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Trade Marketing Coordinator - Southern Europe

Milan, Italy · Marketing & Communications

As part of the Trade Marketing team, you’ll play a key role in bringing the SumUp brand to 4,000+ stores across Southern Europe. We’re an enthusiastic group of people nested within the Retail Acquisition channel. Our role is to manage the in-store execution of all our products and develop winning promotional strategies for 150+ different retailers in Consumer Electronics, Cash & Carry, Office Supply and other verticals. 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 / Commercial environment, we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking for an experienced Trade Marketing Coordinator to help us drive our expansion strategy within Southern Europe, improving our shopper understanding and capturing unique market opportunities in the retail space. 

What you’ll do

  • Define and execute trade marketing strategies for Italy, Spain and Portugal, including best-in-class execution and optimal physical availability of SumUp in the consumer electronics retailers

  • Closely collaborate with Southern Europe Business Develop Managers in order to define tactical and annual plans for key accounts and maximise the marketing and trade marketing plans’ impact, as well as capture additional commercial opportunities across these markets

  • Ensure regular project management setup for key execution initiatives (ie. Product Launches, In store execution, Trainings, Field visits) 

  • Co-develop and implement the best trade marketing practices including business processes and systems in collaboration with other trade marketing teams in the European market

  • Manage a field team of 3 National Coordinators and more than +10 Merchandisers to achieve established targets

You'll be great for this position if

  • You have an established and proven experience in a trade marketing, preferably in FMCG or Consumer Electronics and working with the Italian or Iberian Markets

  • 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 trade marketing strategies and effective tactical plans in a retail environment

  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels

  • You have the ability to motivate and inspire teams with your natural servant leadership style and great people management skills

  • You are fluent in English and Spanish (Italian would be a big plus!)

Why you should join SumUp

  • We are a true global tech company with over 3000+ people from 93 nationalities, spread across 22 offices in Europe, LatAm and the US. 

  • You can truly create your own path here and help us shape the future for small businesses globally.

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, office parties, and sports.

  • You’ll receive a budget for your individual development, attending conferences and external training. 

  • We offer a competitive compensation package and paid leave and you will have access to the SumUp Sabbatical, our Employee Referral and Employee assistance programme for mental health as well as Fitness and language learning offers.

  • Virtual stock option programme

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create 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 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. 

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