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Zurich, Zurich, CH, 6300

Brand Manager

Permanent contract (80 – 100%) - Switzerland

Join McCormick Switzerland as Brand Manager (80 – 100%) to support our leading FMCG brands McCormick and Thai Kitchen


Welcome to McCormick. Would you like to bring your broad marketing knowledge to bear and successfully lead our brands? Then become part of our agile marketing team in Zug and experience everyday life in the World of Flavour from 15 May or by appointment.


Our company
McCormick & Company, Inc., headquartered in Baltimore, USA, is a leading global supplier of spices and flavourings. Founded in 1889, the company manufactures, markets and dis-tributes spices, spice blends and other aromatic products to the entire food industry, retail and foodservice sectors.
McCormick's success is driven by its 13,000 employees and the collaborative culture established since the company's inception. With sales of $6.3 billion, McCormick continues to build on steady and sustainable growth.


McCormick Switzerland
For decades, we have been active in Switzerland with our two leading brands McCormick and Thai Kitchen in the categories "Herbs & Spices" and "Ethnic Food". We work with two strong distributors who support us in our growth strategy and live entrepreneurship.
Our close collaboration with our cross-functional teams around the world is a key success factor and offers many opportunities for your personal development.


Your area of responsibility
In this versatile role, you will support the local marketing team and report to the Swiss Marketing Manager. To grow our brands, you will be responsible for
•    the development of the long-term marketing strategy of our two local Herbs & Spices brands McCormick and Butty incl. the responsibility to achieve our financial targets
•    all ATL activities (classical and digital) incl. the media briefings and execution in collaboration with central EMEA media team and European media agency
•    BTL activities (out-of-home) and execution of new business development projects such as partnerships and co-operations
•    the planning, development and implementation of the trade marketing plan in cooperation with our distributor
•    the A&P budget incl. budget control, in alignment with our EMEA financial controllers
•    analysis of the performance (Nielsen), while having a transversal knowledge of the performance of the market, the brands and the competition 
•    the elaboration of conclusions, recommendations and short- and long-term corrective actions 
•    NPD pipeline (innovation / renovation) and lead the project management in a cross-functional team 
•    leading regular business reviews with our distributor, presenting your analysis and corrective action plans
•    being a proactive member of the European Marketing community


To successfully master this challenging task, you should bring
•    Master's or Bachelor's degree in business administration from a university or university of applied sciences, ideally with a focus on marketing. 
•    Work experience of at least 3 years in a similar role. FMCG environment is an advantage, but not a prerequisite
•    Quick comprehension and strong analytical skills
•    Structured communication, both written and oral, with ability to convince
•    Ability to build relationships in a matrix, cross-functional & multicultural environment 
•    Responsible, high level of initiative with drive for results and hands on mentality 
•    Organizational talent, precise way of working
•    Fluent in German and English (French an advantage)


Your benefits
-    Accountability and many opportunities to drive the business
-    Small and agile team with flat hierarchies
-    Modern workplace in the heart of Zug with working from home possibility
-    Attractive social security benefits and pension plan


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.