Coty Inc Sr. Manager, Wella Professionals Education in Los Angeles, California

Senior Manager, Wella professionals Education

COTY, Calabasas, CA


Our purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of beauty. We challenge convention through invention, expanding our horizons to enrich your reality with possibility. We build brands to inspire and enable our consumers to experience the confidence and joy of expressing their beauty, their way.


As part of the North American team, the role is responsible to lead the Wella Professionals (WP) Education strategy and curriculum content development. The role is to develop a strong GTM education model to compliment and strengthen all distribution channels (incl. Hair Salons, Independent stylists, Professional Stores and E-Commerce). The role is to partner with the NA & Global commercial and Education teams to deliver and execute a fit-for-use education strategy for the North American market place. The role will be responsible for Wella Professionals internal and external training (Full time Lead Trainers and Artists). This role is located in the Coty Professional Beauty headquarter in Los Angeles .

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with the NA Marketing brand Team, trade Marketing, and field Education teams to develop the education strategy and set priorities to enable best-in-class education classes, seminars and trainings tied to the marketing initiative and base business goals at all Education Touch Points (salons, stores, digital, studios, shows & Events, and schools).

  • Collaborates with the Global brand Education team to develop and recommend the ideas needed to make the brand a clear POD in the NA market.

  • Collaborates with field Education Managers to capture the needs for each trade channel and has a clear understanding of what classes and formats need to be developed and delivered at internal and IC trainings.

  • Stay up to date on competitive brands product launches and education initiatives.

  • Adapts and customizes all WP education curriculum (digital and analog) to various customer channels needs and requirements.

  • Organizes, writes and develops WP multimedia visual aids, and other educational and training materials.

  • Responsible for the ongoing capability and assessment for all Design Team and Top Artists.

  • Creates training materials, multimedia visual aids, and other materials needed for Capability development.

  • Presents and deploy brand initiative at NET and Sales Trainings/ meetings.

  • Contributes meaningful background to marketing meetings and focus groups used to qualify classes and education design as required

  • Participates and leads artists/ technicians at key events and shows


Skills You Can Expect to Learn/Build in this Role:

  • A wide range of core skills including: Customer/Channel commercial strategy, base business management, agency management, and global marketing / NA multi-functional teams collaboration

  • Strong growth in the above mentioned qualification areas

  • A deeper understanding of Sales Teams, customer interactions and go-to-market execution

  • Organizational and business mastery, simplification and mentorship

  • Acting as an owner of your brands and business

Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed hair professional

  • Proven track record in building organization capability and design

  • Strategic thinking

  • Program development (concepts, go to market, new capabilities (i.e. digital, etc) programs for product initiatives

  • Training - presentation skills/public speaking

  • Managed budgets and P+L

  • Experience in working with Sales

  • Strong Collaboration skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Training and development of others - Leading and training of development of others

  • Good understanding of competitive landscape of other companies in regards to field education and understanding how to develop program to meet market needs with a clear point of difference

  • Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, refugee, asylee or lawful permanent resident.

  • College Degree or Acceptable work related experience

  • Valid driver’s license, vehicle proof of insurance, and ability to drive and travel long distances for extended periods.

  • Knowledge/Experience of the Nail Professional Salon industry

  • Computer proficiency with SAP, MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Work Environment:

Work will be conducted in a standard office and manufacturing environment with associated distractions such as noise from telephones, keyboards, talking, paging systems, machinery and equipment. Temperatures are regulated by facilities management and are not within the direct control of the individual.

  • Exposure to standard chemicals used in an office environment is expected and includes but is not limited to toner, glue and liquid paper, etc. Additionally, the incumbent may be exposed to chemicals used in the manufacturing process of nail lacquers, lotions, etc.


Coty’s purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of our consumers’ beauty. Aligned to this is our mission – to strive over time to become the global industry leader by being the clear challenger in beauty, delighting consumers and creating long term shareholder value.

We are one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue, and our strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands.

As the global leader in fragrance, a strong number two in professional salon hair color & styling, and number three in color cosmetics, we operate across three divisions:

  • Coty Consumer Beauty: focused on color cosmetics, retail hair colouring and styling products, body care and mass fragrances sold primarily in the mass retail channels with brands such as COVERGIRL, Max Factor and Rimmel

  • Coty Luxury: focused on prestige fragrances and skincare with brands such as Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Gucci and philosophy

  • Coty Professional Beauty: focused on servicing salon owners and professionals in both hair and nail with brands such as Wella Professionals, Sebastian Professional, OPI and GHD.

Coty is a truly global player with over 20,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries in Asia, Latin America, Australia, Middle East and Africa, as well as Europe and North America and products sold in over 130 countries and territories. Our headquarters are in London, New York, Geneva and Paris.



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