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DACH Brand Manager BACARDÍ

Job Name

DACH Brand Manager BACARDÍ






Marketing - Communication - PR

Reporting Line:

BACARDÍ Brand Director Euroceania

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Christopher Hütte

About the role


Brand Managers are equity builders, hyper focussed on executing strategies that sway consumers’ perceptions. As DACH Brand Manager, you will be instrumental for the set-up & execution of this year’s Integrated Activity Plan (IAP) while prepping for the next year’s one.
Your focus is on placing the consumer at the heart behind every activity, processing Global & Regional guidelines & programs into local activation relevance.
You will support & help executing consumer centric plans together with the DACH Brand Director, delivering seamless consumer journeys from awareness to penetration & loyalty. This includes co-owning BTL programs with your local CPA peers, rolling out (digital) transformational initiatives and protect consistency.
You will support in managing the DACH brand P&L, identify & scale growth drivers, execute & measure Integrated Activation programs, and prepare the NPD Pipeline for fast and scalable launch success.


Curious, creative, passionate, driven, and collaborative team player, that is not afraid to try out new things and feels comfortable with change and ambiguity
A compelling storyteller, have a strong public presence and interpersonal skills that promote positive relationships with agencies, customers, and internal stakeholders.


  • Lead the execution of this years’ Integrated Brand Plans (IAP) coordinated with cross functional teams to deliver maximum impact activities that deliver share growth and financial targets for the DACH Cluster.
  • Support the build of next years’ IAP together with the region, global & cross functional team.
  • Plan & build consumer centric brand experiences in line with the approved IAP that deliver seamless consumer journeys using the available ecosystem: execution BTL platforms & activities at scale.
  • Build strong data driven relationships via audience precision targeting, personalised, adapted content and experiences to effectively address consumer needs, driving point of differentiation and value for the brand. Use effective research (qualitative and quantitative), commercial & financial data as well as direct consumer behavioral data and analytics (E.g. Talk Walker, Social Baker, Sprout Social, Google Trends etc.) to identify insights that drive growth.
  • Be close to the real world by adopting a listen, make, deploy approach to deliver consumer centric content, checking the pulse of your brand, the competition & daily trends.
  • Measure and Evaluate brand performance and activities to continuously optimise brand spend
  • Feed into and support the development of regional and global toolkits and localise these. This will require the writing of agency briefs both creative and production and ongoing agency relationship management.
  • Consult and take continuous input from key local stakeholders on brand/category plans and activities.
  • Mandatory and regular live presence in Austria & Switzerland to build a profound human & professional connection with Primos from the bottom to the top.

Skills and Experience

  • Consumer brand management experience in progressive roles, leading different Marketing projects.
  • Strong financial acumen incl. reading & processing P&L, managing financial variables such as price and A&P.
  • Commercial and/or Customer Marketing experience and/or digital business experience is an advantage.
  • Experience in multiple specialty areas: digital, innovation, promotions, events, media, influencer etc.
  • Experience in managing stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of yearly brand plans and projects.
  • Actively build and lead interactions between the functions to ensure plans are implemented and goals are met.
  • Skilled at communicating with all levels and functions (written, verbal and presentations).
  • Strong numerical, insight and analytical skills.

  • You are a go getter, with a hands-on mentality. Addicted to winning, resilient, credible but calm under pressure.
  • You integrate easily in a team & are willing to jump right into it. You make connections with cross functional teams quickly.
  • You get energised by finding simple solutions for complex cases.
  • You have experience in brand building whether through experiential or consumer marketing.
  • You are digitally savvy and take personal interest in understanding the new landscape.
  • You enjoy life along the way. Love for drinks, hospitality & entertainment. Highly rate sustainable business initiatives such as doing good for the planet and communities.
  • Speaking German & English is mandatory.

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.