Commercial Intern

  • Company: Parfums Christian Dior UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Internship
  • Function: Sales
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: PCD16208
  • Date of publication: 2019.07.31



Assist the Senior Commercial Manager in daily tasks and projects to achieve gross and retail sales targets, key accounts management, reporting and sales admin.


Reporting and Analysis

  • Produce the weekly Retail sales reports
  • Update Retailers Monthly Retail reports
  • Stock &Trade analysis
  • Sales tracking for the division (New launches/Christmas Coffrets.....)
  • Adhoc specific analysis: by segments/by brand/by account to prepare appropriate Sales Strategy
  • Prepare the Strategy & Sales meetings


  • Centralise and monitor communication to accounts (Merchandising / GWP /Correspondence...)
  • Administration regarding account openings, closures and changes of details
  • Liaising with Retailer Contacts on Trade Marketing Plans and adhoc requests
  • Liaising with Marketing and the implementation of the Marketing plan & specific Commercial Activities.
  • Preparing account specific forms; New Line Forms, Site Nomination Forms and coordinating returns process.
  • Liaising with Retail team regarding store specific performance and staffing


  • Update & Develop the Forecast process
  • Update budget files with spend and track and raise purchase orders
  • Assist in the returns process (Store Audit, budget analysis...)
  • Assist in implementing the Business Unit plan
  • Assist in preparing sales meeting presentations 
  • Assist the CRM team in the coordination of retailer .com and E-commerce plans


Key Competencies

  • Fluent in English
  • Analytical skills
  • Highly numerate
  • IT skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Self starter
  • Team player
  • Proactive attitude; can do attitude


  • Graduate from a Business school with strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills 
  • Experience in sales and or marketing within the luxury environment would be a distinct advantage but not essential.

Technical Skills

  •  Microsoft office : Very High level in Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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