry cosmetics background; in-store experience is required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong proficiency with Outlook and MS-Office is necessary – including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Travel to US office twice per year
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Firm understanding of International pricing and sales structure
  • Strong cross-cultural, international sales experience
  • Proven record of problem solving and decision making skills