Senior Marketing Manager (m/w/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

Your mission

The bilingual Senior Marketing Manager is the primary contact for brand positioning, communication, and marketing in the DACH region working closely with internal team members and key distribution partners. They are the link between strategy and execution - for both German and English-language campaigns.


The Senior Marketing Manager is responsible for driving all marketing projects forward and ultimately achieving company objectives. The person has a solid understanding of and experience with working in the German market. He / she reports to the Chief Marketing Officer for the implementation of project planning and execution.

A practical mindset balanced with creative business acumen is important and previous experience in a start-up environment is a plus.  

Your tasks
  • Execute effective and compelling activations across on- and off-trade channels delivering Elephant Gin’s key messages, USPs and brand collateral towards target channels and industry sectors 
  • As a main contact and driver for (DACH) distribution partners the focus is to manage and further develop relationships in key markets, coordinate with partners to drive and execute activations jointly  
  • Responsible for creating and rolling out key global assets for sales teams, distributors, bartenders, and retailers
  • Work collaboratively with the marketing team to 
    1. oversee the production of monthly newsletter, online promotional activities
    2. oversee any internal and external press communication
    3. lead new product launches and releases
  • Develop and execute German press communication strategy alongside our German PR agency
  • Periodically review and collaborate with the Founders and CMO on executing Elephant Gin’s marketing strategy
  • Stay up to date with industry trends by networking/researching/reading blogs and news sources
Your profile
  • fluent / native written and verbal communication skills in English and German
  • minimum of 3 years of experience in Marketing, Communications and PR
  • ability to effectively work with multiple cross-functional teams, (sales, events and distribution partners) with extraordinary relationship building and strong communication skills
  • proven track record in writing professional web and marketing copy, with the ability to produce compelling copy while maintaining brand messaging, persuasiveness, and readability - in German and English
  • strategic thinker with proven campaign experience and the ability to multitask and being comfortable working in a fast paced, start-up styled environment. 
  • proven ability to remain calm under pressure
  • proactive and highly organized, with strong time management and meticulous attention to detail with a high sense of responsibility
Note: You do not see yourself with all the skills listed above?  We would still love to meet you, please send us a note and we can talk about the position and your fit in our company. 
Why us?

Better gin. Safer elephants.  - The opportunity to make a real positive impact through your work.
Company culture - An open work culture directly with the founding team, with lots of fun and a motivated, dynamic team. 
Office culture - Home office or office? We work hybrid, because it's the mix that makes it. Our office is in Berlin but you get the chance to visit and work form the gin manufactory in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and learn all about our production process.
Coffee and drinks - we always have fresh coffee from a small roasting company with whom we have produced a joint product (our coffee liquor), our bar is always fully stocked for a weekly sundowner cocktail evening. We have plenty of snacks to go with that.
Transparency - you take part in Monday morning meetings and strategy days with the whole team and learn more about our business statistics, product updates and strategic developments.
Team building - we have team events once a month. There is everything from cocktail classes, survival training, volunteer activities to beach volleyball - the team decides as long as it's fun.
Feedback culture - in regular feedback sessions, you learn more about your strengths and areas for development and work out your personal roadmap.
Personal development - we support you in your personal and professional advancement with a budget for further development.

About us
Elephant Gin is an aspiring, dynamic company with a big  passion for Gin - and for Africa. We combine these two passions through our  premium hand crafted gin products made with African ingredients.     While our core operation  focuses on the production and the international marketing of the Elephant Gin  product range, we also actively support elephant conservation projects in  Africa. So far, we have donated over €1,000,000 to this cause.
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