Sales Marketing Assistant

Are you a self driven, structured and independent team player that can work in a fast paced environment? Do you like fun products and feel comfortable in a multilingual, multicultural environment? Then come join ZURU!!

We are one of the fastest growing toy companies in the world. This is your chance to become a valuable member of our International Sales team!

As Sales & Marketing Assistant you would report to and work closely with the Country Manager for Germany, Austria & Switzerland, independently manage selected tasks and communicate with our head office as well as our growing customer base.

Prior sales experience is preferable though not essiential; however you must be highly driven & motivated.

You must be open to travel overseas for business trips to attend fairs or trade shows to explore and exploit business opportunities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support Country Manager to establish sales objectives (forecasting, reporting, collecting sales data, market research etc.), to grow existing accounts, as well as identify opportunities for new accounts and business
  • Prepare sales presentations and email to customers
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with customers with continious followups
  • Coordinate customer requests (samples, assets, product data etc.)
  • Collaborate closely with all functions of the business including Merchandising, planning, Customization, Brand Management, Marketing and Finance, to ensure that projects are delivered successfully
  • Attend and participate in major international Trade Fairs and/or local fairs
  • Find ways to continuously optimize existing operations
  • Work on new projects/tasks provided by the Country Manager and the top management

Desired Skills & Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related discipline is preferred
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Knowledge of French is an asset
  • At least 1 years of working experience
  • Highly driven and motivated
  • Independent and reliable
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attentive to detail and good with numbers
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Willing to travel