Brown-Forman Senior Brand Manager Finlandia Vodka in Moscow, Russia
Who is Brown-Forman?
Brown-Forman Russia is part of international company Brown – Forman Corporation. We are the leader in the imported premium vodka and significant player in Standard+ whiskey segment in Russia. We offer such brands as: JACK DANIEL’S, FINLANDIA VODKA, WOODFORD RESERVE as well as a portfolio of Single Malts and premium tequilas.
We are committed to and expand our footprint in premium Whisky and Vodka categories in Russia, through a solid commercial strategy, portfolio development and building a diverse and inclusive culture that inspires and develops people, celebrating teamwork and rewarding agility.
B-F Russia's vision is to outpace competition and bring emerging markets development to new heights by boosting Premium+ whiskey & vodka growth, powering-up our commercial capabilities and developing our crew.
Meaningful Work From Day One
Adapts global strategy and defines the local strategy for vodka portfolio in Russia, primarily Finlandia. Being a brand champion and guardian in Russian market driving brand image metrics growth and market share improvements.
What You Can Expect
Development and deployment of long term strategy for the local market.
Contribution to regional and global brand/corporate initiatives by being part of working groups and meetings. Lead additional assigned projects or tasks as stretch assignments towards further personal development.
Develop and implement tactical plans and activities from the brand plan.
Based on strategic objectives from the brand plan, develop, execute & measure (responsible) activation & communication plans for specific areas e.g. Digital, PR & On-Trade.
Manage A&P budget and keep track of the marketing spending for the led activities. Ensure document flow accuracy and compliance for respective projects.
Actively collaborate with Sales and TM teams in development and execution of required retail and on-trade POP standards.
Management and pitching of agencies pool. Negotiate with supplies on operational aspects. Leverage own experience and market knowledge to ensure the best price and quality of provided goods and services.
Monitor and report on monthly basics key competitive activities in vodka category. Perform regular market visits (on-and off-trade) to gain knowledge and observations about the market and consumers.
Ensure Responsibility Messaging (R&R) and D&I aspect on all FV products, communication materials and during key brand communication platforms.
What You Bring to the Table
Brand management experience with consumer goods or other premium/image products.
Experiencing managing people & agencies
Business acumen, project management, and strategic & creative thinking
Fluent in Russian & English
Nothing Better in the Market
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 Russia we offer the competitive benefits package including, but not limited to flexible-working options, life insurance, medical insurance for you and your direct family, along with global career opportunities.
*A more detailed JD is available on request
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: Emerging International Division
Req ID: JR-00001860