Business Leader

Concept2, the market leading manufacturer of indoor rowing machines, composite racing oars, and indoor ski ergometers, seeks a talented individual with a general business background to join our subsidiary office in Samstagern, Switzerland (Zurich), which manages both the Swiss and Austrian markets.

This would be an ideal role for an outgoing individual who has a rowing or sporting background and is looking to combine their business management skills with a keen interest in the sport.

Main Responsibilities

Be involved in all aspects of office and small business management and development, including but not limited to:

  • Leading and fulfilling the daily business activities, including Inventory Management, Purchasing, Customer Service, handling Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and other office administration
  • Overseeing and driving the local marketing agenda, including working with local rowing clubs, attending regattas, indoor rowing races, trade events and CrossFit events
  • Maintaining and developing business relationships with key customers
  • Managing our Austrian warehouse
  • Working as part of a wider European and International team
  • Assisting with budgeting, planning, and sales forecasting
  • Liaising with external consultants where necessary

Required Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of business experience in a professional setting
  • Commercial education, higher level business or sales education strongly preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in German and English with a good command of French
  • Self-motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Outlook
  • Solid analytical and financial skills
  • This is a full-time position. Must be legally authorized to work in Switzerland, now and in the future.

Successful Concept2 employees combine self-sufficiency and personal accountability with strong teamwork skills. Concept2 has an informal office setting, flexible work schedule and competitive compensation and benefits. Submit CV and cover letter in English to Lewis Franco, Human Resources Director: lewisf@concept2.com.