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Marketing Manager / Assistant Manager

London | £30-50K/year, negotiable | Ref. VAC 13785

Exciting opportunity for those who are passionate with cosmetics and experienced in Marketing!!

Our client, a Cosmetics brand operating worldwide, is currently recruiting a Marketing Manager to develop and implement strategic marketing and media plans across distribution channels for brand awareness and sales growth.

The job holder will play a key role within small organisation, working in close partnership with a Trade Marketing Manager and Retail team as well as PR manager.

This is an excellent opportunity for those who would like to utilise expertise in Marketing in Cosmetics with creative mind and taking initiative.


Job description:

  • Development and execution of annual and seasonal marketing calendar including product launches, promotional activities, sampling initiatives, media & ad support and events.
  • Creating and proposing a short-term and mid-term strategy with an optimal campaign mix (media & promotion mix) within the set budget
  • Planning, presenting, and implementing promotional and media support (social media, online and off-line) with clear objectives, KPIs, and timelines
  • Proposing and leading marketing campaigns
  • Understanding approval process for key campaigns and communicating with HQ with a support of other key stake holders.
  • Analysing the effectiveness of campaigns, reporting, and pro-actively revising plans
  • Analysing and interpreting sales data
  • Presenting Marketing Calendars and key campaigns to key retail partners.
  • Understanding and reviewing pricing strategies
  • Overseeing social media team



  • 3-5 years’ experience in beauty marketing, preferably premium makeup brands or skincare brands with colour cosmetics
  • Experience in creating strategic marketing calendars and decks with clear objectives
  • Digital advertising handling experience
  • Social Media understanding
  • Hands-on and being able to perform within a limited budget
  • Bachelor’s degree or above.
  • Experience with key UK and International beauty retailers
  • Strong understanding of luxury competitors’ activities, customers, and marketplace.
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Multi-tasking and excellent project management skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills a must
  • Self-starter and positive team player
  • Multi-cultural
  • Flexible and out-of-box thinker

Also, followings are advantage (but not essential)

  • Agency management
  • French, or another European language
  • Empathy with Japanese culture



  • Salary – Negotiable depending on experience, up to 50K, can be an Assistant Manager level to start with
  • Location – London