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Date:  Jan 18, 2023

Sydney, AU

Brand Manager - Sephora Collection (12 months contract)

Sephora is a global leader in omni channel beauty retailing, and a division of LVMH – Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. At Sephora, we stand together and we stand for something more. For empowerment, for exploration, for the opportunity to impact people’s lives through the unlimited power of beauty. We successfully operate more than three thousand points of sale across Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia, and together we aim to animate the most loved beauty community in the world. 


Here in Asia, our teams run omni-channel businesses in 11 markets across the region, in addition to cross-border e-commerce to several more. Our success is built on innovation, a unique product portfolio, market leading digital capability, and our unique customer experience. With ambitious growth plans we are always looking for talented people who aspire to build businesses and develop themselves. Sparked by energy and excitement, our passion is contagious. We are united by a common goal – to reimagine the future of beauty.


Reimagine your future with Sephora and drive our love brand across ANZ, Sephora Collection! 

  • 12 month full-time opportunity

  • Global cosmetics industry leader rapidly growing in the ANZ market

  • Flexible working arrangements and fantastic discounts


At Sephora, we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change every day. As the Brand Manager you will support to drive Sephora Collection within Australia & New Zealand by building and developing brand strategies as well as maintaining strong relationships both locally & regionally. Get ready to think creatively, work strategically, and make your mark at a leading global retailer.

You'll shine here if you enjoy:

  • Forecasting and reviewing of sales and margin in line with budget 

  • Developing, building and executing the brand strategy by tailoring to B&M and Ecommerce opportunities whilst maintaining an OMNI vision

  • Management of direct reports (District Captains) to execute and uphold brand standards and strategies with the cast through tasks, responsibilities and guidance.

  • Conducting store visits to ensure the brand is well presented and identify new instore opportunities

  • Weekly, Monthly and Yearly review of sales to identify opportunities, category trends, product trends, risks and opportunities

  • Planning, forecasting, implementing and reviewing all newness launches relevant to the local market

  • Liaising with internal stakeholders (Marketing, Ecommerce, Supply Chain, VM, Space Planning, Operations, Education and Regional) to ensure success of each launch and/or animations through regular meetings

  • Identifying and implementing best practices that drive efficiency and improvement of processes

  • Analysing local and international markets, identifying trends and monitor & understanding key competitors relevant to the Australia & New Zealand markets

  • Working in conjunction with the VM department to ensure accurate execution of seasonal updates, animations in store, drive relevant thematic campaigns, and review & maintenance of space planograms

  • Maintaining data integrity through product database, price management and product life cycle including the exit strategy for discontinued inventory

  • Managing and reviewing onsite maintenance with the life cycle of publishing, banners, videos and copy in conjunction with the Regional On Site team

  • General Category Management administration


We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Minimum 3 years Account / Brand Management experience in a similar role- Ideally within the beauty industry.

  • Strong business acumen and retail experience

  • Advanced Excel skills with proven use of Vlookup’s, Pivot tables etc.

  • Keen interest in the beauty industry with a flair for trends and styles

  • Previous experience in a buying environment

  • A strong ability to manage and build strong relationships both internally and externally

  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

  • Very high levels of attention to detail

  • A sense of urgency with strong time management skills

  • Independent and able to work in a fast paced environment



What's in it for you

  • The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented, supportive, and kind leaders and teams – people you can be proud to work with.  
  • The product. You will get your hands on some amazing gratis and store discounts.
  • The salary package. Competitive salary and bonus program.
  • The learning. We invest in our team and building a personalized career plan with you so you continue to evolve and build your skills through local and regional project work, exposure to senior leaders, external payroll bodies and exposure to the LVMH community.
  • The culture. As a leading beauty retailer, backed by the LVMH luxury brand, our reach is broad and our impact is global. Yet there’s always room to explore. It’s in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty. You can unleash your creativity, because we’ve got disruptive spirit. You can learn and evolve, because we empower you to be your best. You can be yourself, because you are what sets us apart. This, is the future of beauty. Reimagine your future, at Sephora. 

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