Brand Manager Junior (replacement for maternity leave)

PPG Deco Slovakia, s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
900,- EUR + quarterly bonuses

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Short-term goals (0 – 3 months)
• Meet and understand all internal customer’s needs – Sales, Channel Marketing, Brand Marketing CZ, Product management, Logistics
• Understand market and customer needs – formal research, store visits
• Understand portfolio and key benefits/usage of brands in responsibility - Balakryl, Bondex, Sigma and Johnstone´s
• Understand brand identity and strategy of brands in responsibility
• Start first projects in co-operation with marketing CZ
• Budgeting and pricing understanding

Long-term goals (4 – 18 months)
• Co-responsibility for brand management of brand in responsibility in Slovakia. Brand strategy understanding, positioning, visual identity, brand health, communication and trade marketing (promotions, sales actions).
• Brand development and supervision over product portfolio profitability in SK region. Cost of goods, pricing, sales and sales force motivation.
• Brand communication adaptation from CZ: on line (web and social networks), color cards, public relations, bellow the line communication at point of sales, occasional media (ATL). In line with procurement policies.
• Responsibility for assigned A&P budget. Monthly tracking and reporting.
• New product development participation, cooperation with R&D, EHS and Product Management
• Customer and consumer events (meetings with Dom Farieb etc.)
• Sell in and sell out promotions and loyalty programs
• Analyze markets trends and competitors development and strategies
• Market research: retail panel understanding, ad hoc studies
• Communication with external agencies and suppliers.
• Close contact with marketing CZ – every two months visits in CZ

Employee perks, benefits

• work at the successful international company
• friendly team
• company events

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

• University education (bachelor´s degree or equivalent), ideally with specialization in Marketing or Business Administration, ideally some experience in marketing
• Honest character
• Driven and motivated personality with the ability to deliver results
• Fluent English, driving license
• Willingness to travel


Brief description of the company

PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company.
Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.
Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit

Number of employees

200-249 employees

Company address

PPG Deco Slovakia, s.r.o.
Sad SNP 667/10
010 01 Žilina
ID: 3388898   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.5.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   900,- EUR + quarterly bonuses