New York, NY, New York
Sales & Business Development
Full - Time

The Assistant Manager, Retail Activation will support Giorgio Armani beauty’s Omni Client Experience team across Education & Artistry and Retail Marketing/Event functions. This position is well suited for an individual with interest in the full Giorgio Armani beauty client experience across all categories and channels. The ideal candidate will be proactive, self-motivated and detail-oriented, with exceptional operational, project management, and communication skills. 

This role will be located at our Hudson Yards office in New York City.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years relevant experience in related functions, ideally in US beauty retail market
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint Outlook, Teams and ability to learn & adopt internal software/systems (Asana, SHOP, OPERA, DPM, ESKO)
  • Strong verbal communication, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Strong collaboration skills and presenting to cross-functional teams
  • Ability to manage and drive projects forward
  • High level of organization and ability to prioritize
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, balancing multiple projects & deliverables
  • Meticulous attention to detail and creativity in problem-solving

Judgment and Decision Making

  • Intermittent supervision required for judgment and/or decision making associated with this position.

Essential Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift to 25 lbs.

Financial Scope

  • Responsible for administrative updates & tracking budget spend
  • Responsible for PO Creation and management of invoice processing and payment to vendors; resolve discrepancies and monthly maintenance; work with vendors on payment processes
  • Personal management of individual T&E budget

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Administrative Departmental Duties:

  • Setup meetings for Retail Experience teams as needed (issue invites with agendas)
  • Assist with planning and execution of materials & collateral for brand trainings and events (in-store and virtual), ensuring timely delivery of tools and assets, providing clear & proactive updates to stakeholders
  • Inventory management for team product closet, storage units, and 3rd party kitting vendor

Data & Reporting

  • Data entry for various system programs as required for project execution (DPM, ESKO, SHOP)
  • Work with Client Experience team on compiling training assets, including visual & video from OPERA

Coordination & Logistics

  • Shipping materials for various brand and retailer programs (training, gratis, client experience tools & event elements)
  • Manage and place product orders via SHOP, managing relationship with warehouse partners & demand planning
  • Uniform management for all FD’s and BAs 
  • Partner with field leadership to allocate & distribute field tools, including training, in-store and artistry tools
  • Manage workflow of Client Experience projects & trainings; project management from inception to completion
  • Gratis program execution (Retailer, Beauty & Fragrance Seminars, Sales Meeting, Holiday Gifting); management of product orders and logistical coordination to ensure timely delivery

Meeting, Training & Event Prep

  • Support all department-led trainings and event execution
  • Facilitate deck creation and updates for trainings and meetings as needed
  • Distribution of in-store and online event tools, assist with event execution as needed
  • Act as key liaison to event & client experience vendors, ensuring successful & timely execution & delivery of projects

Project Support & Development

  • Act as key owner of logistics and planning for total brand gwp and toa programs – fragrance & beauty
  • Act as project manager for all sets produced or reworked in the US, partnering with creative operations, category strategy marketing, and key stakeholders to drive successful execution 
  • Assist and/or drive development of education programs and events, virtual training & events, in-store event ideation, brand book, product one-pagers, presentations, and client experience & engagement


  • Lead the creation & distribution of comprehensive & timely communication to key stakeholders on team projects
  • Creative & share out project recaps & analyses as needed


1.   Acts/Leads with Human Sensitivity

Demonstrates respect, develops others, enriches team dynamics

2.  Interacts Effectively

Listens and communicates effectively, actively networks

3.  Manages Complexity

Reasons from multiple perspectives, makes decisions

4.  Achieves Results with Integrity

Conveys energy, focuses on results, acts with integrity

5.  Innovates

Shows curiosity, imagines creative solutions, promotes team creativity

6.  Demonstrates Entrepreneurship

Takes initiative, focuses on customers, improves business performance, develops a vision

7.  Displays Sensitivity to the “Métier” of L’Oreal

Focuses on quality, builds knowledge of the beauty business, understands beauty

Please note:  This job description does not list all duties of the job.  Employees may be asked by management to perform other duties.  The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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