30 March

L'Oreal - Trade Marketing Internship, Active Cosmetics Division

Location: Dublin City Centre    

Duration: 12 months (starting September 2017)

A global brand with a history of innovation and ambition. Here at L’Oréal, we’ve made it our quest to deliver beauty for all. It’s an aim that has seen us expand into over 130 countries and to develop operations across every retail distribution channel too. And we can honestly say that our careers are just as diverse as our business. After all, at L’Oréal, nothing is impossible.

JOB DESCRIPTION

During this placement your principal accountability would be to provide trade marketing support to our Senior Product Managers in adapting our international marketing campaigns for the Irish market. You would be responsible for your own live projects within the team with exposure to senior management. You will be liaising with all other functions across our business so strong interpersonal skills are a must.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • "P.O.S." – design and implement all permanent and semi-permanent Point-of-Sale marketing materials for the pharmacy channel 
  • Promotions – creating joint promotion programmes with strategic retailers including the planning and development of gift with purchase 
  • Competitor Analysis: Monthly analysis of pricing, in store activity, & media campaigns 
  • Strategy – assisting in the creation and implementation of new product launch strategies, including adaptation of international display materials & advertising to the Irish market
  • Analysis – reviewing monthly sell-out data and completing performance update reports tracking launches, promotions and marketing campaigns
  • Budget – managing the point-of sales budget and highlight any budgetary issues of the business internally in order to assure the highest level of customer service 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be eligible to work in the Ireland 
  • Attained or are in the process of attaining a minimum 2:1 bachelor's level qualification
  • You must be a student looking to complete a placement during your bachelor’s degree or due to finish your bachelor’s degree in 2017

 DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Design and Creative Skills 
  • Numerical Skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to work autonomously
  • Have a strong sense of initiative and problem solving
  • Strong communication skills at all levels
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Packages, namely PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work in an ever changing & demanding environment 

BENEFITS 

L’Oréal offers highly competitive salaries reviewed on an annual basis. We offer 25 days annual leave, in addition to nine days paid public holidays. Our employee product scheme offers significant discount across our product range. We offer a company pension scheme and a free life assurance scheme.  We also a discounted dental care scheme and healthcare. 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR  

  • You set yourself demanding goals and demolish obstacles to achieve them. Focused on quality and attention to detail, you will not compromise standards.  You probably think of yourself as an entrepreneur.
  • You define your own roles and constantly look for ways to exceed what has been asked.   A passion for exciting projects gives you the energy to succeed in a flexible, high octane company.
  • You value innovation as a business strategy.  You also try to keep up to the minute with current trends. Ultimately, you share our belief in flexibility as a way of life.
  • You are a real leader, creating a compelling vision and then communicating it with style and charisma.  You’ve always been comfortable defending a point of view.  You’ll thrive on the challenges that an international environment brings.
  • You feel that you have an aptitude for our profession through a true sensitivity to our products & our market.   
  • Passionate about beauty, you understand the importance of aesthetic quality, detail and quality skincare.

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to Jennifer at Jennifer.LAWLESS@loreal.com