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Global Brand Ambassador, Dewar's Whisky

Job Name

Global Brand Ambassador, Dewar's Whisky

Country:

United Kingdom

City:

London

Function:

Commercial

Reporting Line:

Global Brand Director, Dewar's

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Claire Jenkins

About the role

Working closely with the Dewar's whisky global brand team and in collaboration with the key markets you will play a critical role in the progression of the DEWAR'S brand, providing key inputs as to how to deliver DEWAR’S vision.

You will lead the development and implementation of education and advocacy programs for consumers, customers, sales teams, and trade influencers. In a complex, crowded whisky market, the Dewar’s Global Brand Ambassador role is especially critical to accelerating growth in emerging markets and gaining engagement via digital transformation.

About You:
You are super creative and digitally savvy with a strong social media presence, a huge curiosity and an eye for detail. A great collaborator and networker with a positive global mindset and an attitude to get things done. Not afraid to question the status quo and bring your own process and personality to the role, championing the brand in every way. A self-starter that can work under pressure and deal comfortably with ambiguity. You're highly passionate about whisky as a professional or consumer.

Location:
We have a hybrid working policy, you need to be based in the UK but will be expected to be in the London office (Spitalfieds Market) 1-2 days a week, the rest from home or with customers.

Responsibilities

Developing and implementing education and advocacy programs for consumers, customers, sales teams and whisky influencers in key markets. Key focus:
To lead digital brand agenda among trade influencers/whisky communities
To lead the execution of 5 year Brand Advocacy Strategy
To support Top Star Awards agenda
To Design and control execution of “Stay Curious” experiential platform in on-premise
To align and help localise the brand advocacy agenda with global company strategy
To support and coordinate the team of local trade/brand ambassadors effectively

Skills and Experience

The skills and experience needed to create your legacy:

An understanding and experience of how to build and engage with communities online - able to influence and build relationships with professional bartender communities through social media and online webinars and tastings

Personally passionate about whisky and premium spirits with an inclusive approach and a global mindset 

Diverse Cultural & Geographical Experience and sensitivity, able to adapt your style to different needs

A confident public speaker and communicator, able to engage with a variety of people

Multi-functional experience: Innovation, Social Media, On-Trade Experience

Personal Qualities - Share our Founder's passion and entrepreneurial flair:

  • 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

  • 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.

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.