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Brown-Forman Senior Portfolio Development Manager - Jack Daniels in Louisville, Kentucky

“This role is a pivotal member of our Global team, and will be responsible for driving the growth

and success of the Jack Daniel’s portfolio of brands. This highly collaborative role offers an exciting

opportunity to steward the iconic Jack Daniel’s Trademark, and continue to shape a portfolio that

meets category and consumer needs.”-Hiring Manager

Meaningful Work From Day One

The Senior Global Portfolio Development Manager, Jack Daniel’s is responsible for creating and

managing a portfolio that aligns with our company’s goals and consumer needs. This role

requires a strategic thinker who can blend market insights, product expertise, and business

acumen to navigate the complexities of portfolio management. This role will collaborate across

the marketing function and with key stakeholders across the business, including production and

distillery teams, Research & Development, finance, legal and design to ensure seamless

execution of portfolio strategies.

What You Can Expect

Portfolio Strategy & Management

● Support the Global Portfolio Development Director in shaping a comprehensive

portfolio strategy, identifying market trends, consumer needs, and competitive

positioning to inform portfolio decisions.

● Monitor and manage the performance of existing products/services within the

portfolio, identifying any product or portfolio needs.

● Support the delivery of the portfolio strategy and NPD expansion across


● Helps lead the Integrated Business Planning process for the Global Brand Team,

contributing to cross-functional planning and collaboration.

Innovation and New Product Development

● Develop and communicate a clear innovation vision and strategy that aligns with

Jack Daniel’s Portfolio Strategy.

● Lead cross-functional processes to generate innovative ideas, concepts, and

solutions that address business challenges and opportunities.

● Manage the end-to-end lifecycle of products, from ideation to launch. This includes

packaging redesign and Limited Edition Offers..

● Consistently monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success

and impact of innovation efforts and communicate with all relevant stakeholders.

People & Culture

● Actively coach, develop and guide the new product manager to foster an agile,

high-performing, motivated team.

● Champion a culture of optimism, continuous learning and consumer-centricity.

● Actively work to inspire an appreciation for human diversity that fuels innovation

and long-term growth and a diverse and inclusive culture, both internally and with

external partners.

What You Bring to the Table

● At least 8 years of experience in portfolio management, product development, or

related roles

● Demonstrated success in driving the development and launch of products

● Excellent strategic thinking and complex project management

● Proven ability to analyze and interpret a variety of data sources, especially category

and financial

● Experience leveraging consumer insights and market trend information

● Strong relationship builder with experience working effectively in a collaborative,

matrixed environment

Who We Are

We believe great people build great brands. And we know there is Nothing Better in the Market than a career at Brown-Forman. Being a part of Brown-Forman means you will grow both personally and professionally. You will have the opportunity to solve problems, seize opportunities, and generate bold ideas. You will belong to a place where teamwork matters and where you are encouraged to bring your best self to work.

Many Spirits, One Brown‑Forman - We believe that an inclusive culture, one that values the diversity and unique perspective of each individual, allows us each to bring our best self to work and leads to greater teamwork, creativity, and trust.

Cultivating a Caring Culture - We know that our strong culture is one of the many reasons people love working at Brown‑Forman.

Nothing Better - At Brown‑Forman, we craft products known for bringing people together. Our employees have made us what we are today and are the reason for our success. Do not just take our word for it. Brown‑Forman is consistently recognized as a Great Place to Work® in countries around the world.

What We Offer

Total Rewards at Brown-Forman is designed to engage our people to ensure sustainable and profitable growth for generations to come. As a premium spirits company, we offer equitable pay structures for individual and company performance alongside a premium employee experience. We offer a range of premium benefits that reflect our company values and meet the needs of our diverse workforce.

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: Global Marketing

Function: Marketing

City: Louisville

State: Kentucky

Country: USA

Req ID: JR-00007759