Trade Marketing Coordinator

Category:  Marketing and brand management

Oslo, NO, 0277

Job Type:  Permanent

Orkla House Care is 100% owned by Orkla ASA. Orkla House Care is the leading provider of brushes, rollers and other painting tools. Including relevant consumables such as sanding, tape, protection gear and cleaning equipment. The main markets are the Nordic countries, Benelux and the UK. The main proprietary brands are Jordan, Harris, Anza, Spekter, SAM and Hamilton. Sales are mainly through traditional paint shops and trade merchants. The business has around 750 employees and the total business has a turnover of approximately 1,5 billion Norwegian kroner. Most of the products are self-produced and distributed through Bankeryd in Sweden, and Bromsgrove in the UK. The head office is at Skøyen in Oslo.


Trade Marketing Coordinator for Orkla House Care 


You know that feeling of happiness and pride that comes when you finish a painting project? As a company we aspire to make it easier for our customers and end-users to succeed with their home decoration projects, we call it Pride in the Finish.    

With a proud history, a focus on innovative products and close collaboration with our end-users, we look forward to giving the right candidate an exciting and educational role as a Trade Marketing Coordinator in our Marketing team.  


The role has main focus on the trade/customers that provides our products to the consumers every day. Strengthening our position with the trade and bridging the gap between marketing strategies and sales execution, will be your everyday tasks. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing trade marketing initiatives specifically tailored to support sales efforts within various channels. Activities often include developing point-of-sale materials, trade promotions, merchandising strategies, and channel-specific marketing campaigns to support retailers and encourage them to sell the products effectively. 


Key tasks will include: 

  • Activity Planning: Plan and execute brand campaign and trade activities in the market, both in the physical and digital stores, including promotions, instore- and brand activations and space concepts aimed at driving sales. The aim is to build our market share and increasing brand and/or product visibility, drive sales through distribution channels, improve shelf space and placement, and enhance relationships with trade/customers. 
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Effectively collaborates with sales, marketing, product development, and other departments to ensure alignment and integration of trade marketing initiatives with broader business strategies. 
  • Channel Support: Provide support to sales teams by developing marketing materials, sales tools, marketing data systems and presentations tailored to specific channels or customers. 
  • Market and Shopper Dynamics: Understand customer needs through analysis of shopper behavior, competitor activities, and various market factors to identify new opportunities. 
  • Data Analysis and Sales Performance: Utilizing data analytics to measure the effectiveness of trade marketing activities, track key performance indicators (KPIs), and identify areas for optimization. Always measure success through the impact of brand and trade marketing activities on sales performance, including metrics such as revenue growth, market share, and return on investment (ROI). 
  • Budget Management: Effectively manage the trade marketing budget, allocating resources strategically to maximize ROI and achieve business goals while ensuring financial discipline and accountability. 


We are looking for candidates with the following background and skills: 

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. 
  • 1-2 years from trade marketing or similar experience in retail 
  • Demonstrates precision and accuracy in executing tasks and delivering according to deadlines. 
  • Identifies and seizes commercial opportunities; has a strong positive impact on business growth and profitability. 
  • Good understanding of trade marketing principles. 
  • Ability to inspire and motivate various stakeholders, encourage collaboration, and drive results through effective delegation and guidance. 
  • Proficient in using marketing/sales analytics tools and platforms. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 


Don't meet every single requirement?  
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways, you may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. 



What can Orkla House Care offer you? 


So, if you want to be part of a collaborative team and have a wide range of learning opportunities - join us in Orkla House Care. 


In Orkla House Care we believe the only way to reach our goals is to support others to do theirs, therefor all our employees are also invited to participate in decorating and product training, so that you get the opportunity to really know the products you will work with.   

With us, you will have the opportunity to participate in several social events both internally at Orkla House Care and with Orkla ASA, enjoy excellent gym facilities, and benefit from a flexible home office solution. 

If you want to become Orkla House Care's new Trade Marketing Coordinator submit your application as soon as possible and before August 5th, we will be evaluating the candidates on an ongoing basis. Your place of work will be at our headquarters at Skøyen, Oslo, and you will report to Marketing Manager, based in Norway. The position is full-time (100%).  


If you have any questions related to the position, you are welcome to contact the Marketing Manager, Natalie Herland at +47 99474900

For more information about the organization, please visit our website: 


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