Please read: This is an in-person role based in New York, NY. To be considered, you must attach a resume and send a cover letter to people@getmaude.com

maude is seeking a highly motivated and organized Product & Compliance Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate has 4-6+ years of compliance and product development experience, preferably for a beauty and CPG business. Success in this role will lie in further building out maude’s compliance efforts as the company continues expanding to new markets. The right candidate will be experienced working in high-growth, complex startups and be excited by both the challenges and opportunities of their day-to-day work. We are adding multiple new products in early 2022 and rapidly increasing sales channels and points of distribution.

Responsibilities

  • Lead all US, FDA, and International Regulations: (UK, EU, Health Canada, and future global compliance) regulations including product and packaging compliance, artwork review, registrations, and new market research compliance.

  • Communicate emerging regulations: internally and with third-party manufacturing partners and testing agencies

  • Own filings & licenses: Create, manage, and maintain new and existing regulatory filings & licenses including FDA 510(k), medical device registration, CE and UKCA certifications, etc.

  • Review all new and existing packaging (primary and secondary) for compliance and manage and maintain global translations and packaging artwork for compliance when entering new markets working closely with the design team to update and create compliant product packaging

  • Aid in the execution of all product: With the Senior Director of Product, work on concepts, formulations, and product briefs from ideation to launch and assess any regulatory risks for current and future markets.

  • Maintain relationships: Work closely with external translation teams, regulatory consulting and testing agencies, and legal where applicable.

  • Maintain ingredient INCI documents: Manage claims library for internal reams to ensure data is accurate for social, marketing, and sales needed.

  • Collect, manage, and coordinate: Own the information and documentation for submission to third-party regulatory and testing agencies as well as retail partners where applicable.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 4-6 years of product compliance experience, preferably at a beauty or skincare CPG startup business
  • Experience working with 3rd party contract manufacturers and compliance testing agencies
  • Must be well versed in Beauty Regulations for the US, EU, and Canada. Medical Device experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of CPG packaging and product development required
  • A team player with strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent planning and prioritization skills with the ability to multi-task and adapt
  • Sense of urgency and can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated and can work autonomously

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and equity.
  • Generous vacation.
  • Health, life, commuter, vision, dental benefits.
  • Will work from our pet-friendly Williamsburg office.
  • 9:30-6:00 M-Th in-office, 9:30-5pm WFH Friday working hours.
  • Cultural outings (think: Smithsonian, Nitehawk Cinema, sailing).

About Us
Launched in April 2018, maude is an essentials brand on a mission to make intimacy better through quality, simplicity, and inclusivity. Working closely with familiar factories, each of maude's body-safe products are made to be both easy-to-use and to elevate an everyday experience. Since its launch in April 2018, maude has been featured in Vogue, The New York Times, Fast Company, and some other 1200+ publications. In July of 2019, maude was one of CircleUp’s 25, an "annual award recognizing some of the most innovative consumer brands on the market”, part of The Lead’s Foremost 50 in both 2020 and 2021,  and has been heralded as “redefining the sex essentials industry for modern consumers” by Forbes. maude is backed by funds including True Beauty Ventures, Fable Investments (under Natura&Co), True, RRE Ventures, CASSIUS Family, Endeavor, and angels Benjamin Millepied and Dakota Johnson, amongst others. In 2022, the company launched in Sephora, one of the first sexual wellness brands ever carried in the retailer’s 52-year history. In addition, the company announced partnerships with Advocates for Youth and SIECUS, organizations dedicated to sexual health access and education.