Our goals - Your path

What does the management trainee do?

As the Management Trainee - Digital Marketing, you will be rotating and learn the various aspects of Marketing such as social media management, graphic design, video production, PR, branding, events, marketing automation, customer engagement, and strategic marketing. This role will immerse you in the region, with the opportunity to rotate to Marketing roles in different countries.

You will gain exposure and experience in:

Multimedia content creation

  • Collaborate with the Marketing team to understand multimedia requirements for campaigns and initiatives from other teams.
  • Conceptualize and develop creative ideas for engaging multimedia content (e.g. videos, graphics, animations).
  • Utilize video editing software, graphic design tools, and other relevant applications to create polished multimedia content.
  • Incorporate feedback from stakeholders to refine multimedia content to drive viewer engagement.

Internal and external communications

  • Craft compelling content for various digital channels (e.g. social media, website, email campaigns) and analyze the effectiveness in reaching different audience types.
  • Develop engaging copy and multimedia content to communicate Sika’s brand and industry leadership.
  • Contribute to content ideation and creation for internal and external audiences.
  • Ensures content adheres to the global brand guidelines, tone and writing style.

Other responsibilities

  • Assist the Regional Marketing Managers in completing their daily tasks.
  • Support the Regional and local Marketing teams in special projects when required.
  • Participate in meetings, workshops, and other learning activities.

Your expertise - Our strength

We’re looking for young, committed talents with:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, Communications, Media, or a related field. Diploma holders are welcome to apply.
  • Excellent command of English (written and verbal); proficiency in other languages is a plus.
  • Expertise in video editing and graphic design tools (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro).
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Presentation).
  • Passionate about Digital Marketing and Technology trends.
  • Possesses an analytical mind and time management skills.
  • Proactive learner with a drive to succeed. 
  • Handles ambiguity effectively.
  • Willingness to roll up one’s sleeves and get work done.
  • Able to work independently and in a team, with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable in a multicultural environment and open to regional/international travel.

About Sika

With over 100 years of experience, Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a globally leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protection in the building sector and automotive industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 103 countries around the world and, in over 400 factories, produces innovative technologies for customers worldwide. In doing so, it plays a crucial role in enabling the transformation of the construction and vehicle industries toward greater environmental compatibility. With more than 33,000 employees, the company generated sales of CHF 11.2 billion in 2023.

We are looking for a management trainee to help us develop and implement our growth strategies. This position is best suited for candidates who want to gain valuable experience towards a managerial role with advancement potential.

To be successful as a Management Trainee, you should have superb attention to detail and be able to promptly identify problems. Outstanding candidates will have great leadership, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.

The Journey:

During your 18 months traineeship, you’ll learn how to identify and apply important strategies and business processes. You’ll get to learn about our company’s functions and operations, and you’ll support our management team with daily tasks. Throughout, you will develop strong problem-solving, communication and people management skills. Additionally, you will participate in formal training courses.

This trainee program is designed to fast-track the development of high-potential young individuals and prepare them for future leadership positions within the Sika organization. Development components shall include: rotational assignments including cross country projects/training/seminars; mentorship to help navigate daily challenges; formal training sessions/ workshops/seminars to develop essential skills such as leadership, communication, problem-solving, and project management; Job rotation & project deployment to gain hands-on experience and apply the skills and knowledge in a practical setting; networking to expand professional connections; and opportunity to work and be coached by Sika Senior Managers.

If this opportunity excites you, we’d like to hear from you!