- Bachelors Post Graduate degree in Management is a plus
Marketing Manager is responsible for ensuring that Red Bull is the consumers’ “first choice of energy drink”. They need to understand the local consumer, take full ownership of the business strategy and values, and develop the marketing plan in the right direction. They set short and medium term objectives to achieve a desirable and relevant brand image, increase product understanding and trust, which will grow brand value, the consumer base and both the Red Bull can and media business.
Areas that play to your strengths
All the responsibilities we'll trust you with:
Strategic Direction and Rightness of Brand Priorities
Ensures that the overall country business plan addresses the challenges to win new consumers and confirm existing ones. Develops and takes full ownership of the marketing part of the annual business plan.
Builds, establishes and grows the Red Bull Media House. This involves quality content and programme creation as well as content commercialisation.
Generates consumer insights with the Brand Team to win new consumers, shape ATL and BTL strategies, steers the right product and packaging portfolio as well as consumer pricing decisions and shapes marketing and trade investments.
Leads an effective field marketing team to drive trial among new and infrequent users, across all relevant consumption occasions and to increase product understanding and trust with consumers.
Builds and leads a strong sports programme that builds on the country-specific sports and athlete scene and helps build a relevant and appealing local face of the brand while staying in line with the global sports strategy and delivering against the country’s brand objectives and priorities.
Guides the culture team in establishing a credible culture programme – music in particular -- that positions the brand as an authentic player in the relevant scenes, and which contributes to the business success of the country.
Builds the local face of a global brand overall and through a robust field marketing organisation.
Foster a strong opinion-leader network in culture & entertainment to drive brand image & visibility with credible drinking scenes.
Increase placements in scene and mainstream press to drive TOM awareness, brand image and word-of-mouth
Always ensures the product is at the heart of marketing efforts by facilitating collaboration and effective ways of working between marketing and on and off premise teams.
Acts as an entrepreneur. Spearheads and fosters creation and innovation, and ensures Red Bull seizes all relevant opportunities to strengthen the brand, the can and media business while preserving its global equity.
Leads the creation and execution of consumer relevant sport events, defending our leading role in action sports and in motorsports whilst tapping into highly relevant local sports.
Drives top athlete-performance programme as a top innovator in sports marketing globally and ensures 360-degree plans around top athletes.
Drives innovation in the field of culture, strengthens Red Bull culture properties and makes Red Bull a key player in all important music scenes.
Manages and collaborates with the Brand Manager to build an advertising plan in line with global strategy that addresses country specific issues and opportunities with the right messages, that drive TOM awareness, brand image and tune-ins for Red Bull TV.
Understands the current and continuously evolving digital and social consumer behaviour. Understands the effective means of digital engagement across all areas of the business.
Generates innovative digital (media) initiatives to expand reach and engage the young consumer, particularly through social media.
Premium Appeal and Executional Excellence
Ensures that every consumer experience with the brand is a positive one thanks to love for the detail and premium execution at events and all other marketing activities.
Thinks and acts digital/social in all we do to increase consumer engagement with the brand, to start and maintain consumer dialogue particularly in social media.
Fosters a strong opinion-leader network in culture and entertainment to drive brand image and visibility with credible drinking scenes.
Increases brand and product placements in scene and mainstream media to drive TOM awareness, brand image and word-of-mouth.
Organisational Capabilities and Enabling Structure
Builds the annual objectives for the marketing team and conducts on-going, mid-year and end of year performance evaluations.
Fosters collaboration across departments on the country level and with the global HQ with relevant initiatives in order to increase impact and efficiency.
Ultimately responsible for sourcing, hiring and training the marketing team based on a thorough understanding of strengths and development needs.
Identifies and nurtures key talent for the potential space-to-shine opportunity.
Spends adequate time in the field with marketing team to instil strong collaboration, motivation and connectives for all team members.
Additional Key Responsibilities
Delivers the marketing business plan with the goal to achieve the country business plan for the can and the media business.
Increases Red Bull’s key brand and consumer indicators - TOM awareness, spontaneous awareness, past 4 week/12 month consumption, image indicators, consideration and salience.
Builds Red Bull TV’s (and all other Red Bull Media House channels') awareness and viewership (visits, visits per visitor, viewers and engaged viewers).
Expands Red Bull Energy Drink’s user base and household penetration. Increases consumption and builds the heavy user base.
Builds shared leadership and sustainable business growth.
Establishes Red Bull as a role model amongst leading youth brands, recognised for innovation and creativity within the world of digital/interactive media.
Lives, nurtures and protects the unique Red Bull culture.
Demonstrates cost efficiency and excellent budget management to deliver the profit commitment.
Establishes a motivated, well-led, productive, innovative, top-notch marketing organisation.
Your areas of knowledge and expertise
- Bachelors Post Graduate degree in Management is a plus
- 7+ years of experience in the marketing function.
- A creative mind with a track record of creating new ideas, putting them into practice and assessing results.
- A strategic leader who takes initiative and ownership.
- Ability to cultivate, lead and motivate a high performing team with the proven ability to build and develop talent.
- Strong planning and budgetary skills.
- Knowledge of the ‘fast moving’ consumer goods industry, including agency and sales insights and/or profound background in sports and/or culture marketing and/or the media business/digital world.
- Clear understanding of markets, sales and distribution, competitor activity and consumer behaviour in a brand and FMCG context. Up to date on digital trends and digital consumer behaviour.
- Strong analytical ability and commercial acumen to understand financial statements and market trends.
- Effective negotiation and interpersonal skills alongside strong presentation and influencing skills.
- Strong brand and product affinity.