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Graduate Job Customer Marketing Executive

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Pernod Ricard UK
Reference: J1433
Salary: Competitive + pension and healthcare  

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We are part of the Pernod Ricard Group – a co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry. We are proud to hold one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide!

Our key brands include Absolut, Havana Club, Malibu, Lamb’s, Kahlúa, Monkey 47, Plymouth Gin, Chivas, Jameson, The Glenlivet, Martell, Perrier-Jouët, G.H. Mumm, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, Graffigna and Jacob’s Creek. We are responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of these premium spirits, wines and champagnes in the UK.

Key Purpose 

To translate brand plans into channel specific, deliverable marketing activity that will increase consumer demand for our brands.

Job Description

The Customer Marketing Executive’s function is to facilitate the flow of information between the Commercial and Marketing teams in order to deliver against the company’s brand and commercial objectives. The team are responsible for the development and execution of Customer Marketing activity with customers. The function incorporates specialist teams in Off Trade Spirits, On Trade Spirits and Off and On Trade Wine and Champagne.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement customer marketing activity
  • Develop and agree activity with customers to ensure brand and commercial objectives are achieved
  • Evaluate activity based on sales uplift, ROI, and specific objectives of each activity
  • Manage the appropriate customer marketing spend v budget
  • Manage projects and key channel marketing initiatives
  • Any other reasonable additional duties that may be required from time to time

Key Relationships

  • Customers: to implement agreed marketing activity
  • Brand teams: to contribute towards brand development and translate brand plans into channel activity
  • Sales/Commercial teams: to communicate and reinforce brand plans, negotiate activity and gather customer intelligence 
  • Finance team: for budgets and spend reviews
  • Key agencies: to effectively manage projects
  • Category Management team: to review product data and buyer trends

What do we require?

You will have recently graduated with a 2:1 or above in a Marketing or Business-related degree. You will have a strong academic track record and have a minimum of 300 UCAS points at A Level (or equivalent). Due to the nature of the scheme, you will require a full UK driving license and flexibility to travel within your territory. A willingness to travel, and possibly relocate, is essential for this role.

In addition to this, applicants must:

  • Have an understanding of the FMCG sector 
  • Have 12+ months’ experience in a Marketing role (this includes an industrial placement)
  • Be happy to work independently when required
  • Have strong project management skills
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy building relationships with people
  • Work well under pressure and able to work to deadlines
  • Have eligibility to unrestrictedly work and live in the UK

Work experience or an industrial placement in a commercial environment is desirable, as well as any drinks industry experience.

For further details about Pernod Ricard, please visit http://pernod-ricard-uk.com/ and http://pernod-ricard.com/.

Throughout the application process you will receive support and guidance from our retained graduate recruitment experts, Discovery Graduates. We regret that, due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.

The question is… Have you got the bottle?

If you think you have what it takes to kick start your career with Pernod Ricard UK, please submit your CV today.

Discovery Graduates are the retained managing consultants. All applications will be processed through Discovery. We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.

Location: London (inner and outer)

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates
Pernod Ricard UK
0121 665 4060

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