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City Trade Ambassador Belgium & Luxembourg

Job Name

City Trade Ambassador Belgium & Luxembourg

Country:

Belgium

City:

Brussels

Function:

Commercial

Reporting Line:

Advocacy Manager Benelux & Nordics

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Ingrid Lindeman

About the role

Your Opportunity

As the City Trade Ambassador Belgium & Luxembourg, you will be the nationally recognized expert on all spirit categories and Bacardi portfolio brands. This role is varied and will require interacting with the Country sales teams and key channel influencers. As a result, you can expect to be travelling extensively to stay connected to all stakeholders. 

About You 
  • You will be the On Trade channel expert and will represent the Bacardi portfolio to customers and influencers in the channel.
  • You will develop relationships with key influencers and local trade and influence the positioning of Bacardi in the Country.
  • You will provide industry leading training to customers and bartenders.
  • You will support the Local Sales and Distributor teams on implementation of Pictures of Success in the On Trade channel.

Responsibilities

With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Together with Cluster Head of Advocacy define the ‘Where to play’ (channels, accounts, and trade events) and through the IAP inform deployment of resources against the advocacy priorities while maximizing ROI
  • Build industry revered advocacy capabilities that drive values share in the On-Trade
  • Train bar-staff in key accounts and sales teams on all brands, drink strategy, cocktail skills, menu writing and overall industry knowledge, driving Availability, Visibility and Quality for our Portfolio
  • Identify opportunities and support the Cluster Customer Marketing team to optimize Bacardi’s presence in the On Trade channel
  • Develop strong relationships with key trade leaders, owners and influencers to increase opportunities for our sales teams

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Preferably a bachelor’s degree
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience in Spirits and/or Beverage industry (experience with a globally relevant brand is a plus)
  • Experience in bartending, mixology and food & drink industry
  • Great networking and social media skills.
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Languages fluently spoken and written: Dutch, French & English required
  • No objections to working evenings and occasionally weekends
  • In possession of a driver’s license
Personal Qualities
  • You have a positive mindset
  • You are vibrant, socially skilled and outgoing
  • You are a team player
  • You love to challenge yourself and others
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others.
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

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.