von: Swatch AG | Ort: Bienne
N: SwatchAG

The company

At Swatch, we thrive on surprise. Whether it's with our collections, action sports or artistic collaborations, we don't stay inside the box. We're here to shake things up with our striking designs, which always reflect the zeitgeist but never fail to catch the eye. That's what we do best, and that's what we've done since 1983.

Our team is a collective of passionate people, headquartered in Switzerland and present worldwide. We are visionaries and revolutionaries – unwaveringly true to ourselves and unafraid to do things differently. Together, we are here to make the world a little more colorful and exciting by embracing newness and boldness. You might even say that we're more than just a watch company.

Are you one of us? Join our team. 

To reinforce the Swiss Market team at Swatch Headquarters in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland, we are currently searching for a:


The Brand Manager is responsible for developing and implementing Swatch's & Flik Flak's sales and marketing strategies in Switzerland, to achieve the targets in the market through the corporate retail stores, key wholesale independent and national accounts as well as Ecommerce, assuring an Omni channel experience to our customers. He/She is responsible for identifying new stores (brick and mortar and online) opportunities to leverage growth development for the Swatch business. The Brand Manager is responsible for managing the brand's Profit and Loss statements and achieving budgeted sales and profitability goals in the market. The Brand Manager is accountable for representing the brands within the Swatch business landscape, understanding our competitors and their operations as well as managing the business relationships internally and externally. He/She acts as a brand ambassador within the Swatch Brand organization and the external marketplace. Moreover, he/she is responsible for leveraging the expertise of cross-functional business partners to achieve business goals.

Job description

Some main responsibilities will include:

  • Develop sales and operations strategies to maximize growth potential for the brand's Retail and Wholesale business
  • Manage and review P&L statements as well as develop budget and forecast reports
  • Together with the Retail Manager, oversee the sales and operations of the retail locations
  • Evaluate Brand competition challenges and identify opportunities for growth and profit enhancement
  • Evaluate Brand competition challenges and identify opportunities for growth and profit enhancement
  • Drive sales of E-commerce store in conjunction with the eStore Manager to ensure sales budgets are achieved or exceeded
  • Together with the Marketing Manager, develop and implement marketing initiatives (including Digital Marketing initiatives) to increase the brand awareness in the marketplace and to attract new customers in collaboration with Swatch HQ
  • Plan and execute local events, promotions and point of sale activities in order to increase sell through levels
  • Supervise the proper use of merchandising material by customers in line with VM Guidelines
  • Strengthen the brand identity, while ensuring that brand image and position were properly maintained in people and materials in line with Swatch HQ
  • Ensure annual performance reviews are conducted for all direct reports and that individual development plans arising from performance reviews are implemented
  • Responsible for the budget, balance sheet and income statement for the division in collaboration with Controlling
  • Establish a SWATCH spirit within the team (~32 headcounts) and provide leadership and guidance



  • Minimum of 7 years + of senior-level sales management experience within retail environment, ideally for a company with fast moving goods/products
  • Solid understanding of all aspects of the retail development process including but not limited to lease negotiations, store openings, store operations, etc.
  • Previous experience with a company that has strong brand presence in the market
  • Strong leadership skills, team player, open minded
  • Sound knowledge and expertise in sales reporting, including monthly budgeting and forecastin.
  • Ability to effectively present information and reports to senior management
  • Good level with MS Office programs
  • Able to travel within Switzerland

Professional requirements

You are results-oriented with a strong bias for action and a high level of energy and enthusiasm. You have excellent organization, negotiation, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Furthermore, you are a self-starter who works well independently and in a team environment.


In addition, you possess excellent communications skills and are fluent in English, German and French. Every other language is a plus.

Company address

Your new employer:

At Swatch we don't do boring. We thrive on innovation and infuse our pioneering and adventurous spirit into everything we do. As such we operate in a fast-paced and dynamic environment that values creativity, teamwork and openness. We want our people to feel inspired to bring their best and authentic self to work and actively seek to create an environment that prioritizes diversity, equity and inclusion and where individuals feel heard and appreciated.

We strongly believe that happy and healthy employees are the key to success. That is why we offer attractive benefits including:

Work and holidays:

  • Flexible 40 working hours / week
  • 30 days of annual leave

Health insurance / Pension fund:

  • Contribution to health insurance costs
  • First class pension fund

Maternity/Paternity :

  • Extended maternity leave
  • Family allowances beyond legal requirements

Further training:

  • Training and development plan
  • Paid language courses


  • Unique and modern buildings and outdoor facilities
  • Convenient location and access via public transport
  • Free underground parking and access to bike sharing


  • Subsidized on-site canteen and food trucks
  • Free coffee and tea


  • Product discounts
  • Wellness benefits and fitness programs
  • Fun workplace events


If you feel this challenging opportunity meets your profile and expectations, please click on the APPLY link to send us your complete application.

Human Resources
Nicolas G. Hayek Strasse 1
CH – 2502 Biel/Bienne

N: SwatchAG

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