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Manager, Global Collaborations, Collections, Celebrity

New York, NY

This manager role will support the VP Consumer Engagement, Communication & VIVA GLAM and are responsible for overseeing’s the digital marketing, social media, consumer engagement and content strategies for Collaborations, Collections and Celebrity Talent. This manager is the key POC on day-to-day responsibilities and activating all strategies both internally and externally and will work closely with the Assistant Manager of Collaborations & Talent.

This job is crucial as it is the liaison between the Brand and our external partners; facilitating what is in our Brands best interest with an external personalities/IP’s. This role includes facilitation of charitable brand initiatives, special product collaborations and collections, brand partnerships, talent appearances and events, award season activations, recommendation of personalities and brands that are aligned with our values and requires thoughtful and creative ideation around activation strategies.

In addition to the above, this role is responsible for ideation of talent against key NPLs and brand priorities and must present ideas and plans with excellence to senior management. From seeding product, obtaining addresses, securing content, to presenting to Senior Leadership, this role is crucial for the team to succeed.

Decision Making 35%:

  • Conduct research and provide talent/brand/IP/designer recommendations that latter to our brand pillar objectives.
  • Streamline day-to-day approvals on all assets and activation plans for all celebrity/IP partnerships. 
  • Maintain external collaborations timetable, communications plans in partnership with Director along with our cross-functional partners.
  • Lead all brand and corporate vetting reports in relation to brand ambassadors.
  • Illustrate our strategy to external partners when pitching the brand.
  • Drive efficiencies with all Collections, Collaborations, Underground toolkits as the owner and ensure that there are disruptive and thought-provoking plans for the regions to adapt to.

Problem Solving 30%:

  • Coordinate senior level alignment on celebrities, deal terms and contractual obligations and own the prep materials for those meetings.
  • Orchestrate celebrity offers, negotiate, and convey terms to our legal partners.
  • Secure celebrities to attend brand events.
  • Ensure all vendors and shipping houses are organized and schedules are deployed against our timelines to ensure the strongest Earned Media activation plan.

Independence of Action and Accountability 20%:

  • Manage all sampling, gifting, seeding for Global Celebrities
  • Execute all postmortems for collaborations and work with regions to collect all information.

Budget Responsibility 10%:

  • Provide clear communication to regional leads and act as the day-to-day POC for Western Market regions.
  • Support internal timetables and problem solve when roadblocks arise.
  • Optimize our budgets to ensure we are fiscally responsible and driving efficiencies where possible.

Leadership 5%:

  • Differentiate between business critical and nice to have opportunities.
  • Create and manage databases for all contacts.


  • 5-6 years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excited and driven by pop culture, brand equity, and trend-driven activations.
  • Eager to bring our Brand to the next level.
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of regional and cultural nuances
  • Superb organizational and multitasking capabilities required.
  • Entrepreneurial and guerilla marketer who is passional about the Beauty space. 
  • Adaptive working hours

The anticipated base salary range for this position is $82,500 to $135,500. Exact salary depends on several factors such as experience, skills, education, and budget. Salary range may vary based on geographic location. In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for participation in a highly competitive bonus program with possibility for overachievement based on performance and company results as well as participation in the share incentive plan.

In addition, The Estée Lauder Companies offers a variety of benefits to eligible employees, including health insurance coverage, wellness and family support programs, life and disability insurance, retirement savings plans, paid leave programs, education-related programs, paid holidays and vacation time, and many others. Many of these benefits are subsidized or fully paid for by the company.

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact

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