Senior Brand Manager

05 / 06 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Brand Manager / Marketing


About the Company
EuroVintage has been delivering high-quality drinks distribution solutions to New Zealand hospitality and retail for over 30 years.  The company is privately owned, passionate about its customers and is equally passionate about its people. EuroVintage represents some of the finest names in the global drinks business.  Its comprehensive portfolio includes premium wine estates, spirits, and beer brands from all over the world.  It also supplies an extensive range of premium European glassware by Spiegelau.

EuroVintage’s distribution network delivers nationally, from Kaitaia in the far north, to Bluff in the deep south. Its dual service commitment focuses on the hospitality and retail businesses that make up its precious customer base and upon the domestic and international trading partners who entrust EuroVintage with their brands in the New Zealand market. 

EuroVintage’s Auckland headquarters are located near Auckland Airport and is full of an awesome pool of talented individuals from all walks of life. 

About the Role
This is a senior role reporting to the GM Marketing.  You will be responsible for building and executing brand activation plans as well as ensuring sales profit targets are achieved in line with EuroVintage and Brand Principal budgets.  Specifically, key responsibilities include:

  • Translating the annual budget into a business strategy for long term profitable growth
  • Developing and executing Brand Activation plans
  • Collaborating with the Sales and Marketing team on brand activity
  • Identifying and assessing new product launch opportunities
  • Developing enduring relationships with Brand Owners
  • Working closely with GM Marketing on the marketing planning process and being a key driver of marketing activity
  • Continually seeking out innovative product marketing ideas
  • Demonstrating product and category knowledge
  • A core focus on delivering profitable business growth through new products, distribution opportunities, efficient use of A&P, understanding of pricing dynamics and monitoring competitor activity.

Key attributes

  • 5+ years FMCG brand marketing experience – exposure to the alcohol industry would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work autonomously (with support of collaborative wider Sales and Marketing team)
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and strong relationship building skills.
  • Top notch organisation skills and adept at managing priorities
  • Passion to inspire, coach and develop more junior members of team.
  • A passion for wine/delicious beverages would be an advantage.

What’s in it for you?
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established NZ FMCG business that prides itself on its longevity in the market, industry relationships and calibre of people.  The nature and stage of the business means you have the autonomy to own and develop your brand portfolio with the support of an inspiring GM, within a collaborative and cohesive Sales and Marketing team.  This role will have a significant impact on EuroVintage’s brand presence in the market and has loads of scope for you to grow and diversify your portfolio.

If you’re an experienced Brand Manager with a focus on strategy and growth, and this role sounds like something you can get stuck into and make your own, apply today!

  • Work for a well-loved NZ owned FMCG business
  • Commercially focused role within high performing Sales and Marketing team
  • Autonomy to embrace this role and make it your own

Apply now