Trade Marketing Executive - UAE

For the sweet moments in life: For decades AUGUST STORCK KG successfully produces quality sugar confectionery and chocolate specialties. Starting as a candy manufacturer in 1903, the company is still a owner-managed family business and is among the largest confectionery manufacturers worldwide. More than 100 countries around the world are supplied with the unique brands and products.

This position reports to the Middle East and Africa office.

Trade Marketing Executive - UAE

Area of Employment

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


November 2022

Your main responsibilities

Develop, plan, execute channel strategies, and trade promotion for key accounts and rest of the channels to achieve sales objective for UAE

Work with Demand planner and  Sales operations to monitor and improve accuracy of sales forecast by channel and chain, in accordance to monthly forecast schedule

Identify and bridge sales and distribution gaps in each Modern trade, GT and wholesale in the UAE market

Maintain customer relationships: Distributor as well as rest of trade

Evaluate the effectiveness of in-store/consumer/trade promotions to determine whether these meet the company objectives and make future recommendations

Implement a Trade Marketing Strategy and recommend market needs to expand brand presence in the UAE

Planning and execution, ROI management and close coordination with the Marketing department on planned in-market activities

Your qualifications

Minimum of 4 - 6 years of experience in Trade marketing and sales in the FMCG industry (Strong knowledge of Food FMCG industry in the UAE)

Deep understanding of channel drivers in the UAE

Distributor / key account experience advantageous

Good understanding of UAE Key modern trade customers

Strong analytical skills and ability to analyze multiple data sources and generate insightful recommendations

ROI management

Good presentation and verbal/written communication skills (English essential)

Ability to prioritize and organize workloads independently

Outgoing personality

Good Team player and the ability to collaborate with different departments

Proficient in Excel & PowerPoint

Willingness to learn and develop within the role

What we offer

Being part of an owner-run family company with great corporate values. You will also benefit by working with a great-dedicated team, with different cultural backgrounds, in a uniquely postive and appreciative work environment.

Candidate Contact
Melanie Keague
Human Resources Melanie Keague