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Deputy Beauty Editor

  1. Full Time
  2. Hammersmith
  3. PR and Corporate Comms
  4. Permanent
VAC- 37336

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Harrods presents an exciting opportunity to join our Beauty Content team as a Deputy Beauty Editor and contribute to the growth of our industry-leading authority in the premium beauty space.

The Deputy Beauty Editor will have the opportunity to ideate and craft content across all print and digital platforms, covering editorial, e-commerce, social, in-store and brand partnership content. 

As we celebrate this momentous anniversary year, now more than ever, it’s an exciting time to join the Harrods Team. Whether you’re a recent school, college or university leaver, or you’re looking to restart your career in an exciting new field, at Harrods we firmly believe in offering exciting career opportunities.

About the Role

Being Deputy Beauty Editor offers opportunity for the right individual to flex their beauty expertise to a global audience. You will be given the platform to showcase your beauty knowledge by representing Harrods on camera and at events, as well as concepting projects behind-the-scenes – from planning annual editorial calendars and writing features to crafting storyboards for new social content executions. A passion for beauty and a creative flair must be innate, while a deep understanding of key brands, an insatiable interest in product, and a keen eye for exciting new social trends is vital.

The main responsibilities of the role involve the day-to-day management of all content – pitching, writing, editing and commissioning to ensure all content is aligned to the Harrods beauty brand goals. Manage BAU publishing across all platforms: .com, social media, email, app and Harrods magazine, ensuring all content is delivered on time and to a high standard before the Beauty Editor’s final approval. Also Maintaining good relationships with stakeholders across the business, supporting overall strategies and business priorities with departments including marketing, buying, partnerships and PR.

Alongside:

  • Translate the content strategy and apply it to all Harrods content channel plans and executions. 
  • Coordinate beauty pages of Harrods magazines, seeing pieces through from pitch to publication, including commissioning external writers.
  • Brief creative teams on content executions and ensure all output is aligned to our content standards.
  • Manage Harrods beauty brand partnership activity and support the Partnerships team to identify new revenue streams.
  • Be an active advocate for the Harrods and Harrods beauty brand values and ensuring this is upheld across all content. 
  • Uphold the Harrods tones of voices, and ensuring all content aligns with the wider content strategy.

About You

You will demonstrate relevant experience managing and executing content in line with a clearly defined but regularly evolving strategy and be a true expert in the beauty and wellness space.

You must be confident converting industry knowledge and expertise into an action plan, based upon your strong understanding of consumer behaviour and how to create successful content for a retail customer. As integral member to a team that is truly omnichannel, covering all digital and print platforms (including .com, email, app, social media and Harrods magazine), they will be an expert in the different channels, understanding the nuances of each platform and offer strategic recommendation based on these.  

Therefore, you will have:

  • Strong knowledge of digital marketing channels and print platforms.  
  • Strong knowledge of luxury beauty brands and the ever-changing beauty landscape.
  • Understanding of the retail landscape, particularly relating to luxury beauty.
  • Experience hosting and presenting, and comfortable doing so both on camera and in person.
  • Ability to work on several projects at once, under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Expert copywriting skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • An analytical mind: able to analyse data and act upon it.
  • Good working knowledge of SEO.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Impeccable organisation

About Us

Our 175th anniversary will see the Knightsbridge store become a stage for our legacy of firsts, our house of world-leading brands and our reputation for exceptional. We want you to come and be a part of all this - and help us deliver exceptional service that represents our authority as a long-standing icon, industry-leader and innovator. Inspired by our past, celebrating our present and focusing on our future, you’ll be joining a team with the belief that anything is possible. What makes you different makes us exceptional.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods

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