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Paid Product Development Marketing Placement

Listing ID: 605183

Paid Product Development Marketing Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Body Shop
Location: Croydon, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 12 months
Hours: Full Time
Start Date: Monday 26th June 2017
Compensation: Paid
Salary: £18,000
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 day 12 hours

Internships are often the first step to a career with The Body Shop® or the wider L'Oréal® Group. As a proud international ethical beauty brand we are committed to developing people and sourcing talent… Are you our next natural ingredient?

This role at The Body Shop® will support our Product Managers within our Global Marketing team. You will help to develop international marketing campaigns and will be placed within one of our main categories such as Bath and Body, Make-up, Gift or Fragrance. 

You will be responsible for your own live projects within the team, with exposure to senior management. To ensure campaigns are successful and integrated, you will also be working closely with other functions across the business.  As an international role, any new product development (NPD) will need to be implemented across all the cultures in The Body Shop markets.

Principle Accountabilities could include:

  • Project Management - creating and implementing new product launch strategies, including adaptation of international product concepts/advertising to the UK and international  market
  • Creative strategy – support campaigns with innovative ideas
  • Brainstorming – discuss exciting new ingredients, reviewing product submissions, evaluating the beauty market and finalising product names and packaging
  • Research -  managing research processes for adaptations or development of advertising/product concepts
  • Data analysis - extracting the correct data for analysis and having the ability to interpret and relay the data
  • Designing - briefing artwork agencies on designs for product packaging and point of sale (POS) materials
  • Competitor Analysis - research competitors to help create concepts and briefs that complement our existing portfolio of products, and will a gap within the market
  • Trend Research – analysing trends within the beauty industry as well as outside, to inspire new product development (NPD)
  • Formula Analysis - reviewing fragrances & formulas, providing recommendations to management
  • Budgeting - forecasting costs accurately, tracking spend and saving costs where appropriate

Requirements:

  • Strong presentation skills - verbal & visual (includes strong communication skills, as well as the ability to persuade and convince an audience)
  • Managing complexity (multiple projects will run parallel so the ability to prioritise and organise your time is key) 
  • Creativity and analytical skills - projects will be varied and require both skill sets
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Able to meet deadlines whilst under pressure
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, with a keen eye for improved efficiency
  • A passion for the beauty industry

Minimum requirements:

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK
  • You must be completing a placement as part of your degree
  • You must be on track to attaining a 2:1 for your degree

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