FÄT is a 2-year-old brand which sells its main product, a cacao butter cooking fat in major retail chains in Germany and Switzerland. Due to the health benefits of good fats, FÄT decided to develop a global brand, offering a wide range of products containing healthy fats like MCT Oil, Coconut Oil, etc. FÄT has the ambition is to become the no. 1 brand for healthy fats, supporting the lifestyles of a fast-growing segment of health-conscious consumers.
We are looking for a CEO (female/ male) for our senior management team based in Zurich, Switzerland to scale our brand and products in the region and to build a sustainable business with the objective to improve the health of millions.
As CEO, you will be responsible for all aspects of the company and play a crucial role in developing the product portfolio and scaling the brand across Europe. If you have a passion for entrepreneurship, food and health and are excited to build the next $100m food brand, we would love to talk to you.
Work closely with founder and strategic advisors in refining the overall brand, products and distribution strategy
Execute the growth strategy in doubling-down on existing distribution channels (retail), in developing new channels (online) and expanding into new markets in Europe
Manage the marketing team and help them to execute the overall marketing strategy
Optimize supply chain of different products to reduce costs
Stay up-to-date on the newest developments in the dietary and health industry and build a network with stakeholders (eg. cardiologist, diet coaches, nutritionists, etc.)
Manage and develop a high-performing team
Lead fundraising activities and interact with local investors
Min. 2-4 years of experience in a top-tier consulting firm, investment bank or startup
Strong strategic mind-set and ability to execute
A self-starter who is proactive, action-oriented, and enjoys the challenge of a fast-paced, hands-on environment
Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with C-level executives and senior stakeholders
Basic understanding of dietary implications on health
Passionate about the health and lifestyle industry
Nice to have
Experience in e-commerce and social media marketing