GLobal Marketing Manager
Glasgow – Hybrid – Flexible Working
Our client, a prominent global drinks business, is actively seeking a Global Marketing Manager to join their dynamic team in Glasgow. With a distinguished portfolio of whisky brands, they operate across North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia-Pacific. The company is a key player in the production, marketing, and distribution of alcoholic beverages under well-known brands.
This is a fantastic opportunity to become an integral part of the business during an exciting period. Exciting projects are ahead with some brands going through premiumisation and others set to experience double-digit growth. The Global Marketing Manager will play a pivotal role in shaping their journeys. The role involves spearheading the development and execution of the 3–5-year strategy, contributing to various projects, and making a tangible impact.
Ideal for someone seeking a role where their contributions truly matter, this position offers the chance to be heard, make significant decisions, and operate in an environment that values agility over bureaucracy. If you're passionate about driving brand success and enjoy a dynamic, impactful role, we invite you to explore this opportunity with us.
As the Global Marketing Manager, you will spearhead the development and implementation of brand positioning, strategy, and innovation for their Malts portfolio. Harnessing insights and data, you'll orchestrate an omni-channel campaign, ensuring seamless translation of 3–5-year brand strategies into actionable plans across all markets. Your focus on digital thinking will elevate the consumer experience, aligning growth goals with the broader business strategy.
- Develop and manage long-term brand positioning, USPs, and vision through collaboration with key stakeholders, guided by data-driven insights.
- Collaborate on the 3-5 year Brand Strategy Development with key stakeholders.
- Drive the development of the Innovation & Renovation Pipeline.
- Manage NPD and business case development, including gifting and value adds.
- Oversee packaging architecture and development.
- Enable in-market teams for excellent execution.
- Develop and steward the distinctive Global Brand Visual Identity (BVI) Toolkit.
- Create compelling Global Brand Campaigns in collaboration with stakeholders.
- Develop NPD Launch Toolkits and manage pricing guardrails.
- Provide stewardship and approval for annual brand plans, focusing on driving brand and business growth with a 'digital first' mindset.
- Experience in the drinks or luxury industry with a clear understanding of spirits market dynamics.
- Possess a degree in marketing or a related field (or equivalent experience).
- Hold a digital marketing/e-commerce marketing qualification or demonstrate relevant experience.
- Proven experience in a similar marketing role, with a strong advantage for global experience.
- Experience in developing long-term brand strategies.
- Knowledge and experience in product development.
- Proficiency in the development and management of global brand planning processes.
- Strong commercial awareness.
- Full understanding of digital, social media, and e-commerce marketing; experience in agency procedures and successful management; expertise in budgetary control and cost management; 'Digital First Thinking' approach; and strong project management skills, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Benefits: Our client offers competitive benefits packages that include:
- Highly competitive salary.
- Discretionary annual bonus paying up to 25% of salary.
- Annual Car Allowance.
- Hybrid and flexible working.
- Early finish Friday.
- 25 days holiday + 9 public holidays per year.
- Company pension with 8% employer contribution taken via Salary Sacrifice.
- BUPA private medical cover.
- Health cash plan where employees can claim expenses back for health and wellbeing costs (dental, optical, physio, etc.).
- Life Assurance paid at 4 x salary.
- £20 welcome voucher to spend on products.
- Discounted products plus £100 annually to spend on products.
- Wellbeing Programme.
- Reward and Recognition Scheme.
Our client values diversity at all levels within their organization. They are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive regardless of race, gender identity or expression sexual orientation religion national origin disability age or any other protected status.
How to apply: please apply below or get in touch directly with Brian Fraser; email@example.com
Please note: All applicants must be based in Scotland and have the permanent right to work, no sponsorship offered. A driver's license would also be required due to site visits etc.