Brand Manager in München

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General :

This is a hands-on, high-responsibility role that will challenge you to manage a diverse team of cross-functional peers.

Specific Responsibilities :

  • Manage all marketing activities including (but not limited to) licensing, promotions, advertising, media production, packaging, branding, public relations, trade shows, market research for a select group of brands, pricing, costing, profitability analysis, and SKU rationalization.
  • Manage product development of a globally-relevant toy line in a high-complexity, fast-paced environment.
  • Help to prepare new product start documents, product costing and turn over transmittals, packaging and product briefs.
  • Assist in administering the critical path analysis process, ensuring all time lines are adhered to, all details are properly recorded, and that all parties are informed of relevant information where required.
  • Liaise with internal departments (Engineering, Quality Assurance, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Sales, Planning) as well as with outside partners (vendors, licensors, inventors) both nationally and internationally at all stages of product development to ensure the smooth running of all projects under your care.


 Reporting Lines

      The Brand Manager reports to the Marketing Director

      List direct reports to this position

Job Requirements

Required Skill Set :

  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office, coupled with excellent organizational communication skills, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to both adapt to and mange changing priorities independently in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with people at all levels within a team environment.
  • Proven ability to do whatever it takes to get the job done while continuously taking initiate and pushing projects forward under tight deadlines.
  • Passionate about creative excellence and willing to drive self and others to achieve “magic”
  • A strong level of passion and willingness to be awesome.

Required Qualifications & Experience :

  • MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 years of consumer product brand management experience in a new product-oriented industry, preferably working with toy, entertainment, fashion, or other pop culture products.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and prioritize work without missing critical deadlines.
  • Strong knowledge of PCs and software including: MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Fluent German and English


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