This opportunity is based in Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich

Category Manager

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In this role

ELCA was founded in 1968 and is one of the biggest independent Swiss full-service providers for business and technology solutions, and a leader in the fields of technology consulting, software development and systems integration. The privately-owned company, with over 1’700 experts, has branches in Lausanne, Zurich, Bern, Geneva, Basel, Paris, Madrid, London, Granada, Mauritius and Ho Chi Minh City, and generated sales of over 193 million Swiss francs in 2021. The company has grown significantly over the last years, e.g., sales grew with a CAGR of 13% between 2015 and 2021.

 

In this context ELCA seeks to strengthen its marketing organization and expertise in content development and marketing. Category Manager will report directly to the CMO. Given the aggressive growth plans and the dynamic environment the ideal candidate should have significant development potential and be eager to learn.

 

Role

  • Contribute to ELCA’s growth by generating enough quality leads (mainly inbound, bottom of funnel)
  • Continuously improve funnel of a given segment, e.g. shorten throughput time
  • Support business development activities of ELCA’s businesses

Responsibilities

  • Establishes annual marketing plan segments such as the following:
    • Cybersecurity
    • Health
    • Financial Services
  • Manages marketing mix (5 P) and supports business development in a given category (segment)
  • Campaign design and planning, e.g. objectives, tactics, etc.
  • Operational management of campaigns across all tactics (including events), incl. SEO, SAO
  • Campaign controlling, e.g., number and quality of contacts, required number of marketing qualified leads

What we offer

  • Get an opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience by working on a broad range of exciting projects, products, customers and technologies
  • A dynamic work and collaborative environment with a highly motivated multi-cultural and international sites team
  • Attractive prospects for career path & Personal development through training and coaching
  • The chance to make a difference in peoples’ life by building innovative solutions
  • Various internal coding events (Hackathon, Brownbags), see our technical blog
  • Monthly After-Works organized per locations
  • Good work-life balance (2 days per week from home)
  • Attractive pension fund with 3 types of employees’ contributions
  • Premium and worldwide coverage with Zurich insurance fully supported by the company
  • 1/2 SBB fare abonnement
  • Mobile and internet discount program

About your profile

Skills

  • 5 to 8 years of category management experience
  • Strong digital marketing expertise with a company possessing a particularly strong reputation in this area
  • Master's in Business Administration
  • Ability to persuade and motivate colleagues
  • Can do attitude / entrepreneurial aptitude
  • Perseverance and resilience

 

Experience: > 5 years of campaign management experience

Industry background: IT products and services is an advantage but not a must

Additional requirements

  • Location: Zurich, Lausanne or Geneva
  • Languages: English (fit for professional purpose) plus German or French

If you are INTERESTED in applying for this position, please send us your complete application (CV, cover letter, letter of reference, diplomas and certificates).

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