L’Oreal Dermatological Beauty
Being part of the L’Oreal Dermatological Beauty Division will give you direct influence in achieving our mission: to help everyone in their quest for healthy and beautiful skin.
We’re the world leader in dermocosmetics, with international skincare brands recommended by health care professionals and distributed in healthcare outlets worldwide, including pharmacies, drugstores, medi-spa and e-retailers.
Our portfolio is composed of 6 brands offering a range of skincare and haircare across the world; Vichy, CeraVe and La Roche-Posay being just a few. The products respond to all expectations linked to beauty and health of the skin: from dermatological and aesthetics skincare to natural solutions, from the most accessible ranges to the most premium ones.
Communications & Advocacy Manager [La Roche-Posay, CeraVe & Vichy] will be responsible for the following:
Build and drive the Communications strategy for La Roche-Posay, CeraVe & Vichy in Ireland to increase coverage B2C across press, influencers and healthcare professionals
Deliver disruptive, high-impact and medically-anchored activations as well as a best in class always-on press office
Execute B2B2C strategy in partnership with the internal medical team to deliver thought leadership and authority coverage on important skin health topics
Own relationship with VIP ambassadors & Consultant Dermatologist spokespersons on behalf of La Roche-Posay, CeraVe & Vichy
Drive social and environmental agenda and sense of purpose for the brands in Ireland, including collaboration with local charity partners
Work closely with commercial & brand teams to deliver best-in-class retailer support plans
Deliver strategic, digital and ‘medical-first’ social brand campaigns aligned with the divisional values and mission
Drive social commerce strategy for Ireland in collaboration with digital team to support local business needs and market nuances
Anticipate crisis, identify issues related to the brands and lead on reputation management, alongside the Head of Communications & Advocacy UKI, global, and Consumer Affairs & Engagement team
Support and advise the Head of Communications & Advocacy UKI on corporate communication topics
Establish ambitious targets for the brands across influencers, press & healthcare professionals, monitoring and cascading performance to the business
Strategically manage the Communications budget to drive strong ROI aligned to brand targets
Oversee and manage competitor data analysis and ongoing brand performance reviews, anticipating trends and driving reactive strategies to maintain share of voice
Team Management & Stakeholder Engagement
Develop strong collaboration and synergy with the wider UKI Communications and Brand teams, as well as global teams
Manage Social Brand Executive, developing them within their role and supporting their ongoing growth
Work closely with the UK Communications & Advocacy Managers across brands to ensure synergy and efficiency across both markets
Work closely with key stakeholders cross the business to drive collaboration including Digital, Commercial, Marketing, Education & Training, Medical
Work closely with Head of Communications & Advocacy UKI on key internal communications opportunities
Actively keep updated with PR, social media platforms, content trends, audiences, and industry news, and inspire wider teams
Alongside experience in a similar role and excellent communication skills, you should be confident demonstrating all of the following:
You’re a multi-faceted professional, a brilliant organiser and communicator and a natural problem solver. You’re proactive and hands-on, with a drive and determination to succeed
You’re confident building relationships at all levels, with the project skills and resilience to deliver
You’re creative with an attention to detail, striving to bring new ideas to the table
You’re confident to work independently when needed, but also collaboratively as a team player
You thrive in a fast-paced workplace
You’re passionate about skin health and making a difference societally and environmentally
You have a data obsession and understanding of social media management and analytics tools
Ambition: You anticipate, think and dream big, demonstrating a high level of aspiration. You are self-driven and show proactivity, especially when seeing problems as challenges. You thrive for exceptional performance.
Judgement: You can balance operational and strategic thinking, challenging the status quo and managing confrontation effectively. You cut quickly through complexity and ambiguity whilst also thinking sustainably and are future-oriented. You reduce complexity to get things done.
Resilience: You always demonstrate purpose and ownership mindset but manage your own energy well. You uphold positivity for others and persist, bouncing back when faced with obstacles. You step back at times and accept limits.
Empathy: You cooperate and network effectively, creating genuine and trustful relationships with diverse people. You are sensitive to beauty and related emotions, always supporting others and showing benevolence. You understand and respect others’ feelings and motives.
Learning Agility: You are a self-motivated learner, showing self-awareness and demonstrating openness and curiosity. You experiment and learn from mistakes and past experiences, always showing courage and stepping out of your comfort zone. You support the development of a learning culture.
We put people development and learning at the heart of our business; we’ll help you master your role, develop your technical expertise and you’ll benefit from exceptional management and leadership programmes. From face-to-face workshops to our global online learning resources, you’re actively encouraged to embed learning into your daily life and are rewarded for continuous improvement. Don’t forget that every employee gets 3 Coursera credits; that means you can get qualifications from over 1000 universities from around the world, with thousands of courses to choose from.
Looking for a good work/life balance? With our new hybrid working scheme, you can take a flexible approach to work as well as benefit from early finishes on Fridays during the summer...so you can enjoy more time with your friends and family.
As any great employer should do, we make sure we look after your financial wellbeing. That’s why we have a great pension plan, profit share scheme and many more incentives to give you the security you deserve. We also put employee health and wellbeing at the front of everything we do; fully training employees as mental health ambassadors to support and educate ourselves further. There’s also the chance to enrol in medical and dental insurance, gym discounts, health check-ups and even yoga and Pilates classes to employees in all of our locations.
Oh, did we mention that as an employee you also get discount sales of up to 70% off throughout the year on our 36 brands? Plus, you also get the option to share that in our Friends and Family sales as well!
How we recruit
At L’Oréal, we take pride in creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and their contributions are valued. When we recruit, hire, train, promote or engage in any other employment practice, we are committed to being an inclusive employer regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, socioeconomic status, medical condition or disability, or any other protected status. When we look for talent, we welcome difference - different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and perspectives. The beauty we find in our differences gives us the freedom to go beyond. That’s the beauty of L’Oréal.