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Content Studio Manager - Düsseldorf

Arla not only makes some of the world's most popular dairy products but offers much more. We have our roots in Scandinavia and live these values in our company and through our brands. With well-known brands like Arla, Lurpak and Castello we are a natural part of modern life in more than 100 countries worldwide and a favorite in many German households with Arla® Buko, Kaergarden, Skyr, Lactofree and Hansano. We are a leading dairy in sustainability and are a modern dairy cooperative that wants to create the future of dairy. At Arla Foods, we are accelerating our transition to sustainable dairy production, and we are committed to reaching carbon neutrality by 2050.


We want to establish a Content Studio in Düsseldorf in order to bring - after digital media buying - also digital content creation in-house. From here we will work with our agile digital content model tailored to enable our digital marketing plans in Germany for our local brands. As our Studio Manager, you are responsible for managing all of the processes taking place in the Content Studio and setting the standard for effective creative production excellence.


Your challenge

As our content studio lead, you will take on both a team lead and project manager role.

You will

  • Build our internal agency start up in the first step by recruiting the creative talents for your team as well as identifying requirements for production equipment and studio location
  • Develop and run agile production processes as well as manage studio timings, budgets and deliverables to secure a cost-effective creative delivery process
  • Manage creative and production excellence and ensure consistency (TOV, brand guidelines, playbooks etc.) for all assets and outputs
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external content and creative specialists on project requirements across multiple brands 
  • Educate internal stakeholders on the production processes for digital content (web, video, blogs, social, mobile, animations, native, news, intranet, portals etc.) and strategical outputs


Your profile

This position requires being able to strike the balance between fostering engagement and a creative culture and hard deadlines and budgets. It is therefore important that you possess solid process implementation and management skills as well as the ability to inspire others. Likewise, great communication and stakeholder management skills are needed as you will be the one to create a strong network that we can rely on.  


  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role with responsibility in managing digital creative campaign production processes, ideally within FMCG 
  • Strong people management, resource and budget planning as well as project management skills
  • Experience of digital content creation (web, video, blogs, social, mobile, animations, native, news, intranet, portals etc.)
  • Solid understanding of design, brand identity and playbook implementation
  • Knowledge of how different digital channels contribute in the media-mix and can be purposed for campaign and always-on communication
  • Experience from working data driven
  • Understanding of editorial working methods, content calendars, digital asset management, collaborative spaces, file sharing etc.
  • An established network amongst creative talents  
  • Fluent in German and English



What do we offer? 

A unique chance to help build a stat up from scratch and set the standard for creative excellence. 


Application and contact
Please apply through our website under reference of your salary expectations and your earliest availability. For further information please contact Elena Sampalioti, Consultant Talent Acquisition, under +49- 211-472 31 412.


Equal opportunity
Arla Foods is a company with equal opportunities for everyone regardless of age, race, gender or any other criteria that is not a professional qualification for an open position. Purely for reasons of readability we have chosen to create all our job postings in male format. We explicitly look forward to all applications regardless if the candidate is male, female, diverse and will also exclude any other criteria from our screening process that is not professional qualification.


Agency disclaimer
Arla Foods Deutschland has chosen carefully selected external vendors (“Headhunter”) to work on specific roles and we hold long-term working relationship with them. Arla Foods Deutschland is not seeking any new partners until further notice. Therefore, we are asking you to refrain from any contact requests by phone, e-mail or in any other way towards any Arla Foods representatives. Please note that all candidate resumes that are send to us without a written and signed search assignment will be deemed made available free of costs.


COVID-19 Notice:
We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes for most of our recruitments to enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.



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