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Partner Brands Manager – Energy and Transformation

  • LocationNorth Strathfield, NSW 2137
  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed a month ago
    Published on 2 Dec 2020
  • Brand Management
  • Brand Manager

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  • Job no: FCJH8
  • Manage a major key strategic partner to deliver our contractual commitments
  • Running a business within a business
  • Competitive base salary, a day off on your birthday, opportunity to earn an incentive

Who are we?

Thirsty work happens every day at Frucor Suntory – we are the distributor of some of New Zealand and Australia's most popular beverage brands after all. 

We make, market and distribute a range of fruit juices, fruit drinks, energy drinks, waters and soft drinks, many of which are household names throughout New Zealand and Australia. Our brands include the iconic ‘V’ energy drink, Maximus, Amplify, and Suntory Boss Coffee. 

Since our beginnings in the early 1960s, Frucor Suntory has evolved from a small New Zealand juice business to a leading Australasian drinks company and the market leader in energy drinks in Australia and New Zealand. We've been part of the leading Japanese beverage and food company Suntory Group since 2009 and in 2017, we became Frucor Suntory.

Frucor Suntory offers people an energetic, achievement-focused workplace with plenty of action and a fantastic values based culture. We're passionate and innovative, and we are always on the lookout for ways to do things better – how we make our drinks, look after our people and reduce our environmental footprint. 

We are “Hungry to make drinks better” and looking to expand our team…

Based in our North Strathfield office, your role as Partner Brands Manager within the Energy and Transformation (E&T) team will be to manage the Rockstar partnership with PepsiCo ANZ. There are robust contractual counterparts in place and we have an ambition of doubling the Rockstar business across Australia and New Zealand within 5 years. You will also support the Commercial lead and E&T cross functional team in delivering our KPIs to keep us working as one. 

The successful applicant will be an internal and external champion for the Rockstar brand ANZ and a key member of the Energy and Transformation team at Frucor Suntory, implement the NPD and innovation pipeline into the ANZ market place ,execute the Global brand strategy for the local ANZ market including packaging changes & in store activations and by joining the Energy and Transformation (E&T) team (working across V, Rockstar and Boss) which is strategically the biggest and most important needstate for delivering our mid term plan. 

Where do you fit in?

Here at Frucor Suntory, we don’t take ourselves too seriously and like to have fun but we don’t shy away from a challenge, and neither should you. A lot of what we look for is how you would align with our values ‘Together’, ‘Go For It‘ and ‘Make a Difference’. 

The ideal candidate for this role will be an action orientated self-starter, with customer facing experience, who enjoys taking a plan on paper to successful implementation in market and the challenge of influencing others for mutual benefit all whilst being obsessed with first class execution. 

To enable you to hit the ground running, we’re looking for someone who brings:

  • Experience taking brand strategy and executing with excellence, within a business and in market, preferably with experience gain in a multinational FMCG company
  • Strong customer market knowledge ANZ (Food/Beverage experience highly desirable)
  • Experience taking a brand strategy to successful implementation/activation in store
  • Project management experience highly desirable
  • Exceptional relationship and influencing skills and a partnership approach to doing business
  • Experience taking a brand strategy to successful implementation/activation in store
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Keen stakeholder management skills; including diplomacy, and influencing skills with the ability to negotiate and create a win win situation
  • Project management experience highly desirable 

A person with a roll their sleeves up, action orientated approach to making things happen, who is and obsessed with first class execution. 

What can we do for you?

We offer a competitive base salary, a day off on your birthday, flexible working hours, study leave and the opportunity to earn an incentive. Working at Frucor Suntory isn't a job, it's a career. We support our people to be their best, and our learning and development opportunities are hard to beat. We share ideas, knowledge and expertise wherever we can to ensure our employees can flourish.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a great team and use their skills to influence our staff and customers. You will receive a high level of support to learn new skills and enhance your personal development. 

How do I apply?

If you’re passionate about your career and seek a high growth environment, a strong team culture, career advancement and the opportunity to make a real difference to the company’s on-going success, then this is the role for you! 

Keen to join our team? Click apply to submit your CV & cover letter before end of day Thursday 10 December

Attention Recruitment Agencies: Frucor Suntory has a Direct Sourcing model and at this point in time we will not require any recruitment agency support for this role. 

  • Closed a month ago - 10 Dec 2020
  • Published on 02 Dec 2020, 9:52 PM