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Beauty & Wellbeing PR & Influencer Manager

London, Kingston upon Thames
Up to £70000 per annum
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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We are currently seeking an interim Beauty & Wellbeing PR & Influencer Manager, to work with our global FMCG client U/L, renowned for brands such as Dove, Sure, Persil, and Simple, and become an integral part of their fast-paced FMCG environment.

The position is based in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey. This is a full-time temporary role to run for 12 months, requiring 36.25 hours per week to start ideally ASAP, Monday to Friday. Compensation for this role is competitive, paying up to £70,000 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience.

The role currently offers a mix of remote and onsite working, subject to adjustment based on business requirements.

Main Purpose of the Job:

The Beauty & Wellbeing (B&W) division at U/L houses iconic and loved Hair & Skin Care brands. This role will focus on TRESemme, Simple, Vaseline & Shea Moisture. PR and Influencer Marketing is a critical pillar in brand marketing plans to drive brand equities, engagement, and overall business objectives.

U/L Beauty & Wellbeing UK is looking for a Senior Brand Manager Marketing expert to drive the use of the voice of others to amplify brand messages to authentically build credibility and trust with its audience to drive business and communications goals.

This role is hyper focused on execution of:

  • TRESemme, Simple, Vaseline and Shea Moisture external communications, PR & Influencer Marketing in the UK.
  • Executing the integrated communications plans for both brands including events
  • Building relationships with stakeholders in the market
  • Leveraging knowledge / experience of beauty/hair and the cultural landscape is a must.
  • Partnering with the local brand marketing and media teams, and global PR & Influencer teams to deploy specific plans and assets in market
  • Managing annual PR and Influencer Marketing budgets
  • Managing PR and Influencer marketing agencies
  • Leading the PR & Influencer measurement and in-market optimization
  • Setting KPIs for PR and influencer marketing programs in the market
  • Maintaining strong media contacts and being the external-facing PR and Influencer marketing expert.
  • Manage local issues & risk

  • Role Overview, Responsibilities and Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

    • An expert in PR, communications and influencer marketing (6-8 years of experience either at an agency and/or in-house), with perfect understanding of what does and does not work in PR and Influencer Marketing channels.
    • A passionate beauty publicist and influencer marketer who is able to create and pitch compelling stories to deliver maximum earned coverage across earned and paid channels. Must be knowledgeable / expert in multicultural beauty and hair and the cultural landscape.
    • A relationship builder with media that has a network of existing media contacts with consumer and trade beauty print and online media, and broadcast outlets
    • A self-starter who is obsessed with tangible business results, OKRs and pioneering new models - pushing the boundaries of what it takes to land impactful PR and influencer content (that drives engagement and ultimately sales)
    • Ability to see all the priorities across the total brand to deliver the most optimal annual execution across PR and influencer marketing with breakthrough results
    • A collaborator who thrives on working together with different teams and marketing specialties to execute programs with excellence and clarity
    • Proven track record with executing resonant PR and influencer marketing programs in the UK
    • A strategic executor that leverages the thinking skills to develop strong programmes for beauty brand campaigns and has an eye on cultural relevancy and purpose
    • A strong business mindset focusing on what is needed to drive impact and business results for the brands
    • Ability to work independently and own work/projects
    • Be in control of risk & issues management - identify potential risks, mitigation, contribute to live issues management led by corporate comms incl. seeking the correct inputs from brand, R&D

    Critical success factors:

    • Strategic thinking combined with strong bias for execution
    • Knowledge/experience in multicultural beauty/hair and the cultural landscape
    • Relationship builder and publicist
    • Brand PR crafting
    • Social Influencer content expert and management
    • On top of cultural, beauty, and lifestyle trends
    • Strong storyteller (verbal and written skills)
    • Strong ability to influence and manage stakeholders
    • Understands the dynamics of building and managing reputation
    • Channel management knows how to build, maintain and evaluate external channels including social media
    • Good knowledge of the UK media landscape
    • Communications generalist, with an all-round excellent working knowledge of the various disciplines of communications such as media/public relations, social media/digital and issues management

    At ManpowerUK we are dedicated to fostering a highly diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive culture where everyone feels valued, heard, and empowered to reach their full potential. We are recognised as a Disability Confident Leader, affirming our commitment to helping individuals with disabilities secure and retain meaningful employment. To hear more about our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging initiatives - please visit our website.


    A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. So whether you’re looking for an internship, apprenticeship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Unilever you can shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth.

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    Manpower UK Ltd
    C/O Unilever HPC
    Port Sunlight
    CH62 4ZD

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