Scientific Communications Specialist

New York, New York Product Development Posted March 15, 2024
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Title of Job: Scientific Communications Specialist
Company Description: Growing multi-brand skincare company
Location: New York, NY (Hybrid)
Salary: $70,000 – $80,000
*Salary is commensurate with experience and is an estimated range provided by JBC


This position focuses on effectively communicating the science behind our brands/products, supporting product claims localization and development, as well as other research activities including trend reporting to explore opportunities for future product developments.


Principal Accountabilities (List accountabilities of the role)


§ Fully understand clinical claims and product information to support the development of Product Bulletins as guide for internal cross-functional teams to help build product communications and customer-friendly language to best align with the preferences and requirements of the North America region.

§ Collaborate with Regulatory Affairs / Legal on claims substantiation review to ensure accuracy.

§ Support new claim development tailored towards NA consumers and other global initiatives with US-based affiliates.

§ Monitor and analyze trends and competitive product launches.

§ Attend and report relevant NA-based conferences and trend events.

§ Achieve or exceed all established KPIs (Key Performance Indicators).



Key Performance Indicators



§ Research & reporting deadlines

§ Knowledge of products and claims, and ability to problem solve independently

§ Satisfaction ratings of internal cross-functional departments

§ Competency development



Key Experience and Skills 


Qualification and Experience

§ Bachelor’s degree in Cosmetics Science, Chemistry, Biology, or other related fields.
§ Prior experience or strong interest in cosmetics/beauty industry preferably in Science Communication, Product Development, Skincare Formulation, or Marketing.
§ English language proficiency mandatory; additional Spanish or Korean language proficiency preferred.

Skill Sets
§ Familiar with latest cosmetic market trends, competitor launches, raw materials, and research developments in cosmetic science
§ Documentation skills using Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
§ Strong written and oral communication skills
§ Web- or literature-based searching and summarizing skills
§ Active networking and sociability
§ Analytical thinking and creative problem solving skills
§ Business acumen/commercial awareness and numerically inclined

Personal Attributes
 – Customers first
– Be the first and the best
– Collaborate with an open mind
– Respect differences
– Act with integrity

§ A confident self-starter with a high level of drive, energy, integrity and professionalism;
§ Self-motivated, committed, determined, diligent, and trustworthy nature;
§ Result-oriented, resourceful, resilient, meticulous, creative, and willing to be “hands-on” when required;
§ Strong sense of urgency, able to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work beyond contractual work hours when required;
§ Able to work autonomously and be a dedicated team player in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


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