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Junior Marketing and Communications Manager

LOCATION: Dusseldorf
CONTRACT: Permanent


Responsible for managing the Marketing and Communications of the Barbara Sturm brand. Reporting into the senior level teams, the Marketing and Communications Manager will support business strategy, execute marketing planning, manage global PR agencies, collaborate with the Wholesale teams, the Community Manager and Ecommerce functions to ensure that the brand has a fully integrated 360 omni-channel approach with cohesive and consistent luxury messaging.


  • Lead execution of marketing calendar to support the product launches and ensure that the critical path of each campaign is managed well
  • Support the Wholesale teams and drive marketing initiative with all clients to ensure that the brand and profile is supported and
  • Support and guide PR agencies globally to ensure that communications objectives are met and tailored to local market
  • Collaborate with the digital teams to ensure that all web updates, email marketing, web projects, digital marketing is managed and executed to ensure a streamlined process and effective results are achieved to meet commercial and brand objectives
  • Collaborate with Content Creation teams to ensure that all visual creative, copy and content is delivered in a timely manner to meet critical path and achieve marketing objectives to deliver the highest standard of the brand communications across all selling and communication channels
  • Controlling of all marketing materials, in conjunction with the sales and buying teams to manage sufficient stock levels at all times.


  • Must have minimum 3 years experience in luxury or beauty industry
  • Must have global view specialising in marketing and communications across retail, wholesale and online
  • Experience with managing PR agencies or have worked alongside one
  • German language skills advantageous
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi task and problem solve
  • A proactive self-starter, who is results-oriented, with an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Ability to self-motivate with efficient time-management and prioritization skills and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure and across all levels of seniority
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a highly efficient, responsive manner combined with a sense of urgency
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with ability to articulate clearly and effectively, externally and internally
  • Must have hands on attitude
  • Ideally have a business or marketing related degree


This list is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the job. The content above is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the role. This does not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

(Junior) Operations & Planning Manager

  • Manage US 3PL, oversee web shop fulfilment and possible EU and Asia based 3PLs
  • Develop manufacturing and inventory plan utilizing MRP to meet forecast demand for all channels including Retail, Wholesale, Marketing Programs, and International. Plan will be based upon 6-12 month rolling forecast in monthly intervals.
  • Monitor status of all purchase orders to achieve required arrival date for production orders and components.
  • Perform weekly, monthly and yearly inventory checks and create a tracking document to be sent out to wider team
  • Manage and coordinate Freight activities related to all inbound freight or transfer between DE locations. Seek cost savings opportunities through competitive quoting and consolidation. Minimize all logistics costs by optimizing supplier manufacturing locations and container loads.
  • Monitoring of export declarations
  • Manage quoting and ordering of packaging & printed collateral for all departments
  • Fluent in Germany and English

Interested candidates please send their CV to: Anja Innerhofer email: ak@dr-barbara-stumr.de

Personal/Executive Travel Assistant to CEO

In this dynamic and vital role, you will use your keen eye for detail and extraordinary organizational skills to assist with personal and administrative tasks. Ideal candidates will be highly professional and sharp and go above and beyond to provide top-notch support.

This is an amazing opportunity to work with one of the industry’s best and build a strong network.


  • Managing calendar and schedule
  • Accompanying our CEO while travelling
  • Assisting with meeting set-up and preparation; coordinating company events
  • Coordinating travel logistics: creating detailed, point-to-point itineraries; coordinating daily evening plans and reservations
  • Answering and responding to incoming calls and requests
  • Filing press and business documents and photos
  • Drafting and editing high-level correspondence
  • Coordinating purchases and payments with business manager
  • Assisting with other business and personal projects
  • Ordering home and office supplies
  • Researching and staying up-to-date on relevant topics
  • Perform personal assistant work for and other ad hoc requests


  • Ideally 3-5+ years of experience with executive support in a fast-paced environment required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office specifically Excel
  • Open, effective, and diplomatic communicator; exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Strong time-management abilities; deadline-driven with a keen sense of urgency
  • Ability to evaluate and manage competing high-level priorities
  • Highly collaborative, results-oriented approach
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and make independent decisions
  • Flexibility to adapt occasionally shifting work hours
  • English fluent, German an advantage

Please submit resume for consideration to ak@dr-barbara-sturm.de

Job Type: Full-time

Retail Beauty Trainer UK

  • Be our STURM Brand ambassador for the UK
  • Support STURM sell-out in Space NK (UK, with concentration in London area) and Harrods via training and in-store sales support
  • Build one to one relationships with customers and store manager
  • Support brand events and founder visits
  • Be knowledgeable, passionate and curious about the skincare market
  • Be up to date with industry trends and the competitor landscape
  • Bevdomeone who truly understands the customers needs, the retailers needs and proactively work with internal teams to ensure all expectations are met
  • Retail sales experience necessary

Applications to Anja Innerhofer
Email: ak@dr-barbara-sturm.de