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Would you like to work with the best known, national and international brands? Landquart Fashion Outlet - the successful premium outlet village in Graubünden/Grisons with over 160 brands, offers their guests an extraordinary shopping experience and their employees a unique, interesting and enriching working atmosphere.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

In this function, you are a member of the center management team in Landquart Fashion Outlet and will work in the Marketing team. As Digital Marketing Specialist, you are responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies for the website, social media and Landquart Fashion Club of Landquart Fashion Outlet.
This includes designing assets, creating content, managing regular posts, responding to followers on social media platforms, creating newsletters, evolving the loyalty program and keeping the website and blog up to date. In addition, you stay at the leading edge of industry trends, in order to create with the team an online marketing strategy that generates inbound leads, gains followers/Landquart Fashion Club Members and creates a positive image for Landquart Fashion Outlet.
You will analyze website traffic, loyalty program usage and campaign ROI using tools such as GA and use analytics to better understand consumer behavior and to target and optimize future campaigns as needed.

SKILLS:

• Degree in Business or similar qualification
• 2-3 years experience in digital marketing and CRM
• Hands on experience in using social media monitoring tools (Radian6, transferable skills from other platforms like Brandtology, Socialbaker,
Hootsuite, SM2)
• Knowledge of Adobe CC Suite including Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign is important
• Understanding and usage of programming languages such as HTML5, CSS, and/or JavaScript is requested
• Fluent in spoken and written German and English is necessary. French and/or Italian is a plus
• You have strong digital skills and a flexible, independent, accurate and forward-looking work approach is one of your strengths
• You are passionate about premium fashion and you love to communicate in a fresh, authentic way
• This position also requires a high degree of overview, initiative, coordination and deadline maintenance
• Excellent team-player, persuasive skills and outstanding communication a professional approach complete your profile

Location: Landquart - Switzerland

If you would like to be considered for this very special career opportunity, kindly send a motivation letter going with your cv to Mirko Tagliabue (mirko@ubinternational.ch). Kindly also attach a lookbook with your iconic design pieces.

The cv needs to be submitted in English. Please kindly understand that we will only answer to applications that fulfill the job requirements.

Our client is a Nordic fashion brand, which is setting up and expanding their design studio in Lugano – Switzerland.

The owners’ vision is to merge casual, beautiful, ethnic influences with simplicity and vintage-inspired styles. The result is a mix of modern classic, embellished details, exquisite craftsmanship and inventive elements. We are looking for an extraordinarily talented person with an international and young mindset. The brand is a fusion between near and far. Local and global. Addressing a sophisticated jet-setter who has the free spirit of a modern gypsy.

As the Design Director, you are responsible for developing the creative vision for the brand as well as leading a group of Designers towards set goals. You work consistently to establish a red thread running through the brand identity and expression in communication - in marketing and packaging as well as in the physical and digital world of our client’s world. You protect the integrity of design and brand image through strong collaboration with other teams.

The successful candidate will provide a holistic vision for the branding, bringing a consistent, irresistible look and feel across all platforms, with the creative ability to transform fresh ideas into actionable concepts. You inspire, lead, and direct teams and individuals in the creation of best-in-class design experience. You bring expertise, inspiration and thought leadership to all creative disciplines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Together with the Creative Director, you will establish the collection strategy, budgets, and schedules for the 4 collections
• You will mentor and supervise the design team while effecting and introducing new and innovative strategies
• You will translate fashion trends into commercially successful collections, deeply understanding our client's taste and the brand's DNA.
• You will be in charge of handling 4 collections/year.
• You will motivate and influence the design team to always attain for excellence in performance
• You will manage the design processes to make sure timely delivery projects
• You will head and manage work intake and overall design project assignment process

SKILLS:

• You possess solid communication skills to provide clear direction to sell concepts and executions both visually and verbally to individuals at all levels of the company.
• You have a degree in fashion design (or similar).
• You bring in around 8-10 years experience in a management role in women's apparel.
• The whole creative and development team will report to you.
• You possess strong organizational skills, are used to working in an independent and solution-oriented way within an international team.
• Your English is very good, proficiency in other languages is a plus.

Location: Lugano - Switzerland

If you would like to be considered for this very special career opportunity, kindly send a motivation letter going with your cv to Mirko Tagliabue (mirko@ubinternational.ch). Kindly also attach a lookbook with your iconic design pieces.

The cv needs to be submitted in English. Please kindly understand that we will only answer to applications that fulfill the job requirements.

Our client is a fashion brand with a Nordic dna, they are moving their operations and creative office to Lugano.
We are looking for an extraordinarily talented Head of Design for their Women's Apparel line. The candidate will possess an international and young mindset, and brings to the table a wealth of creativity and experience within high-end fashion.
This role reports to the Design Director.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Together with the Creative Director, and the design team, you will be responsible for the creation and development of the collection from trend search to the showroom.
• You will translate fashion trends into commercially successful collections, deeply understanding our client's taste and the brand's DNA.
• You will handle 4 collections/year.
• You will support the Creative Director with the collection development: conceptualizing and sketching, prepare design sheets, select fabrics and trims, brief purchasing, review proto samples, supervise fittings.
• You have a superb feeling for fashion trends, especially for the Nordic Market requirements but also for the UK and USA and international markets.

SKILLS:

• You have a degree in fashion design (or similar).
• You bring in around 3-5 years experience in a similar role in women's apparel.
• A junior designer will report to you and support you.
• You possess strong organizational skills, are used to working in an independent and solution-oriented way within an international team.
• You bring flexibility, enthusiasm and team spirit.
• Your English is very good, proficiency in other languages is a plus.

Location: Lugano - Switzerland

If you would like to be considered for this very special career opportunity, kindly send a motivation letter going with your cv to Mirko Tagliabue (mirko@ubinternational.ch). Kindly also attach a lookbook with your iconic design pieces.

The cv needs to be submitted in English. Please kindly understand that we will only answer to applications that fulfill the job requirements.

The owners’ vision is to merge casual, beautiful, ethnic influences with simplicity and vintage-inspired styles. The result is a mix of modern classic, embellished details, exquisite craftsmanship and inventive elements. We are looking for an extraordinarily talented person with an international and young mindset.

In this role, you will work collaboratively with the Integrated Product and Production teams to create innovative patterns under the direction of the Design team. You will interpret design intent, create prototypes, sample and production patterns whilst ensuring that allmethods and documentation are consistent with the factory processes. You will help bring design ideas to life while working in the design team.
You will manage the fitting/model making team and report to the Design Director.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work closely with design to establish standard fit by product category and end use to ensure product size and fit consistency.
• In collaboration with the designers and the product developers within each category, you will establish and document product construction standards and illustrated technical specifications for the entire product line.
• Communicate with design team, sewers, product developers, and factory partners to create strong relationships.
• Troubleshoot any potential problems with patterns and fabrics and communicate these with the design and development teams.
• Manage flow of information related to fit process (track samples, update tech log, communicate with factory counterparts).
• Ability to fit and correct garments in fitting, and translate correction to patterns and comments.
• Organize samples and patterns to be easily referenced.
• Ensure an accurate garment is developed to meet the designed aesthetic.
• Good written and verbal communication in a timely manner with other departments, factory and vendors.
• Oversee the design from concept through to final production.

SKILLS:

• 5+ years of fitting and patternmaking experience in a senior role.
• Proficient in PC application.
• Ability to work from pattern blocks or from sketches.
• Knowledge of Computerized Pattern.
• Knowledge of fabrics, gauge, construction.
• Excellent skills in fitting/pattern making and measurements.
• Strong knowledge of overseas production and apparel industry.
• Ability to prioritize work based on delivery schedule.
• Very good English skills

Location: Lugano - Switzerland

If you would like to be considered for this very special career opportunity, kindly send a motivation letter going with your cv to Mirko Tagliabue (mirko@ubinternational.ch). Kindly also attach a lookbook with your iconic design pieces.

The cv needs to be submitted in English. Please kindly understand that we will only answer to applications that fulfill the job requirements.

The retail manager will align all operational activities and retail initiatives with the
centre to achieve set sales target and ensure an outstanding customer experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

•Together with your team establish and develop strong relationships with the tenants to ensure their daily operational performance achieves set targets.
• Monitor and analyse sales/density of stores on a regular basis.
• Help to identify areas for improvement and sales increase by assisting and providing guidelines to store managers on profitable in-store presentation, customer service and ways of working.
• Champion CRM with brands and make it an integral part of how VIA Outlets does business. Take an active role in signing additional brands continuously.
• Liaise effectively with leasing, marketing and facility departments in order to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction.
• Work within the retail and marketing teams building retail calendars, providing key relevant information to effectively support the overall business.
• Develop the annual retail budget; track actuals against budget on monthly basis. Develop action plans to meet budget.
• Close cooperation with legal and leasing departments to ensure brands are meeting contractual requirements.
• Coordinate and manage tenant mystery shopper programme and provide analysis, output and action plans to store managers and brand headquarters.
• Track local retail and outlet market trends.

SKILLS:

• Proven experience in fashion retail industry, ideally within a department store.
• Clear analytical capabilities, structured approach, and an eye for detail.
• Ability to work well across all levels within the business and with all tenants.
• A customer focused approach with an innate understanding of quality service.
• Fluent in English and local centre language, any other language beneficial.

Location: Ingolstadt, Germany

We are looking forward to your short application letter in English going with your cv to Uta Bonacker Regazzoni (uta@ubinternational.ch).
We anticipate that we can only answer to candidatures with the requested skills and background.

An international real estate company operating in the retail industry is searching for a Finance Manager.

This position is a critical position within the finance department and requires the candidate to take full ownership over preparing accurate and timely financial information. The role will work both within the finance department and have significant interaction with other departments at both a local and group level. The ideal candidate will be someone who has experience in working in an international environment and can successfully manage the requirements of stakeholders in a demanding environment.

The Finance Manager will report directly to the Finance Director and will support on the day to day running of the business. This position will also be working closely with the Head Office based in the UK.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Preparation of yearly audited financial statements under IFRS and German GAAP for all German entities
• Manage the preparation of monthly reports for local and group management
• Maintain and develop a strong system of internal controls
• Manage the tax and VAT reporting requirements for the German companies
• Maintain reports on the capital expenditure of the German group and prepare investment analysis
• Responsibility for the integrity of the financial data and reconciliation of balance sheets.

SKILLS:

• Previous experience in Finance Manager or Senior Finance Controller roles
• Strong technical skills in ERP systems
• Experience in preparing financial statements
• High attention to detail coupled with strong commercial acumen
• Knowledge of German GAAP and German tax
• Fluent German a must, Strong English preferred
• Stakeholder management skills at a local and group level

Location: Germany

We are looking forward to receiving your cv to Uta Bonacker (uta@ubinternational.ch).
We anticipate that we can only answer to candidatures with the requested skills and background.

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

Zweibrücken Fashion Outlet, Germany largest outlet centre, offers original products from wellknown and proven brands, with 30–70% discounts. Zweibrücken Fashion Outlet houses over 120 official brand shops, all operated by manufacturers or exclusive importers of the brands in fashion, sportswear, footwear, leather goods, luggage and accessories, lingerie, jewellery, watches and cosmetics. Zweibrücken Fashion Outlet is operated by VIA Outlets. With 11 outlets in their portfolio, VIA Outlets operates in the Czech Republic, Germany, Holland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. The company specializes in the development and operation of Premium outlet shopping destinations in Europe. As a business model that facilitates localized, active management, VIA Outlets draws on the best expertise in Premium retailing in each region where there is an outlet, offering unique services through its retail teams in what amounts to comprehensive support to premium brands. The mix of brands continually evolves at each centre to ensure that they are always presented to their full advantage, creating an attractive proposition for guests each time they visit.

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Tourism Sales Manager to ensure the coordination, planning, and execution of the Tourism strategy and to position the Zweibrücken Fashion Outlet as a Destination for tourists. To be done by driving high spending and domestic, European, and non-European tourism footfall thereby ensuring increased footfall and reputation throughout the year is achieved for the outlet. Working to and in support of the Senior Marketing Manager and the Tourism Director– VIA Outlets.
He/She must have solid international sales experience with contacts with DMCs in Germany, key travel agents and tour operators in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Understanding of retail tourism. Ensure elevation of the Outlet’s exposure, participation, and business leverage amongst the Travel Industry through:
• Working to identify and target key source markets for the outlet, both EU and non-EU, to target travel, including FIT leisure, business, group, and MICE.
• Defining the outlet tourism/travel trade strategy, tourism execution plan, and the tourism marketing budget for the outlet.
• Overseeing the implementation of the tourism plan and achievement of tourism footfall objectives.
• Developing a tourism media plan and advertising strategy
• Coordinating the effective running of the Tourist Information Centre for tourism activities.
• Maximizing cross selling opportunity from the outbound business from the local prescribers to other VIA Outlets.
Maximizing tourism by building and maintaining crucial relationships:
• Developing a strategy for key business subscribers and industry players at a local level to maximize domestic tourism to the outlet: Tour Operators and Travel Agencies, Travel Trade partners, Hospitality partners, etc.
• Maintaining close strategies with local, regional and national tourist and promotion entities.
• Supporting and developing relationships with chambers of commerce.
• Attending Travel Trade industry events to market the Outlet in line with VIA Outlets market strategies.
• Reaching out to Expatriate communities.
Providing content and information sharing across all departments by:
• Communicating the Tourism strategy and activities to other departments
• Providing a monthly updated client/partner pipeline and implementing plans for new client/partners and future activities.
• Updating the Tourism section of the outlet website on an ongoing basis to feature partners.
• Providing the local Marketing Team with a selection of Tour Operator packages for inclusion on consumer promotions (media, advertising, and PR), providing an appropriate booking call to action from the Travel Trade.
• Developing Travel Trade specific outlet sales tools such as Fact Sheets, VIP invitations, and other trade show materials following templates.
• Monitoring the Travel Trade market and trends and providing a bi-annual overviews of Tourism trends on a local, regional and national level.

BACKGROUND AND SKILLS

• A minimum 10 years’ senior travel industry experience/management
• A deep knowledge of the MICE market & how shopping fits with other products
• Extensive knowledge and contacts of the travel industry, both national and international
• Experience with targeting inbound and outbound Tour Operators and travel agencies
• International and European experience mandatory, with extensive knowledge of German market
• Good knowledge of regional and national tourism activities and resorts
• Experience in the Tourism/Hospitality Premium Brand Segment
• Able to work individually and as part of a team
• Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Willingness to travel abroad
• Fluent in German and English. Chinese and French are a plus.
Any other language is advantageous

Location: Zweibrücken Fashion Outlet Offices

We are looking forward to your short application letter in English going with your cv to Uta Bonacker Regazzoni (uta@ubinternational.ch).
We anticipate that we can only answer to candidatures with the requested skills and background.

Our client is one of the world’s largest intimate apparel companies. It enjoys a presence in over 120 countries. Globally, the company serves 40,000 wholesale customers and sells its products in 2,000 Stores as well as via several own online shops. The Group employs more than 30,000 people and achieves revenues of Euro 1.437 billion.

The role is required to directly support an essential part of the group’s global corporate strategy 2015-2020. The incumbent will lead, shape and deliver against the following strategic objectives of the business transformation work stream “optimize back-office functions”: de-complexification, standardization, identification and retention of value-adding back office parts, the establishment of cost leadership for all non-strategic back office parts.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Rolling out the chosen shared service center concept globally, meaning across all regions, countries and business units, having the final call within the tower team for any process adaptation/ review with regard to Purchase to Pay
• Building up centralized resources (people, processes, systems) while at the same time winding down existing resources thereby reducing our decentralized, heterogeneous footprint in favor of a more global and less exception-driven approach
• Being the gatekeeper for the global PtP business process
• Ensuring the processes are globally consistent, standardized and centralized to the highest degree possible (while taking brand, channel and regional specific requirements into account)
• Ensuring seamless and interruption-free business operations that are effective, efficient and to the satisfaction of our internal customers
• Designing, building and managing the rollout of the new PtP business solutions

SKILLS:

• Bachelor degree in Business/ Accounting/ Finance/ Economics
• A minimum of 6 – 8 years of industry or consulting experience in the Finance and/or Purchase to Pay
• Exposure to the (textile) manufacturing/ retail/ wholesale industry would be beneficial
• International exposure gained through education or work in a foreign country
• Extensive restructuring/ transformation/ change knowledge
• Excellent MS Office skills and prior exposure to an SAP environment
• Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English (corporate language), further languages desirable

Location: Zurich Area

We are looking forward to receiving your cv to Mirko Tagliabue (mirko@ubinternational.ch).
We anticipate that we can only answer to candidatures with the requested skills and background.

For our client, one of the most prestigious Italian luxury menswear brand representatives of the Italian excellence worldwide, we are looking for a Formalwear and Bespoke Master Tailor.
For this position, we are looking for a sparkling talent, who comes from a strong background in the men’s tailoring art.
Atelier based in Milan.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Master Tailor works with each client to create unique masterpieces built around the clients' desires and needs.

• Bespoke hand-craftsmanship and cutting-edge tailoring skills to completely create a garment that suits the clients' silhouette with absolute precision at the highest level of sartorial excellence.

• Each suit is supposed to be the result of a unique process, which requires top artisanal skills.

SKILLS:

• Plus 15 Years in similar role as senior tailor in luxury fashion environment (men’s)

• A brilliant, meticulous and transparent personality who gets things done.

• Working with each client to create unique masterpieces made to measure.

• Detail and quality orientation

• Precision and result orientation.

• Flexibility and ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Location: Milan

We are looking forward to receiving your cv to Elena Zummo (elena@ubinternational.ch).
We anticipate that we can only answer to candidatures with the requested skills and background.

Our Client is an international sporting goods company. They develop, produce and market bikes, motorsports, winter sports and running products worldwide. To reinforce their marketing team, my client is seeking a Wintersport Marketing Coordinator.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Coordination and execution of the sponsoring strategies for Athletes, Events, Movies, and Partnerships
• Leading in organization and execution of the event partnerships
• Coordinate and execute the activation around the sponsoring field
• Planning and controlling of the team & sponsoring budget
• Communicate frequently with US and other key markets
• Execute marketing strategies and programs according to the global guidelines
• Plan and support on the operational side of international meetings, product launches, and events
• Plan and support on the operational side of international tradeshows
• Text writing for online and print communication tools for both B2B and B2C communication
• Planning and execution of media campaigns with focus on print and online key media
• Support in the execution of print product, image catalogs
• Coordinate in the execution of online communication for example newsletters, marketing pages, and editorial calendar
• Managing different content databases, content management
• Organize and structure daily marketing support and services for distributors, customers, athletes and media request

SKILLS:

• Education in Marketing, Communication or a related field and 3+ years of experience in wintersports industry and/or sponsoring a brand
• High affinity and know-how of the wintersports market
• Strong communication and interaction skills
• Experience in project management
• Creative skills to develop sponsoring program and storytelling content
• Team player
• Personal interest in wintersports
• Willing to travel
• First language English, German or French, business fluent in English and German.

The candidate will work in a young, creative, multilingual environment that lives the lifestyle and the spirit of the brand. The enthusiasm for sports and the client's products connects us.

Location: Suisse Romandie

We are looking forward to your short application letter in English going with your cv to Mirko Tagliabue (mirko@ubinternational.ch).
We anticipate that we can only answer to candidatures with the requested skills and background.

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