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Date:  Jul 21, 2022

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Assistant Marketing Manager, Fragrance

Job ID: 210395 
Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)
Address: 525 Market St, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type: Regular
Job Function: Marketing
Remote Eligible: Hybrid Schedule

Company Overview:
Sephora has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in 1997, then launched stateside in 1998 and is currently home to 300+ world-class brands - including its private label, Sephora Collection. Sephora’s curated assortment features more than 14,000 products, including makeup, skincare, perfume, hair care, body care, professional tools, and more.


In Sephora Americas, we belong to something beautiful. With a continued focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, we seek ways to create a sense of belonging where people can be their authentic selves. We embrace our unique talents and are proud of the passionate community we’ve built. With leaders who listen and inspire, everyone is encouraged to be their best. Reimagine your future, with Sephora.



As the Assistant Marketing Manager (AMM), you will be responsible for assisting the Brand Marketing team in developing marketing campaigns for and with third party brands.


You will be working with many people across all our internal departments, as well as external brands. As such, this position requires a high level of initiative, incredible people skills, clear communication and follow through, attention to detail, sense of humor, positive attitude, ability to think / trouble shoot quickly, plus understanding of marketing strategy and our brands’ business objectives and positionings. At Sephora, we pride ourselves on being a true service-oriented partner to our brands, and this AMM will be pivotal in growing this function of the Brand Marketing team.



Brand Relationship Partner:

Support Brand Manager in execution and follow-through of all marketing and sampling plans of 15+ brands simultaneously. AMM will also eventually be responsible for the ownership of 5-10 brands within the category.

  • Communicate regularly with brands and retail merchant counterparts on business related issues (e.g., launch plans, business updates, etc.)

  • Follow up with brands on assets, product details, social media assets, 360 plan participation, brand calendar activation details, and any miscellaneous questions or issues that might arise from an executional standpoint

  • Assist in sourcing and managing sampling plans by brand.

  • Assist MM in developing 360 marketing plans for A launches and manage brand calendars

  • Attend all brand facing meetings, capture meeting notes and next steps, and lead follow-ups with brands and cross-functional teams

  • Develop social strategy for brand partners, including creative feedback.


Cross-Functional 360 Marketing Program Execution:

Working under approved strategy, the AMM will help develop internal launch briefs in partnership with internal cross-functional teams

  • Support MM in development and execution of all 360 campaigns in partnership with internal cross-functional teams

  • Work closely with Dotcom Merchant partners on digital executions of 360 plans


Additional Marketing Support:

  • Managing brand calendars and 360 plans for A+ launches

  • Routing and reviewing creative / feedback / assets

  • Writing and distributing recap notes

  • Assist MM in developing Brand Reporting, including client insights and sampling follow-on



  1. Education: Four-year college degree required.

  2. Prior Experience: Minimum 2-3 years of agency or marketing experience in a fast-paced environment – beauty preferred but not required. Digital/social media experience preferred

  3. Passion for Sephora, our programs, clients, store associates and marketing

  4. Professional Skills:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Excel and PowerPoint strength needed

  • Strong interpersonal skills, approachable, positive and flexible.  Able to work interactively and proactively with internal and external parties at all levels is a must.

  • High level of maturity; ability to handle weekly communication with our brand partners. Able to handle sensitive, potentially difficult and confidential matters with discretion.

  • Self-starter, high degree of initiative and independence – not afraid to ask questions, take criticism and lead new initiatives.

  • Resourceful and creative problem solver – at times with little direction/oversight

  • Strong organizational skills; able to track multiple projects and details with high level of accuracy; able to detect inconsistencies and errors including product names, grammar, etc.

While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy...

  • Meaningful Rewards: Sephora offers comprehensive medical benefits, generous vacation and holiday time off, an employee discount, free beauty product gifts from brand partners, and so much more. Details about our company benefits can be found at the following link:
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging: We pledge to create a beauty community where everyone’s uniqueness is celebrated, respected, and honored. We will drive diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our business—ensuring that our employees, brand partners, suppliers, and our clients feel a sense of belonging in store, online, and in our workplaces. We believe in demonstrating our values with action!
  • Beauty & Beyond: Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Together we inspire our clients, 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 funwhile 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.


As a condition of employment, Sephora requires all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date unless they have requested and received an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition, a sincerely held religious belief or practice, or a requirement by law.


Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis ofrace, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Sephora is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.


Sephora will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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