Commercial Executive, Entrepreneurial Brands - No7 Beauty Company

Job reference: 147073BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Marketing and Brand
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Commercial Executive – Entrepreneurial Brands

A great opportunity has arisen to join our UK commercial team for our Entrepreneurial Brands. This role is covering both cosmetics and skincare in some of our exciting brands including Sleek, Botanics and Your Good Skin. Working as part of the No7 Beauty Company, you will responsible for delivering commercial plans within Boots UK in order to grow our brands performance and market share.

About the opportunity

As a Commercial Executive, you will be the go-to person for day to day information on the plan. The ideal person will provide great analysis of our commercial activity and tracking of our results, translating this data and recommending actions aimed at strengthening the brand and commercial plan.

You will support the trading manager in playing a central role being a key conduit between Brand Marketing, Product, In-store Marketing, Merchandising and Supply along with several Boots UK functions including trading through a traditional account role.

Key responsibilities include:

• Maximising sales, profit and market share by pulling the traditional levers of pricing, promotion and range management – ensuring all plans are truly multichannel.
• Demonstrating excellence in execution and ongoing analysis of the plan to improve commercial return.
• Holding productive relationships both internally (No7 BC) and externally (BUK) with your key counterparts, driving performance and advocacy
• Delivering the plan flawlessly and with a strong focus on operational excellence across all KPIs whilst adapting where needed as things change.

About you

We are looking for someone who has experience of retail and understands how beauty brands will operate. The key skills we are looking for are:

• Experience of working with numbers and analysis of data
• Able to work at pace, achieving day to day tasks alongside bigger projects
• Curiosity on data…spotting trends and developing plans to exploit – thinking outside the box
• Confidence in building network of cross functional relationships and engaging on commercial plans to ensure alignment
• Pro-active and ‘Can do’ attitude

Benefits

We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:

• Competitive salary
• Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• Boots Pension Scheme
• Competitive holiday allowance
• Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why No7 Beauty Company

No7 Beauty Company is the new face of beauty and creates the best in beauty for everyone.

We bring a collection of trusted, affordable beauty brands for every skin type, ethnicity, age, and texture. We’re proud of our stand-out portfolio of iconic, global beauty brands, including No7, Liz Earle Beauty Company, Botanics, Soap & Glory, Sleek MakeUp and YourGoodSkin.

Our collection of inclusive and innovative beauty brands has a rich heritage of over 85 years in beauty and skincare. We are powered by our diverse people, these loved brands and - with listening at the heart of our strategy - a deep understanding of our customers.

We’re serious about championing change, building purposeful brands and acting responsibly to make a difference.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.
If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact frankie.mccallister@boots.co.uk.