We are recruiting for a New Product Development Assistant to join our small team based in Chelsea, London. Overall responsibilities are to assist NPD in all matters relating to product development and management, in line with MZ Skin’s launch calendar and product strategy.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

• Assist with writing NPD briefs
• Carry out competitor analysis
• Research new ingredients and packaging
• Assist with arranging user trials
• Assist in online product registration
• Assist in PIF collation
• Assist with internal regulatory/technical requests
• Assist with approving samples for productions
• Set up and update online project folders
• Update and circulate internal tracker documents
• Proof-read and mock up artworks to print-ready standard
• Assist with writing design briefs
• Evaluate new product samples
• Collate team feedback on samples
• Complete master sample tracker
• Complete master product information document
• Track NPD spend to assist NPD Manager
• Track and update on replenishment order status and deliveries
• Manage and collate QA samples for internal approval
• Prepare samples for internal meetings
• Take minutes during internal/supplier meetings
• Manage maintenance projects with support of NPD Manager
• Order NPD supplies
• General admin support for NPD department

Personal Attributes:

• Interest in skincare and cosmetics industry
• Awareness of skincare brands and their positioning within the market
• Self-motivated team player, keen to learn and get stuck in
• Good organisational skills
• Super attention to detail

Experience required:

• NPD experience (internship or assistant role in beauty/cosmetics desirable)
• Undergraduate degree (science or business-related discipline desirable)
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.


To apply, please email your covering letter and CV to [email protected].


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