HCT Group values forward-thinking, creative people who are passionate about the industry.

As an employee of HCT Group you will be rewarded the opportunity to work with an international team of inventive thinkers as well as the top beauty brands across the globe. HCT offers a wide range of job opportunities in locations around the world.

Sales Director

Job Summary:

Represent a series of innovative products to acquire new clients, grow into new markets and develop new campaigns for cosmetic projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and expand existing accounts and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential customers.
  • Uses market intelligence of brands and trends and research of new materials to create sales presentations.
  • Deliver sales presentations to clients, maintain relationships, negotiate and close deals.
  • Research and identify new business development opportunities.
  • On-time deliveries of samples, quotes and orders.
  • Provide customers with pricing and lead-time for all new projects by evaluating cost of materials and labor.
  • Oversee and manage all customer needs in liaison with Project Coordinator and all other departments on the status of all new and open orders
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as forecasts, P&L information.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations.
  • Represent the company at conferences, tradeshows and networking events.
  • Other duties as requested

Requirements:

  • A passion for the beauty industry with  sales, operations, or project management experience
  • B2B selling experience in any industry preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver compelling sales presentations/promotions
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with a track record of personnel management and development
  • High energy, detail focused, action oriented contributor
  • Capable of preparing accurate analyses, sale reports across and forecasts base
  • Strong computer skills required with proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be self-motivated and detail oriented to direct own work
  • Team player able to establish effective working relationships
  • Willing and able to travel 20% – 30% to include internationally

Benefits:

  • Great Medical, Dental & Vision benefits after 90 days
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • 17 days — Paid Time Off per calendar year (pro-rated the first year)
  • 10 Paid Holidays Per Year

 

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Project Coordinator

Position Summary:

As a Project Coordinator, you would be assisting in receiving & confirming customer purchase orders, placing purchase orders to factories , coordinating samples, organizing projects, tracking shipments, maintaining project files, and various other duties to support the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate 20+ empty packaging/turnkey projects for a major brand
  • Check and organize incoming samples for quality and color
  • Execute and manage Purchase Orders with factories and operations on a global scale
  • Work and collaborate with cross functional teams including Purchasing, Logistics, Accounting, Design & Engineering
  • Maintain daily correspondence with customers and global factories
  • Create, update, and enforce timelines through production and delivery
  • Various other duties as they arise

  Requirements:

  • 2 years experience working with manufacturing & production is required
  • Previous experience managing multiple projects or account management is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs (Outlook, Excel and Word) is required
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with a team
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills are essential
  • The ability to work independently using strong critical thinking skills
  • The ability to work in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment
  • Mandarin or Korean speaking a plus but not mandatory

Benefits:

  • Great Medical, Dental & Vision benefits after 90 days
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • 17 days — Paid Time Off per calendar year (pro-rated the first year)
  • 10 Paid Holidays Per Year
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Brand Manager

Job Summary:

The Brand Manager will be responsible for leading and managing all aspects of HCT’s key branding clients. You will work closely with the client to examine their business and marketing/communication challenges, and provide strategic direction on how to best overcome them. You will translate the strategic needs into communication solutions, both online and offline. You will use project management skills to ensure creative deliverables are aligned with client expectations and executed within budget and timescales.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead relationship with client. Keep a good understanding of their needs and provide strategic insight and guidance to help the client achieve its business goals
  • Project management with internal team and external agencies and vendors
  • Take a lead role in conceptualizing and managing the creative elements of creative projects (both on and offline).
  • Guide and oversee creative outputs, ensuring everything is delivered on time and within established budget, providing quality on both design outputs and production to ensure commercial success.
  • Support the sales team to come up with strategic sales proposals.
  • Lead strategic planning initiatives including deck writing, budget and channel allocation.
  • Collaborate with content partnership and product colleagues to develop, test, execute, and measure ideas for specific brands and clients.
  • Collaborate with packaging innovation team on pairing formula and packaging to create innovative concepts.
  • Track trends and follow industry development to help build strategies for new concepts.
  • Collaborate with product innovation team to brainstorm on innovative products ideas on trend.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • A passion for the cosmetic industry.
  • 2+ year experience with brand strategy, naming, and messaging development for a major global brand.
  • 7+ year experience in brand marketing, advertising, marketing communications.
  • Copywriting experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to earn trust while coordinating projects across a vast network of internal teams spanning design, marketing, engineering and operations.
  • Proven ability to balance long-term visioning with immediate needs.
  • Both technically deep and business savvy enough to interface with all levels and disciplines within the organization.
  • Specific experience with ownership of naming and/or packaging.
  • Past experience within the beauty and makeup industry a plus.

Benefits:

  • Great Medical, Dental & Vision benefits after 90 days
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • 17 days — Paid Time Off per calendar year (pro-rated the first year)
  • 10 Paid Holidays Per Year
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Sales Manager

Job Summary:

Represent a series of innovative products to acquire new clients, grow into new markets and develop new campaigns- targeting both turnkey and empty packaging projects. Sales Managers will have their own specified clients to grow, but will also be responsible for project management job functions in an effort to support other sales persons accounts. In this role there will also be opportunity to develop managerial skills by working directly with your own team.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and expand existing accounts and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential customers.
  • Uses market intelligence of brands and trends and research of new materials to create custom presentations for your accounts, as well as research and identify new business development opportunities.
  • Liaise with other groups such as Regulatory, Product Innovation and all factories to collect relevant information for all programs
  • Prepare, label & send samples (internally, and for customer meetings)
  • Assist with project management duties including but not limited to compiling information for program quotations and timelines, keeping customer files, and issuing new launch purchase orders

Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years of experience specifically as a (non-retail) Account Executive for a turnkey HBA contract manufacturer is preferred.
  • A passion for the beauty industry with  sales, operations, or project management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver compelling sales presentations/promotions
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with a track record of personnel management and development
  • High energy, detail focused, action oriented contributor
  • Capable of preparing accurate analyses, sale reports across and forecasts base
  • Strong computer skills required with proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be self-motivated and detail oriented to direct own work
  • Team player able to establish effective working relationships
  • Willing and able to travel 20% – 30% including internationally

Benefits:

  • Great Medical, Dental & Vision benefits after 90 days
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • 17 days — Paid Time Off per calendar year (pro-rated the first year)
  • 12 Paid Holidays Per Year
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Sales Director, Cosmetic Brushes

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will have full responsibility for managing the development and growth of the East Coast cosmetic brush portfolio, full accountability for achievement of turnover targets and increase distribution of cosmetic brush products. In addition, this person will be responsible for preparing and implementing account plans and deliver growth of customer base as well as developing future strategy plans to enhance the performance of the accounts.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining strong commercial relationships with customers in order to grow the client base
  • Achieving the sales results through KPI’s
  • Carry out detailed analysis of account performance and make valid recommendations
  • Insight and understanding of competitor activity and performance. Conduct competitor pricing/new products
  • Direct and support the sales team to implement sale strategies
  • Apply knowledge of the industry along with company products and services to assist sales representatives with providing quality customer service
  • Travel to customer locations to complete sales

Requirements: 

  • College degree
  • 7+ years sales experience
  • Strong industry experience in beauty and makeup and or packaging
  • Computer skills including expertise with (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task under high pressure situations
  • Travel minimum 30% of time
  • Other Preferred Attributes –  Aggressive, Detailed, Organized, Well Spoken, Iniative/follow-through, Beauty/Make-up Insutry experience

Benefits:

  • Great Medical, Dental & Vision benefits after 90 days
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • 17 days — Paid Time Off per calendar year (pro-rated the first year)
  • 10 Paid Holidays Per Year
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Sales Manager

Job Summary:

Represent a series of innovative products to acquire new clients, grow into new markets and develop new campaigns- targeting both turnkey and empty packaging projects. Sales Managers will have their own specified clients to grow, but will also be responsible for project management job functions in an effort to support other sales persons accounts. In this role there will also be opportunity to develop managerial skills by working directly with your own team.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and expand existing accounts and establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential customers.
  • Uses market intelligence of brands and trends and research of new materials to create custom presentations for your accounts, as well as research and identify new business development opportunities.
  • Liaise with other groups such as Regulatory, Product Innovation and all factories to collect relevant information for all programs
  • Prepare, label & send samples (internally, and for customer meetings)
  • Assist with project management duties including but not limited to compiling information for program quotations and timelines, keeping customer files, and issuing new launch purchase orders

Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years of experience specifically as a (non-retail) Account Executive for a turnkey HBA contract manufacturer is preferred.
  • A passion for the beauty industry with  sales, operations, or project management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver compelling sales presentations/promotions
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills with a track record of personnel management and development
  • High energy, detail focused, action oriented contributor
  • Capable of preparing accurate analyses, sale reports across and forecasts base
  • Strong computer skills required with proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must be self-motivated and detail oriented to direct own work
  • Team player able to establish effective working relationships
  • Willing and able to travel 20% – 30% including internationally

Benefits:

  • Great Medical, Dental & Vision benefits after 90 days
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Account
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • 17 days — Paid Time Off per calendar year (pro-rated the first year)
  • 12 Paid Holidays Per Year
Apply