Tempo Indeterminato
Helsinki, Uusimaa
Full - Time

Calling all innovators, disruptors, and dreamers! 

Join L’Oréal, the world's #1 beauty company present in over 150 markets. For over 100-years, we’ve been transforming, fueled by data, tech, innovation, and science. Together, we solve complex challenges at scale, while staying true to our commitments to society and the planet. Do you want to be challenged and developed within your area of expertise? Then you might be just the one we are looking for to strengthen our Consumer Products Division as Retail Activation Manager in Helsinki. 

Your mission... 

As the Retail Activation Manager for the food, discount and variety channel, your mission is to ensure flawless implementation of the Channel Activation plan at your local retailers. You will drive sell out for B&M (bricks & mortar) together with field sales team with clear priorities. In addition, you will coordinate the in-store activation between KAM, Reps, POS Manager & Channel Activation Manager incl. timings, POS & other materials needed, as well as develop all material to support the reps in their sell-in journey. 

You will...   

  • Ensure implementation of Channel Activation Plan at retailer level   
  • Coordinate activations timings for your country & channel in collaboration with Channel Activation Manager 
  • Support Channel Activation Manager & KAM to size activations vs benchmark  
  • Ensure timely delivery of go-to-market packages in collaboration with Channel Activation Manager & POS Managers 
  • Support field team with all relevant sell-in material & ongoing support 
  • Secure info flow from POS Manager/KAM/other functions to field and feed office functions with info from field 
  • Coordination with local agency of merchandising efforts at client level: from warehouse to clients  
  • Be responsible for ensuring testers for your clients  
  • Collaborate with Retail Education to secure training to team and retailer partners (brands/categories) 
  • Facilitate half-year meetings with retailers in collaboration with Channel Activation Manager & KAMs

Your profile...  

  • You have +3 years of experience from a comparable job in an FMCG marketing department.  
  • Great communication skills and enjoy building strong relations to various stakeholders – external as well as internal 
  • Effective, structured and hands-on approach, with close attention to details 
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills 
  • You have in-depth experience leading marketing activities in your previous career 
  • You are proactive and can work independently 
  • You know how to follow-up and follow-through 
  • You are native in Finnish and fluent in English 

We are looking for the Retail Activation Manager for the food, discount and variety channel to start as soon as possible. The employment is permanent. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so do not wait to apply! We welcome everyone to apply no matter your gender, ethnicity, physical abilities, age, religion, or sexual orientation.  

What’s in it for you?  

We offer you great level of responsibility from the very start, challenges and opportunities including an individual career plan, coaching leadership, an extensive catalogue of trainings and e-learnings, competitive personnel benefits, modern offices, and a dynamic and international working environment with engaged and skilled colleagues. Our Nordic organization counts close to 1000 employees based in the four Nordic capitals. 

Who are we?  

Leading the world in beauty and pioneering the world of beauty tech; we are 87,4K employees across 150 countries on five continents and has a unique international portfolio of 36 brands. The Group generated sales amounting to 38,26 billion euros in 2022, and e-commerce accounted for 28% of the Group’s sales. We push boundaries and move fast globally to stay ahead of the game. As market leader, we continuously deliver innovation and digital solutions that can bring beauty to all people around the world. L’Oréal truly embraces entrepreneurship, and you’ll have the chance to conceptualize ideas and bring them to life in an agile way not least through continued digital innovation. Your job will be your own innovation playground.  

What we do at L’Oréal always have a big impact. At L’Oréal, we define success as making a positive, conscious impact. We’ve been recognized as the World most ethical company in the world by Ethisphere®. For the seventh time in a row, L’Oréal has been recognized as a global leader in sustainable development by the international non-profit organization CDP® in three areas: combating climate change, sustainable management of water and protecting forests, for the fourth year running. In 2022, L’Oréal was for the 6th consecutive year recognized by the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for having successfully created an inclusive and equal work environment. We believe diversity fosters creativity and accelerates innovation. To ensure that our products meet the needs of every form of beauty in every culture, our team members must be as diverse and inclusive as the world itself.  For us, our job is more than just a job, it is about building a better future for others and our planet.  

Freedom to Go Beyond. That’s the Beauty of L’Oréal. 

  • You can apply to up to three jobs within a rolling 30-day window.
  • You cannot withdraw your application once you applied, so please make sure to choose a job that matches your dreams.
  • Please visit "Your Application Space" to see the jobs you have already applied to.
  • Please don’t create another account with a different email. If you do so, your account might be merged and your application record will be deleted.