My role involved integrating with various channels and stakeholders on a day-to-day basis. From developing marketing calendars and creating sales reports internally, to then optimising our brands with key e-retail accounts, my role required excellent communication skills, and provided a balance between being creative and analytical.
As a digitl intern in my division I am in the performance marketing stream. Therefore, I look after Affiliates, Social Conversion, Paid Search and Social Commerce. Day to day involves creating promos, managing agencies, creating assets, writing copy, updating calendars, emails, meetings, reporting.
Ensuring budgets are not overspent and preventing errors through Purchase Order and Non Cost Order approvals. Also assist marketing teams with any finance queries they have in terms of budgets, purchase orders and invoices that may be blocked for payment. Also reconcile budget trackers to ensure they are up to date each month and improve processes in the role where possible.
Research competitive intelligence and best practices across retail, beauty and the high-street. Execute go-to-market initiatives, particularly with creating content and comms campaigns. Internal and external stakeholder management such as briefing agencies, presenting internal meetings, senior management support.
Leading the artwork process is one of the key responsibilities within my role, this involves localising and finalising packaging for our products in the UK market, communicating with Paris and any countries you may be sharing artworks with. I also pull data for team members using platforms such as Nielsen or Kantar, in order to analyse our performance against competitors and the market. i often build slides for presentations with the data, for company wide meetings.
Daily Task: Analysing competitors through Nielsen and PowerBI software, creating artworks to go on products and sending deliveries through DSV. Daily Interactions internally & externally: Constant interactions internally from senior commercial employees to external operations. Responsibilities: Key contact for the creation of Christmas and all year round Gifting portfolio for the brand. ProjectS: Helping on seasonal campaigns from media creatio , to influencer send outs to designing packaging.
My day to day role involved keeping up to date with KPIs whilst working on other projects alongside. KPIs reports include weekly and monthly, alongside this, other long-term projects usually took up time in my day to day tasks. Some of the projects include maintaining site communications, processing warehouse damages, participating in Peoples voice campaign and deploying ESH life risks project.
- Uploading the daily bank statements to allow the finance department to manage cash flow. - Managing our chargebacks and communicating with external banks effectively. - Analysing and updating the bank charge tracker to identify trends and patterns. Presenting the results to the executive team. - Posting all e-commerce receipts to the correct customer accounts using SAP
Each day I will liaise with our supplier to keep track of our projects I am working on. I will then spend time amending artwork and ensuring we are on track to meet deadlines. I may then need to design a new site or work with the marketing team to come up with ideas for what to say on the units. I will also be in communication with various retailers throughout the week to make sure we have met all of their guidelines. My main role is to create, design and implement POS into high street and grocery stores.
My role assists managing Marketing Spend in ACD. This is done through my responsibilities of managing Purchase Orders, approving and managing Non-Chargeable Orders. Ensuring that blocked invoices are resolved as soon as possible so vendors can be paid promptly. My roles also include updating Marketing spend trackers so it reflects true and actual spend, as well as updating foreign exchange rates monthly.
The role of a commercial intern involves the detail of retail analysis, sell in and sell out of goods and reactive activity to address the current retail landscape. By communicating with the wider team and brands, your role is to support activations and our field team and beauty advisors instore.
My role involves undertaking tasks that enable the retail stores and those that work within them to be at their optimum level to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency whilst always ensuring the consumer experience is at the heart of everything we do. I work on projects including training and education.
The role is made up of regular coverage reporting both weekly and monthly, in addition to asset management and general supporting of the wider PR Team and agencies, through admin based tasks. Making sure press samples are ordered from the warehouse and supporting monthly in 'Measure influencer monitoring' to see largest influencers driving engagements and views.
On a daily basis, I had to process and manage customer orders and provide excellent customer service by replying to customer enquiries and questions. The main responsibility is to ensure a smooth flow of the customer's order from the moment it's placed to the moment it's delivered to the customer, which is done by running daily reports and communicating with internal teams and third-party carriers, and also the customers themselves. In the second half of the placement, I was leading my own project, which I had to present to the whole supply chain team as well as sending out monthly reports on the KPIs that the project focused on.
As assistant commercial controller in PPD, I assist in managing the top part of the P&L (gross to net). I work closely between the finance team and commercial team, to ensure the relevant accruals are taken to reflect the commercial agreements with our customers, to ensure all commercial costs are spread out evenly throughout the year. Furthermore, I have my own projects on the side to help make processes run smoother within the division.
As a brand assistant, my role entailed community management of our artistic community - including running the brand's UK social channels, distributor marketing including provision of assets and campaign execution, briefing campaign content to our DMI, events organisation (all digital due to Covid) and analysis of monthly sell-out data. Weekly my responsibilities also included admin for the team including raising POs, NCOs of stock and organising external meetings.
No one day is the same at L'Oréal, especially working cross-functionally, therefore my tasks each day are different depending on what projects I am currently working on and what my priorities are for the week. One day I could be designing in-store planograms, creating banners and liaising with agencies for an upcoming launch, the next I could be raising and tracking credits for our distributor partners or setting up national and bespoke promotions. I love the variation that I have in my role as it allows me to accelerate my understanding of the business as a whole and develop such a broad skillset.
Working as a HR Generalist Intern, no two days are ever the same! There is a wide range of tasks in order to provide support throughout the whole employee lifecycle, from recruitment all the way to Reward and Benefits. You will have the opportunity to work with specialist HR teams, members of the Executive Leadership Team, and external stakeholders, making this a very people focused role. You may find yourself updating HR systems, arranging interviews, or even creating bespoke PowerPoints and communications to be sent out to the wider business. This role will allow you to showcase, strengthen and expand your skillset through invaluable operational experience. Busy, but very rewarding!