Print Production Manager
Position: Print Production Manager
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Salary: guideline 80 000 – 90 000 CHF / annum + bonus
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented Print Production Manager to join a leading Business and Marketing Services provider with an expansive client portfolio of A-brands across various sectors. You will be trusted with a diverse spectrum of print and (retail) marketing projects for one or more of their most prestigious clients. You will benefit from being part of a firm with market leading reputation & presented with good career development opportunities as the Swiss market is a young one for them with many chances to grow and shine.
In this role, you will be responsible for developing client and supplier relationships and gaining an excellent strategic and operational understanding of their print, POS, merchandising and marketing needs as well as environmental parameters. Managing the complex large-scale projects from A-Z is key as is being proactive throughout the process to push for innovative and ecological solutions. Promoting the firm as a superior supplier of marketing services is a must. The Print Production Manager will run multiple projects / campaigns and recommend continuous improvements to ensure timely completion of services. You will start new projects and monitor existing ones whilst being relied upon to schedule meetings and ensure that all stakeholders keep a good understanding of the important decision points throughout the jobs/campaigns. Procurement of materials in the local DACH and international markets is also part of the role. Coaching junior staff might be part of the role in very near future as well so it’s important to be comfortable with that.
The Required Skills and Experience
To be successful as the Print Production Manager you will need relevant experience and knowledge of running diverse marketing projects, from like shopper marketing and loyalty programs to promotional/ POS / print campaigns. You will have the ability to manage multiple tasks, deliver successfully within agreed SLA’s / KPIs and, ideally, experience of multiple print materials and substrates and print techniques. French and English language skills are the 2 essential ones for the role with German as a bonus (same goes for Italian). You will also have knowledge of procurement, marketing and be able to manage and influence all relationships with domestic and international suppliers and clients.
In return for your skills and contribution as Print Production Manager, the company is offering the opportunity to work in with a market leading company offering great progression and growth opportunities and a competitive salary guideline of CHF 80 000 – 90 000 per year. A real chance to be a local hero for a international corporate and put your own stamp on their Swiss chapter from the very start.