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Brown-Forman Area Marketing Manager, Western Europe - Global Travel Retail in London, United Kingdom

Reporting to: Global Marketing Manager - Malts, Slane & Finlandia - Global Travel Retail

Location: London, England

Scope

At Brown-Forman, we enrich the experience of life, in our own way, by responsibly building beverage alcohol brands that thrive and endure for generations. Brown-Forman is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies and among the top 10 largest global spirits companies. By expertly combining five behaviors (Be Curious, Be Courageous, Be Collaborative, Be Creative, Be a Champion) with our vision and purpose, we seek to create an enduring and growing Brown-Forman UK.

The Area Marketing Manager is responsible for management of all elements of the marketing mix for Brown-Forman’s Travel Retail business in the Europe region, across assigned locations and customers. Key tasks are to manage the development and execution of Travel Retail marketing activities and key customer strategies to grow brand equity and profit within the region.

Responsibilities:

Area Marketing Management

  • Manage the development and implementation of Global Travel Retail initiatives throughout Europe. Partner with Global Marketing Manager and Brand Manager to ensure global consistency. Align with local markets where relevant.

  • A&P Budget Planning and Management: Partner with commercial and finance team, planning of A&P budget for assigned area customers and accounts. Manage assigned A&P budget items throughout the year.

  • Partner with commercial and finance teams to lead marketing activities for Europe within assigned Area.

Marketing Execution and Project Management

  • Oversee execution of all marketing activities for region. Develop promotional/marketing calendar and manage high volume of marketing activity within region to on-time and on-budget delivery. Manage external agencies and partners and B-F media to deliver and execute output.

  • Full project management of the planning and activation for TFWA Cannes trade show.

Partnerships & Collaboration

  • Collaborate with other Area Marketing Managers for best practice sharing.

  • Customer Partnership: Partner with commercial and finance teams to build and strengthen relationships with key customers. Activities include attending customer meetings, acting as “face of the brand/marketing” to customers, partnering with marketing counterparts in customer organizations, collaborating in joint business reviews and plans. Attend relevant customer and industry events including regional and global trade shows. Travel as needed to accomplish these tasks.

What are we looking for you to have?

  • BA in marketing or other business related functions or equivalent relevant experience.

  • Proficiency in English.

  • Ability to travel as needed for business, 15-25%

  • Experience in international business environment.

What do we offer the successful candidate?

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure our sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer premium and equitable pay & bonus for individual and company performance.

We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce. In Brown-Forman UK, some highlights of the competitive benefits we offer include, but not limited to are medical/dental insurance, flexible-working options, product allowance and gym membership; along with global career opportunities.

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: International

City: London

State:

Country: GBR

Req ID: JR-00001404

Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

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