Position: Business Director – Print, POS and Merchandising
*People manager, senior client/stakeholder manager & marketing procurement expert*
Location: Flexible within Germany
Salary: based on experience but guideline: 80 000 Euros / annum basic salary
This is a great opportunity to become a regional leader for a global marketing player with prestigious national and international clients. Through their broad portfolio of marketing services, they provide the essential support that clears the way for their clients to focus on what they do best: their actual business. The firm is experiencing a spell of immense potential across Central Europe and there is now a need for a talented Business Director – Print, POS and Merchandising to join them to convert this potential and capitalize on it.
As Business Director – Print, POS and Merchandising your core responsibility will be to lead all regional efforts on both sides (leading senior client / stakeholder activity but also leading marketing procurement and marketing material production activity). Finetuning the set up of your double-digit team and finetuning processes with global Tier 1 clients will be essential. There are opportunities to be converted and gains to be won on the client / stakeholder side but especially on the procurement, category management, supplier and sourcing side (mainly for the categories: Print, POS and Merchandising). Given the international nature of the business and this role, managing stakeholders and teams across borders (Central Europe mainly) will be part of your daily workload as will be managing P&L and setting out and achieving strategic growth milestones. It’s a real chance to put your stamp on a global business and grow alongside it.
The Required Skills and Experience
It goes without saying that as a Business Director – Print, POS and Merchandising you will be tenacious, driven and eager to push things forward. Having previous leadership experience (operational and strategic) is a must as is being a seasoned people manager. A background in the BPO / matrix business model or within the marketing procurement or marketing execution sector is desirable as is previous knowledge with POS materials, print marketing and merchandising campaigns for Tier 1 clients. To be successful as the Business Director – Print, POS and Merchandising, you must be innovative, analytical and be interested in combing both side so the business (clients / stakeholders & suppliers / procurement / production). Fluent German and busines level English is a must. Other language sis a bonus.
In return for your skills and contribution as Business Director – Print, POS and Merchandising this fantastic business will offer you a salary based on experience (guideline of 80 000 Euros per annum basic salary). You will be encouraged to grow in to a vital senior member of this business and be presented with many opportunities to shine during this company’s current growth phase.