Sales & Planning Coordinator in Milano

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

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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:

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!

Job Responsibilities:

  • To provide a robust administration function for the Sales team including; sales data analysis/forecasting, stock control liaison, order chasing
  • To be the principal interface with the buying assistants/Buyers of key accounts dealing with any situation that arises as a result
  • To ensure the accurate and timely completion of the quotes and spec forms for accounts in the time limit specified by the customer
  • To ensure the timely preparation for customer meetings and previews

Principal Tasks:

  • Sales Team Support
  • Contact customers when needed (in coordination with the KAMs)
  • Contact with CSA and Logistics when needed
  • Primary contact  and responsible of the updates on salesforce (Credit Note, Accruals, etc)
  • Keep promotion track/customer/month/brand
  • Contact between MKT and China/HK offices for FOB quotations
  • Stock control + a communication link between Stock Control and the Sales Team for all accounts
  • To chase stock control for orders as required in line with forecasts, compiling of seasons forecast sheets and assisting as required with forecasting
  • Meetings
    • Preparation for meetings – Agendas, sales data, stock levels, presentations as required
    • Internal – Sales & Marketing and Stock Meetings
    • External – Stock meetings and account meetings as required to take minutes and to provide a suitably detailed contact report on the outcomes of the meeting, to include an action plan for either / both parties
    • To follow up action points to ensure achievement and closure following the meeting
  • Attend National/European Toy Fairs (Nurnberg, etc…)
  • Analyzing sales out data to assist with planned intakes
  • Produce domestic quotes, collating dimensions, images, and prices for customers as required.
  • Contact with Finance re: pricing and MOQ’s
  • Compiling of seasons listing sheet
  • Requesting of Price/Discount set ups as required
  • Samples and Selection 
  • Work in conjunction with marketing to get stock, mock ups, images and samples to customers
  • Price list set up
  • Preparation on all sell in presentations and marketing plans 
  • Reporting
  • General Sales & Marketing Requests
  • To analyze other promotional activity in stores and to recommend appropriate action to prevent the loss of opportunity
  • To be aware of retail product pricing and to communicate this to the marketing team as appropriate
  • To be aware of product placement stocking and to make suggestions to the Sales Team regarding the weighting of future ordering
  • To act as a point of contact for the sales team in their absence
  • To undertake any ad hoc duties as may be required from time to time by the Directors
  • To undertake any of the above tasks in an appropriately professional and timely manner at all times


• Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar role in the CPG or Toy industry preferred
• Degree in Business, Marketing or related area desirable
• Retail Experience either at store level or retail planning experience an asset
• Proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), SAP, Salesforce an asset
• Demonstrated organization, planning and communication skills
• Ability to create and maintain business presentations, Excel files, read POS reports

Required Skill Set:

• Customer driven approach and a “go-getter” attitude
• Ability to build and maintain relationships, both externally and internally
• Exceptional attention to detail and strong problem solving skills
• Exceptional organization and time management skills with the ability to balance multiple competing demands
• Flexibility to work in a dynamic environment
• Excellent teamwork and cooperation

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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