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  • 24.05.2016

    Executive Assistant to MD – Russian/English/German

    This role in Zug supports the MD (company with 70 staff) in administrative and organizational aspects, including those related to the Shareholder Committee.

    Your profile:
    ·            Commercial background with minimum 5 years’ experience in similar position in an international environment
    ·            Native Russian or German speaker with excellent English or Russian as second language
    ·            Proficient user of the MS Office package (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
    ·            Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining composure in stressful situations
    ·            … and last but not least: sense of humor and flexibility…
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 23.05.2016

    Account Executive - Russia, Poland, and Baltics

    Reporting to the Sales Manager, Scandinavia, Russia and Eastern Europe you will directly sell, develop, and manage the territories account base for the assigned categories of business.

    Please apply only if
    • 3 years of multi-brand retail selling or retail merchandise experience with a premium brand
    • Proven track record of selling into Russian markets
    • Strong Dept. Stores knowledge and relationships required
    • Solid knowledge and understanding of the fashion retail landscape in Russia
    • Fluency in English and Russian

    Place of work: Zug, Switzerland

    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 13.05.2016

    Social Media Coordinator EU

    Want to work for a luxury international apparel brand in Zug?

    Reporting to the Digital Marketing Manager, as well as the Senior Social Media Manager, you are part of the marketing team responsible for overall European content and regional customer experience for my client's global social media communities.
    This position requires experience with a variety of social media platforms, and experience developing and curating engaging content. It also requires close interaction with customer service, sales, and product development teams, and requires a keen attention to detail.

    Your profile:
    Higher eduction and 1-2 years experience in a social media position
    • Passionate, creative thinker who loves all things social
    • Experience using social media analytical tools and presenting insights
    • Strong project management skills and can self-manage multiple deadlines
    • Understanding and interest in outdoor and fashion apparel industries
    • Team player who confidently develops strong relationships with internal and external contacts, but can successfully work independently
    • Consistently shows initiative, curiosity and appetite for learning
    • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Experience using a variety of existing and emerging social media channels (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.)
    • Next to English, fluency in French and German an asset

    Although this position requires the coordinator to be in the office for a standard 40-hour week, working evenings and weekends are required based on the nature of the role
    Office environment in a fast-paced, and quickly evolving, creative company
    Some travel may be required

    Swiss residents preferred for this position.
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 11.05.2016

    Dealer Marketing Consultant - Luxury Industry

    Mein Kunde hat erfolgreich zwei Räder und einen Motor zum absoluten Kultobjekt entwickelt – und das weltweit!

    Und die Schweizer Niederlassung in Zürich sucht jemanden, der die Händler im Marketing unterstützt.
    Diese erwarten aktive Mithilfe bei der Marketing Kommunikation, Kundenbindung Strategie, Budget Zielsetzungen und 'customer experience' Erlebnissen.

    In ihrer Sacoche sollte folgendes sein:
    • Spezifische Marketing Ausbildung und 3-4 Jahre Marketing Erfahrung – am liebsten in der Luxus Industrie oder vergleichbar... vielleicht fahren sie selbst ja auch Töff J
    • Schweizerdeutsch als Muttersprache, aber auch English (Geschäftssprache), Franz und vielleicht sogar Italienisch (das Gebiet umfasst gesamte Schweiz...)
    • Offenes, kreatives und kommunikatives Naturell – sie können Menschen gut motivieren und begeistern
    • Projekterfahrung: sie wissen, wie man Kampagnen erfolgreich umsetzt
    • Aber auch solide Zahlenaffinität - schliesslich geht es ja um Business Development...

    If this sounds like you please mail me your resume!
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 04.05.2016

    Account Executive, Emea, ME - Apparel Industry

    My client is the International HQ of a luxury apparel company, situated in Zug. 

    The role supports the Sales Director Asia/ME in managing the distributors in these markets, and handling daily operations of the International Sales. These markets are in a build-up phase requiring solid knowledge and experience in managing international markets, working with a number of internal and external stakeholders across multiple time zones.

    At the same time:
    • Act as liaison between customers and the brand to support and address the daily requirements of the business 
    • Plan, control and perform sales activities with each customer to achieve target sales by effectively engaging and leveraging internal resources to successfully drive the business in the territory
    • Collaborate with Distributor and Global Retail accounts to develop and customize business plans/forecasts
    • Work with customers to ensure the brand is represented properly in each market
    • Resolve customer issues by investigating problems and taking a consultative approach in providing solutions
    • Prepare and propose the department’s sales forecast for budgeting and planning of sales, production, and control of inventory
    • Conduct research on both existing and new markets by analyzing brand penetration, SWOT analysis, growth opportunities and make recommendations
    • Weekly, Monthly and Seasonal reporting to analyze/improve the business in each market
    • Work closely together with the Finance and Logistics team
    • Recommend any processes that will improve the effectiveness of achieving objectives for the International market
    • Provide support with Marketing and PR activities as required
    • Attend and work at all necessary tradeshows as required

    Your profile:
    • Diploma or Degree, preferably in a business related field
    • 5+ years of experience managing an Apparel, Fashion, Luxury or Consumer Goods brand on an international level, preferably Asia and ME
    • Sharp commercial sense and knowledge of the international market based on professional experiences and culture and educational background
    • Clear strategic mindset for selection and maintenance of distribution channels
    • High energy, enthusiasm, and vision to drive the brand forward

    Swiss residents with valid work/residence permits are preferred.
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 04.05.2016

    Global Procurement and Purchasing Director

    The company:
    … is a US global medical device company with a focus on oncology with European headquarters, global Supply Chain and Global Operations Center in Lucerne region, Switzerland.

    Job Summary:
    This role is newly created and calls for someone with build-up experience and enjoying a start-up environment. The Procurement Director is responsible for all Procurement and Purchasing (direct and indirect) for the corporation and reports to the VP Supply Chain, whilst leading local and remote teams.
    He/She is responsible for the global purchasing policies and procedures and the management and follow up of direct and indirect suppliers.

    • Develop, communicate and implement a strategy for the future control and management of our direct and indirect Procurement & Purchasing
    • Create/update purchasing policies to ensure efficiency of process, quality of products, compliance with regulatory requirements, and cost containment.
    • Identify opportunities for cost and/or service improvement and for supply chain risk reduction and, working with other departments, implement change to accomplish them.
    • Develop new supply sources.
    • Negotiate terms for goods and services.
    • Examine bids and manage alternate suppliers.
    • Write and put in place contracts, in cooperation with the legal department
    • Establish/adjust accounts and credit terms with suppliers.
    • Represent the company as a primary external contact for Procurement.
    • Report to Sr Management on supplier performance.
    • Maintain ongoing assessment of sourcing risks and proposed alternatives.

    Your profile:
    Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering and higher education in purchasing
    We expect you to have a solid track record (10 years+..) in procurement on a global scale in medical device or comparably industry, some 5-7 years of leadership experience, decision making and excellent communication skills, and preferably SAP experience, too.

    Swiss residents or/and EU passport holders are preferred
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 03.05.2016

    Internal Communication Specialist (English/German)

    My client is a global technology company with HQ in Zug.

    The role is all about creating high quality internal communications on an international level (mainly in English, sometimes in German too though...). Employee newsletters, intranet news/calendar/uploads, executive communication, other internal channels you might see as a possibility – all this is part of your job. Obviously you work closely with internal management and departments to develop strategies and messages. In essence: you are responsible that the employees (even hard to reach groups) are informed!

    Ideally, you are
    • A Swiss resident with 3-5 years of communication experience (preferably internal) and have relevant education rucksack
    • You are a star at writing and readers love your stories!
    • And you easily work with CMS, intranet, InDesign, Photoshop and all the tools you need for great communication…

    If you fit this profile, I would love to receive your resume in English.
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 26.04.2016

    Intl. Logistics Administrator - English/Italian(French..)

    Join a young international commodity trading company! My client's offices, customers and suppliers are located in Europe, Africa, Brazil, USA and China therefore we are looking for someone who can enjoy an international team and different cultures. You would be joining a team of some 20 employees here in Zug.

    In this role you are responsible for handling of import/export documents (BL, Health Certificates, Invoice, etc.), negotiating with transport companies arranging inland and ocean freight and are in contact with suppliers and customers arranging pick-ups and deliveries.
    • Send instructions to supplier/sourcing office, communicate with customers and sales offices and verify documentation
    • Produce invoice, packing list, credit note and debit note
    • Send shipment and payment advice to customers
    • Approve original document release
    • Input data in Oracle and shipping confirmation
    • Work closely with colleagues at other international offices

    • Solid commercial education
    • 1-3 years experience in a comparable position, working internationally
    • Fluency in English, Italian and preferably some French as well
    • Problem solving attitude: everything is possible!
    • Able to work really accurately – there are large sums at stake…

    Due to different time zones, flexibility is needed at times...
    Starting date: as soon as possible

    Please send me your resume in ENGLISH only!
    BUT DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS ROLE if you are not fluent in Italian and English (and French).
    Swiss residents are preferred.
    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 18.04.2016

    Digital Associate - Apparel Brand

    This newly created role in an intl. HQ environment in Zug, reports to the Digital Marketing Manager Europe and you will be responsible for driving the digital voice for my client's company in Europe. You will work with internal and external partners to ensure the digital presence for the brand is firmly embedded and optimized at every appropriate touch-point. You will be the driving force behind creating an engaging and ongoing relationship with our fans, present and future.  

    • Create a digital strategic direction for Europe which flows from the global digital framework
    • Amplify my client's voice through digital channels and social platforms
    • Manage the social content calendar for Europe dovetailing the global social planner 
    • Manage social engagement on a day to day basis across key European markets
    • Understand and advise upon differing engagement levels and usage of social platforms in different European markets 
    • Activate and adapt global content in a locally relevant way
    • Curate and activate local content
    • Possess the instinct to judge what makes “sticky content” and take an opportunistic approach to activating it  - what’s socially “trending” today isn’t what will be “trending” tomorrow  
    • Support the co-ordination of all aspects of digital media to ensure all activity is planned and executed to achieve targeted KPI’s    
    • Assist the delivery of digital elements (web developments, PPC/SEO, social, digital campaigns) within the marketing and communications strategy   
    • Support the wider marketing team (Brand/PR/Trade) with the curation and activation of digital elements in campaigns and projects
    • Responsible for designing and populating a reporting document which monitors meaningful metrics and produces insights we can act upon in “real time”
    • Support and work closely and collaboratively with the central digital
    • Inspire and share best and new practice from the digital world to enhance the digital mind-set of the entire marketing team 

    • 5+ years of relevant experience
    • Must have a proven track record in establishing and managing the social presence for brands
    • Must be a specialist in digital with a specific passion for that world 
    • Experience of working in European markets (includes the Nordics) is desirable   
    • Experience of working in an international environment would be beneficial
    • Exudes the core principles of the brand and instinctively understands the content and environments which complement the brand’s positing in Outdoor Luxury
    • Is creative and intuitive  - sees the opportunities others don’t
    • Comprehensive understanding of apparel and retail
    • Must be a collaborator and team player
    • Knows how to build and deliver an authentic digital brand persona  
    • Has the ability to think strategically but deliver practically
    • Embraces a fast moving environment

    Swiss residents are preferred at this stage of the search.

    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 25.01.2016

    French (native) Customer Center Representative B2C

    If you offer...

    • 1-4 years Customer centric experience on an international level
    • Experience in the apparel, luxury goods industry, FMCG used to working with wholesale/retail
    • Native language French, fluent in English
    • Live in Switzerland; Swiss national or B/C-permit holder
    • Excellent communication and telephone skills
    • Problem solving, hands-on and can-do attitude
    • Solid MS office skills

    ... then I would like to receive your resume (English) for:

    • managing all customer requests (mail, phone, etc.) from your allocated region in Europe
    • Responsible for sales order entry, allocation of available inventory, monitoring of back orders & processing of return authorizations.
    • Coordinating with Sales & Operations team to ensure sales order and confirmations are properly authorized, accurate and entered into the company business systems according to set timetables
    • Resolving escalated customer issues by investigating problems and developing solutions
    • Maintaining and updating all documentation of processes & procedures relating to Customer Service
    • Ensuring all customer account information are up to date and maintained in the systems
    • Leading local OFM meetings in close collaboration with Finance & Operations to ensure all customers’ service issues are addressed and our debt are being collected in a timely manner.
    • Working closely with Sales, and Operations to provide accurate information on order status and anticipated fill dates of back order products
    • Coordinating with finance department to assist in invoicing of pro-forma invoices, credit notes and credit insurance checks

    My client is an international high-end fashion industry company with international HQ in Zug. The role reports to the leader of the Customer Service Division and is part of a team.

    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.
  • 06.01.2016

    Manager E-Commerce Operations Europe

    My client is a high-level apparel company with their International HQ in Zug. This role is responsible for planning and execution of day to day activities related to e-commerce operations including assisting in the setup of new markets in Europe (at first for Germany, France, U.K.), e-commerce UX, inventory management, oversight of fulfillment operations, new feature development, and overseeing of website promotion process. It reports to the Director Global e-com at HQ , works closely with the HQ E-com team and will eventually head up a team in Europe.


    • Provide forecasting using pertinent data from all internal/external sources
    • Create/manage an accurate monthly demand forecast across all transactional markets
    • Develop and implement systems and processes and/or operational improvements to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of e-commerce operations
    • Optimize inventory to assure products while minimizing capital impact
    • Analyze and report on all performance metrics from the storefront through Order Management, and Fulfillment
    • Manage multiple vendors and perform routine audits on Service Level Agreements
    • Identify opportunities and implement optimizations that drive conversion and improve operations
    • Develop a guideline for best practices in Order Management and Fulfillment
    • Develop a deep understanding of how the customer interacts and converts on the site
    • Oversee the development cycle of new features and functions that provide value added services to the customer support teams
    • Create business cases to develop and nurture a best in class User Experience (UX)

    Your profile

    • Diploma / Degree in related discipline or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of retail operations experience
    • Minimum 3 years of supervisory / manager experience
    • Working knowledge, experience with Agile development methodology
    • Proven track record in workflow optimization
    • Data Analysis, experience with Google Analytics, BI tools, Core Metrics or Omniture an asset
    • Understanding of UX best practices
    • An influencer, decision maker, a thinker/doer who is totally passionate about e-com!
    • Fluency in English, German would be an asset

    At this stage we only consider applications from Swiss and EU nationals.

    Apply now
    Please send your resume per e-mail – do not send hard copies.


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