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Posted December 2nd

Mixology Ambassador (representing Moet Hennessy) - New York

New York, New York

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Employer

Strategic Group (representing Moet Hennessy portfolio)

Industry

Experiential Marketing Agency

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Posted December 2nd

Mixology Ambassador (representing Moet Hennessy) - New York

New York, New York

Function

Marketing

Experience

Mid-Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
The Mixology Ambassador will be accountable for evaluating the current account landscape for the portfolio’s spirit opportunities, merchandising the target account universe and leveraging all spirit brand sponsored activities.

ABOUT STRATEGIC GROUP
Since our founding in 2000, Strategic Group has committed itself to creating the most inventive and exciting experiences for our client’s consumers. We operate in the luxury marketing space, representing the most aspirational brands through lifestyle, entertainment, fashion and hospitality enterprises. 

Clients sign with Strategic Group in order to remain fresh, relevant and in-demand by engaging our highly-trained uniquely-educated resource of talent.
 
MIXOLOGY AMBASSADOR
In this role, the Mixology Ambassador will be accountable for evaluating the current account landscape for the portfolio’s spirit opportunities, merchandising the target account universe and leveraging all spirit brand sponsored activities, as well as training key account and distributor sales staff.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
·Demonstrate an understanding of supplier spirit brand strategies (pricing, promotion, and shelf positioning)
·Function as the dedicated client representative in selected territory.
·Create innovative solutions to client initiatives
·Execute brand strategies with client channel managers
·Communicate market conditions to the client (trend and brand issues)
·Communicate and execute initiatives program with the distributor sales force
·Identify and develop the MH spirit business in key accounts in the On-Premise segment
·Identify the MH spirit brand opportunities from specific needs and marketing strategies of the key accounts
·Demonstrate success in building and improving relationships with accounts in entire geographic region
·Ability to communicate enthusiasm for the products and categories
·Establish successful sales history within identified universe
·Ability to exercise professional judgment to handle a variety of situations
·MUST HAVE - Comprehensive understanding of beverages to include regions/varietals, product/food pairing techniques, basic production, and service
·Capable of managing multiple projects on tight deadlines and maintaining high level of quality output
• Execute beverage and cocktail programs created by Brand Teams including presenting to Distributor Sales teams/Portfolio Specialists/Retailers 
 • Create cocktails for brand programs /cocktail books as requested by brand teams
 • Execute trainings with Specialist and or Distributor on operations, category or brand, or cocktail
 creation as needed
 • Training Portfolio Specialist’s to execute cocktail presentations as needed
 • Immerse in local community as a resource to bartenders and an expert to consumers 
 • Consumer facing events with a seminar component, driving momentum for market trends as a 
 ‘Mixology Ambassador’

QUALIFICATIONS
·Ability to drive and maintain a valid and/or current driver’s license
·Extensive knowledge of alcohol beverage industry
·Strong leadership, motivation and persuasive communication skills
·Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
·Efficient time management skills

EDUCATION AND CRITERIA REQUIREMENTS
·3-5 years beverage industry related experience 
·2 years liquor sales experience either with a distributor or supplier
·B.A. or B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing, Public Relations or related field
·Proficient in Microsoft office products (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Outlook) 
·Comprehensive understanding of spirits to include regions/varietals, product/food pairing techniques, basic production, and service
·Court of Master Sommelier or Masters of Wine certification (any level) WSET
 
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP AND EVALUATION
·Reports directly to and is evaluated by the company’s Region Director, Specialist Department.
 
The above description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of the job of Portfolio Specialist. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements nor should it be construed as creating a contract of employment, which is terminable by the employee or Strategic Group at any time for any reason. 
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New York, New York
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