Location – Walton-On-Thames (moving Autumn 2018 to Kingston-On-Thames)

Reports to – Brand Manager, Southern Comfort

Salary – Dependant on experience

 

Description

Hi-Spirits is one of the UK’s leading spirit distributors and is seeking to recruit a new Assistant Brand Manager to join the Southern Comfort Marketing Team. The successful candidate will work with the Southern Comfort Brand Manager to grow volume, profit, market share and brand awareness of the largest brand in the Hi-Spirits’ portfolio with plenty of exposure to senior stakeholders.

As the Southern Comfort Assistant Brand Manager, you will be fundamental in growing brand sales, market share and awareness through ATL and BTL activations. Using your innovation, creativity and commercial awareness you will be responsible for key brand specific projects ensuring effective and efficient delivery on time and within budget. These projects include Social Media, brand POS procurement/management and brand activations at high profile events such as London Cocktail Week and Meatopia. You will actively participate in the development of brand building plans leveraging customer, category and consumer insights.

Our ideal candidate is an active learner who is action orientated and likes to get the job done to the best of their ability. In this role priority setting, planning and managing expectations are key to success. Our company culture would suit someone with integrity and trust who loves to learn from experience and deliver results. We are looking for a passionate and driven individual who has a solid understanding of the UK spirits market. Ideally, we are looking for candidates who have worked within the FMCG/ alcoholic beverages industry with Sales or Marketing experience. If you’re looking to get stuck in to a fast-paced environment and join a rapidly growing and successful drinks company, here’s your opportunity.

 

Requirements:

  • Brand Management and/or related experience in an FMCG environment
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and analytical skills
  • Ability to show creative thinking and executional delivery of brand building initiatives
  • Must demonstrate commercial acumen and ability to engage and collaborate with sales teams
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Passion for spirits and alcohol with some knowledge of the UK On and Off-Trade landscape
  • Willing to learn with a positive, can do attitude.

If you would like to apply for this role, please email Rebecca Cooling – rebecca@hi-spirits.com