Marketing Executive – Debenhams Cosmetics


Ref: GP435-2197

The Role

The Role

Debenhams is the leading department store business from the UK. What differentiates Debenhams from other retailers is the unique combination of own-bought brands, exclusive designer ranges and leading international brands. The majority of our merchandise is available only at Debenhams. This unique mix of premium brands at affordable prices enables us to satisfy existing and attract new customers.

Our product ranges appeal to all ages and tastes across cosmetics, skincare and fragrances.

The Role:

Responsible for supporting the timely and effective delivery of all marketing programmes and initiatives within host brand and Alshaya guidelines,collaborating closely with colleagues within the Marketing and Communications functions.


* Set goals for the for the work group and/or develop organisational capability and model how we work together
* Provide functional expertise and execute functional responsibilities
* Build relationships and ensure transparent communication channels both internally and externally
* Assist in developing strategic and operational plans, manage executions and measure results



Skills & Experience:

* Minimum 2 years of experience in the marketing field
* Must have good communication skills in English
* Arabic an advantage
* Excellent analytical skills
* Should have knowledge of Photoshop, Indesign, Quark, Print buying and other marketing tools
* Familiar with all Microsoft Office tools

About the Company

About the Company

M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 70 of the world’s most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria’s Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 2,600 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.

Alshaya’s stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 40,000 people from over 110 nationalities.

The company has established itself as the industry leader across these territories through a combination of local market understanding and a comprehensive commitment to customer service. Growth in each of its operating divisions and brands is supported by continuous investment in talent and infrastructure. It applies best practices in retail operations, merchandising, marketing, information technology, logistics, real estate, human resources and financial controls.

M.H. Alshaya Co. is the retail business of the Alshaya Group, which was founded in Kuwait in 1890 and today represents one of the most dynamic companies in the Middle East. In addition to its retail operations, the Alshaya Group is active in a number of other sectors including real estate, automotive, hotels, trading and investments.
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