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Posted January 7th

Assistant Brand Manager

Toronto, Ontario

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Posted January 7th

Assistant Brand Manager

Toronto, Ontario

Company Name: Corby Spirit and Wine Limited

Location: Toronto, ON

Corby'sportfolio of owned-brands includes some of the most renowned brands in Canada, including Wiser's Canadian Whisky, Lamb's Rum and Polar Ice Vodka. Through its affiliation with Pernod Ricard S.A., Corby also represents leading international brands such as ABSOLUT Vodka, Chivas Regal, Glenlivet, Ballantine's Scotch Whiskies, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater Gin, Malibu Rum, Kahlua Liqueur, Mumm Champagne, Jacob's Creek, Wyndham Estate and Stoneleigh wines. An overview of the entire Corby portfolio shows over 5,000,000 cases sold annually, with Corby being a significant importer of wines and having an approximate 21 percent market share of spirit sales in Canada.

Why work at Corby? Because we are a great place to work! And we're not the only ones who think so. Corby was named one of Canada's Best Workplaces for 7 years by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada, based on employee survey results and an audit of workplace excellence and people management practices.

Position Summary:

Corby Spirit & Wine, a global and local leader in the spirits industry is looking for a driven Assistant Brand Manager to grow our lifestyle liquors business. The role is responsible for managing Kahlua - the world's #1 coffee liquor and Malibu Rum - a global icon of summer. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creative strategy, ability to turn data into insights to fuel brand and commercial strategy and have experience in developing integrated brand campaigns.


  • Participates actively in the development of the annual strategic plan for the brands to deliver continued growth and profit.
  • Responsible for the timely implementation of all marketing programs on the brands, including advertising, partnership and promotional activity.
  • Analyze industry, competition and market data to complete monthly business performance reports translating insights to action.
  • Prepares presentations and product sell decks for relevant individuals, including Provincial Managers for Sales meetings.
  • Responsible for the management of the brand budget, including creation of PO's.
  • Ensures that necessary brand information is effectively communicated to the appropriate individuals and departments, both internally and externally.
  • Ensures all marketing material for brand portfolio is up-to-date and relevant.
  • Procures POS material, ordering as and when required.
  • Performs other duties, as required.

  • Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of marketing experience, preferably in a related field
  • University degree required
  • High level of initiative and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Creativity and drive to bring new ideas to life
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (written and oral)
  • Strong team player and willingness to collaborate with internal cross functional team and external agency partners. Strong comfort with data, and good critical thinker
  • Strong time management and organization skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing projects at once

  • Technical Competencies:

  • Proficient in Microsoft office

  • We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from all groups, including aboriginal, women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, creed, family status, national origin, age and gender.

    Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process or wish to view our accommodation policies, please contact the Human Resources Department at

    Thank you for your interest in Pernod Ricard and its subsidiaries, CorbySpirit and Wine Limitedand Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. All resumes submitted will be reviewed byourrecruitment team and kept on file for six months in consideration for this and future opportunities. Please note that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Please do not contact provincial offices directly as all recruitment is coordinated through the Corporate Office in Toronto.

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