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Posted December 11th

Business Acceleration - Commercial Marketing

Toronto, Ontario


Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted December 11th

Business Acceleration - Commercial Marketing

Toronto, Ontario






Full Time

Are you agile and solution oriented? This is an opportunity to work alongside Local Brand Teams to translate local insights into exciting initiatives for Big Global Brands like JC, Stoneleigh & Campo while identifying NTW Brand opportunities.

Who are we and what do we offer?

Pernod Ricard Winemakers and Corby Spirit and Wine Ltd are divisions of Pernod Ricard and have an unrivalled portfolio of iconic brands such as Absolut Vodka, Chivas Regal, The Glenlivet, Jameson, Mumm champagne, as well as Campo Viejo, Jacob's Creek, Brancott Estate, Stoneleigh and St Hugo wines. We are a progressive and people-focused business and believe our diverse workforce is the key to our success. Because our employees and their families are so important to us, we offer an agile and flexible working environment with an emphasis on work life balance, well-being and sustainability. In addition to this, we offer learning opportunities and room to grow your career both locally and internationally.

What about our culture?

We create products which are associated with bringing people together to create social connection. Our culture is the same, we provide a great place to grow and thrive and we trust and believe in our teams and support them to exceed expectations!

Want to learn more?

We are seeking a dynamic professional to take on the role as a Regional business Acceleration Manager in our Global Business Acceleration Team.

Based in Toronto, Canada, you will be responsible for the development of our wine business in the Canadian market. Reporting to the VP Global Marketing, Americas, this role provides an excellent opportunity to make your mark in the Canadian Market.

What will your day-to-day will look like?

  • In collaboration with Corby, recommend & implement the Wine Portfolio Life Cycle
  • Facilitate the commercial planning cycle with Corby to ensure alignment to the Pernod Ricard Winemakers strategic direction & rolling 3Y market action plans.
  • Lead the innovation process between Pernod Ricard Winemakers & Corby under the strategic direction of the brand teams.
  • Understand RTM across the different provinces, propose and build solutions within Corby as required.
  • Gather, share and scale best practice across the markets to maximise asset & spend effectiveness.
  • Coordinate formal business reviews including performance across all levers.
  • Collaborate on launch plans with Corby and the PRW marketing team to ensure a strong return on central marketing investment.
  • Provision of support and coordination for key 'profile' events in market including wine shows, winemaker events, sponsorship events and generic industry body events.
  • Optimise the use of ambassadors across the markets and be an ambassador to influence, educate and win hearts and minds.

  • About You

    You are a tertiary qualified business or marketing professional (or related) that has a proven track record of delivering business results and building brand equity (preferably having worked within Wine, Liquor or an FMCG environment). You can build positive and constructive working relationships both in and out of an organisation, in an environment that strives to provide a consumer centric experience for leading wine brands. Having strong business and financial acumen, sense of values, contemporary marketing knowledge and appreciation for wine, will see you thrive within Pernod Ricard Winemakers & Corby.


  • At least 5 years in a marketing and/or commercial role
  • Portfolio Management experience
  • Innovation experience (ideation to implementation) ideally including insights
  • Strong Planning & Project management skills
  • Strong influencing ability
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge & a passion for wine

  • Desirable:

  • Experience in the Canadian market & channels within scope & relevant language skills
  • Experience in alcohol/ FMCG
  • WSET accreditation
  • Tertiary or Post Graduate qualifications in business or marketing

  • The role also requires ongoing stakeholder management, to be comfortable navigating ambiguity, and a strong ability to structure a business approach and focus on what matters most.

    This is an exceptional opportunity to join a global organisation with a portfolio of iconic international brands. We expect you to embrace a fast paced, team oriented culture. In return, we offer an attractive remuneration package including generous product allowance and other employee benefits. If you believe you have what it takes to make your mark with us, please apply today.

    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, Corby Spirit and Wine Limited and Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. All resumes submitted will be reviewed by our recruitment 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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