Trade Marketing Specialist (m/f/d)

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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 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:

Trade Marketing Specialist (m/f/d)
in London

Your core tasks

Reporting to the UK Marketing Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the UK’s trade marketing activity.
  • Retail Point-of-Sale (POS) – plan, and then assist in the implementation of all major retail POS installations, and be capable of installing standard POS systems, as well as creating and updating a detailed database of customer POS and reviewing the ROI.
  • Retailer Planograms – detailed planning of individual retailer planograms, across various channels, to maximise sales, ensure visual appeal and brand style guide compliance. Competent in the use of POG software packages e.g. Xpace, or similar, as well as physically building planograms in the company’s showroom.
  • Brand Compliance – champion the correct implementation of the latest brand POS and sales aids across all retail platforms.
  • Trade Digital Marketing – work with key retailers to ensure online consistency for the Schleich brand and optimise communication.
  • Trade Fairs – responsibility for all UK Trade Shows, e.g. London Toy Fair, including stand design, planning, set-up, communication, creating sales tools, and all follow-up.
  • Retailer Promotions – creating and distributing customer promotional marketing materials and ensuring retailer in-store and online compliance.
  • Sales Team – assisting the sales team with the regular communication of trade marketing initiatives and assistance with any key account promotional requirements.
  • Customer Presentations – assist in the creation of customer presentations, as required.
  • Budgets – monitoring ongoing trade marketing spending against the agreed budget.

Your profile

  • A genuine passion for toys!
  • Degree level education, ideally in Marketing, or CIM qualification.
  • Relevant work experience, ideally in Toys, Licensing, Media, Retail or Entertainment.
  • Trade marketing experience and knowledge of point-of-sale and planogramming tools.
  • Excellent computer skills – particularly Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and POG Software.
  • Bright, enthusiastic and creative.
  • Exceptional organisational and project management skills with a very keen eye for detail.
  • A great team player (m/f/d), with a ‘no problem’ hands-on attitude.
  • Able to work in a hands-on, fast-paced environment.
  • Prepared to work occasional weekends as required e.g. Trade Fairs and Retailer events.

Our offer

  • You will become part of a growing company with performance-related pay and attractive conditions.
  • You can expect an open and cooperative corporate culture with flat hierarchies and fast decision-making processes.
  • We support you in the best possible way with intensive training and constantly accompany your development.
  • We offer you exciting tasks in an international environment with plenty of scope for creativity.
  • Team spirit is important to us! You can expect an open team with team spirit and fun at work and with our products. 

 

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 exclusively online – it's quick and easy and ensures the protection of your personal data.