Junior Category Manager


CHF Competitive
Zurich - Switzerland


The Junior Category Manager is part of the Marketing Team and is responsible for the strategic and operational planning of it category (floorcare, personal care, lighting or environmental control). Working on season campaigns as well as product launches in their category. Close collaboration with HQ, PR, Sales and Agencies.


  • Strategic and operational commercial planning (category management) throughout the whole product life cycle
  • Product testing’s and competitor analysis
  • Strong collaboration with commercial team in UK and in other markets
  • Demand planning and sell-out activity planning together with the Sales Team and Operations 
  • Media planning with marketing and PR colleagues
  • Managing allocated artwork production with internal creative team, ensuring all items are on brand and comply with legal guidelines, whilst meeting the needs of relevant stakeholders (Retail, Direct, PR and Marketing)
  • Crosschecking translations for different marketing activities 
  • Build close relationships with internal teams to improve processes, efficiency and quality of output
  • Be an expert in Dyson products and branding: be a source of information, inspiration and point of reference for the team when evaluating opportunities, ideas and plans of action


  • Marketing or general business degree
  • At least 2-3 years of experience and proven record in a similar marketing position
  • Working knowledge of 3 languages: German, English and French
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Proven ability to juggle a large workload, set appropriate priorities and someone who is focused on delivering to plan


  • Motivated team
  • Dynamic, creative environment
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Relaxed dress-code
  • Discount on Dyson machines
  • 24/7 accident insurance

Posted: 06 September 2019