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Posted January 31st

Brand Manager, Prestige Center of Excellence

New York, New York

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Posted January 31st

Brand Manager, Prestige Center of Excellence

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: Brand Manager, Prestige Center of Excellence
Location: New York, NY, USA

Careers that unlock the magic of human connection

Who we are

Pernod Ricard is a global premium spirits and wine company. We're the team behind leading brands such as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila, as well as many more superior wines and exquisite champagnes!

Working at Pernod Ricard is all about igniting conviviality in that all that we do. Derived from the French word, convivialité means human connection, authenticity, friendly, and jovial. Conviviality is energy and spirit with a splash of je ne sais quoi and is a core philosophy around how we live and work at Pernod Ricard. Here, we are team players, dream makers, trailblazers, movers and (cocktail) shakers. We have a passion for living life to the fullest, making a new friend every day, and realizing our potential as people and as a business!

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. As of December 1,2022, Covid vaccinations will not be required of new and existing employees, but we strongly encourage everyone to follow local public health recommendations, including keeping vaccinations up to date.

The salary range for this role, based in New York is $101,200 to $151,800 , range will vary if outside of this location. Base salaries are determined during our interview process, by assessing a candidate'sexperience, skills against internal peers and against the scope and responsibilities of the position.

Ready to work with spirit? Read on...

Position Summary

The Prestige Center of Excellence Brand Manager is part of a team leading prestige efforts across the organization. We seek a collaborative and innovative leader to consult & provide an expertise POV to brand teams leveraging consumer & shopper insights that is helping shape the prestige strategy. Responsible for partnering with cross functional teams to elevate and unlock premiumization opportunities and developing new processes. This exciting and unique role requires a dynamic and experienced Brand Manager who has a strong marketing, commercial, analytical background with a working knowledge in the luxury segment.

The ideal candidate should have proven experience managing multiple brands and collaboration across marketing stakeholders and cross-functional partners. You will be successful in this role if you are energized by building brands and navigating matrixed environments, balance thinking strategically with the key priorities on the business including but not limited to the following:

Major Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Collaboration & Integration: Lead a cross functional working team, which includes but is not limited to the brand teams, agencies, commercial marketing, sales, consumer insights, marketing enablement and other business departments fostering and building a strong multi-functional team. Collaboration, alignment, and influence with multiple stakeholders is a key to success.
  • Superior communication skills: ability to communicate complex information and implications both verbally, and written presentations.
  • Thought leadership: Lead/Collaborate with external & internal partners to design and deliver a Prestige Marketing Playbook driven by insights, brand JTBD & cross functional input
  • Excellent stakeholder management: this role requires the ability to prioritize, negotiate, and partner with a variety of internal & external stakeholders. Develop and wire ways of working, processes, and communication templates for this role through the organization.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: Keep adapting & evolving. Develop, deliver, and iterate strategy continuously with a resourceful, obsessive, and fearless mindset with a focus on proving the case for the premiumization opportunity.
  • Agile: Results-orientation and ability to operate with agility to run with test and learn approach.
  • Analysis & natural intellectual curiosity: Work with key partners to design an approach to measuring success with a blended objective of awareness and growth. Consistently seek to evolve with continuous upskilling on industry insights, trends, and tools .
  • Dynamic & evolving environment: Choices and priorities today may become obsolete tomorrow as the market transforms. The ability to not just adapt but thrive in such an environment is critical.

  • Required Skills/Competencies

  • The role requires a highly motivated self-starter with strong leadership, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to collaborate effectively across functions with passion and enthusiasm. Strong entrepreneurial ability to work around obstacles, results driven, and a bias for action with a pilot/learn/scale approach. Must be able to both lead and influence teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and executive presentation skills is essential.

  • Education

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree (minimum)

  • Experience / Background

  • 5+ years of business experience, with a emphasize in management level role in CPG, luxury goods and working on the customer side.
  • Experience managingportfolio of brandsand marketing programs targeting high net worth consumers, working in a cross functional environment.
  • Must have experience in managing and partnering with a broad set of stakeholders in matrix organization as well as external agency partners.
  • Must have sounding experience developing strategies grounded in insights and analytics.

  • This position may travel up to 25% of the time.

    Life and perks at Pernod Ricard

    Proud to belong - Just as we help to create moments that matter for our customers, we lead by example every day...bringing our whole self to work and building bonds that celebrate the human spirit, diversity, and foster deep connections.

    Empowered to soar - We set high expectations and seek to get the most out of life. Through flexibility and a hybrid workstyle, as well as unique learning opportunities, generous tuition reimbursement, and one-of-a-kind learning programs, we passionately grow our skillset.

    Committed to care - We are deeply committed to the long-term sustainability of our people, our industry, and our planet. We call this return on responsibility. From environmental sustainability to supporting local communities, our commitment is steadfast.

    Inspired to dream - We treasure new experiences and are proud to develop as people, not job titles. From rich immersive learning programs in Paris to exciting high-profile events, we blend a love of exploration into all that we do.

    Our hybrid work style

    At Pernod Ricard North America, our work philosophy celebrates the magic of human connection with the flexibility needed to provide one's most meaningful contribution. Our hybrid teams will work remotely the majority of the time and unite on-site two days per week or 40% of the time. Our team is empowered to start and finish their day at a time that works best for their lifestyle with the whole team available during the core hours of 10am-3pm.

    Plus, great benefits and perks to toast to a life filled with support including:

    - Competitive compensation including performance bonuses

    - Domestic & international career development opportunities

    - Competitive paid time off plan + wellbeing days

    - Medical, dental, vision and life insurance

    - Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products

    - Gym reimbursement

    - Employee Assistance Program

    - BetterUp Care wellness benefits including nutrition, sleep, executive coaching, etc.

    And much, much more! Check out to view our extensive people programs and support.

    Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It employs qualified individuals based solely on ability, training and experience, and does not and will not, discriminate for or against any employee or applicant for employment or promotion based upon actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service or any other classification protected by law. Offers will be subject to United States local terms

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