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Req ID:  86239
Function:  Sales
Posted:  Mar 6, 2023

London, LND, GB, SW19

Global Merchandising Coordinator



We’re looking for an intern to join the Global Merchandising team, in the Coty Consumer Beauty Division – working on brands such as Rimmel London, Max Factor & Bourjois. The internship will help you acquire skills in visual merchandising, trade marketing and retail excellence. You will gain broad and relevant experience, in an exciting role, that should prepare you for any fast-paced work environment.


This role will provide valuable experience, on-the-job learning, mentorship & autonomy to deliver work that will make an impact on how our incredible brands appear in stores around the world.


The Role



Champion retail & merchandising excellence to elevate in-store brand experience, globally.

  • Develop in-store campaign toolkits, to support best in class market execution. Build in strategic insights, to ensure creative is optimised for the store channel.
  • Be a brand guardian to ensure consistent ‘on-brand’ execution around the world


Competitive Insights:

  • Work in close collaboration with markets to assess market competitive landscape for cosmetics & personal care around the world (portfolio gap, pricing & business model)
  • Conduct monthly store visits, and report back to the team, to stay up to date with market activity.


Future Store

Support Global Merchandising Manager to accelerate the ‘future store’ strategy, with an omni-channel lens


Team support:

  • Tracking & raising POs
  • Uploading assets to global systems
  • Management of samples to agencies


What you will bring


  • Marketing/ business or other relevant degree course is essential
  • Passion for beauty, retail & obsession with shopper behaviour
  • Commercial & strategic mind-set; Visual Merchandising is so much more than just a pretty picture
  • Natural creative eye*, and appreciation of aesthetics, with a basic understanding of design principles
  • Logical thinker, with excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to take direction & work effectively to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Infectious team spirit, POSITIVE attitude, and hunger to learn
  • Sound knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Previous marketing experience or design agency experience is a bonus


*Note: this is not a direct creative/graphic design role. You will work with creative professionals and agencies, to bring strategic vision to life!





  • Team Player: Ability to develop effective working relationships being able to collaborate and influence others demonstrating integrity and respect.
  • Excellence in execution: Reliable, gets things done on time & takes responsibility for final executions
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset: Proven ability to develop creative solutions thinking analytically and conceptually. Solution provider and problem solver.
  • Self-starter: Passionate, enthusiastic, thrives on challenges and keeps a healthy attitude under pressure, takes charge of self-development.
  • Collaborative approach: Collaborates easily with others and adapts to different working styles.
  • Organized: Able to organize own work, multitasker



What we bring


Global Merchandising. Our team is passionate about retail excellence & shopper experience for Coty Consumer Beauty brands, across the world. We are the crucial link between Global Brand teams, and markets to help dreams become a reality. We take pride in bringing incredible innovation to life, through robust Go-to-Market strategies. We create strategic toolkits featuring disruptive designs, rooted in shopper insights, to support markets with game-changing local executions.


We keep our finger on the pulse, and we adapt to changes in shopper behaviour. We are excited by the changing nature of retail. We challenge the status quo daily and merge the lines between digital & physical retail experience. Retail is evolving, and we’re excited to lead the change in Beauty Merchandising. Globally.

Country/Region:  GB
City:  London