Marketing Intern Shiseido and Clé de Peau Beauté (1 year fixed term contract)

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Date: 22-Nov-2022

Location: London, LND, GB

Company: Shiseido

Marketing Intern
Shiseido and Clé de Peau Beauté

About Shiseido Group

Founded in 1872 in Japan, Shiseido is one of the top leading cosmetics companies in the world and aims to inspire a life of beauty and culture. Operating in about 120 countries with 45 000 employees and 70 nationalities, Shiseido offers a unique selection of skin care, makeup and fragrance resulting in over 1 trillion yen of net sales in 2017. Thanks to 150 years of heritage, Shiseido constantly creates high-quality, highly functional, safe and innovative cosmetics and develop brands deeply loved by people from all over the world.

Supporting Our One Shiseido Mission, Beauty Innovations For a Better World, Shiseido UK & Ireland Is Committed To a Vision Delivered Through 4 Strategic Streams:

  • Create a great place to work in Beauty
  • Customer driven focus to meet and exceed expectations
  • Champion Omni-channel through a seamless offering across all customer touchpoints
  • Deliver sustainable growth and profitability of our brands

Shiseido UK & Ireland is currently the largest affiliate in the EMEA region with a diverse portfolio of 11 brands in the UK across all 3 categories; make-up, fragrance and skincare. This role will work across the Shiseido and Clé de Peau Beauté brands.

About Shiseido Brand

For 150 years, Shiseido has pioneered in skincare and makeup performance. Thanks to continuous global research the brand pioneers the latest innovation in skincare and high-performing, weightless makeup products for everyday and artistry. The result? Real results visible to the naked eye, premium textures and the highest quality of ingredients.

About Clé De Peau Beauté

Combining Japanese technology and innovation with modern French elegance, Clé de Peau Beauté harnesses the power of radiance, bringing their intelligent, uncompromising, exquisite products to the UK market for the first time. This is the height of luxury for the refined consumer, exclusively available within the iconic Harrods store in Knightsbridge.


Main Responsibilities

Brand & Trade Marketing

  • Work closely with Brand Managers to execute the brands’ marketing plans in the UK
  • Ensure individual brand launch calendars and launch matrix are updated
  • Help coordinate the timely delivery of media assets to relevant sources to meet campaign launch timelines
  • Co-ordinate the design and delivery of marketing material to support product launches, events, beauty rooms and customer activity: posters, leaflets, handout cards, direct mailers
  • Copywriting for collateral, brand’s website and retailers’ website
  • Work with the Sales teams to support the retailers’ marketing plan
  • Work closely with all other marketing functions to ensure all activities are aligned and multichannel
  • Work closely with Retail team to provide in-store marketing support


Activity Management and Administration

  • Liaising with Shiseido EMEA to request images and information to be delivered on time
  • Negotiating the quotation for the asset creation and print of all marketing collateral
  • Managing stock-level of products for marketing use with supply and demand team
  • Co-ordinating with the Operations and courier company to send-out products
  • Managing Purchase Orders and liaise with Finance team to process payment of invoices
  • Manage marketing budget trackers and work with the Brand Managers and Marketing Coordinators for the monthly reconciliations
  • Analysing competitors and market trends and presenting to the business in monthly market meetings
  • Keep key marketing folders and information filed
  • Supporting Brand Managers with ad hoc projects




  • Organisation skills: Be able to work efficiently and effectively in a fast paced and sometimes high-pressured (but fun) environment.
  • Communication skills: Be a mature and confident communicator. Our structure is lean so we would want you to be able to communicate with senior team members and wider internal teams.
  • Teamwork: We are a small team and we are all there to help each other. We want you to feel part of the team, but also to be ready to step in when we need you.
  • Proactivity: Take real ownership of your projects and let us know what you want to develop. We love someone eager to learn, who loves getting stuck in and isn’t afraid to ask questions.
  • Creative: Being a creative problem solver. Someone who can approach hurdles with a creative mind and positive attitude. We champion a creative approach to tasks and projects and with it creative problem solvers.
  • Passion: In some way or another we love our brands and really enjoy our jobs. We would love for you to share the same passion, whether it’s about wearing SPF daily or just making sure everyone finds the right moisturiser for their skin!


  • Educated to degree level
  • Previous experience in a similar role not essential, but it’s a plus
  • Alignment with the group’s « Trust8 » working principles: Think Big, Take Risks, Hands on, Collaborate, Be Open, Act with Integrity, Be Accountable, Applaud Success


  • Reports to: x1 Manager - Shiseido Brand Manager
  • Works across 2 Brands: Shiseido and Clé de Peau Beauté
  • Job Location: London (Hybrid Working)
  • Contract type: 1 Year Contract

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