Accelerator Manager ( Norwalk)
Diageo
Norwalk, Connecticut
3d ago

Job Description :

Accelerator Manager (Norwalk) 4 Roles

Description :

The Diageo North America Accelerator is dedicated to growing high potential brands with a right to win in key categories in an accelerated, sustainable and authentic way.

We are developing a dedicated team focused on optimizing brand strategy, amplifying on-the-ground activation, and driving sales and distribution to grow small, promising brands to scale (>

150k cases) in accelerated timeline (

The Accelerator Manager role is cross-functional, incorporating Marketing, Sales, Analytics, Insights, Innovation, Finance, Supply and Commercialization / Technical responsibilities.

Though each manager will build 2-3 areas of particular expertise, they will be expected to work across different functions.

The Manager will be working directly with the Directors and Head of the Accelerator on a project basis to ensure brands in the Accelerator portfolio are growing to scale in an accelerated timeline.

This may include anything from creating a new consumer target group and strategy for a portfolio brand, to launching updated branding, to analyzing customer / retail data to identify new sales opportunities, to analyzing COGs in order to identify productivity opportunities.

FOR SECONDMENT : For those managers on secondment from their full-time teams, the expectation is that they will contribute 80% of their time to the Accelerator and 20% to their full-

time team, including attending full-time team meetings and continuing to lead limited ongoing work.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Working cross-functionally across Marketing, Sales, Analytics, Insights, Innovation, Finance, Supply and Commercialization / Technical
  • 75% travel in Market
  • Developing strategies to achieve accelerate growth across all brands in the Accelerator portfolio
  • Liaising with Diageo North America Marketing, Sales, Analytics, Insights, Innovation, Finance, Supply and Commercialization / Technical
  • Developing and maintaining agile ways of working within the team for each project
  • Working directly with the Directors, Head, internal Diageo groups, and external agencies to achieve successful execution
  • Preferred Experience :

  • 5-7 years of experience in Marketing, Sales, Analytics, Insights, Innovation, Finance, Supply or Commercialization / Technical
  • Does not have to be industry specific however a hobbyist or collector of spirits would be a huge plus
  • Varied background / experience preferred
  • Data analytics / advanced analytics experience preferred
  • Entrepreneurial experience a plus
  • Worker Type : Regular

    Primary Location : Norwalk

    Additional Locations : Job Posting Start Date :

    Job Posting Start Date : 2019-04-11-07 : 00

    2019-04-11-07 : 00

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