Portfolio Ambassador

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Portfolio Ambassador

Chicago, IL
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    <p><strong>Spirits Portfolio Brand Ambassador </strong></p><p><strong><em>Job Description</em></strong></p><p><strong><em> </em></strong></p><p><strong><em>Legacy Marketing is a Chicago-based, independent experiential and digital marketing agency that inspires passion for brands by engaging people through integrated live + digital campaigns. Perennially listed in both Event Marketer Magazine’s Agency IT List and PROMO Magazine’s Top Shops, our programs have won multiple Ex Awards, Event Technology Awards, Webby and Pro Awards.</em></strong></p><p><strong><em> </em></strong></p><p>The Spirits Portfolio Brand Ambassador – is a full-time position based out of Chicago, with some travel throughout the state. This position is dedicated to gaining traction for priority brands within a major Spirits Portfolio, through brand building activation, trade advocacy and supporting the commercial goals of our distributor partners. The Portfolio Brand Ambassador will be held accountable for quantitative and qualitative measures, consumer engagement, and trade education objectives. The role will serve to increase brand awareness, drive menu/feature, and display execution, placements/points of distribution, lead staff trainings, support sales teams and increase the volume and velocity of case depletions in a targeted account universe. This position plays a crucial role in building brands, engaging with consumers and trade, and elevating the portfolio as an industry leader.</p><p><strong>Primary Job Responsibilities </strong> </p><ul><li>Serve as the face of a portfolio of premium spirits brands</li><li>Plan and host brand relevant events and activations</li><li>Collaborate with local team and distributor partners to drive sales, in-market account planning and activation, and KPI delivery</li><li>Create and foster relationships with key stakeholders: local trade community, distributor partners, consumers, influencers, local events, vendors and key partners</li><li>Drive sales with category-specific trade programming and brand education</li><li>Drive case sales by gaining new points of distribution and menu placements across a strategic account universe, per annual and season KPIs</li><li>Establish a network of key trade and trade groups, and act as in-market brand liaison</li><li>Serve as a market expert identifying opportunities and expanding the presence of a worlds class spirits portfolio with knowledge of commercial, cultural and competitive trends in the marketplace</li><li>Budget management, sampling spends / consumer conversion</li><li>Provide weekly pre-plans of intended activity</li><li>Provide monthly recap of all activities</li><li>KPI monitoring</li><li>Account development reporting along with sales and depletions</li><li>Report menu placements</li><li>Report market trends within on/off premise community</li><li>Proactive communication with local market and distributor partners</li><li>Increase Brand visibility through social media channels</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>Experience, Qualifications, and Skills Required</strong></p><ul><li>Must not be involved with, promoting, working for, or representing any other beer, wine or spirit brand</li><li>Working knowledge of the spirits industry</li><li>Must be comfortable with online reporting and available for regular conference calls</li><li>Brand Ambassador, sales, on-premise or bartending background preferred</li><li>Must have strong understanding and passion for millennial culture, trends, and nightlife</li></ul><p><u> </u></p><p><strong>Required Skills/Competencies</strong></p><ul><li>Excellent presentation skills; ability to capture an audience, hold the room, and retain key product information</li><li>Knowledge of and passion for distilled spirits is required</li><li>Organizing, planning and coordinating skills</li><li>Ability to manage multiple priorities</li><li>Strong communication skills, both oral and written</li><li>Computer skills: Microsoft Office</li><li>Consultative selling skills</li><li>Strong initiative, self-starter</li><li>Results and quality oriented</li><li>Respects deadlines and commitments</li><li>Willing to travel when needed/requested (nontraditional days/hours)</li><li>Willingness to work FT, nontraditional, late night hours as required</li></ul><p> </p>