Assistant to Brand Manager | Luxury Industry m/f/d

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  • Publication date:

    21 September 2022
  • Workload:

    100%
  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment

Assistant to Brand Manager | Luxury Industry m/f/d

For our client, a prestigious global brand in the luxury industry with headquarters in the Canton of Bern, we are looking for a bright and passionate assistant with top-notch organizational skills and a flair for events and client centricity. Are you excited about joining a brand that consistently defines the future of its industry and becoming part of a fabulous company with a long tradition of commitment to quality, precision, and innovation? If so, then read on. Assistant to Brand Manager | Luxury Industry m/f/d From day one, you'll work alongside a team that is proud to be part of an incredible business. Along with your enthusiasm and genuine passion for the luxury industry, you love to work collaboratively. You act as a key link between your manager, his direct reports, the management board, VIP clients, retailers, and boutiques. You will provide administrative support to the Brand Manager to ensure time is always used effectively to focus on evolving priorities. You will use your skills as the “go-to person” with resilience, drive, and an entrepreneurial mind to build trust with stakeholders of all levels. In whatever tasks you accomplish - you'll always act as the brand's ambassador. The role is on-site, with an immediate start date. Manages the day-to-day operations of the Brand Manager, including his or her dynamic calendar; ensures all appointments, travel, and events are scheduled based on business priorities; prepares correspondence and compiles documents for meetings and projects; occasionally taking meeting minutes; follow-up on action points. Filters information and manages workflows based on an understanding of the business's intricacies and seeing the big picture; works collaboratively to translate priorities and drive them to completion. Prepares basic figures for morning meetings and Executive Management Committee meetings. Coordinates external relations efforts; oversees various special projects, e.g., VIP visits at headquarters. Event Management : Organizes logistics of Swiss Market VIP guests attending international events (e.g., golf trophies), ensures arrangements for meeting facilities are well executed on- and off-site, coordinates gifts/prices with partners. Acts as the contact person for Swiss Market retailers and boutiques. Develops a thorough understanding of the company's mission and culture. Fosters key client relationships by acting as a crucial liaison by following through and monitoring. Ideal Experience & Competencies Bachelor's degree, a commercial apprenticeship, or a degree in hospitality or event management (e.g., EHL). A minimum of three years' experience as an assistant with an international organization - ideally, in the retail, marketing, PR, or luxury industries. Super-organized and thorough with excellent time management skills; a good eye for details; thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Sound knowledge of the MS Office Suite and collaboration tools (Zoom, Teams); Sales Force would be an asset. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; French and English must be business-fluent, German is a plus. Motivated and collaborative, paired with a polished personal presentation and first-class client service skills. A self-starter mentality with the ability to anticipate, prioritize, and function well under tight deadlines. Takes pride in delivering high-quality work, coupled with a high energy level and a confident, proactive nature. Event management experience, ranging from small seminars to large conferences and commercial events. A bility to manage workload, ensuring that all events are delivered on time and within budget. Flexible, willing to work irregular hours occasionally to attend events. Keys to Success Ambition : You anticipate. You are self-driven. You show proactivity. You thrive on delivering exceptional performance. Empathy : You create trustful relationships. You are supportive of others. You respect others and their motives. Resilience : You stay with challenging tasks. You uphold positivity. You step back at times and accept limits. Learning Agility : You are a motivated learner, demonstrating curiosity. You step out of your comfort zone. What's on Offer A fascinating international environment where you become part of a talented, passionate, and welcoming team. A market competitive salary and 25 days paid time off, plus bank holidays. Enjoy our client's brand with product allowance. Have we sparked your interest? If so, please submit your application online with a compelling cover letter quoting «Luxury-Industry» at . Barnickel & Fellows | Talstrasse 58 | CH-8001 Zürich | +41 44 243 86 68 BARNICKEL & FELLOWS is a boutique search firm for executive assistants that provides advice to some of the most successful Top 100 companies, Family Offices and Foundations . Address Talstrasse 58 CH-8001 Zurich Telephone Email | | BARNICKEL & FELLOWS

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