Counter Manager - John Lewis Oxford

John Lewis, Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Full Time


Account Manager, Laura Mercier


Orveon is a new kind of beauty company launched in December 2021 as the result of acquiring three unique brands - bareMinerals, BUXOM, and Laura Mercier. With 1,600 employees in 22 countries, we're a truly global business with a presence in all key geographies. Our headquarters are in New York, with additional locations in major cities worldwide. We are backed by Advent International, one of the world's largest and most successful private equity firms, well known for their investments in Lululemon and Olaplex.

We are embarking on a powerful shift: To change how the world thinks about beauty. We are a collective of premium and prestige beauty brands committed to stark honesty, co-creation, and making a sustainable cultural impact. We are looking for the best talent to join us on that journey. Let's face forward together!


ABOUT LAURA MECIER                                        

Laura Mercier empowers women all over the world to express and embrace their individual beauty. Inspired by Laura’s philosophy “What makes you unique makes you beautiful”, we’re on a mission to create naturally flawless faces through renowned artistry techniques and truly iconic products



With a large range of Cosmetics, Skincare, Body & Bath and Fragrances to be proud of, Laura Mercier is designed for all ages and skin types. As an Account Manager you will embody Laura’s philosophy, inspiring and motivating your team to be the best they can, every day.

We are part of the Orveon Group, and in joining Laura Mercier you will not only receive innovative and artistry led training, you will also join an incredible group network of brands, where developing our people is at the heart of our business.


Reports To: Area Sales Manager                                     

Location: John Lewis, Oxford

Contract Type: Permanent/ Full-Time

Shift Pattern: 37.5 over 5 days 


Primary Responsibilities:

Through your leadership your will develop the team to offer exceptional service and educate customers on our award-winning products and original techniques. You’ll be empowered to take accountability for driving your own Laura business and maximising sales opportunities.

Thinking in unique and innovative ways, you will use your artistry expertise and networking skills to seek opportunities to engage new customers whilst delighting existing customers, and all the while ensuring that the team follow your example and create a local Laura Mercier community to be proud of.

We’ll provide you with all the tools and training you need to ensure that you are able to deliver your goals. You’ll partner with your Area Manager, Education and HR as you draw on both your previous management and retail artistry experience to build a business plan that will drive those KPI’s across the team. As a Laura Mercier artist and leader, you’ll be armed with iconic products, French aesthetic and the best artistry techniques – inspiring people everywhere, and your team, to express and embrace their individual beauty.


Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Demonstrable Retail Management experience
  • Strong experience in artistry, ideally with a qualification
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Area Manager on business performance
  • Ability to drive KPIs and sales targets within the team
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experience in coaching and developing others

Equal Opportunities and Accommodations

Orveon is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued but prioritized. We strive to build and nurture a culture where a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion is instinctive. Our deep sense of passion and pride in what we do, both as individuals and as a collective, unifies our shared commitment to “changing beauty for the better." Therefore, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neurodiversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds. We recognize and celebrate different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds and know they create a more robust and creative work environment.


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