07 Jun 2021

Marketing Manager- Spirits- Interim Pernod Ricard UK

Specialism Brand Marketing, Commercial marketing, Consumer marketing, Spirits

Location West London

Salary £Highly competitive + car allowance, bonus, pension, healthcare and other benefits

Our client, Pernod Ricard UK is part of Pernod Ricard, global number two in wines and spirits. They are a convivial, passionate, entrepreneurial, and dynamic company with 320 employees based in the UK, and are responsible for the sales, marketing, and distribution of Pernod Ricard’s leading premium spirits, wines, and champagnes.

Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the drinks sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide. Our key brands in the UK include ABSOLUT vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater and Plymouth Gins, The Glenlivet Scotch whisky, Havana Club rum, Malibu rum, Chivas Regal Scotch whisky, Perrier-Jouët champagne and our
premium wine brands Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, and Jacob’s Creek.

This role is working directly on several premium spirits brands as a Marketing Manager, your role is to manage the brand range on a 6-month interim period in the UK market. The successful candidate will lead, create and implement the premium/luxury brand strategies for the UK market both directly and through a talented team of direct reports.

Candidates will demonstrate strong classic marketing skills (ATL, BTL, TTL, budgetary control etc..) together with a high level of gravitas and tenacity to drive brand strategy and implementation forward.

This role requires high levels of energy, passion, drive, and commercial acumen to maximise opportunities for both the company and the brands. You will be a seasoned SBM or Marketing Manager and will have exposure to P+L management, agency relationships, creative design, team management, and campaign management.

Key Criteria points:

  • Strong exposure to working with leading Drinks or FMCG brands in a brand marketing capacity, ideally with a classic brand marketing background
  • Strong affinity and knowledge of premium brands
  • Excellent commercial, marketing and collaboration skills
  • Leadership and team management skills and strong gravitas and communication skills
  • Educated to degree level
  • High levels of passion and drive for exceptional marketing campaigns

A tremendous package and opportunity is on offer for the successful candidate to work in this progressive and exciting business.

Candidates must be based and eligible to work in the UK for this opportunity. Please provide your CV (in word format) and current salary and package details with your application.

Candidates meeting the brief and requirements will be contacted within 2 weeks of applying.

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