Junior Brand Manager - Maternity Leave Cover in Boulogne-Billancourt

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

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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:

1.0 General:

The Junior Brand Manager is part of the French Marketing team and it will be responsible for executing the local strategies together with the Senior Brand Manager (whom he/she will report to), including marketing activities, product line selection and trade marketing execution.

2.0 Specific Responsibilities:

Brand Strategy/Implementation

  • Co-develop and implement the Spin Master brand strategies across France including all aspects of the marketing mix/tools.
  • Help the Senior Brand Managers in executing marketing plans
  • Work with the Senior Brand Manager on the annual forecasts for each SKU, based on a deep analysis of the market and product potential.
  • Monitor sell in and sell out data and provide timely insights to the local team.
  • Localize international marketing assets and develop new ones based on the needs.
  • Work closely with the International brand teams to share information and brand updates.
  • Keep brand websites always updated
  • Participate in sales presentations for large retailers and provide sales tools supporting successful sell in of one or more brands.
  • Assist in management of trade shows.

Marketing services / PR

  • Provide information on products and brands to the PR agency.
  • Coordinate with the respective marketing services agency the development/execution of the required material they will develop/produce (POS material, adaptations etc.)
  • Take part to PR and BtoC events.

Market/consumer knowledge

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the Spin Master brands and be able to benchmark this with the market situation in France
  • Deliver some market analysis

Administrative tasks

  • Handle some administrative tasks for the Marketing department (invoice follow up, PR/PO …)

3.0 Reporting Lines

      3.1 The Junior Brand Manager reports to the Senior Brand Manager.

      3.2 List direct reports to this position: N/A.

4.0 Required Skill Set:

  • Creative mind set in combination with a hands-on attitude
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work without missing critical deadlines
  • Ability to both adapt to and manage changing priorities independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office, coupled with excellent organizational communication skills, and customer service skills
  • Proven ability to do whatever it takes to get the job done while taking initiative and pushing projects forward under tight deadlines
  • Fluent in English in written and spoken
  • Passionate about creative excellence and willing to drive self and others to achieve “magic.”

5.0 Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master level preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of consumer product brand management experience in a new product-oriented industry, preferably working with toy or entertainment
  • Working knowledge of a variety of marketing tactics from media, in-store and consumer promotions.
  • Experience working with international brands and retail distribution channels
  • Experience managing multiple projects at once in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong knowledge of PCs and software including: MS Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop.
  • Fluent in English

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.


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