Pernod Ricard UK

  • Brand Development Ambassador

    ID
    2018-6-28-1829
    Business Unit
    Hidden (19527)
    Employment Type
    Permanent
    Territory
    Midlands
    Location
    UK-Home Based
  • Overview

    Key Purpose includes:

    To integrate and develop the brands within ABC into strategically selected accounts in the UK market.

     

    To research, test, develop and nurture the growth of ABC brands through driving trade and consumer

    advocacy, visibility, distribution and rate of sale by utilising the key business and ambassador tools of

    training, events, drinks development and PR.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    The role is highly proactive with the ABC Brand Specialist expected to continually identify commercial

    and development opportunities, maintain a high internal and external presence, alongside constant

    interaction with brand and commercial teams as well as customers at the highest level.

     

    Specifically:

    - Identify with the ABC GM, opportunities within the UK trade for the ABC portfolio

    - Develop and implement a plan to help grow brand advocacy, distribution and visibility for your brands

    across the targeted ABC accounts with an On Trade focus

    - Maximise opportunities through trade network to gain new listings and enhanced visibility for your

    brands across ABC selected accounts and possible new accounts cross segmentation.

    - Conduct tutored tastings to industry leading standards, achieving marketing and commercial objectives

    - Be the 'face' of your brands in dealing with trade press / PR activity

    - Host your brand consumer and trade events leaving participants feeling highly engaged with your

    brands

    - Drive drink development for your brands across all sectors of the trade

    - Deliver monthly updates of all ABC project activity

    Qualifications

    Experience

    • Experience working as a Bar Manager with prestige London On Trade environment. 
    • Expert mixology skills. 
    • Expert knowledge of spirits category and manufacturing process

     

     

     Desirable

    • WSET Certificate
    • General Certificate in Distilling
    •  Fundamental understanding of professional selling and planning tools 
    • Previous training / education experience.
    • Experience working as a Brand Ambassador. 
    • Key account / national account sales
    • Though on / off/ wholesale and basic understanding of RTM

     

     

    Preferred Background

    • In depth knowledge of the On Trade environment
    • Bar tending experience 
    • Good network of On Trade contacts 
    • Knowledge of the London On Trade 
    • -Premium spirits competitor

     

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