Junior Product Manager (d/f/m)

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Our mission

We are proud supporters of storytellers. Every toy we develop is made to the highest level of quality, detail and authenticity so that they can instantly spark the stories in children.

Come and be part of our great, growing team. We are Schleich: the glorious, premium brand which has doubled its turnover in just 5 years, fueled by creativity, curiosity and a lot of fun.
We are offering a brand new office location, flexibility and a high degree of trust and empowerment. Driven by an overwhelming strategic growth agenda and backed up by a global equity firm we are almost ready for the future, missing just one important link:

Junior Product Manager (d/f/m)
in Munich

Your core tasks

  • Co-Management of Schleich product lines – strategically as well as operationally on a global level – from portfolio strategy to product range planning, including product development up to product launch 
  • Co-Development of the portfolio and innovation strategy for different product line as well as continuous control and optimization of the existing range 
  • Leading interdisciplinary projects (for products, packaging and range development) 
  • Interface function between the areas of product design, trade marketing, sales and external service providers 
  • Initiation and control of the idea generation, concept development and selection process for the development of new products for the global market 
  • Implementation of market, competition and consumer analyzes; elaboration of recommendations based on market research data as well as trend observation; identification of new product fields 
  • Support of the product management team in day-to-day business

Your profile

  • You have completed a university degree in Business Administration (Business Administration, Marketing, Business Management, International Management or similar) and already have some early professional working experience in marketing, preferably product or brand management (1-2 years).  
  • You think innovatively, creatively and conceptual in implementation. 
  • Strategic thinking, confidence in dealing with key figures, experience with the evaluation of market research data as well as the creation of reports and analyzes characterize you. 
  • Ideally you have already gathered first experience in studying and / or working abroad. 
  • You have excellent communication skills in English, very good written and spoken German language skills and you will be able to give presentations in a national and international environment. 
  • An experienced use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint, is a matter of course for you. 

Our offer

  • You become part of a motivated and dynamic team in a (globally) growing company.
  • With us, you find an open culture with flat hierarchies and fast decision-making processes, where you take over responsibilities very quickly.
  • You can expect a competitive compensation package with benefits that are regularly reviewed and updated.
  • Depending on where you work, you will receive a food allowance worth up to EUR 75.00 net per month in addition to your salary; as a special goodie, there is a subsidized canteen in Schwäbisch Gmünd.
  • You personally and professionally develop yourself not only on the job, but also using an e-learning platform available for all employees.
  • Thinking about your retirement? Good! We offer you a subsidized pension scheme.
  • The kids in your family will also love that you are joining Schleich! You get discounts on Schleich products from us.
  • We subsidize your bike purchase so you can easily reach our beautiful office in the heart of Munich or Schwäbisch Gmünd.
  • To give you a break from the hustle and bustle of work, we offer you 30 days of vacation per year as well as flexible working hours.

Would you like to grow with us and accompany the wonderful journey of our company?

Then we look forward to receiving your detailed application! Please apply online only - it's quick and easy and ensures the protection of your personal data.