Retail Marketing Manager - Fluent in German and English

Description Retail Marketing Manager - Fluent in German and English

The Retail Marketing manager is responsible for creative, integrated marketing plans with key strategic online & offline wholesale partners. This role requires a proven track record in windows and in-store communication and creating business unusual retail marketing plans. The objectives of this role are to ensure creative excellence, drive traffic and increase conversion across our most important retail destinations.
The successful candidate will report directly to the European headquarters based in Rotterdam and will have the opportunity to work with international teams.

Responsibilities:-Develop creative retail marketing solutions with Graphic Design and global peers to fulfil EMEA market needs, ensure global/regional consistency and local relevancy -Execute creative solutions related to retail marketing needs (In-store communication, windows, dedicated brand spaces, POP, online platform assets, swag, staff training tools), from briefing to design, planning, production and distribution
-Manage agency and vendor relationship to complete deliverables on-time and meeting our quality standards
-Develop and oversee the full retail consumer journey including window, in-store communication -Drive the retail marketing strategy and create retail marketing year plans executing the strategy and influencing the retail consumer journey
-Lead and drive multiple retail marketing projects & plans for key wholesale partners and ensure on-time execution
-Lead, develop, coach and manage the Field Service Rep team (2 persons direct, tech rep team indirect) -Control retail marketing budgets to maximize ROI. Track and monitor budget on a monthly basis to ensure compliance with company approved numbers -Work closely with the marketing team & marketing director to define the marketing roadmap and execute the roadmap accordingly -Work closely with the sales team & country organizations to align on integrated sales & marketing plans and execute best-in-class commercial strategies

Requirements Retail Marketing Manager - Fluent in German and English

Knowledge/Skills required:

Experience
-Bachelor/Master degree in sports, economics or equivalent
-3+ years of retail marketing experience managing campaigns with wholesale partners
-A good understanding of brand marketing campaigns within a similar role
-Experience in the sporting goods and/or outdoor, lifestyle industry
-Experience with working in teams (marketing teams, cross functional go-to-market teams)

Skills
-Excellent written and spoken English and German language skills
-Advanced PC knowledge: strong Powerpoint, Excel skills essential. Keynote is an advantage
-Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in offline and online marketing
-High analytical and problem solving skills
-Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal
-Flexibility to work in a fast moving and creative environment where high level of productivity is demanded
-Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple deadlines
-Excellent presentation and skills
-Ability and willingness to travel (focus on UK, Germany)

Leadership/Cultural Responsibilities:
-Contribute to an environment of trust and mutual respect
-Maintain a strong commitment to teamwork and concern for others
-Seek growth and learning opportunities
-Maintain a high level of personal responsibility and ownership
-Use effective communication and listening skills
-Maintain a high level of personal accountability and integrity

Company profile

Selection procedure

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge.
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Location

Rotterdam

Publication date

13.10.2017

Publication end date

12.11.2017

Retail Marketing Manager - Fluent in German and English