United States, Culver City, CA, Beauty Care

Senior Key Account Manager - Kenra Professional


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

The Senior Key Account Manager is responsible for planning and executing customer promotions and launches to exceed customer and company goals. The Senior Key Account Manager and KAM team is responsible for all new product launch execution planning, promotional planning, merchandising, customer specific marketing and customer/promotional analysis. A successful team member will set the example for outstanding customer relationships, execution plans, and growth targets. The Key Account Management team will facilitate successful teamwork and communication between all internal departments, including Brand, Sales Planning, Supply Chain and Field Sales.


  • Work with the Key Account Management team to develop channel-specific sales plans that meet or exceed growth targets. 
  • Accurately communicate all new item setup information to Sales Planning and customer contacts. 
  • Partner with Brand Managers to ensure marketing & innovation plans meet the needs of the consumer and will lead to a successful sell-in and sell-through. 
  • Sales Data and Promotional analysis to ensure profitability and identify trends 
  • Ensure in-store merchandising planning and execution improves brand shopability and new product launch success. 
  • Ensure team is under budget, including discounts, merchandising, advertising, sampling, and promotional budgets. 
  • Execute key customer meetings, including slide preparation and presentation of key objectives. 
  • Build strong relationships and manage customer expectations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Graduate degree with a concentration on Marketing, Sales, Merchandising or a similar field. 
  • 5+ years of marketing/sales experience in beauty industry; Ulta, Sephora, Blue Mercury preferred. 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Previous management experience and leadership role. 
  • Experience with data analysis and presentation of data findings. 

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore,Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talentfor specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not precludethe employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20009777
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067