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Junior Brand Manager Kinder Joy

Job Location: ​Luxembourg

Company Description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

Ferrero Luxembourg headquarters is looking for a Junior Brand Manager, who will contribute in the development and implementation of the Global strategy of iconic Kinder Joy, together with the Global Brand Manager. 

Main Responsibilities:

This role will allow you to exercise your creativity. Concretely, you will lead the packaging design from briefs to agencies for design updates, to templates for Licensed products. Moreover, you will collaborate with the digital team on the Applaydu app in delivering guidelines, digital characters and assets development, among other tasks. 

Together with team members, you will conduct global market research through periodic tracking of key performance indicators for strategic Business Units and turn them into actionable insights. Your analytical skills will also be key in performing consumer research, from supporting on briefs and preparing research materials to identifying and proposing opportunities. 

In this position you will work in an international scope. You will support the Areas and Business Units in the implementation of the Global Brand Strategy in collaboration with the Operations team and the Toy Department to ensure smooth cascading of the Global Activity Grid and the respective toy assortment to countries. Additionally, you will facilitate and influence the sharing of assets worldwide.

Lastly, you will make use of your Project Management skills across transversal projects (within the Kinder category or with other categories of the group) and in the governance of end-to-end brand operations on toy assortments from code generation, volume analysis, to supporting the leftover management. You will also oversee the Purchase order process while monitoring the costs vs budget and, if necessary, implement corrective actions. 

Cross country coordination

Who we are looking for:

You will bring knowledge from a degree in Business, Marketing or equivalent, combined with 2-4 years of experience in operational and strategic Marketing activities in multinational, FMCG companies
You will apply a global and cultural sensitivity gained from international exposure. Your analytical skills will prove invaluable in handling data and financial figures. You will interact with different stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle thanks to your strong communication and influencing skills.

Do not hesitate to apply and grab this amazing opportunity!

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

Thanks to your global thinking, strategic mindset and innovation approach you will develop effective strategies and implement marketing around the world.  Balancing your drive with an analytical approach should help you to develop insight-based concepts to implement.  Employee contribution and engagement at Ferrero is individual, team and organization based, so you should have the ability to work independently, as a part of the team and with stakeholders at all levels.

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