Careers

Brand Manager, France

Do you have a love for toys, a desire to bring creative ideas to life and a sharp eye for evaluating what’s effective? Then join ZURU! ZURU is one of the fastest private Toy Manufactures in the world. Our Global Marketing team is known for bringing some of the most viral, and popular toys to the US. Our #MiniBrands has close to 3.3 BILLION views on Tiktok and 1 MIL followers. The growth we are experiencing provides great career opportunities. As the Brand Manager, you will take the ownership & execution of our local commercial strategies from budgeting, planning, media execution, bespoke retail activations, retail marketing engagement and all localisation needs for France.  

Brand Manager, Nordic

Do you have a love for toys, a desire to bring creative ideas to life and a sharp eye for evaluating what’s effective? Then join ZURU! ZURU is one of the fastest private Toy Manufactures in the world. Our Global Marketing team is known for bringing some of the most viral, and popular toys to the US. Our #MiniBrands has close to 3.3billion views on Tiktok and 1Million followers. The growth we are experiencing provides great career opportunities. As the Brand Manager, you will take the ownership & execution of our local commercial strategies from budgeting, planning, media execution, bespoke retail activations, retail marketing engagement and all localisation needs for Nordic.  

Branding and Packaging Designer

ZURU is a young innovative fast-growing Toy Company seeking a highly motivated and talented Branding and Packaging Designer to join our team. Do you want a diverse, fast-paced, creative role in a company going through hyper growth? Are you digital media savvy wanting to showcase your creative side on digital platforms? If your answer is yes on one or most of the questions, this fantastic opportunity at ZURU is for you!! We are looking for an enthusiastic Branding and Packaging Designer to join our growing design team. In this role you will be creating packaging for and developing our brands' social identities and helping the Marketing team in bringing their ideas to life, while ensuring consistency of the ZURU Brand strategies. Attention to detail, creative flair and a diverse range of design skills is essential for this role. You will play an important part in growing our brand with your design outputs ensuring our social channels, website, and marketing materials are translating our story to our consumers.

Business Operations Analyst - Leeds, UK

Inspired by kids and imaginative play, ZURU is one of the fastest growing toy companies in the world that is known for its agility, creativity and new-age manufacturing techniques. We are looking for exceptional talent with Business Analytics background for an exciting opportunity of Business Operations Analyst. The Business Operations Analyst is involved in all aspects of an organization. They are responsible for sales analysis, forecasting, internal and external collaboration with planners and analysts, and supporting sales presentations. They help managers decide how to allocate resources, develop production schedule, manage supply chain, and assist in retail and brand strategies. As the Analyst, you are responsible for monitoring the business pulse of the account(s) or territory. Analysts must identify and understand the problem to be solved or the processes to be improved. The job centralizes on overseeing retail plan progress. Typically, collecting relevant data to show implications of pursuing different actions and may assist in achieving a consensus on how to proceed. Ultimately, advising actions and strategies to align to business goals or objectives.  Duties include managing databases and visualizations software to analyze and solve problems.  Presentations of findings to wider audience of stakeholders if necessary. Analysts use planning tool to simulate current and future events and evaluate alternative courses of action. Breaking down problems into their various parts and evaluate the effect that different changes and circumstances would have on each of these parts. Weighing costs and benefits of alternative solutions or approaches in their recommendations to managers.

Business Operations Analyst - Los Angeles

Inspired by kids and imaginative play, ZURU is one of the fastest growing toy companies in the world that is known for its agility, creativity and new-age manufacturing techniques. We are looking for exceptional talent with a Business Analytics background for an exciting opportunity of Business Operations Analyst. The Business Operations Analyst would be responsible for sales analysis, forecasting, internal and external collaboration with planners and analysts, reporting and supporting sales presentations. As the Analyst, you will oversee optimizing company item assortment and in stock levels, reporting and coordinating with company supply chain on shipment requirements and working with client planners to ensure a successful flow of orders and product.

Commercial Analyst

We reimagine play, every day. At ZURU, we are designing iconic toys for the next generation. Our team are on the lookout for the ‘big kids', creative forces, those passionate about innovation, great personalities, dedicated specialists, and lovers of life to join our cause to create the world’s best toys. Come and be a part of creating magic for kids the world over, our products include top-selling Mini Brands, Bunch O Balloons, Smashers and X-Shot. Our team are specialists in their areas and are constantly looking at ways to break new ground – without huge hierarchies or paper pushing. Get to know us a little better by checking out our company Instagram @lifeatzuru We are looking for an experienced Commercial Analyst to provide actionable insights that support our Commercial and Sales teams to optimise business performance and achieve ZURU’s overarching sales and profitability targets.

Commercial Executive (B)

We reimagine play, every day. At ZURU, we are designing iconic toys for the next generation. Our team are on the lookout for the ‘big kids', creative forces, those passionate about innovation, great personalities, dedicated specialists, and lovers of life to join our cause to create the world’s best toys. Come and be a part of creating magic for kids the world over, our products include top-selling Mini Brands, Bunch O Balloons, Smashers and X-Shot. Our team are specialists in their areas and are constantly looking at ways to break new ground – without huge hierarchies or paper pushing. You will be responsible for the growth and profitability of a brand portfolio. Strategic, well-organized and analytical, you can envision and work toward the “big picture” while driving best-in-class day-to-day execution.  You can articulate clearly your objectives and strategy and motivate others across the organisation to meet those goals. Overall, you are sales focused and can make decisions to orchestrate successful business outcomes consistently. You enjoy forecasting, gap analyses and market heat maps. You champion an depth understanding of your category, brand and buyers/customers globally and use your understanding to provide strategic solutions to drive growth.   Get to know us a little better by checking out our company Instagram @lifeatzuru

Community Manager

Customers are the beating heart of everything we do at ZURU. As we continue our exponential growth, we are looking for a Community Manager to sit within our Customer Care department to enhance our customer experience and ensure we are utilizing our platforms to deliver amazing, world-class service across all touch points. About the Role As a Community Manager, you will directly contribute to brand and market success by providing exceptional customer service. The role will involve managing daily community management on social media platforms and assisting the Customer Service team with their social media and email responses. In this role, you will be responsible for monitoring and reporting on the Customer Service team's performance, as well as providing them with monthly performance reviews to ensure they’re growing and developing in their roles. You will work closely with our Customer Service Manager, Social Media Manager and Brand Marketing Managers ensuring a best-in-class customer journey. To be successful in this role you will use your product experiences as well as empathy to truly understand consumer concerns and queries, finding individual and tailored solutions which are effectively communicated across all our virtual touch points. Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to enter the FMCG world with one of NZ's key players!

Country Sales Manager - Japan

ZURU is on a mission to build the brands of tomorrow. We believe every child should have access to toys hence we build toys that are affordable for every family and brings joy to the kids. We are on the lookout for a dynamic Sales person in Japan who would help us achieve this mission by growing our presence in Japan. The job duties of the Country Manager is not limited to 1) Country Management ·     Spearhead the growth of ZURU in Japan by developing and further engaging with the sales networks ·     Implement and localize the Global business and brand strategies from head office at a local level ·     Establish sales objectives by forecasting and developing annual sales quotas for Japan, projecting expected sales volume and profit for existing and new products. ·     Own budgets and reach/exceed annual sales targets whilst maintaining margin integrity. ·     Tailor Global sales decks into best-in-class, analytical presentations for key customers, including product demonstrations, sales data information, and outline brand marketing and category strategies ·     Build and maintain strong relationships with the brand marketing team in NZ to maximize all opportunities ·       Provide regular reports and analysis on KPIs, pipeline development, and product performance within Mexico ·     Provide market highlight and lowlight feedback to the Commercial lead team (NZ) and senior management monthly ·     Conduct regular local store checks to allow meaningful analysis of price strategy and line architecture of our own and our competitor's ranges   2)  Account Management ·       Negotiate with customers on pricing, packing, cargo ready date, and minimum order quantities for each product line ·       Follow up and secure PO plus TT/LC, all shipping information i.e. markings, forwarder, all testing requirements, etc. ·       Keep customers updated with samples, and marketing material when available and provide customers with any spec changes on relevant products. ·       Work with partners and ZURU’s internal marketing team to implement marketing initiatives for key store strategy online and offline, including digital and physical market runs and following up on the corrective actions ·       Establish and adjusts selling prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand. ·       Identify strong local partners to develop new retail and distribution channels. ·       Establish and maintain strong relationships with both retail and distributors in the territory. ·       Collaborate with internal stakeholders regularly to keep up to date on the NPD schedule, marketing objectives, and branding alignment for the company. ·       Attend & participate in major International Trade Fairs when needed.   2) Sales Administration ·       Send through all order confirmations to China Team and ensure they are raised on the system effectively. ·       Provide forecast/order details for each Licensor forecast per quarter ·       Organize any deliveries for any samples sent out for your clients when needed. ·       Streamline customer database ·       Email the client about any product updates, marketing strategy, supply chain management, and future product placements. ·       Check all data on sales reports is accurate. ·       Update price list when required. ·       Point of contact for a client with regards to pricing issues etc. ·       Maintain and improve, where possible, all relationships with ZURU customers

Global Commercial Lead - 5 Surprise Mini Brands

We reimagine play, every day. At ZURU, we are designing iconic toys for the next generation. Our team are on the lookout for the ‘big kids', creative forces, those passionate about innovation, great personalities, dedicated specialists, and lovers of life to join our cause to create the world’s best toys. Come and be a part of creating magic for kids the world over, our products include top-selling Mini Brands, Bunch O Balloons, Smashers and X-Shot. Our team are specialists in their areas and are constantly looking at ways to break new ground – without huge hierarchies or paper pushing. You will be responsible for the growth and profitability of ZURU Toy's largest brand portfolio - 5 Surprise. Strategic, well-organized and analytical, you can envision and work toward the “big picture” while driving best-in-class day-to-day execution in ZURU's global markets including North America, Europe, Asia.  You can articulate clearly your objectives and strategy and motivate others across the organisation to meet those goals on a global scale. Overall, you are sales focused and can make decisions to orchestrate successful business outcomes consistently. You enjoy forecasting, gap analyses and market heat maps. You champion an depth understanding of your category, brand and buyers/customers globally and use your understanding to provide strategic solutions to drive growth.   Get to know us a little better by checking out our company Instagram @lifeatzuru

Global PR Manager

We reimagine play, every day. At ZURU, we are designing iconic toys for the next generation. We are the ‘big kids', creative forces, dedicated specialists, those passionate about innovation and lovers of life, creating magic for kids all over the world. Are you a creative PR, communications, or journalist professional constantly looking at ways to turn news into opportunities? Read on, we’ve got an exciting opportunity for you! The Opportunity As the Global PR Manager, you will report to and work closely with our Global Marketing Director to proactively build and foster journalist relationships across key markets. Prioritising a product-first mentality for coverage and driving wider elements of our PR strategy (Trade Press, Awards, LinkedIn, Business Profiling and Charity). This will involve: ·       Owning top-tier media relationships, with a wide knowledge of international media outlets (USA, UK, AUS + EU) ·       Developing and maintaining a media matrix of journalists globally ·       Managing product placement across big bets for the season ·       Working across Consumer Press in USA and UK ·       Working across Trade Press in USA, UK, AUS and EU ·       Owning and managing a calendar for entries into global toy awards ·       Assessing risks and managing crisis communications response where necessary. You You’re a dynamic all-rounder with well-developed EQ, a keen eye for top-tier stories and a knack for working exclusive angles. To be successful in this role, you’ll also: ·       Bring 3+ years of experience in a PR, communications, or journalist role ·       Have existing journalist relationships and a history of product placement in media ·       Be a self-starter, proficient at managing multiple concurrent projects ·       Manage complex internal and external stakeholders with ease ·       Have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills ·       Be a Microsoft Office pro who loves PowerPoint.   Life@ZURU At ZURU we are on a mission that is bigger than any one of us. To achieve this, we have created a high-performance culture that is designed to foster greatness and are building an exceptional team. We believe a great workplace is a team working towards ambitious goals, where you learn quickly, perform excellent work, improve fast and have fun while you’re doing it. We have a culture where incredibly talented people are empowered to do their best work every day. We love being on a world-class team that is making a difference.   Get to know us a little better by checking out @lifeatzuru on Instagram or TikTok. Our values are:  CURIOSITY | Question everything, assume nothing. Think new. Stay curious. Challenge the norm. Keep learning. INNOVATION | Tear it apart, rebuild it better. Innovate always. Solve problems. Hero creativity. Find the edge.  TENACITY | Be tenacious. Dive in. Go for best. Play to your strengths. Win or fail fast and learn from it.  NIMBLENESS | Run, don't walk. Keep moving. Think forward. Pivot and flex.  INTEGRITY | Care deeply. Act with integrity. Take responsibility. Work passionately. Make an impact.  COLLABORATION |Work as a team. Care as a family. Have fun. Share the vision. Inspire others.   What we offer We recognise that ZURU’s success stems from our people and you can only be at your best when you are looking after yourself. ZURU encourages all our team members to invest in their well-being by providing an array of benefits and tools.   Culture for Growth | Top Notch Health & Well-Being Benefits | Free On-Site Gym | Global Opportunities | Surrounded by an A-Player Team | Competitive Remuneration | Furry Office Friends |

Graduate Commerical Sales Management

We reimagine play, every day. At ZURU, we are designing iconic toys for the next generation. Our team are on the lookout for the ‘big kids', creative forces, those passionate about innovation, great personalities, dedicated specialists, and lovers of life to join our cause to create the world’s best toys. Come and be a part of creating magic for kids the world over, our products include top-selling Mini Brands, Bunch O Balloons, Smashers and X-Shot. Our team are specialists in their areas and are constantly looking at ways to break new ground – without huge hierarchies or paper pushing. You will be responsible for the growth and profitability of a brand portfolio. Strategic, well-organized and analytical, you can envision and work toward the “big picture” while driving best-in-class day-to-day execution.  You can articulate clearly your objectives and strategy and motivate others across the organisation to meet those goals. Overall, you are sales focused and can make decisions to orchestrate successful business outcomes consistently. You enjoy forecasting, gap analyses and market heat maps. You champion an depth understanding of your category, brand and buyers/customers globally and use your understanding to provide strategic solutions to drive growth.   Get to know us a little better by checking out our company Instagram @lifeatzuru

Marketing Manager - Canada

Do you love Toys? Do you have a desire to bring creative ideas to life and a sharp eye for evaluating what’s effective? Then join ZURU whilst we are going through substantial growth, and become a valuable member of the Global Marketing team. We reimagine play, every day. At ZURU, we are designing iconic toys for the next generation. We are the ‘big kids', creative forces, dedicated specialists, those passionate about innovation and lovers of life, creating magic for kids all over the world.   As a Marketing Manager, you will have ownership of the execution of our local commercial strategies from budgeting, planning, media execution, and bespoke retail activations across Canada. You will produce strategic and effective campaigns for ZURU’s portfolio of brands across the girls and boys toy segments that drive brand awareness, engagement with core target audiences and profitable growth through sales conversion. You will support the Canadian Country Manager achieve sales targets and overall goals of the business. You will champion your market within the Global Marketing Team and own every touchpoint families and kids have with our brands in Canadian market. 

National Account Manager

At Zuru, we believe that every child deserves a great toy regardless of how much their parent's make and that's what we do. We focus on the underserved and are often the lowest price but with industry-leading, amazing brands with indisputable value. Our local team is a family and we are the fastest-growing toy company in the World! ZURU Toys is now seeking a dynamic National Account Manager to join the Sales team in Bentonville. This is an extremely exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to make a great new career in sales with plenty of progression opportunities. Account Management experience in Toys Industry is preferred; however, if you are highly driven, motivated, and sensitive to the latest trends in the industry we would like to speak with you. As the National Account Manager, you'll be the face of ZURU to one of our biggest retail clients Walmart, building and nurturing the engagement.

Senior Marketing Executive

Be a part of creating magic for kids all over the world! Our products include top-selling Mini Brands, Bunch O Balloons, Smashers and X-Shot and our team is constantly looking at ways to break new ground – without huge hierarchies or paper pushing. As a Senior Marketing Executive, you'll take ownership & execution of our local commercial strategies from budgeting, planning, media execution, and bespoke retail activations across our Australian and New Zealand markets. You'll make an impact in this role by: - Leading our investment by brand, to drive market growth - Owning local market media budgets - Media planning across all brands & briefing in specialist teams for assets and paid media - Weekly POS tracking and analysis of how it relates to media performance & actioning optimisation - Interacting daily with Country Managers and Sales Leads around plans and activations - Leading Trade Marketing activations across catalogues and in-store branding and activations - Building and managing retail marketing relationships - Localising all global media activations in sell-in presentation and overlay with bespoke retail plans and present - Effectively managing our local agencies/partners. To succeed in this role you'll bring: - 2+ years’ experience in a brand marketing role - Self-motivation and ability to multi-task, prioritise, stay focused, and set clear milestones - Energy and determination to continuously improve and push boundaries - Superior verbal and written communication skills as well as strong presentation skills - Excellent Microsoft Office skills and advanced proficiency in PowerPoint - A willingness to manage workload across different time zones. Life@ZURU At ZURU we are on a mission that is bigger than any one of us. To achieve this, we have created a high-performance culture that is designed to foster greatness and are building an exceptional team. We believe a great workplace is a team working towards ambitious goals, where you learn quickly, perform excellent work, improve fast and have fun while you’re doing it. We have a culture where incredibly talented people are empowered to do their best work every day. We love being on a world-class team that is making a difference. Get to know us a little better by checking out @lifeatzuru on Instagram or TikTok. Our values are:  CURIOSITY | Question everything, assume nothing. Think new. Stay curious. Challenge the norm. Keep learning.  INNOVATION | Tear it apart, rebuild it better. Innovate always. Solve problems. Hero creativity. Find the edge.  TENACITY | Be tenacious. Dive in. Go for best. Play to your strengths. Win or fail fast and learn from it.  NIMBLENESS | Run, don't walk. Keep moving. Think forward. Pivot and flex.  INTEGRITY | Care deeply. Act with integrity. Take responsibility. Work passionately. Make an impact.  COLLABORATION |Work as a team. Care as a family. Have fun. Share the vision. Inspire others. What we offer We recognise that ZURU’s success stems from our people and you can only be at your best when you are looking after yourself. ZURU encourages all our team members to invest in their well-being by providing an array of benefits and tools.   Culture for Growth | Top Notch Health & Well-Being Benefits | Free On-Site Gym | Global Opportunities | Surrounded by an A-Player Team | Competitive Remuneration | Furry Office Friends |

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