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Trade Marketing Manager (retail)

Berlin, Germany · Retail

Trade Marketing Manager

We believe in the everyday hero. Those who have the courage to follow their passion and who have the strength and determination to realise their dreams.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that small business owners can be successful doing what they love. 

As part of the Trade Marketing team, you’ll play a key role in bringing the SumUp brand to 3,000+ stores all over Europe. We’re an enthusiastic group of people nested within the Retail Acquisition channel. Our role is to develop new product solutions for 100+ different retailers in Consumer Electronics, Cash & Carry, Office Supply and other verticals, define and measure our in-store execution and design winning promotional strategies. Together, we devise innovative strategies to boost SumUp’s availability and rotation at store level. If you’re excited about empowering small business owners around the world and love the dynamic Retail / Marketing / Trade Marketing environment, we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking for a Trade Marketing Manager to help us drive our aggressive expansion strategy, improve our portfolio offering, increase rotation at store level and capture unique market opportunities in the retail channel.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and deploy relevant packaging, display, communication and promotion strategies that are aligned with our Retail growth vision.

  • Lead new product development (NPD) and portfolio management for the Retail channel for a number of key initiatives. 

  • Deploy and locally align with Business Development Managers (BDMs) our Perfect Store execution framework, focused on the UK, DACH and BENELUX regions. 

  • Lead and continuously improve the relationship between SumUp and merchandiser agencies from the UK, DACH and BENELUX regions.

  • Support and closely collaborate with the UK, DACH and BENELUX BDMs in order to maximise marketing and trade marketing plans impact, as well as capture additional commercial opportunities across these markets. 

  • Define, negotiate, prioritise and execute the annual trade marketing budget, maximising return on investment.

  • Closely collaborate with the Marketing, Hardware, Supply and Design teams in a variety of different cross-functional projects.

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have 3+ years of full-time experience in a trade marketing or retail environment, preferably in consumer electronic or Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). Any other sales experience is a nice to have.

  • You are proficient in English (advanced). An additional European language is a plus.

  • You are highly skilled in project management, with great focus in terms of delivering projects on time, on strategy and on budget.

  • You have demonstrated experience developing and implementing marketing and/or trade marketing strategies in a retail environment.

  • You are a shopper-oriented person, that can put our merchants at the centre of our decisions.

  • You’re passionate about great store execution and experience. 

  • You like dynamic scenarios, new problems and working with different people all the time.

  • You see problems as opportunities, quickly switching to solution-mode rather than playing blame games.

Why you should join SumUp

We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

You'll have the opportunity to make an impact as we work in flat hierarchies.

You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training. 

We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits. 

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.