Amer Sports (www.amersports.com) is a sporting goods company with internationally recognised brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange (AMEAS).


POSITION TITLE: Shopper Marketing Manager (m/f) EMEA
LOCATION: Garching near Munich

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
As Shopper Marketing Manager (m/f) you will establish and lead excellence in shopper/in-store marketing in EMEA to maximise demand for Amer Sports brands, generate traffic to and conversion in B2C own retail and wholesale trade partner stores.
  • Leading and coordinating the team of customer/shopper marketing managers located in different countries in EMEA.
  • Enabling and overseeing the activation of in-store holistic consumer experience with our B2C and trade doors, particularly with the top European epicentres.
  • Managing shopper/in-store marketing activities with Pan-European key and strategic accounts, as well as identifying and driving consistency and synergies across brands and markets.
  • Providing the toolbox to ensure the quality and consistency of point of purchase materials made available to markets and brands.
  • Owning the in-store excellence program for the sales staff and identifying the KPIs to drive the required quality with trade marketing and in store solutions.
  • Overseeing the execution of the branded space toolbox, as well as the assessment of existing installations and the new openings of shop-in-shop and soft shops across the brands.
  • Being in charge of the activation of visual merchandisers with our own B2C retail stores, our branded spaces with strategic accounts and premium partners, and management of showrooming.
  • Developing and delivering a new concept of showrooming to enable cost reduction and improve service to trade partners.
  • Collaborating with brands, purchasing and finance departments to develop and implement a regional procurement process for all merchandising programs.
  • Managing shopper/in-store marketing activities with top 30+ etailers and click-and-mortar partners and developing the etail toolbox to ensure consistency and quality of consumer experience.
  • Monitoring the execution of branded space within online space of our trade partners
  • Delivering tools for strategic accounts, premium partners and top doors to access our product information and digital campaigns for all brands via an internal platform.
  • Working closely with global and EMEA ecommerce managers to optimise ecommerce for each brand and delivering European digital campaigns.
YOUR PROFILE:
  • Master’s degree in business with focus on marketing preferred
  • Min. 6 years trade/in store marketing experience for a leading brand in consumer fast moving goods (FMCG, luxury or fashion) or in sporting goods industry, incl. 2 – 3 years retail/store experience and/or strong understanding of customer/shopper marketing
  • Experience of managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders, as well as leading agencies and vendors
  • Fluent verbal and written English skills required; German skills of advantage
  • Understanding of online key business drivers
  • Budget planning and management experience
  • Working experience within a complex international matrix environment an advantage
  • Good command of MS Office
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
  • Leading and supervising
  • Planning and organising
  • Relating and networking
  • Persuading and influencing
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations

WHAT WE CAN DO FOR YOU:
  • An interesting role in a challenging industry
  • Career progression opportunities
  • An opportunity for independent and self-reliant work
  • A friendly and vibrant working environment in a dynamic and international team

Please apply online or via e-mail at careers.emea@amersports.com. When making the application please state your salary expectation related to this role.