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Posted May 4th

Associate Brand Manager, Prestige

New York, New York

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Posted May 4th

Associate Brand Manager, Prestige

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: Associate Brand Manager, Prestige

Location: New York, NY

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. Pernod Ricard Policy requires that all PRUSA employees (regardless of work location or remote status) must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) as a condition of employment, and proof of vaccination will be required. The Company will grant reasonable accommodations based on a medical or religious reason preventing vaccination, or as otherwise required by state law.

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA offers an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Competitive paid Time Off Plan + Well Being Days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits

  • And much, much more! For more information regarding our offerings, please visit :

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

    Position Summary

    The Associate Brand Manager will be responsible for assisting on the development and implementation of the strategic and tactical brand plans across the current prestige (high end) spirits portfolio. This exciting and unique role provides a significant opportunity for leadership and ownership as the primary responsibilities will consist of general management, support of brand program creation, execution of key brand initiatives, coordinating/supporting brand content creation, supporting financial accountability and A&P ROI analysis, and regular analysis of business performance.

    This exciting and unique role requires a dynamic and experienced Associate Brand Manager who has a strong marketing, commercial, analytical background with a working knowledge of the luxury segment. The ideal candidate can balance thinking strategically with the key execution priorities on the business including but not limited to the following:

    The ideal candidate should have proven experience managing multiple brands and can balance thinking strategically within the key execution priorities. You should consider joining us if you are consumer-focused with an entrepreneurial spirit, passionate about the drinks industry, and want to make an impact on the brands you are managing.

    Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities

    General Brand Management:

  • Support Director and Senior Brand Manager on delivering the annual brand operating plan for 6 core prestige brands, from strategy to execution
  • Manage brand plan development and brand positioning as relevant
  • Incorporate shopper and path to purchase insights and behaviors into the overarching plan
  • Support the delivery of the brand digital strategy in partnership with the eCommerce team, partnering with the global brand teams to leverage existing assets
  • Assist in tracking and optimizing the plans based on performance and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Provide support on a select amount of innovation development in conjunction with the global brand teams
  • Partner with a variety of cross-functional teams including PR and Experiential teams to develop and execute experiential, trade, and consumer-facing events and programming

  • Center of Excellence (COE)

    Serve as a Center of Excellence for the overall spirits and champagne portfolio:

  • Support the overall prestige marketing approach, inclusive of high-end innovation
  • Assist in the creation, distribution, and influence of best practices and select marketing playbooks for access to a wider team
  • Interface and collaborate with several brand teams to ensure cohesion across the portfolio

  • Marketing Finance (MF):

  • Support financial accountability and ROI analysis through management of vendor purchase orders and A&P budget tracking
  • Track and monitor brand budgets

  • Nature & Scope

    Position works with members of the central marketing department, divisional marketing, sales management, agency services agency personnel, as well as various vendor and provider representatives. Additionally, this role requires strong project management skills.


    Required Skills/Competencies:

  • 3-5+ years of marketing experience; experience in strategy/brand development, including brand positioning and brand building activities (digital/social and retail)
  • Entrepreneurial, innovative mindset. Flexible and able to work with agility.
  • Strong financial / business / analytical acumen. Must be proficient in excel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as an outstanding aptitude for time management.
  • Thoroughness, creativity, interpersonal awareness, relationship management, and influencing skills.
  • Proficiencies in problem-solving and the ability to multitask are requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and executive presentation skills; spirits or high-end luxury industry experience preferred but not required.

  • Education: Minimum of bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.

    Approximately 25% travel to field locations

    Job Posting End Date:

    Target Hire Date :

    Target End Date :
    New York, New York