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Marketing Manager Premium Brands (gn)

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Frankfurt Airport, HE, DE

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.



Marketing Manager Premium Brands (gn)  



What makes this a great opportunity?

  • The spirits industry is an exciting, dynamic, and fast-paced business and Beam Suntory is the world's third largest premium spirits company.
  • Opportunity to gain skills and capabilities to lead a Premium & Luxury Brand Portfolio
  • Oportunity to manage broad and cross category portfolio of premium brands with a significant focus and budget
  • Opportunity to develop people to their best and form them as a team
  • Opportunity to craft and execute an Growth Strategies and Annual Implementation Plans for our premimisation journey
  • Opportunity to elevate integral activations for key brands on a national & key city level
  • Opportunity to lead and partner with an exciting agency network in developing high-class activation programms
  • Partner and Learn from best practices around the world


Role Responsibilities

  • Lead and form the entire Premium Marketing Team & Premium Portfolio
  • Lead and drive the our premiumisaton and excellence agenda - develop and improve fully integrated plans across multiple consumer touchpoints
  • Drive quality of execution across all touchpoints
  • Lead & Develop a team of approx. 5 people
  • Partner with Global Brand Houses as PBMC in order to develop proposition, activations, commercical plans and long term road maps
  • Partner with Trade Marketing and Sales to provide best in class Activation Concepts and implementation
  • Oversee & steer a complex Brand & Channel/customer matrix - allocate ressources (BI & people) in the best possible way
  • take care for the day to day basics (Budget Planning and control, Forecasting, implementation planning, etc.)


Qualifications & Experience

  • University degree in business, marketing, communications or equivalent
  • > 7 years of consumer marketing & trade marketing experience, preferably in international FMCG companies, beverages and/or spirits industry or categories with strong emotional premium Marketing relevance
  • Ideally additional sales experiences
  • Being conceptual and pragmatic when required
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Office
  • Fluent (spoken & written) in German and English
  • Ability to manage cross-functional projects, additional experience in working in matrix organization preferred
  • Experience in project management (incl. usage of respective tools and methods)
  • Experience in managing a complex portfolio with a structured approach
  • Demonstrated personal characteristics to be self-starter, flexible and highly motivated
  • Proven team player with strong collaborative approach - to lead, build, drive and inspire


At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.