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Prestige Cruise Manager

Requisition Id:  408

Miami, FL, 33131

About Edrington

Edrington’s vision is to give more by crafting exceptional ultra-premium spirit brands. The Macallan is our central focus, supported by Highland Park and The Glenrothes in the fast-growing single malt category and Naked Malt in the blended malt category. Our portfolio is completed with The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky, Brugal premium rum from the Dominican Republic and Noble Oak American Whiskey. Edrington also has strategic partnerships for No.3 London Dry Gin, and Wyoming Whiskey.

Position Summary

The Prestige Cruise Manager will be responsible for the activation, training and development of the top tier accounts within the cruise business. The candidate will provide support to the Global Cruise Manager in the development and execution of cruise line activations and will work closely with the F&B teams and agencies to develop bespoke experiences for the Macallan. With a focus on training and implementation of various brand concepts, the candidate is instrumental in driving the success of the portfolio in both on premise and the retail stores on board the ships.

Job Description

  • Work with Global Cruise Manager and F&B teams to develop the on-premise footprint in Tier 1 & 2 Accounts for the Macallan
  • Manage agencies during the creation of new bespoke programs that is tailored to the accounts.
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Domestic markets to leverage platforms and tools already existing for key brands.
  • Develop comprehensive brand training plans and provide in-depth brand and program training to onboard ship staff.
  • Drive the implementation of concepts with cruise ships directly to ensure timely implementation along with high standard of execution and success.
  • Communicate and share best practice activations within cruise internally
  • Travel to ships to ensure activations are being executed effectively while also identifying new opportunities and reviewing competitive situation.  
  • Work with customers to follow up and implement plans for each of the brands.
  • Analyse and report on the success of cruise activations and competitive landscape.

Skills and Experience

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-3+ years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Cruise and/or spirits on premise background.
  • Willing to travel 50-60% of the time to cruise ships and key destinations around the world
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel skills and PowerPoint is essential with the ability to work with data from multiple data sources for reporting and analysis.
  • Positive attitude and out-going team player who has a flexible approach to work.
  • Must be able to work and develop relationships in a cross-functional team.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills, attention to detail and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help your team win.
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize efforts in a fast-paced, change oriented environment where continuous innovation is required.

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with premiums paid 100% by the Company
  • Flexible Spending Account – healthcare and dependent care
  • Employer double match on Retirement 401(k)
  • 25 Paid Time Off plus holidays
  • Paid Parental leave plans
  • Disability and Life Insurance benefits paid by the Company
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programs

Equal opportunities

Edrington provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to general legal requirements, Edrington complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Nearest Major Market: Miami