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Assistant Brand Manager, Sydney

Job Name

Assistant Brand Manager, Sydney






Marketing - Communication - PR

Reporting Line:

Marketing Director

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Kelly Eastwell

About the role

Overall Purpose

Integrated brand communication
  • Support in-market execution and implementation of all consumer-facing elements of the (IAP) brand plans and provide brand input to CP&A teams on all shopper-facing activity on the brand
  • Support Senior brand manager on the localization of brand communications plan, including inputting to local planning & buying of media with agency partner and guided by Senior Brand Manager
  • Work with external agencies to ensure that all brand content programmes and partnerships developed, are activated and commercialized effectively in-market, including execution of PR, digital and experiential programmes and partnering with advocacy and sales operations teams on advocacy programmes as required
  • Ensure that all brand assets developed in the country adhere to global brand guidelines and local social responsibility policies and regulations and always follow the Bacardi Way of Growth best practice
Business performance management
  • Alongside the Senior Brand Manager, responsible for delivery of brand performance targets in Australia (NSV / share) as agreed with Senior Brand Manager in IAP brand plans
  • Generate insights from available databases to ensure measurement & evaluation (M&E) plan in place on designated brand activity provided by the Senior Brand Manager
  • Manage elements of the A+P budget that you are responsible for
  • Actively monitor Brand KPIs and provide guidance on corrective action to achieve agreed objectives
Data Analysis and Reporting
  • Perform on going analysis of your brands performance via data from brand print, IRI, IWSR and other data sources, feeding into the monthly reporting process
  • Where applicable analyse media performance, brand health and pricing, feeding your findings into your leader and making recommendations around brand performance formulating your ongoing IAP’s.
  • Conduct market research studies to discover consumer insights, identify key drivers aligned with brands objectives and ensure measurement & evaluation (M&E) plan in place
Revenue Growth Management
  • Drive the implementation of fact-based category insights that drives ROS, volume uplift and increases value with off premise customers.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be
  • Partner with senior brand manager to maximise trade and brand investment
  • Increased distribution and ROS driving activities as measured by brand print and IRI leading to brand growth
  • Executional excellence through the consumer journey, delivering exceptional consumer experiences through creative ways of bringing the brands to ‘life’ in the designated channels
  • Responsible for the input into the overall delivery of IAP’s for your portfolio of brands & support for brands under the Senior Brand Manager’s remit

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • 2+ years of liquor industry experience
  • Degree and/or professional Marketing qualifications
  • CP+A / Customer marketing or commercial experience
  • Exceptional project management skills with the flexibility and ability to manage multiple projects at any given time and respond to conflicting business priorities
  • Verbal/written skills at all levels across an organization; ability to generate meaningful presentations
  • Decision making oriented and able to quickly react to changing environment.
  • Ability to give clear feedback and direction to executional partners
  • High level of interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively internally, globally and with key stakeholders (eg. agencies).
  • Ability to positively influence decisions making and align key stakeholders
  • Excellent Budget management and Purchase order experience
Personal Qualities
  • Passionate person, love market and global brands
  • Teamwork ability while self-sufficient
  • Able to work under pressure and with ambiguity
  • Open-minded, honest, eager to learn, to deliver results and have fun!

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.