Executive Assistant, Marketing Department

Tommy Hilfiger

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Executive Assistant, Marketing Department, Tommy Hilfiger


Amsterdam, Netherlands


Executive / Coordinator


PR, Marketing & Communications



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

The Department and Team

The TH Marketing & Communications department has 3 key objectives:

  1. Drive traffic and conversion @ full price
  2. Consistently bring the brand to life in the markets
  3. Be a pro-active business partner

It’s scope includes setting strategies, and giving direction and servicing the business of its ‘clients’: Divisions, Countries, Departments, Licensing Partners and Senior Management. It is the point of liaison between client needs, the brand and the final consumer.

Our core competences cover a wide variety of capabilities: brand management, corporate communications, advertising, media management, promotion management, trade marketing, campaign creation, in-store marketing (POS), digital marketing, event management, sponsoring, PR management and celebrity endorsement.

Communications is responsible for Corporate, Internal and Fashion Communications; Experiential Event Marketing; and Influencer Marketing & Celebrity Partnerships.

The Role

The role primarily includes administrative support, calendar management, preparing presentations and being an ambassador for the brand. You should enjoy being the main contact, juggling many things at once and have a “can do” attitude. This role is perfect for someone who enjoys a dynamic and fast paced environment, and loves to be at the center keeping things moving seamlessly. The successful candidate will spend the majority of their time supporting 4 Marketing SVP’s within the department, with no two days being the same.  In addition to this there will occasionally be the opportunity to manage special projects within the department.

Position Responsibilities

The scope of the role will include, but is not limited to, the following areas:

Executive Assistant:

  • Complex Calendar management for 4 SVPs
  • Travel Booking
  • Video conferencing set up
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Compiling and distributing meeting minutes
  • Financial management (expenses, invoices, etc)
  • General support for the Marketing Leadership Team of Tommy Hilfiger
  • General support of the EVP Marketing & Communications of Tommy Hilfiger

Internal and External Stakeholder Management:

  • Internal
  • Global / Regional Marketing & Communications teams for both Tommy Hilfiger and Calvin Klein
  • Various departments across the PVH organisation
  • External
  • Agents & distributors
  • Production suppliers & vendors
  • Celebrity and VIP guests

Marketing & Communications Support:

  • Maintain quality, efficiency and consistency in marketing communications and all its output, in-line with the brands’ positioning
  • Support special projects, such as Monthly Marketing Department Meetings, Annual Marketing Off-site meetings and Global Marketing Summits

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have performed a similar support (Executive Assistant/PA to Senior VP-level or above) in an international environment. In addition, you are/have:

  • A strong team player
  • A hands-on, proactive, and flexible, able to employ a pragmatic approach to all tasks and challenges
  • Responsive and service minded
  • Discreet and professional
  • Experience in event management
  • Excellent Time and- Project management and organization skills
  • Stress-resilient
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Able to work calmly under pressure, and to deliver on or before deadlines
  • Experience in manageing a budget
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Sticks to (triple checked) facts
  • Resourceful, with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Experience within fashion is an advantage
  • Flexble to support on all time zones
  • Previous fashion industry a plus

You Bring:

  • University degree or similar in Marketing or Communications OR similar experience
  • At least 3 – 5 years’ professional experience, preferably in an International, fast-paced environment
  • Master Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint), prefereably Mac-literate (Keynote)
  • Business fluency in English and (speaking & writing); Dutch is a pre

About Us

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.  Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim brands, with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and children’s sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process.  Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 17,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than 1,400 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.7 billion in 2014.

With a heritage going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in 2014 revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.