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Register Your Interest - Marketing Placement - 2023 intake

by L'Oreal

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Job Details

Deadline: Ongoing
Salary: £20,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Marketing
Location: Central London and City
City: Hammersmith, London

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Marketing Placement

For a company like L'Oréal, consumer satisfaction is at the core of everything we do. Selling our 34 international brands is a challenge that takes a lot of creativity and tenacity. As a Marketing intern you’ll be placed into one of these exciting brands and are expected to get stuck in, thinking of innovative ways to tailor our products to a UK audience.

We have multiple Marketing Industrial Placement roles which sit across lots of our brands/teams. Once you have been recruited, we use the feedback from your Assessment Centre to match you up to a role where you will thrive the most! This could be roles which are more social media focused, roles focused on medical marketing or even more commercially focused marketing roles. Please be prepared to be open-minded with the role that we select for you and trust we will find you the perfect role for you!

You will...

Marketing within the fast moving consumer goods sector is dynamic, reactive and requires plenty of unique ideas for how L'Oréal can best stand out. You’ll be working on your own live projects and briefs, where you’ll be assessing our competitors, supporting on brand launches and working closely with commercial, visual merchandising and digital to enable a full 360 marketing campaign.

Day-to-day you may be...

  • Performing a competitor analysis: pricing and market awareness/tracking
  • Managing projects; including adaptation of international product concepts/advertising to the UK
  • Budgeting; forecasting costs accurately, tracking spend and ability to save costs where appropriate
  • Data analysis; extracting the correct data for analysis, and ability to interpret and relay the data.
  • Creative strategy; manage campaigns with both clear strategic and innovative input.
  • Designing; briefing artwork agencies on designs for product packaging and point of sale materials and supporting the process through design and print until the materials reach the retailer
  • Brainstorming new ingredient and name ideas, reviewing product submissions, evaluating the beauty market and voting on final product names and packaging

You have...

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

  • Sense of initiative and problem solving
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to work to deadlines whilst under pressure
  • Proactivity, with a keen eye for improved efficiency
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good all-round performer with emphasis on creativity and numerical skill.
  • Able to work autonomously

You will be...

  • Eligible to work in the UK
  • 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).

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.


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