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Cameroon Brand Ambassador- Central

  • Location
    (CAMEROON) and South (Sud)
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    Marketing, advertising and PR / 3 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve. Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people. Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you.

Market/Business Context

GCSA is a customer-centric organization and has the ambition to be rated by its customers as the #1 Consumer Goods Company in Cameroun. This will only be possible if everything we do is linked to the needs of our customers

Excel in the provision of compelling shopper and customer propositions aligned with consumer propositions. Be at the centre of promotion of our spirits brand

Role Purpose

To lead and craft future luxury drinking trends to drive word of mouth and drive rate of sales

To promote the Diageo Reserve Brands and talk to the industry – On-trade and Off Trade outlets, consumers, media, and internally - in the most trusted and relevant way that will make a difference.

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive mental and physical availability, as well as value share of Diageo Reserve brands within top end On Trade outlets.
  • Set up tests, and drive trends and outstanding standards. Develop media worthy serves, assets, events and partnerships.
  • Build Brand equity through engagement, inspiration, tasting, and epitomizing the brands & luxury lifestyle.
  • Install and drive brand passion and belief both internally and externally.
  • Lead from the front when driving trends and strategic partnerships with trend-leading outlets and ensure maximum exposure through all PR channels.
  • Be a valued spokesperson, as well as a driver of interest & newsworthy angles & stories.
  • Have drinks Industry leadership: become a reference point for knowledge and insights in the food and drink industry.
  • Deliver training on brands, and on category / luxury trend.
  • Do continual reality check on future trends & the Industry perspective and be on top of competition insights.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • At least a Bachelor degree in a business related field
  • Strong commercial acuity and strong selling skills acquired through a strong 3 to 4-year experience in sales, with specific experience in account management, field sales or trade marketing (Having operated at a manager level would be an added advantage).

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Strong communication / presentation skills, both verbal and written, in French and English. Ease on a stage/in an interview to bring to life a brand.
  • Valid driving license and strong driving experience Strong influencing skills, able to set the pace and encourage clients.
  • Authentic in all interactions, able to build true partnerships with customers and internally with other functions. Strong ability to multi- task and operate with pace and agility Ability to find pertinent solutions in a multifaceted and fast-running environment with the zeal to experiment and learn.

Barriers to Success in Role

  • Unable to build and maintain high to low relationships: from General Manager or Outlet Owner to bartender or waiting staff.
  • Inability to influence to set a vision and encourage consumers and customers.
  • Inability to build beneficial/valuable relationships with customers.
  • Lack of results-oriented spirit in seeking out new opportunities.
  • Inability to collaborate and deliver through others, and influence cross-functionally.
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