My Career

“Working for Estée Lauder companies is my dream job! I get to dress up every day and wear fabulous Make Up and Fragrance.”

- Jo Briggs, Estée Lauder Account Executive Working at ELC

“At ELC we work in an extremely inspiring and creative environment which makes it fun and exciting place to work, not to mention the incredibly beautiful products and people we get to work with every day.”

- Karla Van Dorsten, Estée Lauder Companies Creative Services Manager Working at ELC

“Estée Lauder Companies has wonderful company culture of caring for its people which is unique and compelling. The company’s commitment to product and service innovation makes each day rewarding and exciting.”

- Tracey Pedersen, Clinique Education Manager Working at ELC

“I feel inspired everyday working at ELC. It is a positive, fun, friendly and supportive environment, where balance and values are important. It is continually demonstrated that ELC cares about all employees, and we get to work in a beautiful environment with beautiful products.”

- Alana Munro, Estée Lauder Companies Business Manager Working at ELC

“I love that ELC is a company that encourages creative thinking and embraces innovation. This culture of ELC drives ambition, cultivating a positive and energised environment for employees to thrive.”

- Caitlin Lomas, M.A.C Manger of Retail Operations Working at ELC

Retail Specialist Pathways

We believe that retail employment with Estée Lauder Companies is not just a job, but a smart career move. A “Career In Retail” can take you many places, both on a domestic and international level. We have fantastic loyal employees who love working with the company and have been dedicated, passionate team members for many years.

Follow the steps below to see where a career in retail can take you...

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Starting Out In Retail

If you’re thinking about applying for a role in one of our many brands we prefer you to have the following credentials;

  • Previous Retail Experience
  • Previous Beauty Experience
  • A passion for Customer Service and Sales

You can expect that your days on counter will be fast paced and energetic. There is always something to keep you busy, whether it is serving customers utilising our high touch philosophy, educating customers on products, techniques and skin care regimes, merchandising products, on counter coaching/mentoring and or administration activities.

At Estée Lauder Companies our Retail employees are the face of our brands. Each retail employee is a beauty, trend and style authority. This means looking the part. Customers are attracted to our counters as they know they can expect to be served by Retail employees who will be wearing the latest trends or classic makeup – they want to be able to replicate that look. Excellent grooming is an important component of who we are.

Working in a one of our brands signifies team work. On counter our Retail Employees work in teams and as such need to build collaborative relationships built on trust and respect. This environment creates an ambiance where information, ideas and knowledge are shared with ease.


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Moving Up – Managing a counter or leading your team

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