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Posted May 17th

Marketing Intern

Toronto, Ontario

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Posted May 17th

Marketing Intern

Toronto, Ontario






Full Time

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

Attention: You will be entering a fast paced, highly dynamic and fun working environment. We are passionate individuals who work collaboratively and love to push boundaries. Our brands connect with people and are associated with memorable moments. We work hard, play hard and make great things happen. We are looking for creative individuals who want to join our team.

The internship is an excellent learning opportunity for people who want to pursue a career in marketing. The role has exposure to some of our Gin and Canadian Whisky brands. They will be responsible for leading the execution of business processes and activities and providing project support. We are looking for individuals with creativity and a strong attention to detail who can build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

This is a 12-month contract open to individuals who have graduated from university within one year.

Key Responsibilities

Lead and manage various marketing projects

  • Lead and coordinate trade/consumer shows (booth space, samples, POS handouts, staffing etc.).
  • Create and manage retail POS (working with trade marketing).
  • Lead various marketing projects which can include innovation (launching new spirits), promotions and digital/social activations.
  • Lead internal and external engagement comms plans in close collaboration with respective teams.
  • Support on media briefs and post-campaigns reports.

  • Coordinate and maintainproduct information

  • Manage listing applications.
  • Listing Status Master activity grid for various brands.
  • Manage Sell Sheets and Spec sheets - in conjunction with Logistics.
  • Bottle shots / logos etc. (keep up to date, archive old items).

  • Assist in Budget control and Trade Promotion Management

  • Issue purchase orders and create and maintain filing system for purchase order, invoices and other documents.
  • Provide support to Brand Manager in the implementation and maintenance of TPM system tool.

  • Miscellaneous

  • Development of monthly scorecards for relevant brands using business analysis tools and sales data.
  • Keep up with website updates.
  • Champion any translation requests.
  • Lead the routine around weekly meetings for business updates with Brand Manager.

  • Required Skills & Abilities

  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks at once.
  • Ability to collaborate and contribute creativity.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Education & Experience (Required and Preferred)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business with a marketing focus preferred.
  • Must have graduated from university within 12 months.
  • Highly computer literate with an excellent. understanding of Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • 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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