Overview
We have an exciting 12 month Fixed Term Contract opportunity for someone with the drive, determination and category knowledge to execute our drinks strategy with pace and commercial discipline. Being the expert that our operations and marketing teams rely upon, to maximise the drinks experience and its commercial return in our pubs.

The role is field based and will involve travel across the country to pubs and suppliers.

The Job Role:
• You will need to immerse yourself in the world of drink (it’s a hard life!) becoming an expert that the operations and marketing teams rely upon
• Identify drinks category opportunities to improve guest experience, grow sales and drive profit. Then work with other teams to bring them to fruition
• Developing a creative and commercially sound annual drinks promotional plan
• Building strong relationships with drinks suppliers is a key part of the job. Work closely to agree suitable support and activity whilst controlling a supplier funding budget
• You will be creating interesting and engaging briefs and delivering projects to tight timescales

The Ideal Candidate:
• At least 2 years’ previous experience in category management, commercial marketing, or operational role in a retail business
• We are looking for someone who can think analytically, using various sources of internal and market data and insight, to draw conclusions and plan actions to improve our drinks category performance
• Confidence with numbers is a must; whether reviewing P&L reports, completing margin calculations or reconciling budgets
• You will be engaging daily with a variety of people from pub teams to directors as well as our drinks suppliers and so will need to be a good communicator with strong influencing and negotiation skills
• Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage several projects at once should be a given as is proficiency with Microsoft Office
• You must have a full UK driving licence

What you get in return:
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays with the ability to buy and sell holiday
• 20% off in Marston’s pubs and accommodation through our Privilege Card
• Marston’s Rewards Programme (discounts with major retailers)
• Company Contributory Pension Scheme
• Company Car Allowance

Wolverhampton
Marketing

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