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Fun workplace
Account Manager (Current Employee) –  London, Greater London15 August 2017
I have had a fantastic time working with Estée Lauder, it's a brilliant company to start your beauty career with. I have had so much fun working for such a high end premium brand, however I do feel a little more support can be given for development.
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events team
Events Team Leader (Former Employee) –  London12 August 2017
My typical day would be planning events on counter, especially in quiet periods. Going that extra mile calling customers and offering them a free facial.
Pros
building friendship with customers
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great place to work
Business Manager (Former Employee) –  Birmingham, West Midlands9 August 2017
This job consist of house keeping, consumer experience, CRM, building new potential relationship whilst maintaining existing, business development, business analysing, target driven, adhering to brand focus, briefing the team, coaching team, stock management to be kept on top and visual merchandising guidelines.

You work closely with the area manager to make sure your account is operating to meet set targets and drive commercial awareness. You will get regular visits from head office all over the world such as USA, Europe, China so its important to keep on top of the account, the team and know the business inside out. It is also a pleasure when you get to meet the visitors as it makes you feel you are valued and your opinion matters to them so they can understand how well the front line operation is working reflecting their strategies. You also have to make sure you adhere to the store and department manager to make sure you have building that relationship with them to get support.

Workplace culture is great, really enjoyed it as you meet great people along the journey and even though there are competitors from other stores, its all about working together as a big team in the city so the brand overall does not lose to an outside competitor. You drive the consumer to your brand only or sister brands if needed.

Hardest part of the job is when your a manager, it is hard to satisfy everyone's needs. You must make sure you are on top of it with product knowledge, brand guidelines and coaching your team. Not every team member can be perfect when they begin. You have to
  more... work every Saturday as you are the key driver of the business and it isn't a 9-5 job. You must be flexiable and passionate to drive your business to its best.

The most enjoyable part of the job is being able to make "every women look and feel beautiful" which is a mission of the late Estee Lauder herself when she first began her company and being able to give a high touch experience to every consumer that walks through the door whether they are new, passing by or regular return consumers. You meet some amazing people everyday and its about being consumer inspired, you build relationships with them and its nice when they purposely come to see you again for advice and know you by name. You know you have done your job and its a great feeling when that happens.
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Pros
great staff discount, pension scheme
Cons
must be flexible, must work weekend, not a 9-5 job
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Challenging yet rewarding for first job
Beauty Advisor (Former Employee) –  Southend-on-Sea, Essex21 July 2017
It's stressful at first especially for someone who doesn't know everything about the products, but after a while it's great for gaining customer experience and building confidence in a busy but exciting working environment.
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Nice enviroment
Sales Agent (Former Employee) –  Ilfov20 July 2017
A day at work would consist of making sure the products are on the shelf, nice and dust free. Also you have to help de clients with picking the right type of makeup, skincare or fragances. Upselling and increasing sales is a must, but you get trained for it and get to try the products as well.
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Fast paced environment
Sales Advisor (Former Employee) –  Fareham, Hampshire19 July 2017
A very good company to work for with a lot of career prospects but some management issues within the staff sales department

A lot expected from you which puts a lot of pressure on teams
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Great company to work for
Manager (Current Employee) –  grimsby12 June 2017
Estee lauder is a great company to work for, great benefits and lots of support if you wish to pursue a career within one of the companies it owns.

would recommend.
Pros
staff discount
Cons
lack of jobs locally
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I love my career at Bobbi!
Business Manager (Current Employee) –  South East10 June 2017
The best experience I have had in Retail Management. The Pro Artists and Training team are supportive and down-to-earth. My team is amazing! The customers are lovely and really look to you as the expert.
Pros
Lovely co-workers, customers, and upper Management
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Life Changing
Internet Warehouse Assistant (Contract) (Former Employee) –  Southampton, Hampshire25 May 2017
Finished University and recognised this as a fantastic brand.
Loved the structure of the company.
I would help the manager with internet orders and deal with the enquires.
Maintained a relationship with the MD
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Thriving, fun and productive work environment
Sales Associate (Debenhams store) (Former Employee) –  Manchester, Greater Manchester22 May 2017
Varying shifts, job role encompassed drawing customers in, informing them about products they have or were interested in. Helping guide customers to how to us beauty and skin care and other products (e.g. brushes). The main part of the job was selling and meeting targets, also being able to take part in global scale company events.

The work environment in Debenhams and Lauder was very enjoyable, the staff force was friendly and made the environment relaxed whilst still pressured enough to thrive successfully.
Pros
Comission
Cons
Closing time varied.
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Helpful and Friendly Workplace
Payroll Administrator (Former Employee) –  Kites Croft16 May 2017
A nurturing and understanding company to start a professional career with, who focus on promotion within.
Having moved departments, I have seen work in a lot of the company, and have found a lot of the practices standardised and carried out efficiently throughout.
Pros
Employee discount on Estée Lauder Companies products
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fast paste, fun workplace
Beauty Advisor (Former Employee) –  Shropshire24 April 2017
Engage and build customer relationships. Promote and sell products. Carrying out client skin consultations and makeovers. Setting up in-store events to promote and generate more sales.

Learn't new makeup skills also about brands products.

Lovely company to work for and quite laid back.

The most challenging part of the job is during quiet periods of trade, so it's important to find other ways to generate money for the business so that targets are met.

The pro's of this job is you get lots of freebies and training.
Pros
freebies and training
Cons
pay
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Amazing experience
Beauty Advisor (Former Employee) –  Lauder, UK4 April 2017
Absolutely loved working with Lauder. Would 100% go back to it if given the chance. Hardest part of the job was looking at all the makeup I couldn't take home!
Pros
Good breaks
Cons
Late shifts
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fast working place
Factory Worker (Former Employee) –  Portsmouth30 March 2017
Working in estee lauder is busy but can be fun
Its a very fast workplace and it can take time to get used to It as you have to be quite fast. It can get very hot working in the workshop, as your working fast, and you have to wear overall, gloves hat and glasses.
Pros
they pay for your breaks
Cons
less breaks
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best place place for me
logistics (Former Employee) –  apropyrgos greece12 March 2017
to work there was a beautiful experience of my life because i had good teammates and managers there were a beautiful atmosphere so you have a have to get there and work
Pros
free launches
Cons
8 hours per day
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meeeh.
Beauty Advisor (Former Employee) –  South West3 March 2017
company its self looks after you very well, cant say the same for counter management, but you're ok if your face fits. pays good,commission is good, incentives are really good
Pros
commission, incentives, training
Cons
out of place if your face doesnt fit, favouritism.
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Cons outweigh the Pros
Business manager (Current Employee) –  Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh28 February 2017
The company always tell you how "You are the most important people in the whole company" however i don't feel as though we are treated this way.

With more and more people shopping online it is becoming much harder to achieve targets which makes it harder to earn commission we work so hard for.

Most enjoyable part of the job is the interaction with the customers and the discounts on the products.
Pros
discounts
Cons
high targets and challenging environments
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Amazing workplace
Warehouse Operative (Former Employee) –  Titchfield28 February 2017
I loved working here, was very fast paced but I found you really wanted to get up in the morning and go to work. Lovely supervisors and a really lovely place to work. Would recommend to anyone.
Pros
Bus to work
Cons
Long hours
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Short but sweet
Video Editor for the Vice Presidents Leaving Video (Former Employee) –  London, Greater London4 February 2017
I was employed to do one job for the company so I cannot talk for the whole of it, however while working on the Vice Presidents leaving video, the company were very cooperative as well as friendly to help me in any way.
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Feel Good
John Lewis Beauty Consultant (Former Employee) –  Lauder, UK30 January 2017
Making yourself and work area presentable. Checking stock and reordering. Sales motivated. I enjoyed the feel good factor that people would buy a product to treat themselves. Didn't enjoy standing for long hours.
Pros
Subsidised products
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