Brown-Forman Assistant Innovation Manager in Sydney, Australia
For nearly 150 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s & Cola, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Coopers’ Craft, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach, GlenDronach, Slane and Fords Gin. Brown-Forman’s brands are supported by approximately 4,700 employees and sold in more than 170 countries worldwide.
Our Australian team of 150 people, work in regional and city locations throughout the country, with offices in Sydney (Head Office), Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
Your new role:
This new position will support the Innovation Manager on the delivery of NPD projects and assist in the development of innovation strategy / programs to develop business opportunities across Australia and New Zealand. In addition, this position is also responsible for our gifting strategy and execution.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Support the Innovation Manager to ensure NPD projects are delivered on time, highlighting any roadblocks during projects
Work with Innovation Manager to validate and prioritise opportunities
Manage the internal project management system
Develop strong relationships with other teams, (including global stakeholders) to ensure projects are progressing as scheduled, obtaining relevant data where required
Manage the delivery of branded gift packs to market within scheduled time frame, working with agencies to develop gift packs and manage the related P&L for all gifting projects
Review gifting strategy as required and work with shopper team to identify upcoming projects
Working with Brand Manager and Supply Chain, help with the coordination of bringing new Scotch lines into the Australia and New Zealand market
Driving relevant internal communications as required
Experience within marketing function / media / agency (minimum 1-2 years experience)
Suitable project management experience
Ability to translate data into insights
Graduate qualification in marketing, business or a related discipline preferred
Experience within the FMCG industry is desirable
High level organisational skills and attend to detail
Strong written and verbal communication and proven success in working collaboratively across various teams
Australian Citizenship or Permanent Residency is required to be considered for this role
Brown-Forman believes that everyone should be their authentic selves in our workplace. We strive to create an inclusive culture that empowers individuals to contribute their uniqueness. Together, our diversity is what makes our business great.
We are an equal opportunity employer, supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We recently won the AHRI 2018 Award for LGBTI Inclusion and the Australian LGBTI 2018 Award for Organization of the Year. We are also a Work180 Female preferred employer. We encourage applications from all backgrounds.
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
State: New South Wales
Req ID: JR-00001114