L’Oréal USA Marketing Management Trainee Program

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L’Oréal USA Marketing Management Trainee Program

New York, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    At L'Oréal, whether you are an intern, manager, or senior leader, the most valuable asset we have is you. Your unique sense of curiosity, creative mindset, and desire to innovate are what we expect you to bring with you every day.

    The L’Oréal USA Marketing Management Trainee Program is a full-time, 12-month opportunity for you to kick-off your career at the #1 Beauty Tech company in the world. We are committed to giving our Management Trainees the space to learn, develop, and grow into future leaders for the Group. At the end of the program you will be considered for an Assistant Manager opportunity across Marketing and Digital based on your performance and potential at the end of the program.

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so it is highly encourage to apply soon. We encourage students of diverse backgrounds to apply, including, but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender expression, LGBTQ+, military status, and people with disabilities.

    What You’ll Do:

    • We kick-off this immersive experience with approximately 3 weeks focused on the L’Oréal essentials - honing your business acumen, elevating your knowledge of our products, consumers, and customers and helping you understand the company culture. During this induction, you will meet your marketing team and onboard with the other Management Trainees in Sales, Finance, IT, R&I, and Operations. You will also manage 1-2 strategic marketing projects over the course of your year in the program.
    • Next, you will dive directly into a omnichannel immersion, including a field assignment within the New York tri-state or greater Los Angeles area based on your placement. Your main responsibility will consist of overseeing the brand strategy execution in the retail space (e.g. promotional activity, brand presentation, pricing, placement and inventory management). You will own your territory and point of sales with our strategic retailers. You will be coached by commercial sales professionals and supported with weekly check-ins at our headquarters. During this assignment, you will continue to master your marketing skills by working on your marketing project – (conducting research, competitive analysis, interviewing stakeholders, creating your launch plan, and developing cross-functional partnerships, etc.). You will also focus on the online business to develop an understanding of online vs. offline to help create a seamless experience for the consumer at all touchpoints.
    • For the next and final phase of your experience, you will join your marketing team in the New York or Los Angeles office to apply your customer and consumer learning into the day to day of marketing management. For example, you may get involved with new product or channel launches, develop new consumer insight dashboards, analyze recent social campaigns, etc.

    The Program:

    This is a full-time opportunity with a full benefits package

    You will be placed on a marketing team for a specific brand in one of L’Oréal’s four divisions:

    • Consumer Products Division
    • L’Oréal Luxe
    • Active Cosmetics Division
    • Professional Products Division

    There are many perks to being a Management Trainee, but a few standout ones are:

    • Access to senior leadership from a strategic vision and mentoring perspective
    • True ownership of business relevant projects
    • Enhanced training opportunities through a customized learning and development curriculum
    • A sense of cohort and community of Management Trainee Actives and Alumni

    Our Marketing Management Trainee program is the primary path for consideration into L’Oréal’s Assistant Manager opportunities in Marketing and Digital upon graduation and is based on overall performance and potential

    Being part of the L’Oréal USA Management Trainee Program, you will feel empowered to contribute in tangible, meaningful ways from day one because in an organization founded on entrepreneurism and agility, your ideas are not only heard and valued, but they are often put into implementation, too. As the #1 Beauty Tech company in the world with over 35 international brands – CeraVe, Kiehl’s, Maybelline, and Urban Decay to name just a few – we embrace diversity and inclusion, sustainability, innovation, and well-being in the workplace to lay the groundwork for you to be able to accomplish great things. You can explore our Management Trainee Program and hear directly from our past Trainees by visiting our program page.

  • Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university pursuing a bachelor’s degree with an expected graduation between December 2020 – July 2021
    • Able to start working fulltime starting September 2021 upon graduation with your bachelor’s degree
    • Legally authorized to work in the US on a fulltime, permanent, and ongoing basis without requiring sponsorship now or in the future
    • Willing to relocate to any USA-based office that has a Marketing Management Trainee opportunity, including:
      • New York, New York
      • Jersey City, New Jersey
      • El Segundo, California
      • Newport Beach, California
      • West Hollywood, California

    Stand-out Qualifications:

    • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in any major with a total GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Showcased ability to work in a professional, dynamic environment through previous internship or relevant work experience. This include part-time work, work study, side-gigs, freelancing, volunteering, summer work, or internships
    • Ability to manage complexity and ambiguity in fast-paced working environment
    • Consumer-centric thinking
    • Demonstrated leadership ability and interest in Marketing through your academics, extra-curricular activities, or professional/volunteer work
    • Established self-awareness, in terms of understanding your own culture, identity, biases, prejudices, power, privilege and stereotypes
  • Desired skills

    Skills Key to Success in Marketing:

    • You are data driven, love to create data-driven business strategies and tell a compelling story
    • You are resilient and able to bounce back with positivity and entrepreneurial spirit
    • You are a strong project manager with the ability to collaborate with multiple partners to achieve a common goal
    • You are an effective communicator and have good time management skills to work with both your peers and upper management to drive projects
  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Fun Fact
    L’Oréal owns a number of men's product lines, including Baxter of California which is a fast growing brand in men's grooming.
  • About Us

    At L’Oréal, we are convinced that there is no single and unique model of beauty, but an infinite diversity of forms of beauty, linked to periods, cultures, history and personalities. Since the company’s creation by a researcher, the group has been pushing the frontiers of knowledge as its unique research arm enables the company to continually explore new territories and invent the products of the future and lead the beauty tech evolution. L’Oréal offers a diverse portfolio of products with more than 30 international brands sold through multiple distribution channels, both traditional and digital. In its business model, L’Oréal strives to enhance well-being, preserve the planet through dedication to sustainability, and support local communities.