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Category Management Industrial Placement About You in London

Based: Hammersmith,... Duration: 54... Start date: Monday 25th June... Annual Salary: £20,000 per... Eligibility: Undergraduate students able to take a year in industry    Role... L'Oréal sells 50 products every second...

Job description

Based: Hammersmith, London

Duration: 54 weeks

Start date: Monday 25th June 2018

Annual Salary: £20,000 per annum

Eligibility: Undergraduate students able to take a year in industry 


Role Description

L'Oréal sells 50 products every second worldwide. (That’s over 4 million products a day, if you’re wondering.). As a Business Development (also referred to as Category Management) Intern you’ll be working on growing our five main product categories; haircare, hair colour, fragrances, cosmetics and skincare. Business Development strengthens the relationship between retailer and supplier enabling greater collaboration to exchange information, share data and build growth of the category together.

Your job will be to think of unique ways in which we can improve these categories, and communicate them effectively to retailers. The role also provides significant exposure to both the Sales and Marketing teams.  You will also be liaising with several divisions within a retailer which will develop your project management skills, test your communication skills, efficiency, co-ordination and interpersonal skills, with plenty of opportunity for you to work on your own projects.

Principle Accountabilities

  •  Generating reports and recommendations, alongside the development and implementation of projects
  • Liaising with both  Marketing and Commercial teams at all stages of development
  • Pulling data and taking a deep dive to the external market
  • Undertaking competitor analysis and feeding into the wider strategy
  • Supporting Category manager with investigations and recommendations to the wider business
About You

  • Strong interpersonal skills and management potential
  • Able to work within tight deadlines, both internal and external
  • Be organised, proactive and able to plan effectively
  • Demonstrate attention to detail /accuracy
  • Be logical and provide solutions
  • Strong analytical skills

Please note that once you have submitted your application the Graduate Team will be reviewing it at the first available opportunity. However, in some instances you may be waiting a number of weeks to be hearing back from us due to other team constraints


Extra information

Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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