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Sales intern ASW

Posted 17 May 2024
Work experience
0 to 1 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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(Starting in September 2024)

At Coty, we are looking for an ambitious Sales Intern for our AS Watson team who could start in September 2024.

About Coty :

Founded in 1904 by François Coty in Paris, Coty is one of the largest beauty companies in the world. Coty is the world leader in fragrances and is number 3 in cosmetics. Coty has a unique portfolio of amazing beauty brands that make it possible to celebrate and unleash the diversity of beauty! Coty is divided into two divisions: Consumer Beauty and Luxury. Consumer Beauty focuses on cosmetics, body care and fragrances in the mass sales channel. The iconic brand portfolio includes well-known brands such as Max Factor, Rimmel London, Bourjois, Sally Hansen, Mass Fragrances and many others! The Consumer Beauty portfolio is in full development, which means that Beauty never stands still. The Luxury division has a strong position in the luxury perfume and skin care market. Key brands within Luxury include skincare brands Lancaster and Philosophy, and our luxury fragrance brands include Hugo Boss, Gucci, Chloé, Marc Jacobs, Tiffany & Co., Bottega Veneta, Calvin Klein, Jil Sander, JOOP!, Lacoste, Escada & Davidoff.

About the job :

As a sales intern in the AS Watson team, you will work closely with the Key Account Managers on the account and the marketing team.

In this position you will have a complete overview of the beauty industry, from a sales but also a marketing point of view.

It will allow you to develop many skills like your creativity and your analytical abilities.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Monitor weekly performance analysis to ensure the promotional plans are aligned with the company’s target.
  • Support the Key Account Team with weekly store checks and create visuals to illustrate the situation in stores in real time.
  • Create promotional material supporting the trade marketing activities especially during product launches.
  • Follow up on the implementation of the promotional plan for Coty Beauty Brands
  • Stay abreast of competitive activity and market trends, conduct competitive analysis, assess competitive product launches.
  • Support the Key Account Managers in administrative tasks

About you :

Key requirements :

  • Bachelor / Master student in business management / marketing / economy
  • Passion for the beauty industry and our brands, strong affinity with the FMCG
  • Dutch speaking or fluent in English
  • Experience in the FMCG is a plus

Desired skills :

  • Team-player, believes in strong collaboration and welcomes diversity of thinking
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Pro-active and result driven. Ability to maintain focus on multiple targets in a demanding multi-task environment.
  • Discipline to deliver on time, follow-up and close loops. Is reliable and likes to be counted on
  • Good administrative & communication skills.
  • Attention to details to rigorously build/review/challenge plans or executions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Powerpoint.

This is a full-time internship of 38 hours per week (you are free every Friday afternoon), for a period of 6 months and starting in September 2024.

You will receive an internship allowance and travel allowance, provided you do not have a public transport subscription provided by your school. Assignments for your studies and/or writing your thesis must be completed in your own time.

In this internship you will quickly make an impact and take ownership of your tasks and responsibilities. You will be working in a diverse and international environment with a team that is passionate about the work they do, as well as the wonderful products and great colleagues.


If you are interested in working for an international and dynamic beauty company like Coty, please send your CV and cover letter for ‘Sales Intern AS Watson’. We will come back to you soon!

Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds who bring the boldest ideas to life every day. If you're the kind of person who refuses to conform, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible - we'd love to hear from you!

Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue, with a purpose to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers’ beauty. Its strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands.

Active in 130 countries
300 employees
40% men - 60% women
Average age is 31 years