While careers in the beauty industry are often overlooked, research shows they really shouldn’t be. The United States has the largest beauty market in the world, making up 24.7 percent of the global cosmetic market and generating over $56 billion in 2015. With that said, career opportunities abound within the industry in the United States. Beyond there just being an abundance of job openings in beauty, these positions often afford the right candidate great perks and strong opportunities for career development. Has this piqued your interest? Save yourself some time on research and check out four companies who have open jobs and offer just this.
Too Faced Cosmetics
Too Faced Cosmetics, headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a leader within the beauty industry and was started in order to bring back glamour. Acquired in 2016 by Estée Lauder for $1.45 billion, Too Faced has proven itself as a strong competitor in the industry, as well as an employer. Employees have given Too Faced an above-average 3.8 star rating on Glassdoor, and CEO Jeremy Johnson boasts a 92 percent approval rating.
Interested in joining the satisfied team? Too Faced currently has 71 open positions, ranging from counter manager, to makeup specialist, to marketing coordinator. Benefits and perks at Too Faced include a casual work environment, a dog-friendly office, your birthday off, and quarterly free product gratis, in addition to a deep employee discount. If you are hoping to invest in your career and are wondering if Too Faced is the right place, consider this: Too Faced’s CEO got his start working behind the counter at Estée Lauder and now heads up a thriving company. If he doesn’t recognize the value of developing talent, who would?
LVMH is a French multinational luxury goods company with a variety of brands under its far-reaching umbrella. LVMH’s brands span six sectors, one of them being Perfumes and Cosmetics, which includes brands like Benefit Cosmetics, Parfums Givenchy, and Fresh. LVMH has an above-average rating of 3.7 on Glassdoor and CEO Bernard Arnault enjoys a 93 percent approval rating.
Positions with LVMH vary among their 631 open roles, from team manager, to client advisor, to sales assistant. Employees at LVMH cite benefits and perks like a 401(k) with a company match, health, dental, and vision insurance, and an employee discount. In addition, LVMH prides itself on investing in the growth of their employees because they consider them to be “an essential competitive asset.” LVMH not only offers an induction program as soon as employees start with the company in order to establish a network and develop an understanding of LVMH, but also holds mobility at the center of their HR policies. There is a direct focus on career progression at LVMH, with an emphasis placed on filling open positions with internal candidates. In fact, in 2014, 2,500 employees experienced the advantage of mobility within LVMH.
Juice Beauty, located in San Rafael, CA, is a beauty and cosmetics company that is dedicated to following the Eco-Values they have developed including: Organic Formulas, Vegan & No Animal Testing, Sustainable Company Practices utilizing Solar Power & Sourcing Locally, and Socially Responsible Giving. A quick look at Juice Beauty on Glassdoor reveals an above-average rating of 3.6.
If you are interested in working in the beauty industry, but not on the front lines, Juice Beauty might be the right fit for you. The company currently has 7 open jobs for several roles including an accounts receivable accountant, a sales and marketing manager, and an outbound order/shipping planner. Benefits and perks at Juice Beauty include a dog-friendly office, on-site yoga classes, free products, an employee discount, and bi-annual bonuses. Juice Beauty is a quickly growing company engaged in the current beauty industry trend focused on organic products produced in a sustainable way, affording employees opportunities to grow with the company. In addition, one employee notes that the CEO “goes out of her way to recognize employees for good work and build up the junior people.”
L’Oréal has a large portfolio of international brands that fall into four main divisions: the Consumer Products Division, Luxury Products Division, Professional Products Division, and the Active Cosmetics Division. These four divisions cover all areas of beauty. L’Oréal has a 3.7 star rating on Glassdoor, which is above average, along with a 90 percent approval rating of CEO Jean-Paul Agon.
With over 1,500 open jobs, L’Oréal has opportunities across the board. This obviously includes standard beauty industry jobs like retail store manager, assistant store manager, and store manager. However, it also includes positions in areas like research and innovation, marketing, and HR. If you join the team, benefits and perks include a wide variety of insurance options, a profit-sharing program, a 401(k) with a company match, and onsite wellness and health care services, location dependent. L’Oréal also offers employees career growth opportunities, including international experience in one of the 140 countries they operate in and tailored learning and development plans. Just take a look at their current CEO, who started at L’Oréal in 1978.
If none of these are the right fit for you, don’t worry. Stay on top of your job search and you are bound to find a role in the expansive beauty industry.