Prof. Sigrid Hofer-Fischer, Mag.

ISM - Institut für Strategie und MarketingKompetenzzentrum Marketing Management

+41 58 257 13 96sigrid.hofer@ost.ch

Sigrid Hofer-Fischer is Professor of Marketing at the Competence Center of Marketing Management, Institute of Business Management at the Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences (OST). Sigrid's research focuses on integrated social media marketing communication, digital marketing and strategic marketing. She also worked for renowned companies and has managerial experience in marketing and sales.

Area of Expertise

  • Marketing Communication
  • Digital Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing

Education

  • Master of Science in Commercial Science (Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria with study visits in Silicon Valley, CA, USA and at the University ETEA, Cordoba, Spain)
  • High School Graduation Lynbrook High School, San Jose, CA, USA
  • High School Graduation Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium Perg, Austria

Professional Experience

  • Professor of Marketing, Competence Center Marketing Management, Institute of Business Management, Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences (OST)
  • International Marketing and PR Manager, Skiny bodywear GmbH, Mäder, Austria
  • Product Manager and Sales Manager Pharmacy, Johnson & Johnson, Austria
  • Customer Development Manager, Johnson & Johnson, Austria
  • Research Associate at the Institute of International Business, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
  • Project Manager market, market research institute, Linz, Austria

Teaching Experience

  • Marketing and International Sales (Bachelor)
  • Communication and Marketing (Master)
  • Marketing Management (Master)
  • New Marketing (Master)
  • Crisis Communication and Crisis Management (Master & Executive Education)
  • Strategic Marketing (Executive Education)
  • Digital Marketing Communication (Executive Education)

Projects

  • Project Manager research project "City Engagement Messenger" to increase the attractiveness and revitalization of city centers, Project partners: Renuo AG, Standortförderung Stadt St.Gallen, Pro City St.Gallen, 30 Organizations (retailer, associations) of the City of St.Gallen
  • Project Manager research project "Integrated Social Media Navigator", Project partners: Goldbach Interactive, Mineralquelle Gontenbad Goba, AMAG, City Garage St.Gallen

Memberships

California Scholarship Federation (Membership from Sept. 91-June 94)

Awards

Erwin Wenzl Prize - winner in the category "University" in 2000

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

  • HOFER-FISCHER, S., KREMMEL, D., WEIS, F. S. (2022). Messenger Marketing. Grundlagen, Einsatzmöglichkeiten, Erfolgsfaktoren. WiST Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium, 51(4), pp. 45-48.
  • KREMMEL, D., HOFER-FISCHER, S., WEIS, F. S. (2022). Online-Marketing systematisch steuern. Controlling & Management Review (früher: Zeitschrift für Controlling und Management ZfCM)(3), pp. 54-59.

Chapters in Edited Books

  • KREMMEL, D., HOFER-FISCHER, S., VON WALTER, B. (2016). Kommunikationsprogramm: Arbeitgebermarke kommunikativ umsetzen. In Benjamin von Walter; Dietmar Kremmel (Ed.), Employer Brand Management(pp. 169-200). Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien .

Professional Journals and Newspaper

  • HOFER-FISCHER, S., WEIS, F. S., KREMMEL, D. (2013). Der Weg zur integrierten Social-Media-Kommunikation: Umsetzung und Kontrolle. KMU Magazin(6), pp. 50-54.
  • HOFER-FISCHER, S., WEIS, F. S., KREMMEL, D. (2013). Der Weg zur integrierten Social-Media-Kommunikation: Die Planung. KMU Magazin(5), pp. 58-62.
  • HOFER-FISCHER, S., WEIS, F. S., KREMMEL, D. (2013). Der Weg zur integrierten Social-Media-Kommunikation: Die Analyse. KMU Magazin(4), pp. 62-65.
  • HOFER-FISCHER, S., WEIS, F. S., KREMMEL, D. (2013). Ein neues Modell integrierter Marketingkommunikation. KMU Magazin(1/2), pp. 52-55.
  • WEIS, F. S., HOFER-FISCHER, S., KREMMEL, D. (2013). Best Practice integrierter Social-Media-Kommunikation: B-to-C. KMU Magazin(9), pp. 44-47.
  • WEIS, F. S., HOFER-FISCHER, S., KREMMEL, D. (2013). Best Practice integrierter Social-Media-Kommunikation: B-to-B. KMU Magazin(7/8), pp. 48-51.
  • WEIS, F. S., HOFER-FISCHER, S., KREMMEL, D. (2013). Erfolgsfaktoren integrierter Social-Media-Kommunikation. KMU Magazin(3), pp. 52-56.
  • HOFER-FISCHER, S., KREMMEL, D. (2011). Social Media erfordern grundlegenden Wandel des Kommunikationsparadigmas. KMU Magazin(3), pp. 36-39.
  • HOFER-FISCHER, S., KREMMEL, D. (2011). Die Integration von Social Media in die Marketingkommunikation. KMU Magazin(2), pp. 46-49.
  • HOFER-FISCHER, S., HAKANSON, L. (2003, Summer). Tapping into the Silicon clique. European Business Forum(14), pp. 54-59.

Teaching related publications

  • HOFER-FISCHER, S. (2021). Content Marketing - Analyse und Konzeption für ein Unternehmen nach Wahl. Open Education Platform for Management Schools, 10.25938/oepms.299 .