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Posted July 15th

Trade Marketing Intern

Toronto, Ontario

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Posted July 15th

Trade Marketing Intern

Toronto, Ontario






Full Time

Company Name: Corby Spirit and Wine Limited

Location: Toronto, Ontario

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 supports our wine business, specifically on The Wine Group portfolio (TWG). The Wine Group is the third largest wine producer in the world, based out of California and owns such brands as Cupcake, 7 Deadly Zins, Stave & Steel and Slow Press. This person will be responsible for executing business processes, activities and providing project support, reporting into the Brand Manager for TWG. 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 a year.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Support Brand Manager in brand plan development and media plan execution
  • Support innovation launch plans through Trade deck coordination and sample delivery
  • Working in collaboration with the commercial team to identify the appropriate activation to maximize brand in hand experiences to targeted consumer within brand guidelines

  • Coordinating with Regional Trade Marketing Managers on local needs
  • Updating assets and assisting with tools
  • Value Add creation
  • Assist with Channel execution

  • Compile monthly reports to develop brand, market and competitor insights and identify key future trends

  • Agency & Supplier Relationships

  • Work closely with agencies and regional teams to plan and execute marketing programs across the country
  • Manage projects with suppliers such as POS, and sourcing for Retail and On Premise programs

  • Assist in Budget control and Trade Promotion Management

  • Issue purchase orders and maintain filing system for purchase orders, invoices and other documents
  • Provide support to Trade Marketing team members in the implementation and maintenance of TPM system tool

  • Miscellaneous

  • Support Brand Manager in delivering business update and brand presentations to TWG, Senior Management, and Commercial teams
  • Conduct ongoing Pricing Analysis

  • Skills & Attributes

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

  • Qualifications

  • 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
  • Hospitality industry and events experience is a strong asset

  • 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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