Brand Manager BeNeLux in Amsterdam

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amsterdam
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/14/2019

Job Description

Please Note: If you are a current Spin Master employee with access to Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.

Are you looking to further your career with an industry leading, global children's entertainment company? 

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you! 




What's it like to work here?




Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; we are building a legacy and welcome individuals with a proven track record of driving results.  





Job Description:

General:

Brand Manager (BM) will be part of the BeNeLux Marketing Team working on marketing execution and promotional activities of Spin Master brand portfolio.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage own brands to exceed annual corporate goals – e.g. revenue, margin, market share, consumer demand. 
  • Develop long term brand equity for your key brands through a hands-on approach to managing your brands’ forecasting, SKU management, retail activity and TV placement (where appropriate). 
  • Develop and manage consumer marketing campaigns (above-the-line) within agreed budgets
  • Work closely with relevant marketing agencies to develop marketing plans and with PR agencies on the execution of PR plans.
  • Where appropriate, work closely with licensors.
  • TLP Management. Manage mix/pricing to achieve annual financial objectives. 
  • Forecasting – closely work with Supply/Demand Planners and Sales Team to review and implement regular (minimum monthly) changes as part of Forecasting Reviews.
  • Produce tools necessary to support Sales Team on a regular basis – such as range plans, external TV plans, brand promotional guidelines.
  • Toy Fairs – on the the members of the wider team responsible for managing attendance at different Toy Fairs. Responsible for ensuring that your brands are well represented

Required Skill Set:

  • Strong marketing skills – experience of developing and delivering strong marketing plans.
  • Result driven – strive to exceed the goals. 
  • Creative thinking and proactive approach.
  • A team player able to work across departments (e.g. sales, marketing, finance, planning) and with external stakeholders (e.g. retailers, licensors).
  • Organizational and time management skills with the ability to balance multiple competing demands.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Fluent in Dutch and English – in writing and verbally.
  • Degree Educated with marketing/business qualifications (preferably). 
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant marketing experience – ideally in the Toy Industry or other kid-related industries (for example toy retail or kid licensing - marketing/licensing/entertainment business).
  • Advanced skills in working with MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SAP
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to do whatever it takes to get the job done while continuously taking initiative and pushing projects forward under tight deadlines




What you can expect from us:


Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:
•    Integrity
•    Open Mindset
•    Innovation
•    Partnerships
•    Collaboration
•    Driving Results
•    Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.