Black Diamond • is known as one of the world's leading manufacturers of climbing, mountaineering and backcountry equipment. We are looking for a new team member for our European Headquarters based near Basel, Switzerland. The cooperative style of our 58-person team is open, active and mutually supportive.
Position summary • As the Director of European Marketing you are responsible to transfer the Global Marketing Strategy into the European Market. You will develop and implement the marketing-mix and tactics for the business units Climb, Mountain, Ski and Apparel. You lead your team in a manner that aligns with the company image, values and culture and in close coordination with the Global Marketing Strategy and the European Sales Team to meet our goals for Europe. Thanks to your extensive knowledge of the European Outdoor and Ski Market you are able to anticipate trends and needs and your inputs will be crucial to the future success of our products.
Profile • The successful candidate comes with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and has a strong professional working knowledge of the European Outdoor and/or Ski Industry. You have an ability to work effectively across all business disciplines and processes, maintain excellent communication and have sense of humor. You have strong organizational and presentation skills and a good command of English, German and French. You are inspiring, share enthusiasm and are driven by passion and dedication. You are an active climber and skier and being an entrepreneurial personality you are looking for a professional challenge, but also for a way to integrate your professional and personal interests.
Keywords• Marketing professional; experience in the Outdoor and/or Ski Industry; enthusiastic and passionate; team player; English, German, French; skiing and climbing at a high level