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: Senior Product Manager (m/f) Salomon Alpine Ski
LOCATION: Annecy

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
As Senior Product Manager (m/f) Alpine Ski your main mission together with the alpine team will be to build consumer-centric marketing concepts for Salomon’s new alpine ski products. Your main responsibility areas will be following:

  • Identify trends, market needs, customer and consumer behaviors to capture the weak signals of alpine skiing.
  • Execute product briefs with development, design and sports marketing teams to create the most attractive products for a defined target (piste, all mountain, touring, rental) with an innovative approach.
  • Steer the evolution of briefed projects to ensure competitiveness towards retail intro.
  • Build tools and talking points around new products for the commercial organisation.
  • Coordinate seasonal key initiative for the alpine department (regional, channel or sports focus) by writing relevant stories encompassing skis, boots and bindings.
  • Contribute to transversal projects upstream (anticipation) and downstream (communication).
YOUR PROFILE:
  • 5-7 years of professional experience in marketing/communication of consumer goods, ideally within the sports industry (sportswear manufacturer, sponsor, car maker)
  • 5 years’ degree course
  • Proficiency in French and English; German knowledge is a plus
  • Computer skills: command of Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of marketing theories and the winter sports market within key regions (EMEA, North America, Asia)
  • Ability to evolve in a matrix organisation and multicultural environment
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:
  • Creativity and innovation: Explore, make new ideas come to life, striving ceaselessly to improve. Be creative in order to fall within innovation projects regardless of their level of responsibility
  • Communication: Connect efficiently with the project team on a daily base and convince when presenting to senior audiences
  • Teamwork: Promote information sharing and team spirit, contribute to collective efficiency
  • Output orientation: Develop and manage operational results: set themselves ambitious targets, achieve them and know when to step back in order to improve the results. Be proactive, assert themselves when making decisions.

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.