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Coordinator, Experiential Communications

New York, NY
Position Title: Coordinator, Experiential Communications
Location: New York, NY, US

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Who we are

Pernod Ricard is a global premium spirits and wine company. We're the team behind leading brands such as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila, as well as many more superior wines and exquisite champagnes!

Working at Pernod Ricard is all about igniting conviviality in that all that we do. Derived from the French word, convivialité means human connection, authenticity, friendly, and jovial. Conviviality is energy and spirit with a splash of je ne sais quoi and is a core philosophy around how we live and work at Pernod Ricard. Here, we are team players, dream makers, trailblazers, movers and (cocktail) shakers. We have a passion for living life to the fullest, making a new friend every day, and realizing our potential as people and as a business!

The salary range for this role, based in New York is $61,700.00 to $77,100.00 range will vary if outside of this location.Base salaries are determined during our interview process, by assessing a candidate'sexperience, skills against internal peers and against the scope and responsibilities of the position.

Position Summary

The Coordinator, Experiential assists in managing events/sponsorships and across the Pernod Ricard USA portfolio. The candidate will be exposed to a wide range of activities and help the team manage key initiatives and brand programming across the portfolio. The candidate will report into the Director of Experiential and will work in close collaboration with the Director of Partnerships, and the Strategic Brand Communications team, amongst other cross functional partners.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities

- Assist in planning and execution of PRUSA brand, internal, employee events a.
  • Acts as shared resource to support key designated brand events or as part of the experiential planning team.
  • Assist in management of the experiential agency relationship for designated brands and projects. In working with the agency, help coordinate all aspects of planning through to execution.
  • Work with key partners including internal communications, S&R, brand teams, legal and compliance.
  • Manage vendors directly to create budget efficiencies for smaller brand activations and or internal/ corporate event activations.
  • Manages calendar of events and ensures key stakeholders are informed and update.

- Measurement and Reporting
  • Help in the collation of event recaps, merchandising of events, earned media programs in collaboration with overall Brand Comms team in building a holistic ROI measurement and results recapping cadence.

- Assists in financial management and budgets for all projects.
  • Helps with creating new vendors, setting up in system with necessary legal approvals, executing and shepherding PO through financial systems and any AP inquires or issues to troubleshoot across the team.

- Assist in various administrative tasks to better the day-to-day processes and function of the Brand Communications team.

- Onsite event assistance.
  • Act as on-site point of contact for experiential activations which could include oversight of set up, event coordination, management of agency partners (if applicable), execution and ROS. Travel could be required.

Nature & Scope

Position typically works with Brand Communications Team, Field Marketing, Internal & External Communications Team, Cultural Diversity and Inclusion, Brand Advocacy, Legal, External Agencies. Communication can include sensitive information, requiring confidentiality and discretion in dealings with contacts.

Key Requirements

- Education: Bachelor's Degree required.

- Experience / Background
  • Minimum three to four years experiential marketing/sponsorships/communications/account management experience either with an agency background and/or brand is required.
  • The fundamental underpinning of this role is understanding "client service" and serving in a counselor capacity.
  • Relevant corporate experience is beneficial, and an understanding of the alcohol beverage industry is a plus, though not required.

- Skills Necessary
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a keen eye on presenting self in the most positive and professional manner (as a steward of the company's brands).
  • Self-motivated. Ability to operate in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to take direction from multiple managers and distill direction into action. Entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Prioritizes workflow to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Approaches work in a meticulous, thorough, detailed and results-oriented manner.
  • Ability to multi-task while paying close attention to detail. Strong organizational, client service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to travel after work hours and on weekends.

Ready to work with spirit? Read on...

Life and perks at Pernod Ricard

Proud to belong - Just as we help to create moments that matter for our customers, we lead by example every day...bringing our whole self to work and building bonds that celebrate the human spirit, diversity, and foster deep connections.

Empowered to soar - We set high expectations and seek to get the most out of life. Through flexibility and a hybrid workstyle, as well as unique learning opportunities, generous tuition reimbursement, and one-of-a-kind learning programs, we passionately grow our skillset.

Committed to care - We are deeply committed to the long-term sustainability of our people, our industry, and our planet. We call this return on responsibility. From environmental sustainability to supporting local communities, our commitment is steadfast.

Inspired to dream - We treasure new experiences and are proud to develop as people, not job titles. From rich immersive learning programs in Paris to exciting high-profile events, we blend a love of exploration into all that we do.

Our hybrid work style

At Pernod Ricard North America, our work philosophy celebrates the magic of human connection with the flexibility needed to provide one's most meaningful contribution. Our hybrid teams will work remotely the majority of the time and unite on-site two days per week or 40% of the time. Our team is empowered to start and finish their day at a time that works best for their lifestyle with the whole team available during the core hours of 10am-3pm.

Plus, great benefits and perks to toast to a life filled with support including:
  • Competitive compensation including performance bonuses
  • Domestic & international career development opportunities
  • Competitive paid time off plan + wellbeing days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits including nutrition, sleep, executive coaching, etc.

And much, much more! Check out to view our extensive people programs and support.

Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It employs qualified individuals based solely on ability, training and experience, and does not and will not, discriminate for or against any employee or applicant for employment or promotion based upon actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service or any other classification protected by law. Offers will be subject to United States local terms .

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