Trade Marketing Manager Germany & Austria

Trade Marketing Manager Germany & Austria

Location: Munich or home office elsewhere in Germany                            

A bit about us

Zound Industries design, develop, manufacture and market headphones and speakers under the brand names Marshall, Urbanears and adidas. Our mission is to create unique experiences in the intersection between lifestyle and tech that enrich people’s lives. With a genuine passion for new technology and user-centric innovation, we aim to create products that define our time.

Zound has gone from strength to strength since first hitting the market in 2009, launching a wide range of iconic and award-winning products. We are a fast-growing company with our products selling in more than +120 markets. We have approximately 250 employees across our offices in Stockholm, New York, Paris, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. In 2018, turnover hit an all-time high of SEK 1.8 billion.

What we offer 

This is great opportunity to have a major impact in a dynamic, fast growing and entrepreneurial company where we create magic together. We are super passionate about what we do, and we expect no less from you. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where one day is not like the other. As a Trade Marketing Manager in Germany and Austria, you will be responsible for developing trade marketing plans that optimize sell out from retail stores and websites for all Zound Industries’ products.

About the role 

As a Trade Marketing Manager Germany and Austria, you will be responsible to secure successful trade marketing regionally and to work closely with global and regional stakeholders to successfully achieve set KPI’s. You will also be responsible for the following:  

· Global trade marketing execution with regional adaption

o Work with global teams to develop seasonal go to market plans and new product launch plans and adapt to regional and account specific trade marketing activities in order to maximize sell-out in both digital channels and retail stores 

o Work closely with brand and sales team to develop and execute trade marketing plans in direct engagement with key stakeholders at both online and offline retailers

o Report KPI’s and key insights to Global Trade Marketing Manager and other stakeholders

· Manage online and offline retail accounts 

o Work closely with the marketing stakeholders at the retail accounts in order to secure desired presentation of products and brands online and in-stores, as well as any advertising from the retailer

o Manage the retail sales cycles, aligning and collaborating an activity calendar with global teams and regional sales team - drive for differentiation across retail partners

· Training and planning

o Plan and execute retail staff training, trade events, field merchandising/promotors

o Engage in trade marketing community, share and learn from others in order to make regional execution best in class 

o Manage budget, planning, agency relations (where appropriate) and secure tools needed for monitor and follow up

About you  

Working as Trade Marketing Manager will require a unique combination of entrepreneurial mindset with a drive to build a platform for growth – establishing working models, routines and tools that build foundation for strong brand and sales execution. You are self-motivated and reliable with excellent problem-solving skills. You have a collaborative approach and being able to have influence and impact without authority. We also expect you to have the following experiences and skills: 

· At least 2 years of marketing experience on both strategic and day to day operational level 

· Strong trade marketing experience with thorough understanding of consumer purchase journey across digital and physical channels with high focus on digital transformation in the consumer purchase journey marketing

· In depth knowledge and experience of the Consumer Electronics industry

· Experience of working in an international environment developing marketing plans and leading execution, preferably within retail industry

· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college/university

As Zound Industries is a diverse and global company, we see that you have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

 We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and in the end better experiences for our consumers. 

Find out more: 

• Get a taste for behind the scenes at Zound on our Instagram 

• Connect with us on our Linkedin 

• Get a feeling for our culture values: Meet Clement

Does this sound like you?  

 So, if you’re up for the task of working for one of Sweden’s most dynamic companies where we create magic together, this job is a perfect match for you. Please send us your resume and along with description about why you’d like to join us as soon as possible as we are reviewing candidates continuously.   


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