Trade Marketing Intern France /UK / Travel Retail Europe (100%)

Kanebo Cosmetics (Europa) AG

Kanebo Cosmetics (Europa) AG

Key information

  • Publication date:

    12 June 2024
  • Workload:

  • Contract type:

  • Salary:

    CHF 2 750 /month
  • Language:

    French (Native language), English (Fluent)

Kanebo Cosmetics (Europe) Ltd, located in Zurich, is the European headquarters, of Kanebo, a leading international cosmetics company that operates under the Kao Group ( As part of Kao's Health and Beauty Care division, Kanebo Cosmetics (Europe) Ltd, works together with the main headquarters in Tokyo, Japan to provide the luxurious brand “SENSAI” to the EMEA market. Driven by Kao's philosophy of “Kirei - Making Life Beautiful”, SENSAI has established itself as one of the most prestigious skincare and make-up brands in Europe. With over 40 years of experience, the brand is committed to providing consumers with a unique, Japanese-inspired beauty experience that leaves their skin feeling as smooth as silk.  

Kanebo Cosmetics (Europe) Ltd. is currently seeking a 

to join our EMEA sales team for 6-12 months from September 2024 

Start time: to be determined with candidate. 

Schedule: Monday to Friday / 100% Workload 

Work Location: Kanebo Cosmetics (Europe) Ltd. Hofwiesenstrasse 349, 8050 Zurich Oerlikon, Switzerland 

In this role, you will support our Retail Marketing Manager in Trade Marketing (B2B /D2C) for every field to expand the business, to increase the brand awareness and to obtain more loyal end-consumers.

Your main responsibilities: 

  • Support with in-store promotions (staffing/POSM), store visibility (lightboxes, VMD, on counter date) and activities in various stores
  • Monitor competitors e-visibility / e-activities
  • Maintain and update CRM prices/products information
  • Arrange POSM shipments to various shops
  • Proofread campaign ads / propose text according to brand guidelines
  • Liaise with staffs (office & stores), retailers, suppliers, and PR agencies
  • Support Retail Coordinator in daily activities (invoices, analyses, forecast) and diverse projects/event
  • Conduct regular reviews and analyses of competitors (including their animations, launches, etc.) to gather insights and identify best practices.

What you need to have to be our next audacious and creative talent: 

  • Business School student, specialization in Marketing or equivalent
  • First experience in the luxury or beauty industry is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French (preferably native speaker level) and English. Any other language is an asset.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs (Outlook, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint), Photoshop, Social Media awareness for business and digital marketing (Facebook, Instagram)
  • You are a multi-tasker, proactive and able to work in fast-paced business environments.
  • Interest in Japanese culture
  • Eligible to Swiss Working Permit 

What you can expect: 

We offer an international environment with a friendly and collaborative atmosphere where we put employees first and value interactive communication. In order to promote a healthy work-life balance, we provide a hybrid working style, which enables you to work from home and in the office and flexible working time. Since December 2023, we are located at SBB Zürich-Oerlikon station (5 min. from Zurich Main Station) which offers you easy commuting and active surroundings. 

Do you enjoy working in an international environment, are you flexible, creative, and well-organised? Would you like to work in the office and at home (hybrid working style)? Then, we look forward to receiving your complete application by email to:

We will be happy to get back to you if your profile matches the position. 

Please note that the applications via recruitment agencies and incomplete applications will not be considered. 


  • Kanebo Cosmetics (Europa) AG