• Head of Advertising Germany (m/w)

    Standort DE-BY-Munich
    Datum 1 month ago(9.5.2018 19:30)
    Referenznummer
    663305
    Company
    Amazon EU SARL (Germany Branch)
  • Job Description

    The Cross Channel Marketing XCM Team is looking for a sharp, experienced, innovative, results-oriented marketing professional to lead EU advertising for Germany. This role will drive the creation, management and execution of advertising programs (both onsite and offsite) and marketing communications with the creative, media, portfolio planning, research and product marketing teams. This individual will have a key role in helping to drive the acquisition and retention of customers across the portfolio of Amazon businesses.

    Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate campaigns across channels and products to support teams in creating and executing innovative advertising and brand campaigns to achieve brand goals.
    • Based on the identified strategic approach, this role will partner with cross-functional teams to drive the appropriate channel marketing mix and supporting campaigns, including advertising, social creative, and promotions.
    • Manage external & internal agencies and creative partners.
    • Create and write appropriate campaign briefs, drive creative development, and own all aspects of the process including cost negotiations, schedule management, approvals, research and analysis.
    • Partner with creative and media teams to develop and execute results-oriented campaigns that include traditional advertising channels (TV, print, OOH, digital), with a secondary focus on supporting select onsite and social creative needs.
    • Localization and adaptation of global campaigns for German consumers.
    • Work with advertising measurement tools and partner with research team to continually improve upon analytical success metrics related to advertising performance.
    • Understand business, marketing, and legal constraints and opportunities to drive the growth of Prime and or other brand(s) and categories.
    • Proactively plan to address new market segment opportunities and react to unforeseen challenges.
    • Drive development and execution of specific tactics and activities with cross-functional teams.
    • Analyze the results of launched initiatives and drive improvements through scalable, efficient new processes to optimize our resources at all times.
    • Partner with project management team to ensure cross functional teams are aligned to campaign milestones and utilize their skills to streamline creative development timelines.

    The ideal candidate is a passionate consumer marketing leader with broad and recent client side expereince in advertising and creative strategy and how to maximize results across channels.

    This person must have strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as an entrepreneurial spirit, the ability to influence others and strong cross-functional leadership. This person will have a very strong right brain/left orientation and good judgment. He or she will be known for creativity and innovation but also for rigorous testing, measurement and iteration to improve results continuously.

    Notwendige Qualifikationen

    • Significant experience in consumer advertising and consumer marketing with consumer companies/products, including client side experience. Retail marketing experience is very relevant.
    • Proven experience managing agency partners, as a brand manager or at an advertising agency.
    • Fluency in German and English
    • Bachelor's degree



    Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

    • EU experience advantageous
    • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
    • Excellent understanding of consumer brand advertising strategies especially in the digital and high-technology space.
    • Ability to create innovative new consumer marketing programs that generate results.
    • Significant recent experience owning and creating successful large scale television, print, out of home, and other advertising/marketing campaigns.
    • High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
    • Superior verbal and written communications skills and the ability to interact with senior management on a regular basis.
    • Comfort and proficiency at leveraging precious resources, including marketing budgets and personnel resources.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is expected.
    • History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.
    • Creative problem solver who is passionate about inventing new ways to approach retail.

    Sounds interesting? We look forward to your application. Please apply online and upload your CV and a letter of motivation in one document (max. 5 MB).

    By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Amazon to transmit and store your information in the Amazon group of companies' world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.


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