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Req ID:  86263
Function:  Marketing
Posted:  Mar 6, 2023

London, LND, GB, SW19

Marketing Assistant




We’re Coty. We don’t let beauty stand still. We are one of the world’s largest beauty companies with an iconic portfolio of brands across fragrance and colour cosmetics. We believe in challenging the definition of beauty, to encourage authenticity and celebrate diversity.




  • An ideal opportunity for a 12-month placement to join the Marketing team in our Coty Luxury Division, supporting the team in developing, implementing and analyzing marketing activity 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.


  • Support UK marketing team in the management of market leading luxury fragrance and make-up brands
  • Day to day support in executing 360 marketing plans including media executions, asset production and post campaign analysis
  • Monitor and evaluate the brand and portfolio performance, trends and competitive landscape to strengthen the strategy and identify new opportunities
  • Maintaining competitor records and monthly tracking records (including promotions, Point of Sale and advertising)
  • Liaising closely with the local and global marketing teams, the sales team, supply and the external agencies to achieve the above roles and responsibilities
  • Complete regular audits of brand e-content on retailer web sites and work with e-Commerce team to update content where relevant
  • Develop a holistic sampling strategy to support product launches and key consumption periods
  • Maintaining budget files by raising PO’s and supporting with invoice queries
  • Management and distribution of new product samples to marketing, sales and PR teams as required



  • 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



  • This is a unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work with a team who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way
  • Great learning and development
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Subsidized gym
  • Annual season ticket loan scheme
  • Access to our products
  • Life Insurance
  • Private medical cover
  • An additional day off for your Birthday
  • Income protection 





‘During my internship at Coty I worked in the marketing department on highly respected industry brands where I was part of an amazing & supportive team who always had my best interests in mind! The collaborate working culture at the company really enhanced my experience, allowing me to thrive both personally & professionally.’

  • 2019 Marketing Assistant, Marc Jacobs & Calvin Klein

‘The beauty industry is so dynamic and I had the pleasure of working across the 3 axis of COTY; Fragrance, Make up and Skincare. The knowledge and skills I learnt will stay with me throughout my career and onwards! The culture in COTY is one of the best; you can be creative, statistical and push boundaries. ‘

  • 2019 Marketing Assistant, Burberry, Tiffany & Philosophy


‘During my placement year at Coty I worked as Marketing Assistant across incredible brands! The internship offered me invaluable experience in the Beauty industry that built both my confidence and business skills, enabling me to enter into the industry full-time following university. ‘

  • 2017 Marketing Assistant, Calvin Klein, Hugo Boss, Davidoff and Joop
Country/Region:  GB
City:  London