PR & Communications Industrial Placement - Dublin - 2022 intake

by L'Oreal

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Job Details

Deadline: 28th January 2022
4 days remaining to apply for this job
Salary: €22,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Public Relations
Location: Republic of Ireland
City: Dublin

PR & Communications Industrial Placement - Dublin - 2022 intake

For a company like L'Oréal, press coverage, influencer engagement, Retail Social Media support and PR events are at the heart of everything we do. Representing our 35 international brands, each with its own voice is a challenge that takes a lot of creativity and tenacity.

Whether it’s a one-day seminar or month-long roadshow, you’ll be creating the human face of the L'Oréal brand. It goes without saying that you should be a strong team player with a lively personality - this is a job as much about fun as hard work.

You will...

Working in the press office, you will help us to portray our brands in the best way possible to the press. You would be a key team member working across the Consumer Products Division brands or Garnier, Maybelline, Essie & L’Oréal Paris. As an intern, your principal accountability would be to provide support to the press office in ensuring the smooth running of day to day business. You would be responsible for your own live projects within the team, with exposure to senior management.

Day-to-day you may be...

  • Managing product mail-outs & assisting the team on brand launches
  • Management of press and influencer list updates, identifying new relevant targets
  • Monitoring traditional media, magazines and influencer engagement for brand coverage and competitor activity
  • Assist the in-house PR team with day-to-day press activity, media event planning activities etc
  • Reporting responsibility – specifically weekly brand reports, media evaluations utilizing L’Oreal’s media and social platforms for coverage reach, engagement, EMV and AVE and other reports as required by the business.
  • Responsible for competitor activity overviews
  • Logistics responsibility – liaison with and ordering and securing product from distribution centres managing a stock and budget tracker re same
  • Office support - ordering of stationary orders, post, taxis, couriers,
  • Organising and managing schedules for events, press trips and Guests visiting Ireland
  • Ensure we have strong presence across Beauty Awards, Editorial features, exclusives, cover opportunities where possible, working to the Head of Communications for any proactive and reactive requests
  • Work closely and collaboratively alongside the marketing team, developing presentations/media coverage that delivers the best output for the business
  • Keep the marketing team abreast of PR activities, working closely and in collaboration to support any instore promotion messaging opportunities
  • You would be responsible for your own live projects within the team

You have...

In order to be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Understanding of the beauty business
  • Understanding of communications tools
  • Capacity to understand the bigger business picture
  • Have a technical mind but keen to work within the heart of a business
  • Numerate and PC literate: in particular with strong Excel skills
  • Strong networking skills and the ability to interact with all areas of the business

You are...

  • Eligible to work in the Ireland
  • In your second year at University on a course which enables you to take an Industrial Placement Year (unfortunately if you are graduated you are not eligible).

Next steps...

Once this position opens for applications you will be asked some questions to check you are eligible for this role. These will questions around your current situation, whether you’re happy with the salary, location etc.

If you are eligible to apply you will then be sent a link via email to a Competency Assessment. In this we would like you to answer three competency questions, two written and one via video. Although there is no time limit on this the quicker you get it finished the quicker we can continue to move you through the process! The video element of the assessment is translated into a text and scored, so please don’t worry what you look like, just worry about what you’re saying!

If you have met our benchmark we will then send you some cognitive tests to complete. These will be sent via an email link and will give us a great idea on your numerical ability as well as testing you in a few other areas. Remember practise makes perfect so make sure you’re prepared when you give these a go!

We will then do a final review of your entire application and if successful, invite you to an Assessment Centre. Please be patient with us, sometimes it can take a few weeks before your application gets reviewed.

Our Assessment Centres this year will all be completely virtual; they will be running from when applications open until the roles are filled. These Assessment Centres are specific to function, so please be patient if you don’t get invited straight away – it might just be because your function’s Assessment Centre date isn’t until later on in the recruitment period!

Please note, if you apply for more than one role you will be put forward for the one we deem most suitable for you. If you have a strong preference, please only apply to that one role to ensure you are considered for the correct role.

About L’Oréal

With 36 world-famous brands selling in 150 countries, it’s easy to see why L’Oréal are the world’s No. 1 beauty player. Even our brands are household names in their own right. From Ralph Lauren to Kiehl’s; Garnier to Urban Decay, if there’s a name you love in beauty, there’s a good chance it’s ours. That’s because we have the best talent in the business, always pushing ourselves to be better.

We give autonomy, opportunity and experience you won’t find anywhere else, and that’s reflected in the talent we recruit for our industrial placements and spring insights. You’ll be inventive and passionate; driven and talented. And we’ll help you do great things with that talent, challenging you to push yourself and hone your skills.

How to apply

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Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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