Cargo: Sales & Business Development

Tipo de posição: Permanent

Tipo de emprego: Full - Time

Local: London

País: United Kingdom

The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005.  Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.



As a National Account Executive, you will be responsible for driving retail sell-out and growing market share for the Giorgio Armani brand within your portfolio of customers both in store and online; and supporting the SNAM on the overall Chains strategy.

You will take ownership for shaping your retailer strategy, managing the P&L and building strong relationships with your key contacts, creating persuasive commercial arguments to drive the business forward. Your role is retail centric with 50% of your time being externally focused (20% client facing and 30% on retail centric planning and execution).  The remainder of your remit is to own sell-in and retail forecasting, be the interface with cross functions to deliver the best commercial outcome for your accounts.

You will:

• Be building credible and collaborative working relationships with your customer / cross functional contacts
• Develop retailer centric strategies for your channel; identify joint objectives and build business plans for mutual growth
• Influence future retailer initiatives and collaborations; ensuring the brand maximizes all available opportunities in store and online
• Manage all lines of the P&L from retail sell out to sell in to ensure delivery on/above target for your retailer
• Proactively create and manage your retailer budgets sell in and sell out forecast; identifying risks and opportunities and building contingency plans where necessary 
• Support Chains SNAM with wider analysis and activities to shape overall Chains strategy

• Lead seasonal executions and ROI for all Chains accounts

You are:

• Educated to degree level
• Highly numerate with solid commercial acumen
• Strong negotiator & look for a win-win opportunities with our retail partners
• Aptitude for analysis – Ability to identify opportunities to drive retail growth and build convincing cases
• Highly organised with prioritisation skills
• Experienced in a premium or retail environment and can demonstrate commercial knowledge of luxury market levers

You have:

• Strong Communication skills – written and verbal
• Excellent presentation skills with attention to detail for creating visually impactful presentations
• Strong influencing skills – you will be required to demonstrate thought leadership as well as drive to execution 
• Experience in a fast paced sales / retail environment