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Req ID:  86292
Function:  Sales
Posted:  Mar 6, 2023

London, LND, GB, SW19

Commercial Excellence Assistant




We’re Coty, a global leader in beauty. We’re #1 in the world for Fragrance and #3 in the world in Colour Cosmetics with a portfolio of brands that have been known and loved for generations.

Our iconic portfolio of more than 77 brands are sold in over 150 countries around the world. We believe in beauty with a purpose and brands that inspire, no matter where they are in the world. We have some of the most well-known brands in the categories of Fragrances, Colour Cosmetics and Skin & Body Care including Gucci, Chloé, Calvin Klein, Burberry, Marc Jacobs, Sally Hansen, philosophy, Adidas, Rimmel, Max Factor, COVERGIRL and the list goes on and on!

Coty is committed to building a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve. Hiring people with different backgrounds and experiences helps us build better products, better serve our users, and build a diverse and inclusive workplace.



An ideal opportunity for a 12-month placement to join the Commercial Strategy team in our Coty Luxury Division, supporting the team in developing, implementing and analyzing commercial trends across the brands in the UK Market.

This opportunity offers a great deal of exposure and insight giving valuable experience to support your on-going business/marketing related studies and the opportunity to work on amazing brands such as Hugo Boss, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, Lacoste, Calvin Klein, Burberry, Tiffany&Co and Chloe.

  • Be the key expert in understanding what is happening in our customers and how our brands are performing.
  • Provide presentations, insight and tracking which enables the sales team to get more competitor understanding on what is happening.
  • Identify new opportunities and data that will help us to understand the fragrance market and retailer landscape.
  • Pricing & promotion analysis; tracking retailer activities so Coty can better understand market trends that could impact retail sales performance – be the expert in insight software including BrandView/NPD Database
  • Giftset Competitor Analysis; Conduct analysis on the competitor giftset programme and provide insights and conclusions on recommendation for the following year’s strategy
  • Channel insights; analyse how shopper behavior and trends differ across different channels – with a key focus on E-commerce & digital as it becomes a bigger part of Coty’s business.
  • Ownership over the promotional strategy of Coty Luxury brands; working closely with Marketing teams for co-ownership of the Brand P&L



  • A passion for the beauty industry, keenly following the latest trends.
  • Strong analytical skills with sound knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Sense of initiative, creativity and problem solving
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively to deadline
  • Experience of working effectively in a team
  • Eligible to work in the UK



Marketing & Sales

We drive growth, brand equity and customer loyalty with innovative products, digital campaigns, events, partnerships and in-store executions. Our work includes both the physical and digital world across all categories. We aim to be gamechangers in the beauty industry, winning the hearts and minds of consumers around the world.


Country/Region:  GB
City:  London