Assistant Product Manager - Make-Up, ClarinsMen & Christmas

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Date: 21-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB, W1G 9DN

Company: CLARINS



Assistant Product Manager, London 

Ready to bring passion into your career?



A global leading skincare and make-up company, Clarins group is the embodiment of a committed family history, with a fierce passion for innovation and spirit of independence. Its raison d’être is "making life more beautiful, passing on a more beautiful planet".


Operating in more than 150 countries, we are now the number one skincare company in Europe* and are accelerating our development on all other continents, particularly in Asia and the Americas.


Because our 8,000 talents are unique, we are committed to promoting diversity in all its forms.


Do you want to help write the next chapter of our story?


The role:

Responsible for assisting the Product Manager for Make-up & ClarinsMen category, coordinating and implementing brand-related activities. Management of Christmas POS, local Christmas production and all operational activity alongside the Product Manager including budget trackers, pricing and COG documents as well as managing supplier relationships. Responsible for day to day admin within the category such as presentation documents, pricing, and general support.


What you’ll do:

  • Work alongside relevant Product Manager to ensure we are driving category growth in each of the areas of responsibility.

  • Manage Christmas and Sun Care & Self Tan categories under the guidance of Product Manager.

  • Oversee all launch collateral for the relevant categories (e.g. POS, Counter Tester Stands, Collateral etc.) with guidance of the Product Manager. Ensure all are produced to brand guidelines and executed to timeline.

  • Responsible for the Make-Up Chart/ClarinsMen Skin Check; updating and maintaining stock levels.

  • Assist Product Manager with new launch forecasts as and when required.

  • Create sales plans for every launch in collaboration with Supply Chain.

  • Launch/NAP Feedback Reports (Paris/Other).

  • Provide NPD Analysis for Clarins and wider market, completing monthly reports and providing data on Clarins, competitor activity and media activity in collaboration with NPD insight. 

  • Regular competitive reviews and reports, including carrying out regular store visits to maintain good overview of market activity.

  • Update marketing budget on a monthly basis.

  • Provide competitive pricing analysis and manage bi-annual pricing comms for the category.

  • Working collaboratively with Paris Head Office.


You Have:

  • Minimum 2 years’ Marketing experience, ideally from luxury cosmetics sector

  • Commercially focused with a creative approach and an eye for design.

  • Excellent attention to detail required.

  • Flexible team player with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure to fixed deadlines.

  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written.

  • Ability to build high quality and profitable relationships.

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to use initiative and adapt to various situations.


You Have:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) + 1 day for your Birthday

  • Generous employee discount and training allocation

  • Career Development opportunities

  • LinkedIn Learning

  • Access to a range of Wellbeing services through our Employee Assistance Programme

  • Clarins For You – our rewards and benefit platform



If you have a curious mind, a thirst to go further and the drive to boldly take on new challenges, join us.


At Clarins Group, we believe in making life more beautiful for our employees and our customers. Inclusion and diversity are firmly grounded in our core values, which are part of our DNA.  Through our values, we strive to achieve inclusiveness and a culture where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential and do their best work. We welcome applications from all backgrounds.