Assistant Marketing Manager, Brand Marketing, Skincare
San Francisco, CA, USA
Job ID: 191857
Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)
Address: 525 Market St, 32nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type (Regular/Temporary): Regular
Job Function: Marketing
Sephora has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in 1997, then launched stateside in 1998 and is currently home to 300+ world-class brands—including its private label, Sephora Collection. Sephora’s curated assortment features more than 14,000 products, including makeup, skincare, perfume, hair care, body care, professional tools, and more.
In Sephora Americas, we belong to something beautiful. With a continued focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, we seek ways to create a sense of belonging where people can be their authentic selves. We embrace our unique talents and are proud of the passionate community we’ve built. With leaders who listen and inspire, everyone is encouraged to be their best. Reimagine your future, with Sephora.
Assistant Marketing Manager
As the Assistant Marketing Manager (AMM), he/she/they will be responsible for assisting the Brand Marketing team in developing marketing campaigns for and with third party brands. The AMM works with many people across our internal departments, as well as external brands. This position requires a high level of initiative, incredible people skills, clear communication and follow through, attention to detail, sense of humor, positive attitude, ability to think and trouble shoot quickly, plus understanding of marketing strategy and our brands’ business objectives and positionings. At Sephora, we pride ourselves on being a true service-oriented partner to our brands, and the AMM is pivotal in growing the function of the Brand Marketing team.
Brand Relationship Partner: Support Brand Manager in execution and follow-through of all marketing and sampling plans of 15+ brands simultaneously. AMM will also eventually be responsible for the ownership of 5-10 brands within the category.
Communicate regularly with brands and retail merchant counterparts on business related issues (e.g., launch plans, business updates, etc.)
Follow up with brands on assets, product details, social media assets, 360 plan participation, brand calendar activation details, and any miscellaneous questions or issues that might arise from an executional standpoint
Assist in sourcing and managing sampling plans by brand.
Assist MM in developing 360 marketing plans for A launches and manage brand calendars
Attend all brand facing meetings, capture meeting notes and next steps, and lead follow-ups with brands and cross-functional teams
Develop social strategy for brand partners, including creative feedback
Cross-Functional 360 Marketing Program Execution: Working under approved strategy, the AMM will help develop internal launch briefs in partnership with internal cross-functional teams.
Support MM in development and execution of all 360 campaigns in partnership with internal cross-functional teams
Work closely with Dotcom Merchant partners on digital executions of 360 plans
Additional Marketing Support
Managing brand calendars and 360 plans for A+ launches
Routing and reviewing creative / feedback / assets
Writing and distributing recap notes
Assist MM in developing Brand Reporting, including client insights and sampling follow-on
We would love to hear from you if you meet the following:
2-3 years of agency or marketing experience in a fast-paced environment - beauty preferred but not required.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Digital marketing and social media experience.
Strong interpersonal skills - approachable, positive, and flexible. Able to work interactively and proactively with internal and external parties at all levels is a must.
Ability to communicate discreetly with brand partners on a weekly basis with sometimes sensitive, potentially difficult, and confidential matters.
Self-starter, high degree of initiative and independence - not afraid to ask questions, take criticism and lead new initiatives.
Resourceful and creative problem solver with little direction/oversight.
Strong organizational skills; able to track multiple projects and details with high level of accuracy; able to detect inconsistencies and errors including product names, grammar, etc.
Passion for Sephora, our programs, clients, store associates and marketing
While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy…
Meaningful Rewards: Sephora offers comprehensive medical benefits, generous vacation and holiday time off, commuter benefits, an employee discount, free beauty product gifts from brand partners, and so much more. Details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://jobs.sephora.com/USA/content/Our-Perks/?locale=en_US.
Beauty & Beyond: Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Together we inspire our clients, empower people, and help them become the best versions of themselves. We think this is beautiful.
Endless Evolution: You will learn with innovators, artists, and experts in every field. As our business evolves, so will you. Here, you’re empowered to choose your own path, accelerate your growth, and be your best. As part of our family and the LVMH community, your options are endless.
Creativity Unleashed: At Sephora, you’re encouraged to explore, innovate, and have fun while working with diverse clients, teams, and leaders. You won’t just partner with iconic brands; you’ll help build them. We value your curiosity, your drive for success, and the emotional connections you make. Together we’re defining the future of beauty.
Bold Authenticity: Being bold and different has made us a global beauty and retail leader. At Sephora, we celebrate diversity, embrace your unique and winning spirit, and believe that real beauty is being authentically you. You are what sets us apart.
Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging: We pledge to create a beauty community where everyone’s uniqueness is celebrated, respected, and honored. We will drive diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our business—ensuring that our employees, brand partners, suppliers, and our clients feel a sense of belonging in store, online, and in our workplaces. We believe in demonstrating our values with action!
Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Sephora is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.
Sephora will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.
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