Manager, Retail Marketing (3790)

US-Emeryville, CA /
Biossance – Biossance Marketing /
Regular: Full-Time
/ On-site
The Biossance team at Amyris is looking for a Retail Marketing Manager as part of the Global Marketing team. This role will be responsible for leading and executing strategies to drive increased awareness, sales and customer loyalty within key retail partners, including Sephora. The ideal candidate has a proven track record managing 360 marketing strategy with Sephora, including sampling and loyalty programs, and able to proactively identify growth opportunities and ways to achieve them. Must have excellent partner management and communication skills, a keen understanding of content marketing in today’s landscape, ability to lead highly cross-functional campaigns, and diverse marketing experience including events and experiential. This role will report into the Senior Director of Marketing. Must be based in the San Francisco Bay Area. 


    • Lead a best-in-class partnership with Biossance’s marketing and merchant partners at Sephora and Amazon; foster strong relationships and serve as day-to-day contact to drive rapid growth for online and B&M business
    • Proactively lead marketing plans and campaigns to support new product launches, always-on core business, and overall brand building, working closely with cross-functional and international teams
    • Develop and execute disruptive plans for Biossance to lead in experiential marketing and events - including pop ups, consumer sampling, influencer + press activations, collaborations with Sephora, etc. 
    • Brand Management – lead briefing with internal and external creative partners and vendors, ensuring the Biossance brand pillars and messaging are pulled through consistently in global activations
    • Report on all retail focused campaigns and activations, creating post-mortem recaps and weekly reports; develop strategy using data to guide brand investments and own the tools/platforms needed to measure success and ROI
    • Forecast and oversee global sampling strategy, partnering with sales, operations and global partners,  identifying opportunities to effectively drive new client acquisition, trial and conversion 

Basic Qualifications:

    • 7+ years experience in marketing, preferably in beauty and/or retail

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Excellent presentation capabilities, including decks, visuals, verbal and written communication
    • Ability to quickly pull together and analyze data to share strategic recommendation
    • Experience developing and managing a budget
    • Highly organized, with ability to project manage and execute large campaigns/projects from start to finish
    • Deep knowledge and expertise of eventing and experiential marketing  - including pop ups, store events, and live shopping/virtual. 
    • Ability to brief & guide creative in an effective way with both internal and external teams
    • Excitement for skincare & beauty industry
    • Strategic thinker with the ability to clearly communicate a vision
    • Driven by innovative, creative thinking that drives industry leadership
    • Experience working with highly cross functional teams
    • Thrives in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment without losing sight of the customer experience
Amyris is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.   
The pay range for this role is $87,000 to $134,000. Salary offers are made based on internal equity and market analysis, and will vary based on the candidate’s skills, depth of experience and specific work location.  This role is also eligible for incentive pay.  
We are also committed to providing a diverse array of inclusive benefits and perks to support employees and their families’ wellbeing including access to robust healthcare, mental wellness benefits, family leave, discounted fitness memberships, education reimbursement, generous product discounts, flexible paid time off, 17 paid holidays, 10 paid sick days, and additional paid time off including 3 volunteer days, and bereavement. Sabbaticals are available after 5 years of continuous employment with Amyris. 


No Compromise Beauty™
Biossance is a clean beauty brand that uses biotechnology to create skincare products that are effective, sustainable and safe. We formulate with a No Compromise™ approach—proudly blacklisting over 2,000 potentially harmful ingredients. Only the most trustworthy and powerful make our final cut. 
Our Story
It all began inside our Berkeley, California labs in 2003, where through biology and modern technology a plant-derived cure for malaria was created. Since then, over 120 million royalty-free treatments have been given, saving lives and communities. Inspired to keep positively changing the world through biotech, we turned to the ingredients people use on their bodies every day. And we asked how we could do better. Drawing on our rich history of science and sustainability, we create skincare products that are incredibly effective and safe without harming the environment. Because our standards for clean beauty are high—and our standards for ourselves are even higher.
Biossance products are available at and Sephora.

At Amyris, we believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) is essential to our core values. We embrace and encourage an equity-minded work culture, knowing that it is the driving force of innovation that positively impacts our employees, consumers, and communities. And for Amyris, a sense of belonging is what drives our mission forward and is the foundation of everything we do, ensuring a healthier, more sustainable future for us all. Make Good, No Compromise.

Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS) is a leading synthetic biotechnology company, transitioning the Clean Health & Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances markets to sustainable ingredients through fermentation and the company's proprietary Lab-to-Market™ technology platform. This Amyris platform leverages state-of-the-art machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence, enabling the company to rapidly bring new innovation to market at commercial scale. Amyris ingredients are included in over 20,000 products from the world's top brands, reaching more than 300 million consumers. Amyris also owns and operates a family of consumer brands that is constantly evolving to meet the growing demand for sustainable, effective and accessible products. For more information, please visit
Amyris, the Amyris logo, No Compromise, Biossance, JVN, Pipette, Purecane, Rose Inc. and Lab-to-Market, Terasana are trademarks or registered trademarks of Amyris, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), Amyris is required to inform California residents who are our job applicants (“Applicants”) about the personal information we collect about you when you apply to a job on this site.

As an Applicant, you have the right to know and understand the categories of personal information we collect about you, and the purposes for which the categories of personal information shall be used, pursuant to the CCPA.

By clicking the “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” button below and submitting your job application, you agree you have reviewed the complete Privacy Notice for Employees, Independent Contractors and Job Applicants.

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Amyris at
As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit resumes to any person or email address at Amyris, Inc. prior to having a signed agreement. Amyris is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company’s gift to Amyris and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention.