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Senior Brand Manager - Courvoisier

Date: Apr 27, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US

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.



Senior Brand Manager - Courvoisier  



What makes this a great opportunity?

With an ambition to accelerate global brand equity and penetration, this crucial role provides a global market perspective to support the long-term brand strategy, plans, and innovation strategy for brands within Courvoisier house. The successful individual will work with senior stakeholders across the business ensuring consistent brand vision across markets/channels. They will ensure that all activity and brand related components of the marketing business plan is managed against budgets and the P&L remains strong. The successful individual will be the marketing interface with a view to fostering exceptional working relationships which in turn must ensure the successful management of the brand and delivery against the brand plans.


Role Responsibilities

  • As Senior Brand Manager – Courvoisier. you will work closely with the Senior Marketing Director in leading the creation of assets based on the creative platform and in line with the brand’s communication, touchpoint strategy and market needs
  • Working closely with markets, you will align local Growth Plans to our global ambition, delivering annual global programmes that deliver superior results
  • You will lead the development of core activations to be deployed across markets to engage our consumers in new and differentiated ways
  • You will support and co-lead the development of assets for On Premise and Off Premise and ensure the brand stays unique and differentiated in the eyes of consumers and customers and thus maintains its brand perception
  • You will lead the activation agencies’ work, from briefing to execution
  • You will be an expert at influencing and engaging stakeholders, drawing on extensive in-market experience
  • Manage the relationship with and delivery of the agencies involved with the projects and relative marketing spend


Qualifications & Experience

  • 8+ years in super premium wines and spirits or luxury lifestyle brands (hospitality, apparel, beauty etc).  
  • Experience in global roles, global markets and global brands.
  • Proven experience in managing multi-dimensional projects with multiple inputs and outputs in Spirits or other consumer-led categories
  • Track record of cross-functional team leadership and generating motivation/enthusiasm for innovations and other projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate effectively in a multicultural, cross functional organisation
  • Empathetic people skills spanning many nationalities and differing attitudes



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.