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Brand Manager, Italian Portfolio
Summary
Title:Brand Manager, Italian Portfolio
ID:1134
Department:Marketing
Location:New York
Description
Domaine Select Wine & Spirits - Imports Division

Brand Manager, Italian Portfolio


Position Summary:

This is a newly created position for the Italian Portfolio. The Brand Manager will function as the brand champion with P&L responsibility including the planning, development, and implementation of all strategic and tactical consumer-marketing activities to enhance the growth and profitability of their brands. This position is a direct report to the President, COO of DSWS.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for development and execution of strategic and annual marketing plans which address all aspects of the marketing mix including P&L’s, pricing, packaging, advertising, promotion, public relations, digital marketing, market research, and new product development.
  • Shared responsibility for the delivery of volume share and profit objectives that are consistent with overall brand strategy.
  • Build premium consumer/trade equity for the brand through the design and execution of consumer and trade strategies including advertising, promotion, public relations, digital marketing and special events.
  • Work closely with Sales to identify opportunities to expand the business in existing channels of trade.
  • Manage all outside agency initiatives in support of the brand’s business objectives to include promotion agency and advertising, digital and public relations agencies if applicable
  • Ensure accurate and timely forecasting, develop monthly updates, and provide analysis and recommendations for any variances and track warehouse inventory.
  • Regular communication with Sales, Finance, and Operations to rapidly identify problems/opportunities and take appropriate action as warranted.
  • Primary point of contact with overseas suppliers.
  • Regular communication with Senior Management / Executives.
  • Represent the brand at trade functions and consumer events.
Requirements:
  • At least 5 years of wine marketing experience required
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, multi-faceted business environment
  • Experience with public relations and digital marketing
  • Strong strategic, analytical with the ability to exercise good judgment
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to take initiative, develop and seek out creative and innovative ideas
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interface at all levels within the organization and outside the company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including presentation skills
  • Bi-lingual English/Italian 
DSWS is an equal opportunity employer


​About Domaine Select Wine & Spirits

​​Founded in 1999, Domaine Select Wine & Spirits (www.domaineselect.com) is dedicated to wines and artisanal spirits of the highest quality and which demonstrate excellence and tremendous character, particular to their origin. DSWS is committed to transmitting the individuality of our producers; expression, diversity, tradition and personality are the tenets of DSWS. DSWS was named 2010 Importer of the Year by Food & Wine Magazine, received recognition by Wine & Spirits Magazine as a Top Importer of 2016 and was nominated by Wine Enthusiast Magazine as 2016 Importer of the Year.


 

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