• Trade Marketing Executive

    Job Locations DE
    Brand/Group
    Merrell
    Job Function
    Marketing
    Type
    Full Time
  • General Function

     

    Merrell Logo

    Merrell believes nothing should get in the way of enjoying active outdoor adventures. Merrell hiking boots, trail running shoes and apparel are built on Merrell’s outdoor heritage, quality and performance. The trail is the core of our design philosophy and has continued to guide us in the development of innovative products that inspire and enable enjoyment of the outdoors.

     

    To drive rate of sale by maximising Merrell brand presence and resonance at retail and assist Marketing Manager in Munich Office in retail related marketing activities.


     

     

    Primary Duties

    • Operate and manage the MERRELL Staff training program as a product expert to update and improve in-store knowledge of our products
    • Develop full retail marketing support package for German key accounts (Globetrotter, Karstadt, Sportscheck) on a seasonal basis. Work closely with the marketing manager and German sales team
    • Ensure an excellent presentation of MERRELL at the POP and retail online channels
    • Motivate staff to ensure effective sell through, including the use of in-store promotional activities and great merchandising
    • Plan, organize, and install tools and equipment for the POS and for events
    • Operate sales and promotional stands at events, as well as both public and trade exhibitions

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Degree or equivalent experience, preferably in marketing
    • Experience of working within a Marketing Team ideally in outdoor / sports / footwear / fashion industry, but not mandatory.
    • Outdoor / Sports industry experience and technical knowledge / understanding of product
    • Good commercial awareness
    • Excellent organizational and planning skills. Ability to multi-task, while maintaining an attention to detail.
    • Creativity / problem solving
    • Strong work ethic
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally.
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
    • Proficiency with personal computers
    • Personal connections with Outdoor activities.
    • Fluent in German and English

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Job based in Munich, Germany
    Drivers licence

    Extensive travel will be required
    Must be prepared to work occasional weekends if needed


    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled).


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.


     

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