30 March

L'Oreal - PR Internship, Consumer Products Division

Location: Dublin City Centre    

Duration: 12 months (starting September 2017)

A global brand with a history of innovation and ambition. Here at L’Oréal, we’ve made it our quest to deliver beauty for all. It’s an aim that has seen us expand into over 130 countries and to develop operations across every retail distribution channel too. And we can honestly say that our careers are just as diverse as our business. After all, at L’Oréal, nothing is impossible.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 The Consumer PR team requires a talented, enthusiastic and pro-active Intern to help communicate our brands in the best way possible to the press. Your principal accountability would be to provide support in ensuring the smooth running of day to day business.

PRINICPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Management of media lists 
  • Monitoring newspapers and magazines for brand coverage and competitor activity, scanning relevant articles for distribution for teams 
  • Handling press product mailouts & assisting the team on brand launches
  • Assist the in-house PR team with day-to-day press activity, media event planning activities etc  
  • Reporting responsibility - specifically brand reports, media evaluations and other reports as directed  
  • Logistics responsibility – liaison with and ordering and securing product from distribution centres managing a stock and budget tracker re same
  • Administration-stationary orders, post, taxis, couriers, flights and accommodation
  • Ensure we have strong presence across Beauty Awards, Editorial features, exclusives, cover opportunities where possible
  • Work closely and collaboratively alongside the marketing team, developing presentations/media coverage that delivers the best output for the business
  • Keep the marketing team abreast of PR activities, working closely and in collaboration
  • You would be responsible for your own live projects within the team

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be eligible to work in the Ireland 
  • Attained or are in the process of attaining a minimum 2:1 bachelor's level qualification
  • You must be a student looking to complete a placement during your bachelor’s degree or due to finish your bachelor’s degree in 2017

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Alongside experience in a similar role, you should be confident that you can demonstrate all of the following:  

  • Strong administration skills and previous office admin experience of at least a year essential.  Strong communication skills, with an articulate manner 
  • Strong presentation and writing skills 
  • The ability to network at all levels 
  • The ability to work autonomously 
  • Initiative and foresight 
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a team spirit 
  • Ambition and commitment

BENEFITS 

L’Oréal offers highly competitive salaries reviewed on an annual basis. We offer 25 days annual leave, in addition to nine days paid public holidays. Our employee product scheme offers significant discount across our product range. We offer a company pension scheme and a free life assurance scheme.  We also a discounted dental care scheme and healthcare. 

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • You set yourself demanding goals and demolish obstacles to achieve them. Focused on quality and attention to detail, you will not compromise standards.  You probably think of yourself as an entrepreneur.
  • You define your own roles and constantly look for ways to exceed what has been asked.   A passion for exciting projects gives you the energy to succeed in a flexible, high octane company.
  • You value innovation as a business strategy.  You also try to keep up to the minute with current trends. Ultimately, you share our belief in flexibility as a way of life.
  • You are a real leader, creating a compelling vision and then communicating it with style and charisma.  You’ve always been comfortable defending a point of view.  You’ll thrive on the challenges that an international environment brings.
  • You feel that you have an aptitude for our profession through a true sensitivity to our products & our market.  
  • Passionate about beauty, you understand the importance of aesthetic quality, detail and quality skincare.

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter to Jennifer at Jennifer.LAWLESS@loreal.com.