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Senior Trade Marketeer

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Location: Hoofddorp
Contact: Diana Martinez


Company profile - Senior Trade Marketeer

The Company is one of the leading companies in the fast moving consumer goods business with operations in more than 60 countries globally, selling products in over 180 countries. Net revenue exceeds Euro 600 Million and the growth rate is for 5 consecutive years above the industry average. The company is producing and selling consumer products in several categories like Home-, surface- and fabric-care, health and personal care. In most of the categories the company has globally the number 1 or number 2 position in the markets in which it is active. Motor of the success of the company is a continuous flow of new products or product improvements launched into the markets with dominant marketing support.

The company is managed by a truly international management team, without having a single dominant national culture. The international management culture can be found in management teams across the globe. The company believes to gain a real competitive edge by bringing together talented people from different professional and cultural backgrounds in action-oriented teams.

The role of the sales organization is to ensure that consumers can find the products of the company wherever they shop around the world. One of the main objectives is to have their products on the best shelf position in the store, at the best price and promoted in the most effective way.


Core Values:


  • Achievement: "We don't just aim high, we always aim to outperform"
  • Entrepreneurship: "We allow daring ideas to thrive"
  • Team Spirit: "We work as one, united by common principles and attitudes"
  • Ownership: "We take the initiative to do what's needed"


The Dutch Operation


With a team of 52 people and a revenue of € 70 million in the Netherlands the company is active in all global categories and is leading in the different categories. The company is well recognized in the Netherlands for very successful product launches in the last few years. The company today is in the top 5 of media investors in the Dutch market and is an important partner for the Dutch retail trade.
The Dutch organisation is young, fast and informal. The culture is challenging, driven and ambitious. People work hard but there is freedom for own initiative: “Run it like your own business”. The Dutch Management Team consists of the General Manager, the Marketing Director, the Sales Director, The Finance Director and the Supply Manager.


The position - Senior Trade Marketeer

MAR Recruitment Solutions has been requested to search for a Senior Trade Marketeer.

The department Trade Marketing

The Trade Marketing department consists of 2 (senior) Trade Marketeers and is led by the Trade Marketing Manager who reports to the Sales Director. The Trade Marketing organisation is in a transition phase in which Trade Marketing will build a guiding and advising function to Sales instead of a facilitating and supporting role. Marketing, Sales and Trade Marketing work closely together in Category teams who are led by the Senior Trade Marketeer. The company is therefore looking for an ambitious, driven and assertive Senior Trade Marketeer who will play an active leadership role in the team and the organisation.


The Senior Trade Marketeer is responsible for a category of brands. He / she works closely together with Sales and Marketing for optimal channel distribution (foodretail, drug / pharmacist, Cash & Carry, non food) of new products and concepts. The company uses score-cards for measuring and managing Key Performance Indicators at category and account level.

In line with the total Dutch business plan, the Senior Trade Marketeer will develop the Key Accounts specific business plans. Together with Account Management , the Senior TM will develop strategy and plans and presents Market/Consumer/Category trends to key customers. He/she initiates activities to maximize turnover and profit and develops Sales presentation / materials for new product market entry.

The Senior TM plays an important role in developing and updating Syndicated Data to understand and drive developments of categories and customers (Sources: Nielsen, PCN-data, internal financial & sales data). He / she will utilize this information to review data, identify opportunities and implement learnings.

Being successful in this position the company can offer a large variety in long-term (international) career opportunities.


  • Age: 25- 35 years
  • Languages: Excellent knowledge of English and Dutch
  • Education: Bachelor or Master degree


The ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 to 5 years commercial experience in FMCG or Retail and a minimum of 2 years Sales experience in Retail (Food or drug). The Company values ambitious and passionate, quality focussed candidates. Employees who perform and deliver are stimulated to make (international) career steps. We are looking for candidates who feel comfortable with this approach and culture.


We are looking for a great and experienced Trade Marketeer with excellent communication skills, able to challenge management and colleagues to achieve the best result. Due to strong market competition and price pressure, deadlines are tight. Our candidate is proven successful in a growing business in a result oriented environment.


Remuneration - Senior Trade Marketeer

For this position an attractive package is available containing a fixed salary part and a good percentage variable part based on individual and company performance. The usual advantages such as company car, mobile phone and group insurance will be provided.

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