Req ID




Req ID:  89599
Function:  Sales
Posted:  Sep 1, 2023

London, LND, GB, SW19 4DR

Commercial Strategy 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 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, and more!

Coty is committed to building a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve; hiring people with different backgrounds to build better products, better serve our users, and build a diverse workplace.



An ideal opportunity for a 12-month placement starting from July 2024 to join the Commercial Strategy team in our Coty UK&I supporting the team in developing, implementing and analysing commercial trends across the 4Ps (product, place, price and promotion) of our brands in the UK Market.
This opportunity offers a great deal of exposure and insight giving valuable experience to support your on-going studies and the opportunity to work on amazing brands such as Hugo Boss, Rimmel, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, Max Factor, Calvin Klein, Burberry and Sally Hansen to name a few.


  •      Support team with range review administrative tasks and analysis when required.
  •      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 mass beauty market and retailer landscape.
  •      Pricing & promotion analysis; tracking retailer activities so Coty can better understand market trends that could impact retail sales performance.
  •      Analyse promotional strategies and provide recommendations to Commercial Excellence Managers on how to improve to win in market.
  •      Develop new best-in-class business solutions tools in partnership with the Senior Rev & Ops Manager & Business Analyst
  •      Giftset Competitor Analysis: Conduct analysis on the competitor giftset programme and provide insights and conclusions on recommendation for the following year’s strategy.
  •      Champion E-commerce excellence and bring to life new product launches with an omni-channel approach.
  •      Take responsibility for processing and coding invoices and managing through the approvals process.
  •      Review store implementation information on a regular basis and make suggestions to improve our look and feel, sales and/or customer experience.




  •      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
  •      A highly analytical approach and comfortable using large data sets.
  •      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