I completed daily one-on-one calls with my line manager and then sat on team calls/ meetings. I also worked on product forms, promo packages, online visibility trackers, and sales trackers daily. There were also projects I took part it, namely retail strategy work that was furthered discussed with the larger team. The role allows you to work on daily tasks and take part in different projects around the division.
My role as a Digital Summer Intern was to work alongside the Marketing and E-Commerce teams to deliver on large projects, such as transforming the digital UX. Day-to-day I also supported on smaller tasks such as producing social assets, tracking digital performance and packaging mailer send outs.
My role as a digital intern is to focus on product page optimisation across all retailers such as Amazon, Boots, Superdrug, etc. I collaborate with e-Merchandising, Marketing and Social teams ensuring the ecommerce projects are aligned with everyone involved. On a day-to-day basis I write product copy, create assets, create promotions, analyse data, identify trends within the market.
I had many different jobs during my 10 weeks - every day was different. I supported the teams that I had joined when they needed help e.g - completing NCOs, looking at the online visibility of products and competition, as well as researching the market and pricing. I also gave insights to the teams about how to target the Gen Z demographic, through presentations and social media research of different products.
Managing the back-office Supply Chain for Pretty Little Thing, Amazon and Feel Unique for their Supply Chain needs. These included: - End-to-end ownership of Order Processing - Shortages and Returns - Inquiries and Dispute Management - Credits, Debits and Debt Management - Managing Relationships with our AVS (Amazon Vendor Services) - Stakeholder Management with Commercial, Warehousing, Credit and Customers - Delivery Troubleshooting - OLA (Online Availability) Management on Reporting and Portfolio - Customer Portfolio Management - Prep-Free Certification - contribution to a Sustainable L'Oréal
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.