Graduate Partnership Scheme - Beauty Brands

Manchester, England, United Kingdom


About The Hut Group:

THG is one of the world’s fastest growing and largest online retailers. We have over a decade of experience building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, in over 160 markets. We create brilliant digital brand experiences and our in-house team design, develop and build a bespoke proprietary technology platform that is used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

With a world-class business, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model, our ambition is to be the global digital leader.

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About the Division:

Lookfantastic is Europe’s No1 Online Destination for Premium Beauty. Our mission is to empower people globally to look and feel fantastic every day. To enable us to do this we have offices across the UK, Europe, America and Australia filled with passionate beauty fanatics who are committed to delivering rapid growth in this exciting industry. We work with over 800 of the world’s greatest beauty brands such as MAC, Kerastase, GHD, Tom Ford and YSL to bring our customers the widest offering of beauty products from around the globe. Passion, innovation and commitment are key characteristics in this ever expanding team as we strive to become the Worlds No1 Online.

About the Role:

The Graduate Partnership Executive role will immerse you in to the THG Beauty culture, whilst working with some of the world's most loved beauty brands. You will complete a 3 month training programme, learning from some of THG's most inspirational and experienced leaders, before taking on the full time role in the Partnership management team. In this role you will maintain and develop relationships across your own brand sets, helping to grow THG's beauty division.

You will serve as the primary relationship owner for a group of brand partners across a range of beauty categories, such as Cosmetics, Haircare and Skincare. This will involve working with a diverse brand set from beauty start ups to huge corporations such as the Estee Lauder Group and L’Oreal. Our Partnership Management team work across multiple brand partner accounts and are challenged with building both new to market brands falling into niche categories, and managing well established, iconic brands such as YSL and Bobbi Brown.

Our Partnership team are required to negotiate terms of contract, promotional funding, marketing retros and pricing. They are also responsible for considering several factors when making purchasing decisions including customer demand, price, quality and availability. By fully understanding customer needs, our Partnership Exec’s maximise profits and provide a commercially viable range of merchandise on site. You will be commercially responsible for delivering revenue and profit growth by way of building strong joint business plans and annual terms negotiations.

Proposed start date: February 2019



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