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Category Executive PC

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Marketing
Location
Germany - Cologne Office

About Us

Dyson is a global technology company founded in 1993 in Malmesbury, UK. Over 12,000 people, including James Dyson himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. It's all about better ideas and better technologies to solve other people problems.

About the role 


Overview: 


The Category Executive is a crucial role to further strengthen the Dyson brand in Germany. He/she will be critical in supporting the delivery of marketing projects across the Dyson Hair Care category. The main focus of this role is to support the category manager and wider marketing team in all aspects of marketing Dyson technology within the German market. 
 
Accountabilities: 

  • Support with implementation and delivery of the key marketing campaigns plan, local projects, influencer activation, media budget and implementation.  
  • Product launches: Supporting the planning and execution of new product launches across both traditional and digital media channels.  
  • Working with the EU and local creative team on artwork production, ensuring all items are on brand and comply with legal guidelines, whilst meeting the needs of relevant stakeholders (Retail, Direct, PR and Marketing) 
  • Assist in the media planning with the external media agency. 
  • Crosschecking translations and assets for different marketing activities.  
  • Be able to analyse financials and GFK data to present business risk and opportunities 
  • Establish strong relationships with other European Commercial teams in order to identify common opportunities and/or challenges. 
  • Close cooperation and exchange with the head office in the UK and other Dyson markets 
  • Work closely with the sales team to ensure that they have the information they need to sell Dyson machines at direct channels and third party retailers. 
  • General support for the full breadth of Dyson’s marketing activity in Germany. 

 
About you

  • 1.5+ years of experience as Junior Brand/Product Manager role in an international, fast paced environment.  
  • Ideally educated to degree level and with previous marketing experience in the beauty industry. 
  • You are a natural problem solver, have strong organizational skills and a hands-on mentality. You are target-oriented and proactive 
  • You are fluent in English - both written and orally.  German Language skills is advantageous but not required
  • Demonstrate a passion for Dyson and its products; as well as the drive to understand the technical details of the products 
  • An engaged, creative, quick thinking and alert person with the potential to generate and stimulate ideas and opportunities 
  • Team player who is passionate, flexible and willing to go beyond job description 
  • Experience in cross-functional collaboration with a focus on project management, strong commercial acumen and analytical skills 
  • Communication skills (written and oral) 
  • Proven ability to juggle a large workload, set appropriate priorities and someone who is focused on delivering to plan 
  • Ability to build relationships across functions and with multiple stakeholders 
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook required 

Benefits

  • Work for an engaging and highly motivated international team
  • Good opportunities for internal development
  • Company Bonus Scheme 
  • Relaxed dress-code

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    Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

    Interview guidance

    We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.