Marketing Director - THG Beauty

The Hut Group

Manchester, GB / England, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Marketing/PR/Product Mktg
  • Post Date: 04/07/2021
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  • Company Address: Voyager House, Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3DQ

About The Hut Group

THG has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organisations.

Job Description

THG is a digital-first brand owner and retailer operating globally in the beauty and wellness markets.
THG listed on the London Stock Exchange in September 2020, valuing the company at £5.4bn (market cap). THG’s listing was the largest ever technology IPO in the UK and the largest UK IPO since 2015.
THG Acquired our first beauty site - LookFantastic in 2007 and since then we’ve been on a journey to revolutionize beauty across the world and 2020 was no exception. Sales reflecting a 5 year CAGR of +59% lead digital strategy in beauty, with a platform generating $1.2 billion of revenue (in 2020) across our leading websites, owned brands and subscription boxes

Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious – we like to move twice as fast others believe to be possible. This belief is a fundamental part of the DNA that has supported our incredible growth. Our people are our strength and we have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers across the globe who are encouraged to think creatively and empowered to turn their ideas into actions.

To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for commercially astute, ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

About the Division:

Our Beauty division is Europe’s No1 Online Destination for Premium Beauty. Our mission is to empower people globally to look and feel fantastic every day. To enable us to do this we have offices across the UK, Europe, America and Australia filled with passionate beauty fanatics who are committed to delivering rapid growth in this exciting industry. We work with over 800 of the world’s greatest beauty brands such as MAC, Kerastase, GHD, Tom Ford and YSL to bring our customers the widest offering of beauty products from around the globe. Passion, innovation and commitment are key characteristics in this ever expanding team as we strive to become the Worlds No1 Online

About the role:

As the Marketing Director you will lead, develop and implement all digital marketing strategies that contribute to our stellar growth in global markets. Driven by data you'll quickly iterate and methodically improve our results month on month. The role will provide leadership in all marketing channels to help elevate our performance on a global scale.


    Plan, manage and implement the global marketing strategy, and align centrally supporting all territories to adopt, localise and activate in-market
    The Marketing Director will have significant responsibility for the P+L, results, growth strategy and brand identity of Lookfantastic
    Identifying new and innovative ways to drive traffic to the d2c e-commerce websites as well as developing and improving traffic from existing channels.
    Ensures all framework, best practice, training and governance is implemented across all markets to deliver accelerated revenue growth
    Developing relationships with key websites, prioritising new customer acquisition at the lowest cost possible.
    Work in synergy with the rest of the international team to identify new growth opportunities and ways in which to improve our brand reputation and presence.
    Deliver best in class customer experience partnering closely with design and editorial teams to brief and build engaging product pages that provide the customer with relevant information, advice and conversion opportunity.
    Using our in-house data & technology platform, with over 30 million customers and 500 million unique visitors per annum, we can share valuable insights on customer behaviour and trends


    5+ years experience in a consumer digital marketing environment
    Fully aware and comfortable with all marketing channels and experienced in building road maps to help them compliment eachother (Paid Media, SEO, CRM, Affiliates, Influencer, Content, Social)
    Experienced in constantly improving performance MoM & YoY
    Strong commercial ability and experience of working to KPI’s and targets
    Confident, articulate communicator capable of inspiring and collaboration and building relationships
    Able to give clarity, direction as well as problem solve
    Strategic and analytical thinker
    Able to prioritise, structure work and effectively manage time
    Good project management and negotiation skills
    Advantage: Previous experience within the beauty industry


    Competitive salary
    Onsite Doctor
    Employee discounts
    Company bonus scheme
    Company pension scheme

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