Digital and Webshop Intern

Location : Londonn130 Shaftesbury AvenuenLondon, nGB

The role:


Reporting to the Communications Manager, we are seeking a highly collaborative and organised team-player with a keen interest in beauty and fashion with a good working knowledge of Social Media platforms to join the Kao Slaon Division as a Digital & Webshop Intern. In this role you will support the Marketing Team in developing, implementing and analyzing the most effective way to communicate and engage our UK professional customers across Digital and E-commerce (B2B).

The Kao Salon Division brings the Kao vision for making life beautiful and enriching lives to salon owners, stylists and their clients around the world. As each salon client is different and every stylist unique, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of products and services across our quality brands Goldwell, KMS and Oribe.


This is a 1-year fixed term role.


What you will do:


  • Working closely with the Communications Manager to develop the most effective proposals and conversation calendars to reach our hairdresser and our consumer via paid, earned, owned digital platforms.
  • Working closely with the CS+M’s (commercial strategy and marketing managers) to identify proposals to expand the way to develop adoption and frequency of use of our Kao Salon Partner site (B2B ecommerce platform), and any other key digital hubs.
  • Any other team support as required (digital analysis, execution and research).


What you will need:


  • Must be studying towards or have recently completed a Business, Marketing or Communications related Bachelors Degree 
  • Previous marketing experience not essential, however ability to understand marketing terminology would be an advantage
  • Microsoft Excel and Power-point skills essential
  • UK travel 1-2 times per month as required
  • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive with a high level of initiative and a clear focus on delivering tangible results
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to work autonomously and potential to take ownership of projects
  • Passionate about beauty industry
  • Commercially minded and consumer focused
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel, Word and Power-point
  • A Digital native with a strong understanding of Social media and (ideally but not necessary) E-commerce drivers


Who we are: Founded in Japan in 1887, Kao is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives with our high quality products and services that make the life of our consumers and customers more beautiful. In the region Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Kao focuses on premium beauty brands across three distinct sectors: Kao Salon Division, Premium Mass and our London based boutique brand Molton Brown. 


How we work: Having been selected among the World´s Most Ethical Companies for 15 consecutive years, we are a company with a purpose and strong corporate values. We never compromise on quality and craft our products with care for the consumer and the environment. At Kao, each employee can actively shape their job and their career. We work collaboratively to achieve our common goals, always aiming to deliver the best for our customers.


What we offer: A friendly and flexible work environment with competitive salaries, benefits package, ongoing development and the opportunity to enhance your skills and deliver tangible results. At Kao your voice will be heard. Your opinion really counts. We believe that change comes from taking opportunities into your own hands, so we value and reward entrepreneurial thinking and innovation.


Hiring Process: Kao embraces the diversity and the individual personalities of its people because we believe it is diversity that makes us strong. This is why we welcome applications from all areas of the global community. 


Want to learn more: If you feel you are as unique as our products and want to find out why 33,000 people across the globe opted for a career with us please visit https://www.kao.com/emea/en/




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