Marketing & Communication Manager Russia & CIS countries

LUXURY - Moscow, Russia
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The client

The client of Acteon is a magnificent Italian jeweller, known as a global and diversified luxury brand featuring exceptional quality, innovative style together with an impeccable service. Since 1884, they have been setting the pace for Italian style in jewellery, watches, accessories, fragrances and leather goods.

The position

General-purpose of the role

  • To plan and deliver high-quality, brand and-building local marketing activity in the region in line with global strategy and Guidelines
  • To support the General Manager in developing brand-building marketing plans that drive the business forward in the region
  • The candidate reports to the General Manager of the brand in Russia

Responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Develop an annual marketing plan for the Region accordingly to global guidelines and local requirements to build the Brand
  • Develop marketing plans to support POS, ensuring that local marketing plans follow the brands’ guidelines
  • Lead the brand’s Russian business partners and support Marketing Executive to develop marketing plans for the regions
  • Lead the trade partners in the CIS countries to develop marketing plans to support their POS
  • Work with the General Director to meet local budget and targets
  • Understand and champion the brand at a local level, ensuring the presentation of the brand is consistent with the rest of the world
  • Work closely with the retail team on CRM, organization of events, press events, etc…
  • Manage regional marketing budget
  • Overlooking and supporting PR manager in developing PR annual plan as part of an integrated strategy for the brand in Russia
  • Day-to-day management of the PR and Media agencies

Specific activities

  • Using global guidelines to develop a regional marketing plan every 6-12 months.
  • Work with the Moscow office of Havas to develop an optimal media plan prior to global marketing approval
  • Work with PR & Media Agency in Moscow to develop PR plans for Russia and CIS countries
  • Produce and manage a full budget for marketing plans that makes clear the total the brand spends and contribution from the distributor
  • Gain approval for regional plans from Global Marketing Director
  • Brief the Global Marketing team in a timely fashion to ensure the availability of required coop advertising executions and other required VM and marketing materials
  • Implement agreed on plans in an efficient and cost-effective manner, including the implementation of seasonal VM campaigns
  • Via regular dialogue – formal and informal – with customers and retailers/dealers, from a detailed view of local market habits, and use this to develop business-building consumer insights

The candidate

Core competencies

  • Works effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Stress resistance, ability to work hard
  • Initiative and follow-through. Does not just wait for instructions to be handed out – seizes the initiative to get things done
  • A true team player, happy to get involved at a hands-on level in all aspects of the role
  • A passion for the consumer and the brand, and for seeking out and applying consumer insights that can build the business
  • Good numerical skills
  • Traveling to Europe, Middle-East & within the region: up to 40%

Professional and qualification requirements

  • Higher education
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a senior marketing position
  • Strong marketing experience gained in either a luxury either brand, retail or luxury retail environment
  • Hands-on experience of developing and executing plans in the market
  • Experience in managing people
  • Fluency in Russian and English, Italian is a plus

Relationship with other function

  • Regional Wholesale and retail Teams
  • Global Marketing Team
  • Key distributor, dealers and retail partners in the region
  • Regional PR and media agencies


Acteon LLC
Presnenskaya Naberezhnaya 12 Federation Tower « Vostok »
East Entrance, 69th floor, Office 6904
Moscow-City, 123112 Moscow


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