Beauty Recruiting & Executive Search

ACCUR’s Beauty recruiters know the beauty industry well, from cosmetics to fragrances to high-end skincare. When you need a mid to senior management level positions a corporate and/or retail environments, we utilize a nine-step process to help you find and retain the right candidate for your needs.

Our recruiters know that today’s beauty and cosmetic industries needs not only strong marketing and sales executives, but also savvy digital and e-commerce players and we are ably equipped to help you staff your organization in those key areas. 

Serving international markets in Fragrances, Cosmetics & Skincare

The beauty industry touches every country on the globe and therefore we utilize a network that can services each market appropriately:

In NYC and New Jersey: Each major beauty brand maintains US headquarters in New York City. Our beauty recruiters therefore have developed a deep network and expertise in the New York City area and surroundings.

In Miami: Beauty companies who want a strong presence in Latin American and Caribbean markets usually build a base of operations in Miami. Whether you need a single sales rep or an entire office staffed, our Miami recruiters can assist.

In Los Angeles: Most of the US start-up companies in the beauty and cosmetics industry are starting from the Los Angeles area.

Globally: ACCUR Recruiting Services has built a very large network of recruitment partners who can assist or conduct searches in almost every country.

Our Beauty Industry Recruitment Services

Retained Executive Search

A Bespoke Approach with Exhaustive Search and In-Depth Assessment


  • Completely customized to your needs
  • In-depth assessments by our team saves you time
  • Utilize a set of custom criteria to narrow your candidate pool

Great choice if you want a completely customized option, and have high level strategic positions to fill.

Professional Search

A Wide Selection Of Vetted Candidates Selected Using Our Time-Tested Process


  • Combines custom criteria with our full database of qualified candidates
  • Efficient, personalized and tailored to your needs
  • Allows you to conduct a search without advertising

A good choice for most executive search needs.

Contingency Search*

A Cost-Effective Way to Reach a Qualified Talent Pool Quickly and Efficiently

(Only available to long term clients and for specific job openings)


  • Quickly reach out to our large and qualified network of candidates and followers
  • Take a more active role in evaluating and vetting candidates

* This option is only available for long term clients and for very specific opportunities.

Beauty Industry Testimonials

Forbes Top 100 Executive Search Firm in 2021

ACCUR Recruiting Services was just named a Top 100 Executive Search Firm 2021 by Forbes Magazine for the 4th consecutive year!

Recruiting for Private Equity’s Beauty Portfolio Companies

At ACCUR Recruiting Services, we also have a strong experience recruiting C-suite executives for Private Equity Firms having portfolio companies in the Cosmetics industry. We understand the specific level of expectations in terms of growth, exit strategies and financial reporting. Often positioned on fast growing and sometimes emerging brands, PE-backed companies require senior executives bringing best practices, usually coming from large and Fortune 500 companies, but often benefit from equity driven professionals with previous successful experience in entrepreneurial environments.

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Offices With Local Beauty Expertise

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles is an increasingly important locale for beauty companies, especially those with a strong digital presence. Recent years have made Los Angeles more startup friendly, especially in Santa Monica (the so-called Silicon Beach) and up-and-coming DTLA neighborhoods. Close proximity to the entertainment industry means that companies like Who What Wear, Boulevard, Skylar and FabFitFun are right in the middle of an influential market. ​

New York, NY, USA

Miami is crucial city for beauty retail to an affluent and influential marketplace of consumers. Additionally, major brands like L’Oréal and Estée Lauder as well as all of the major luxury brands consider Miami a major base of operations for distribution throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Serving duty free shops throughout the area, Miami-based outposts of major international brands seek prominence and sales among well-travelled consumers of high end cosmetics, skin care and fragrance

Miami, FL, USA

Miami is crucial city for beauty retail to an affluent and influential marketplace of consumers. Additionally, major brands like L’Oréal and Estée Lauder as well as all of the major luxury brands consider Miami a major base of operations for distribution throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. Serving duty free shops throughout the area, Miami-based outposts of major international brands seek prominence and sales among well-travelled consumers of high end cosmetics, skin care and fragrance

Paris, France

The fashion, cosmetics and luxury goods capital of the world, Paris is home to some of the world’s most storied beauty brands such as L’Oréal, Hermès, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Estée Lauder and others. With deep roots in Paris, these prestigious legacy cosmetic brands continue to set the standard in beauty throughout Europe and the world. Deeply connected to the European fashion industry and luxury goods market, Paris is the cultural headquarters for a number of both history and up-and-coming beauty, cosmetics and fragrance brands.


Beauty Recruitment Market

While the global beauty industry is dominated by key multinational conglomerates like L’Oreal, Estée Lauder, Unilever and Procter & Gamble, like all other rapidly growing and changing industry sectors, upstart and independent brands like Too Faced, Urban Decay and Glossier bring energy and creativity to the marketplace.

We are finding with the proliferation of networks like Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook, young consumers appetite for new cosmetic, fragrance and skincare products is exploding and new market sectors (especially among men) are opening up.

Over the past year, the trends to watch in beauty have been:

  • The willingness of multi-national conglomerates to experiment bring new upstart brands into the fold
  • Personalization
  • The impact and integration of of technology in new product lines, including the role of IoT
  • The power of social media and the growing voice of the consumer in product decisions

More About Our Cosmetics Industry Focus

COSMETICS

PERSONAL CARE

FRAGRANCE

SKINCARE

The Estée Lauder Cos.
Shiseido
Coty, Inc.
LVMH
NARS
Unilever
Procter & Gamble
Beiersdorf
Biore
Guerlain
Revlon
Giorgio Armani
Guess
Chanel
Dior
Yves Saint Laurent
Givenchy
La Mer
Olay
L’Oreal
Neutrogena
Nivea
Lancome

CEO, CFO and other C-level
VP of Sales / Sales Director
VP of Marketing / Marketing Director
Regional Director / Area Director
Brand Director / Brand Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Key Account Manager
Marketing Manager
Head of Retail / VP of Retail
Retail Operations Director
Regional Manager
District Manager
Store Director
Boutique Director
Store Manager

For Candidates In The Beauty Industry

JOB SEEKERS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: For candidates who are looking for their next career opportunities in Beauty, they can use ACCUR Recruiting Services as a great job search resource and one of the top employment agencies. ACCUR’s job openings are often confidential and not listed on any job boards.

We are committed to provide top career opportunities with some of the best employers on the market. If you wish to be considered for any of our Cosmetics industry job opportunities, please submit your resume and search for our latest jobs. We are not your usual staffing agency. We connect you with some of the industry leaders for great permanent positions.

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