junior marketing assistant // johnson & johnson in zug

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Caring for the world … one person at a time inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This culture of caring is the focus of our corporate philosophy, that is anchored in the internationally applicable Credo. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. We have more than 260 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 134,000 people. Our worldwide headquarters is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

With sales in excess of $65 million and growing faster than competition in our key categories, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Care is responsible for the growth of our consumer health care brands in our key customers in Switzerland in the mass as well as pharmacy channel. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Care Switzerland is the local Sales and Marketing organization for consumer and OTC products in Switzerland, focused on distribution of a very broad portfolio of Adult Skin Care and Baby Care Products, Wound Care, Sanitary Protection, Gastro-Intestinal and Allergy treatment, Smoking Cessation, Hair loss, Sore throat and Pain treatment, Oral Care and Eye Care. Among the leading brands are Le Petit Marseillais, Neutrogena, Johnson's Baby, Compeed, o.b., Listerine, Imodium, Motilium and Nicorette. For our local team based in Zug, we are looking for a Customer & Shopper Marketing Coordinator.

Main Responsibilities:

In a very dynamic market environment manufacturers as J&J are challenged to move their focus from pure Consumer Marketing and NPI to a more Customer & Shopper centered approach; evaluations of categories and channels, customer understanding, shopper insight delivery and in-store excellence are key tasks of the Customer & Shopper Marketing team. In close collaboration with local Sales and regional cluster Hub Marketing teams, our Customer & Shopper Marketing team concentrates on both Category Development and Trade Marketing with the vision to understand our Customers and Shoppers better than any other competitor and developing unique and winning initiatives as a result.

The Customer & Shopper Marketing Coordinator supports the team in its daily work with a focus on Trade Marketing and will be assigned to also lead own projects. Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and prepare in-store promotions (presentations, promotion material) and sales material
  • Lead and execute own assigned project(s)
  • Develop communication material for retailer media program (print ads, banners etc.)
  • Support pharmacy staff training programs (material preparation, evaluation)
  • Admin and Trade Marketing support


Who we are looking for:

  • Commercial education
  • First experience in marketing
  • Fast learner
  • Fluent in German (must), good communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of Swiss consumer market
  • Proven experience with MS programs

This role based in Zug, Switzerland will initially be limited until the end of the year, with the option for extension. If you are interested in working for a globally leading health care company in a challenging role, then send us your application in English today. Or give us a call if you have any questions!