Trade Marketing Assistant careers in Royal Swinkels Family Brewers at Douala, Cameroon

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This Job listing For Year 2022 is about Royal Swinkels Family Brewers in Douala, Cameroon

About the job


The Challenge
Our Business Unit Export is responsible for worldwide sales and marketing of our brands. We believe that strong local partnerships are key to build long term sustainable brands. Achieving this is a joint effort of our sales and marketing colleagues operating worldwide.
To further strengthen our MEA (Middle East & Africa) team we are looking for a Trade Marketing Assistant who will build our brands in selected African markets by increasing the brand(s) presence in store and in minds of our target consumers. Deploy your expertise in below-the-line activities according to the brand strategies. Be the expert in point of sales visibility and activation. Functional lead and mentoring role to local brand staff team’s.

What are you going to do?

  • You understand the local consumers, customers, and competitors, and the role the category and the brand could play in each market. Undertake initiatives and actions alongside sales leads and in-market partner staff to increase the penetration of the brand in the local market.
  • You are a custodian for the brand visibility and assure optimal instore impact.
  • You develop activations and experiences that work to increase the value of our brand building initiatives (BTL and POS).
  • You will be the Community Lead for the online platforms throughout the region.
  • You will be responsible for plan execution in trade channels, including e-commerce.
  • You will lead, train, and mentor local brand staff team’s.
  • You coordinate the marketing budget and spending, training initiatives, and the sales/brand kits.
  • You will occasionally travel to neighbouring countries.

This is what we offer you
We offer a challenging job, with plenty of opportunities that releases your entrepreneurship within a rapidly growing company. We pride ourselves on having an open and informal work environment, where entrepreneurship, ownership and cooperation are our core values. Therefore we are looking for someone with 100% commitment to this role without additions professional activities.
We also offer good employment conditions, with focus on internal training, coaching and personal development. For this purpose, we have set up our own training academy. And yes, sampling a delicious beer or malt drink from our wide selection of beautiful brands is part of the job!

Who are you?

  • You are living in Cameroon, preferably in Duala; or willing to relocate.
  • As Trade Marketing Assistant you have a Bachelor degree, and at least 5 years’ experience in the FMCG market. (Alcoholic, non-alcoholic OR CSD products)
  • Your core expertise is marketing, you believe that brands make the difference; sales experience is a strong additional value.
  • You have knowledge of in-market and oversight.
  • You are familiar with the Central African market.
  • Furthermore, you are a proven relationship builder with a track record in value growth through brands. You are able to influence people through open and factual communication.
  • You have advanced knowledge of MS Office.
  • You are fluent in French and English; fluency in Lingala and/or Swahili is a great asset.

How to apply for the job?
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Do you still have questions after reading this job description? Feel free to contact us by sending a whatsapp message to Jasper van Beek, via +31613245847

Company: Royal Swinkels Family Brewers

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

Job Location: Douala, Cameroon

Application Deadline: N/A

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