The Estee Lauder Companies Personal Assistant, Vice President Global Consumer Engagement & Vice President Global Product & Lifestyle Marketing in London, United Kingdom

Personal Assistant, Vice President Global Consumer Engagement & Vice President Global Product & Lifestyle Marketing

Brand: Jo Malone London



The primary focus of this position is to provide backbone administrative support to the Vice President of Global Consumer Marketing & Engagement and the Vice President of Product & Lifestyle Marketing in day to day activities and projects, as well as providing general administrative support to their teams. The position will be a key contributor in maximizing communication and solid working relationships between the marketing team and all other departments within Jo Malone London and the Regions to enhance and further support cross functionality throughout the brand.


General Administration and VPS Support

  • Act as a general point of contact and gate keeper for the VP’s within the corporation.

  • Organise and prioritise work flow for the VP’s to ensure efficient and timely completion of assignments & deadlines.

  • Assist in the project management and timely completion of internal presentations, fragrance platforms and other assignments delegated by the VP’s.

  • Participate in Marketing team calls and other meetings as directed by the VP’s

  • Stay up to date and privy to the Marketing Launch calendars, timelines and all internal projects the Marketing Department is involved with.

  • Manage weekly/monthly expense reports for the VP’s

Email Management

  • Oversee a high traffic email Inbox, subsequently filing emails into relevant folders, answering and redirecting where possible.

  • Routine filing, printing, photocopying, and sending emails on VPS behalf.

Calendar Management

  • Schedule and maintain a high volume of calendar meetings including but not limited to regular Marketing team status calls, conference calls and meetings with various teams internationally during periods of business travel.

  • Continually review calendar to maximise efficiency


  • Book travel arrangements and create detailed itineraries, compiling all necessary travel documents for the VP’s as well as for any relevant guests to the brand.

  • Continually review travel calendar and forward plan as far as is possible

Team Support

  • Basic financial management

  • Produce agenda and minutes of regular department meetings

  • Collate relevant information for documents and reports

  • Compile, proof-read and send correspondence on EDS / Directors behalf

  • Prepare, manage and format communication and correspondence for the Department

  • Proof-read documents to ensure accuracy of content and presentation

  • Answer or re-direct phone calls, emails and enquiries as point person for the department/take messages

  • Assist with the organization and implementation of special events

  • Manage all financial administration such as raising of POs for 3rd party agencies

  • Coordinating marketing events for internal and external stakeholders liaising with vendors, hotels, delegates etc

  • Building and visualizing marketing presentations in PowerPoint

  • Co- ordinate the ordering and delivery of all Forecast samples for Marketing and other internal sample requests for Roundtables, Retailer meetings and Stylist of the Year events.

  • Ordering ‘First Production’ pieces of all new products for Departmental review and routing to relevant team members prior to storing.

  • Assist with competitive shopping and maintenance of the competitive item storage bins in collaboration with Marketing.

  • Assist with other projects as needed


  • Bachelors degree preferred

  • 2 years’ experience supporting a VP’s/Senior Management

  • Ability to manage up

  • Ability to work with a variety of people/personalities in various disciplines

  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment

  • Knowledge of fashion/beauty industry preferred

  • Proficient knowledge of computer programs including, Microsoft Office, Excel and above all, PowerPoint

Job: Marketing

Primary Location: Europe, Middle East, Africa-GB-ENG-London

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 182137