Marketing and Sales Manager - Russia & CIS

SteelSeries creates high performance premium gear for avid gamers all over the world, like mice, keyboards and sound equipment. Since our beginnings in Denmark 2001, professional players have won more prize money using our gear than any other.

The Role

The role as Marketing and Sales Manager is important for the region to reach sales targets. The job is to drive brand awareness and generate sales through state-of-the-art e-commerce and marketing planning, execution, and sales support in close cooperation with SteelSeries’ regional sales director and our customers. The regional Marketing & Sales Manager bridges marketing and sales and you will be measured on the regional sales targets.

You “own” the regional marketing plan and budget and assure a “constant drumbeat” across the region driving demand for our award-winning products. The activities planned by the Marketing and Sales manager draw on multiple facets and the daily work will therefore require close dialogue with a very wide range of stakeholders – the regional sales director, EMEA marketing, SteelSeries’ global creative team and our local customers.

You will be the cornerstone in the dialogue with our customers assuring that we get closer to the, and secure implementation of sales initiatives and investments, marketing activities, online content, press awards and other demand-driving activities.

As part of the job, you will become the representative of SteelSeries in Russia and CIS, making sure that we are available at the right customers and continually following up on implementation and execution of in-store investments. The role is based in Moscow and will require at least 60 days of travelling per year.

Core Responsibility

  • In alignment with the regional sales-director, our customers and EMEA marketing you will be responsible for
  • High level 6-month marketing planning and detailed quarterly marketing planning and budgeting.
  • Activation and evaluation of local PR Agency, which handles PR and Social Media Marketing
  • Participation in customer meetings to assure full activity alignment and integration of best in class marketing and sales–investments. 60 travel days are to be expected.
  • Project management and execution of all marketing activities including paid marketing, influencer-marketing and performance marketing.
  • Planning and executing of retail investments, sales campagins and other sell out activities with customers.
  • Assuring optimal brand and product exposure in e-commerce among others through implementation of product content and press awards with e-tailers.
  • Adopt and share best practice across the EMEA region with e-commerce and marketing teams.

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Experience marketing or selling consumer electronics
  • Experience working with retail marketing on account level
  • Proven ability to create demand and sales through marketing
  • Project planning and management
  • Experience within e-commerce and online marketing
  • Experience within SoMe, influencers and public relations
  • Budgeting and negotiation with external suppliers and stakeholders
  • Fluent in Russian and English
  • Experience working with sales

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role

Personal characteristics

  • A hands-on attitude and outgoing personality
  • Self-driven with ability to make decisions and get things moving
  • Structured and good at finalizing projects

We offer competitive pay, the fastest keyboard in the World and plenty of exciting growth opportunities.

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