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Brand Assistant

Job Name

Brand Assistant

Country:

Argentina

City:

Buenos Aires

Function:

Marketing - Communication - PR

Reporting Line:

Marketing Senior Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Laura Sabio

About the role

Your Opportunity

The Marketing Assistant role is responsible for supporting the brand team in several areas of ongoing business management and communications. The Marketing Assistant will assist the Brand team in the day to day administration while serving as main point of contact for all internal team communication and management. He or she will ensure the team is kept abreast of all relevant industry, business and brand news while keeping brand and greater teams fully engaged.  

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be:

POS and Marketing Materials
  • Leads timeline, tracking, and orders of Marketing Materials 
  • Manages approval process of new Marketing Materials, ensuring on-time delivery within budget
  • Vendor Negotiation, pricing comparison and quality assurance
  • Marketing Materials logistics and follow up 
Budget
  • Accountable for On Time payments to clients and distributors. 
  • Assists brand budget owner (Marketing Manager) to provide visibility of brand budget management and procedural elements, including but not limited to: analysis, reporting, tracking and forecasting
  • Accountable for the brand budget  implementation on a for monthly/quarterly/annual basis
PO/SAP
  • Manage the Purchase Order (PO) creation and approval process for team members and brand to remain current with all invoicing for vendors
  • Follow up bit different stakeholders such as external vendors, managers and back office
Team Engagement
  • Lead planning of all internal team activities such as monthly on-premise blitzes, sampling activations, brand summits and intra-agency team meetings
  • Responsible for keeping the team current on any local trade advocacy events

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • 2 years’ Marketing experience, preferably within Brand management experience
  • Experience in multiple specialty areas: promotions, events, media, etc. 
  • Verbal/written skills at all levels in an organization; ability to generate meaningful presentations
  • Data analysis and summarize information 
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Marketing or related field
  • Fluent command in English and Spanish
  • Project Management skills
The following experiences are preferred:
  • Drinks and Luxury Category experience is an advantage 
  • Purchasing and/or vendor pricing negotiations
  • Experience in additional functions beyond the ones listed above 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deal with ambiguity
  • Experience working within matrix environment
  • Comprehension of competitive market for brand and Category in the Hub and how to use available data to develop initiatives to grow the brand

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.


Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.