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Date:  Apr 27, 2021

København, DK

Category Manager (maternity cover)

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. So we embrace uniqueness, unleash creativity, and pursue progress every day.  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.


Our Category Manager for Sephora Collection and Selective brands, is going on maternity leave and we are looking for a new colleague to replace her.

The position is a maternity cover for min. 9 month and most likely longer.


As Category Manager for Sephora Collection and Selective brands, you play a big role in our continued success as a Global Beauty Leader. This is your opportunity to bring your passion, share your knowledge, and build a beautiful career at a leading global retailer.  
As Category Manager, you will be a part of our amazing Scandinavian Category Management team based in our office in Denmark, perfectly located in the heart of Copenhagen at Kongens Nytorv.


You will shine here if you enjoy…



  • Building Strategies and Driving Results. Leveraging product and market data, you’ll develop and execute strategies for brand growth, new product introductions, strategic expansions, and reduction/exits of underperforming brands or products. You will work closely with brands to develop, manage, and optimize assortments to drive the development of each category. You will collaborate with the brands and education teams, sharing insights about potential team and customer learning needs.  

  • Creating new products assortments.Tomorrow’s new and innovative products are waiting to be discovered. You’ll identify trends, areas of opportunities, and will source and develop new brands to fill upcoming needs and gap within your categories.  

  • Work Cross-Functional. Build strong relationships with brands and advise them on the best way to plan and execute products launches, activations, and delight our customers, within their budgets. Communicate brand and business opportunities to our stores. Lead fixture and planogram planning and implementation with internal partners. Working closely with the supply chain team, secure stock coverage to ensure deliveries meet launch dates and campaigns. 


We would love to hear from you if…


  • You are selfdriven and can work independently 
  • You are a strong negotiater
  • You have experience with trade marketing
  • You are enthusiastic about launching new products and brands
  • You have a strong brand vision and good understanding of industry trends
  • You have a good data understanding and is confident with analyzing sales results
  • You are experienced working in Excel
  • You are a great teamplayer and will enjoy the close cooporation with Supply Chain, E-Commerce, Retail and our central team in Paris
  • You are fluent in English (company language) and Danish or Swedish.
  • You have 1-2 years’ experience in a similar job.


While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy…


  • 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 learning. We invest heavily in training for our leaders and store associates. Not just product knowledge, but building a personalized career plan with you so you continue to evolve and build your skills. 
  • 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.


Come and Sephorize the world with us…
If you see yourself as our new Category Manager, we will be happy to receive your application.

Application deadline: A.s.a.p.
The sooner we receive your application the better. We will close the position, as soon as we have found the right candidate.

While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy… 

  • Beauty & Beyond:Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Together we inspire ourclients, empower people, and help them become the best versions of themselves. We think this is beautiful.
  • Endless Evolution:You will learn with innovators, artists, and experts in every field. As our business evolves, so will you. Here, you’re empowered to choose your own path, accelerate your growth, and be your best. As part of our family and the LVMH community, your options are endless.
  • Creativity Unleashed:At Sephora,you’re encouraged to explore, innovate,and have fun while working with diverse clients, teams and leaders. You won’t just partner with iconic brands; you’ll help build them. We value your curiosity, your drive for success, and the emotional connections you make. Together we’re defining the future of beauty.
  • Bold Authenticity:Being bold and different has made us a global beauty and retail leader. At Sephora, we celebrate diversity, embrace your unique and winning spirit, and believe that real beauty is being authentically you. You are what sets us apart.

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